Here's to the losers
Now that the Pirates have sailed into the annals of ignominy with their record-breaking 17th straight losing season, this space would like to take a little stroll down memory lane. Having been through a pair of fallow eras with our own rooting interest -- hence this space's rueful fondness for such pinstriped,
Speaking of losers, it's getting damned hard these days to find reliable help in wagering a little hard-earned scratch on sporting events. Just as the world is starting to recover from
Try as we might to keep up with the bountiful cornucopia that is the wonderful world of sports, some events elude our radar, such as
Almost lost amid the avalanche of analysis and forecasts for the impending 2009 NFL season is the annual Kickoff Concert,
Wee Willie's actual name was William Henry. He was a lifelong bachelor, which may explain his nickname as he wasn't all that wee at 5-4 and 140 pounds, at least compared to a jockey. He was the son of a trolley switchman. Hall of Famer Wahoo
Quick. How much you got on you? Wanna buy a hockey team?
As the season wanes and teams bite the dust, you may need a little incentive to haul your carcass out to the ballpark. The Atlanta Braves -- currently 7.5 games out of the NL Wild Card race and apparently deader than health care reform -- will help you out on Sat. Sept. 19 with Lawn & Garden Night. A pre-game program by Braves Field Director
This just in: our ordinarily reliable sauce over there in the Doo-Dah Room in Bristol, Connecticut has confirmed that ESPN has confirmed that it has celebrated its 30th anniversary this past weekend.
Our sauce tells us with good authority that along with dewy-eyed reminiscences by broadcasters and other on-air notables of past and present, the highlight of highlights may very well have been the confirmation of the 2008 confirmation that the sun would indeed rise in the west. Also touching was the archival footage of a young
Well, here we are again. Anyone got a letter for the box on your right (our left)? If you want a sample of what's possible, check out this week's Epistle of the Week, which came in from reader
Certainly, sir! While we fetch our Spanish-English dictionary, we'll leave it to you to come up with something equally pithy.