What's buzzing:

Big League Stew

Justin Verlander, Kate Upton team up to complete ice bucket challenge

Mike Oz
Big League Stew

By now, hundreds of professional athletes have participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, as have five or six people in your Facebook timeline at any given moment.

So one more boyfriend-girlfriend duo dousing each other with ice water isn't exactly news. Unless the boyfriend is Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander and the girlfriend is supermodel Kate Upton.

Add those two and it becomes the most must-see ice-bucketing since our boy Jeff Passan.

View photo

.

Two things of note here:

1. Verlander is sidelined with a sore shoulder these days, so does an ice-water bath count as getting treatment? If so, well played on the two-birds-one-stone level, Mr. Verlander.

2. Look how happy he looks to be drenching his lovely girlfriend. That's true love, y'all. 

More MLB coverage from Yahoo Sports:

- - - - - - -

Mike Oz is an editor for Big League Stew on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him at mikeozstew@yahoo.com or follow him on Twitter!

View Comments (284)
  • Blank makes it official: New MLS team is Atlanta United FC

    ATLANTA (AP) -- Arthur Blank stood before approximately 4,000 fans to celebrate the evolving identity of their new team. … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 minutes 50 seconds ago
  • Golf-Price putting heart and soul into Presidents tilt: co-captain

    International team skipper Nick Price is leaving no stone unturned as he formulates a plan to wrest the Presidents Cup from the United States for the first time in more than a decade, according to co-captain Tony Johnstone. Price, along with … More »

    Reuters - 4 minutes 4 seconds ago
  • Serena fights off Azarenka, targets Sharapova

    Serena fights off Azarenka, targets Sharapova

    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - The heavy hitting shook the ground and the volume would have raised the Centre Court roof, had it been closed, as Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka traded blows like a couple of prizefighters at Wimbledon on … More »

    Reuters - 8 minutes ago
  • Keys and Bacsinszky silenced at Wimbledon

    By Pritha Sarkar LONDON (Reuters) - The daughter of two lawyers and a former waitress received their last orders at the Wimbledon on Tuesday when Madison Keys and Timea Bacsinszky missed out on a great opportunity to set up a semi-final date. … More »

    Reuters - 8 minutes ago
  • Pierson, Tulsa snap 3-game losing streak

    ATLANTA (AP) -- Plenette Pierson scored 24 points, going 10 of 14 from the field, to help the Tulsa Shock beat the Atlanta Dream 85-75 on Tuesday night to snap a three-game losing streak. … More »

    AP - Sports - 10 minutes ago