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 ...

A Rumors and Rants History Lesson: Benny DiStefano

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

So far, we’ve taught you about the inspiration for Roy Hobbs and a gift-giving and gift-taking last of his kind. If you noticed, we’re going for obscure here. We want you to learn something. So onto today’s lesson. There was nothing spectacular about Benny DiStefano’s career. Mostly a career minor leaguer, ...