Frivolous Lawsuit of the Day: Yankees Fan Caught Sleeping at a Game is Suing ESPN, MLB for $10 MIllion

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A fan caught on camera sleeping during a New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox game in April has filed a defamation lawsuit against Major League Baseball, the Yankees, ESPN and the game's two announcers (John Kruk and Dan Shulman),according to The Courthouse News Service.

Andrew Robert Rector, in a lawsuit filed in Bronx Supreme Court, lays out why he felt he was defamed after images of him nodding off at Yankee Stadium on April 13 were broadcast.

"In the course of watching the game plaintiff napped and this opened unending verbal crusade against the napping plaintiff," the complaint stated

Scientifically Proven to Be Ugly AND Ineffective

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Claims that these eyesores would "reduce foot injuries and strengthen foot muscles" have been proven false, and now anyone who bought them after March 21, 2009 is eligible for up to a $94 refund. (H/T Deadspin.)

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