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SALT LAKE CITY — Three more crazy stories from the world of sports in today's From Left Field.
Receiver's dog stolen for ransom, returned
Dallas Cowboys receiver Lucky Whitehead has had a roller-coaster week. Whitehead told reporters Monday that his dog, "Blitz," was stolen from his home along with some personal items. Then, he said he received a call from an unknown number and asked for $10,000 in ransom to return the dog.But Tuesday morning, Whitehead posted a video of him with Blitz, saying "Look who made it home safely!!! THANKS EVERYONE."
Asking Lakers fans about their rookies that don't exist
Do you know what I support wholeheartedly? NBA teams trolling other NBA teams. In this case, the Sacramento Kings social media people went around the Thomas and Mack Center during NBA Summer League to ask Lakers fans about their "new rookies," Shawn Carter and Ned Stark.
That blasted sun
One bad way to lose a game is by losing an outfield ball in the sun. But that's what happened to Shin-Soo Choo and the Rangers Sunday, who lost when the pop fly bounced off Choo's glove, bringing in the winning run.