Looking Back on the Steve Bartman Incident

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

The MLB playoffs are upon us and we couldn't be more excited for baseball's big dance to start. The divisional round will be broadcast on FOX Sports 1, and to get you ready for October baseball we have been taking a look back at some of the best moments in MLB playoff history over ...

Steve Bartman And The Myth Of The Beleaguered Cubs Fan

Sunday, April 1st, 2012

I watched Catching Hell, the documentary by Alex Gibney about the Steve Bartman debacle in 2003, again this Sunday morning. My initial reaction was to just update my Facebook status with something snarky aimed at all my Cubs-fan friends (again). God, those people are fun to poke with a stick. Those ...

Catching Hell; Feeling Shame

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

I'm embarrassed. Hopefully we're all embarrassed. Because we're just as human as he is. "He" is Steve Bartman, who went from being a normal guy to the world's most infamous fan to having ESPN air a documentary, "Catching Hell," that recalled the whole unfortunate thing. And "we" are Cubs fans. Most likely, ...

My 10 Most Agonizing Sports Losses

Friday, April 9th, 2010

The look on Willie Veasley's face after Monday night's championship game loss to Duke says it all. Actually, you can't see his face, which says even more. It was one of the most heart-wrenching losses that one could experience as a player or fan, and I don't say that just ...

Groundhog Day

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

Okay, campers, rise and shine, and don't forget your booties 'cause it's cooooold out there today. -It's coooold out there every day. What is this, Miami Beach? Not hardly. And you know, you can expect hazardous travel later today with that, you know, that, uh, that blizzard thing. -That blizzard - thing. That ...

January Jones Picture and Today’s Links

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

Mad Men comes back August 16. Apparently January Jones' real first name is, in fact, January. Can't her parents see she's traumatized?!?!? Is anyone really surprised by this? - New York Times Apparently Simmons was - Twitter Just for Brett: ten songs to get over those retirement blues - The Legend of Cecilio ...

A “What If?” From A Chicago Cubs Fan

Monday, May 11th, 2009

It just might be the most famous foul ball of all-time. On Oct. 14, 2003, the Chicago Cubs were five outs away from the World Series. Florida’s Luis Castillo hit a fly ball toward left field. Moises Alou raced toward the foul line, got to the wall, reached up and...oops. A 26-year ...