1. The First Place Montreal Expos: 15 years later

    On this day 15 years ago, Major League Baseball shut its doors for good on the 1994 season, taking away the postseason and World Series for the first time ever. It would figure that at a time when the Expos were 34 games over ...

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  2. Headliners Ball: NY Post always has the details

    While other outlets were simply reporting the basic details of Rick Pitino’s affair from 2003 and the subsequent payment to the woman for an abortion, the always trusty New York ...

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  3. Tarzan good, Chicago Cubs bad

    I received the following picture from various people yesterday, so I imagine it must be making the rounds - especially in the St. Louis and Chicago's south side regions...

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  4. Every NFL Player is “Catching On”

    Around this time for the past couple of years, I’ve documented the absurdity of NFL training camp. It isn’t the physical aspect or the player holdouts that amaze me, it’s the ...

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  5. AP Sports Department on Fire

    Gotta love the AP. Not only do they have the arduous task of acting as beat writers for various professional teams, they also have become drunk on the traditional, mainstream media formula...

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  6. Top 7 Biggest Home Run Bombs since 1989

    Every so often, you’ll hear a baseball announcer attempt to explain why the triple is the most exciting play in baseball. Sometimes, others will say that there is nothing more pure or exciting than a great pitching duel...

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  7. PODCAST: Steinberg, Shanoff and “Jock Rock” Talk on Episode 25

    DOWNLOAD EPISODE 25 | DOWNLOAD PAST EPISODES Episode 25. Quarter of the way to Episode 100. That’s a big deal. Not really. Anyway...

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  8. This Week in Sports Sexuality

    If given the chance to see Joe DiMaggio naked or Marilyn Monroe with clothes on, I’d choose the latter. That’s why I’ll never visit the “Hunted and Gathered” exhibition at a San Francisco art gallery (where else would the gallery be?)...

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  9. Old Spice Needs to get its Swagger back

    No one at this extravagant sports outlet has a problem when a brand of deodorant markets itself as Swagger. Swagger is an important element to society and is something that should be promoted whenever possible...

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  10. VIDEO: One Helluva Stadium Vendor Call

    Every city has a collection of infamous stadium vendors. Most of the “creative” vendor types are ear-piercingly annoying after the first few innings, but truth be told, ...

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  11. Brad Childress demands you call him Maverick

    Since losing out on Brett Favre and feeling the humiliation and wrath as a woman Our Favre scorned, Brad Childress has been doing a lot of thinking...

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  12. 1989 Donruss Rated Rookies leave much to be desired

    Having wept through my letter to childhood baseball hero Ken Griffey Jr., we now turn our attention to the rest of the Rated Rookies of Donruss’ 1989 class. I mistakenly wrote that Griffey Jr...

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  13. One Way Ticket to Blogville

    A steadfast rule for all sports fans - if you want your picture featured on a snarky sports blog, wait until the day that you have seats directly behind home plate at a baseball game...

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  14. Dear Ken Griffey Jr … … …

    It’s been a fun ride. In 1987, you were drafted number one overall as the boy-wonder. It was the same year I was introduced to baseball — sort of...

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  15. Top 7 - Least Intimidating Team Names

    Lions and Tigers and Bears.  Raptors and Timberwolves and Wizards.  These pro sports team names do what they are supposed to: remind you of things that could tear you limb from limb or do serious damage to you...

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  16. Chris Mottram & Spencer Hall on Ep. 24 of the “JoeSportsFan Show”

    DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE | DOWNLOAD PAST EPISODES A slight change of pace for the JoeSportsFan Show this week as Sebek and Bacott began Episode 24 talking about some oddities that ...

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  17. Hulk Hogan invades the Mustache Shakedown

    Welcome to stage four of July’s Mustache Shakedown. In the previous weeks, Dr. Aaron Perlut has nominated Future Star Cory Snyder, Larry Legend and John Daly...

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  18. Worthless Card Awards - Gimmick Card Edition

    For every 500-600 baseball cards pumped out by the big three (Topps, Fleer, Donruss) adorned with a standard action shot or a fake pose, there were two or three diamonds in the rough that featured a slightly more bizarre photo...

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  19. Report: Buck unable to compete in ice dancing competitions

    Did you know that Joe Buck had ice dancing ambitions at some point in his spare time? That actually may or may not be true, but he did provide some context for his love of golf outside of work...

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  20. “PUJOLS 5″ Jerseys Are Soooo 2008

    St. Louis loves Albert Pujols.  Breaking news, right? However, in this day and age of creative public expression, it’s no longer hip to fork over $300 for a personalized jersey that displays the standard name (Pujols) and number (5) of St...

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  21. Summer Activities Rule

    Because it’s summer, we should all be sliding down our Slip ‘N Slide or running through the sprinkler. Because we’re adults, we’re not...

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  22. Jim Rice Unplugged

    The Hall of Fame at Cooperstown welcomed Rickey Henderson and Jim Rice to the table yesterday. Naturally, Rickey was the star of the day, if only for the slim chance that Rickey would say something that would make Rickey sound stupid...

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  23. Jesus Plays Rec Football

    Religion and sports have long been associated as a couple, albeit estranged in many circles. Up until the age of Internets, signs like this … … were the rule of thumb for any Jesus-enthused sports fan...

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  24. “Seinfeld” Athlete Appearances/References (Baseball Edition)

    On Episode 23 of the JoeSportsFan Show, we asked our distinguished panel (Traina, Levy and Povia), “What is your favorite athlete appearance/reference on a Seinfeld episode?” We ...

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  25. Cardinals Trade For Holliday; Mustache Pending

    We’re not really into the “breaking news” business, so by now, you’ve probably heard that the St. Louis Cardinals have essentially given up the farm (literally) for Oakland slugger, Matt Holliday...

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