NUVO's new series Off Base is Justin Cross's take on some of the more interesting happenings in the sports world.
Dominican-born baseball players have been known to fabricate their age to make them younger than they are. Cleveland
Indians pitcher Fausto Carmona not only fibbed on his age - he's 31, not 28 - he
also is being accused of using a false identity. Carmona, whose birth name is
Roberto Hernandez Heredia, was arrested
after leaving the U.S. Consulate in the Dominican Republic on
Actor Rob Lowe had very big news to share with everyone via Twitter. Future Hall of Fame Quarterback Peyton Manning is retiring. Except, he isn't.
slang for "eager" middle-aged women, and it's causing issues at a Utah high school. Board members declined calling their team the Cougars because they deemed the nickname offensive to women.
I'd be amiss to not mention the passing of former Penn State Head Coach Joe Paterno. Dead at the age of 85, Paterno battled lung cancer and a broken pelvis that kept him hospitalized for much of the past two months. During his 46-year coaching tenure, "Joe Pa" totalled 409 wins, the most in collegiate Division-1 history. He will be missed by many.