New Mexico women’s soccer video goes viral
A video of New Mexico University women’s soccer defender Elizabeth Lambert assaulting a Brigham Young University player has become a sensation online. It shows Lambert punching and hitting players and eventually pulling a girl down to the ground by her hair. Lambert has been suspended indefinitely.
Three Phillies players head into surgery
Raul Ibanez, Scott Eyre and Brad Lidge will all be undergoing surgery to correct injuries from this past season. Raul Ibanez will have a sports hernia repaired, Scott Eyre and Brad Lidge will both have “loose bodies” removed from their elbows. If the procedures go well, all three should be ready for spring training in March.
Yankees win World Series in game six
The New York Yankees won the World Series in game six against the defending champs, the Philadelphia Phillies. Hideki Matsui was named MVP after hitting .615 (8 for 13) with three home runs and eight RBIs. This is the 27th title in Yankees history, the most in the MLB.
Feliz declared free agent
Third baseman of the Philadelphia Phillies, Pedro Feliz, is not being granted his $5.5 million option for the 2010 season. Despite the option, Feliz will receive a $500,000 buyout. The two year starter will now be declared a free agent. He finished the 2009 season hitting .262 with 12 homers in 158 games.