Archive for the ‘World Series’ Category

Deja vu for Ryan Theriot

Monday, October 29th, 2012

Say what you will about the merits of Ryan Theriot, but one thing's indisputable: the guy sure knows how to slide across home plate with a championship on the line. Theriot scored the World Series-winning run in the top of the 10th inning Sunday night on a Marco Scutaro single, but ...

Tony La Russa Is Still Smarter Than All Of Us

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

In case you didn't know, Tony La Russa is the smartest guy in the room every time he is in the room. And as Tony proved once again on Monday night, the only guy who can outsmart Tony La Russa is Tony La Russa. The Master's undisputed genius has the ...

Joe Buck: Geography Fail

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

Late during Fox's Game 5 telecast, the network whipped out that nifty little graphic that it uses whenever teams have gone an obscene amount of time without winning a championship. Things we learned about the world we lived in when the New York Giants won the 1954 World Series: The top TV ...

The 2009 MLB Season Has Belonged To A-Rod

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

The 2009 Major League Baseball season began with the startling revelation that Alex Rodriguez tested positive for two anabolic steroids in 2003. That was followed quickly by a bizarre and totally unbelievable admission from A-Rod that a cousin had bought performance-enhancing drugs for him and he didn't really know what ...

Rumors and Rants Predictions: Who Ya Got in the World Series?

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

Let it be noted in this space that we here at Rumors and Rants aspire to bring you, well, we don't really aspire to bring you anything other than some random posts a few times a day that may or may not be entertaining. But when there is something upon us ...

Let the Games Begin: The World Series Entertainment Battle Rages

Monday, October 26th, 2009

The baseball season is onto its final series of the 2009 season -- what many of us hope will be a seven-game epic between two East Coast teams everyone is ready to slobber over. But seriously, let's not talk about the Phillies and the Yankees. There are more important things to ...

If Picking Tiger Isn’t Your Thing Try Out a Certain Englishman

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

Today begins one of my favorite events in all of sport: Golf's first major, the Masters. Part of what I like about the Masters is very simple; while seeing fantastic camera shots of blooming azalias and grass you could eat off, usually up here in the Midwest there's still a threat ...