Matt Moore becomes youngest lefty to start 8-0 since 1917

Monday, May 20th, 2013

Matt Moore is making quite a name for himself early in the 2013 season. The 23-year-old lefty improved to 8-0 on Sunday as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-1. In doing so, Moore became the youngest left-handed pitcher to start a season 8-0 since Babe Ruth did it ...

Top 10 Athlete Stamps in U.S. Postal History

Monday, May 14th, 2012

Three flights of stairs separate me from my mailbox, so I have plenty of time to ponder the world’s greatest mysteries in transit. On one of these jaunts I was thinking, “When was the last time I actually mailed something? Sure I get mail, but when was the last time I ...

Would Yankees Fans Boo Themselves For Sucking?

Friday, April 16th, 2010

There's been a minor hubbub about Yankees' fans treatment of Javier Vazquez in his first start at Yankee Stadium this year. Vazquez didn't pitch very well, but he wasn't awful either (5.1 IP, four runs, six hits). But depending on the which account you read, he either ...

You Are Correct, Sir: Sports’ All-Time Great Sidekicks

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

On Tuesday, the world lost one of the most iconic sidekicks of all-time, Ed McMahon. Before he was peddling gold in Super Bowl ads, McMahon made his fame by sitting in the No. 2-guy chair next to Johnny Carson on the Tonight Show (and decades later in a bizarre talk ...

The Babe’s Laughing, Brandon Jennings Is Dumb And Riggs Vents On Portis

Friday, June 19th, 2009

Sometimes, a good low blow is warranted. Say, when you swindle the American baseball's hopes and dreams during that special 1996 Summer. Or if you've just been a really disappointing NBA (supposed) player. Perhaps you couldn't make the grade, so now people assume you're dumb. Or then again you might ...