Gary Carter, an 11-time All-Star who will forever be associated with the 1986 World Champion New York Mets, has passed away from brain cancer. He was 57.

The former baseball legend was diagnosed with an aggressive tumor last year and lost his battle with the illness about two hours ago. His daughter confirmed the news in the following statement:

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SI cover model Kate Upton lends her good looks and apparent video game expertise to help a quartet of major leaguers learn the ropes in an ad for the new game MLB 2K12.

Titled “Finger Mechanics with Kate Upton,” the ad shows the curvaceous blonde teaching the baseball stars to an unhittable circle changeup ... virtually of course.

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University of Alabama freshman Jack Blankenship thought of a great way to distract players from opposing schools: With a huge photo of his own contorted face.

From snarling Saddam Hussein to sultry Marilyn Monroe, giant craniums are nothing new in the stands of sporting events. But this was definitely a unique twist.

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The last man off the bench just a few weeks ago, New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin is lighting up NBA opponents and causing Linsanity in the sports world.

Battling lawsuits, probation restrictions, stalkers and clothing 24/7, Lindsay Lohan creates a different kind of Lindsanity every time she leaves the house.

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They were teammates on the field, but Hope Solo and Alex Morgan are going at it away from the soccer pitch.

In October, the Team USA goalie posed naked for ESPN the Magazine's Body issue and now Morgan, another star on last summer's World Cup squad, is doing the same in the upcoming Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition.

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Kevin Youkilis is keeping it all in the Boston family.

The Red Sox third baseman is engaged to Julie Brady, according to The Boston Herald, the sister of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.

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