"My Father the Hero" is a 1994 film that starred a then-15-year-old Katherine Heigl and accomplished French actor Gérard Depardieu. But it may as well have been the title for a scene that unfolded during the eighth inning of Monday's game between the San Diego Padres and Atlanta Braves. The Braves ultimately won 2-0 — but thanks to a Freddie Freeman foul ball — we all won. Look at the scene in the Turner Field stands that followed.
Yes, there wasn't a ton of people for Super Dad to compete with for the souvenir. But that doesn't diminish the belated Father's Day moment.
But did he call glass?
Moving to hoops, YouTube user Lyks Basketball Trick Shots uploaded one of the more creative variations we've seen from Auburn's Jordan-Hare Stadium.
Finally in college football, Oregon redshirt junior Marcus Mariota earned his general science degree last spring. So how will the Heisman hopeful round out his workload this fall?
Oregon QB Marcus Mariota will be pretty focused on football this fall. His final 2 courses for credit this fall? Golf & yoga.— Ted Miller (@TedMillerRK) July 26, 2014