1. Athletes, Hero Trailing College Professor As Goulet Voting Winds Down

    As voting for the “Robert Goulet Memorial Mustached American of the Year” prepares to close at Midnight on Wednesday, Oct. 20, let’s quickly analyze the current crop of finalists vying for the coveted honor...

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  2. This Group of Provocative Cardinals Fans is Deeper Than I Thought

    Way back on April 21st, 2009, I stumbled upon a few female Cardinals fans wandering around Busch Stadium on Opening Day. I observed the two lasses on separate occasions and took note of their unique customized jersey choices...

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  3. Sundays From the Cellar: So Close…

    Record: 0-6 Sunday’s Inevitable Outcome: Jacksonville 23, Rams 20 (OT) Week 6 Viewing Strategy: Positive energy After one of the most horrific stretches of sports watching in recent St...

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  4. October 19th, 1957 – Maurice “Rocket” Richard first to score 500 NHL goals

    October 19th, 1957 On this day, Maurice “Rocket” Richard of the Montreal Canadiens became the first NHL player to tally 500 goals for his career. He finished his career with 544 goals in the regular season...

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  5. Top 7: Worst Playoff Sweeps of the 00's

    Another decade list! Over the past couple of seasons, there have been some devastating losses, sweeps at that, to teams whose fans would all make the top five of most rabid in major league baseball...

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  6. The Media Sort of Likes This Tebow Guy

    This isn’t exactly ground-breaking analysis here, but we’re pretty sure the Heisman Trophy award is the single most rigged sports-related event this side of the NBA playoffs...

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  7. October 15th, 1988: The Infamous Kirk Gibson HR Game

    October 15th, 1988 21 years ago today, an injured Kirk Gibson hit one of the most dramatic homeruns in baseball history...

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  8. PODCAST: Personalized Jersey Wearing Rules

    [ The JoeSportsFan Show is a weekly sports humor podcast that features prominent guests from the sports blogosphere. More importantly, it's an internal struggle to see how easily we can relate ...

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  9. JSF on ESPN SportsNation

    For all you little JSF-a-maniacs out there (Mom, pay attention) – word was leaked out of Bristol, CT this morning that JoeSportsFan.com will be featured as the “site of the day” on this afternoon’s episode of SportsNation on ESPN2.

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  10. October 14th, 1985: Joe Namath's #12 is Retired by NY Jets

    October 14th, 1985 On this day, Broadway Joe’s signature #12 was retired by the New York Jets before a Monday Night Football game with the Miami Dolphins...

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  11. Phil Hellmuth's Cans Featured in ESPN the Mag

    Whenever the common discussion over what is and isn’t considered a sport takes center stage, the most popular example of what “isn’t” a sport but is treated otherwise, would be poker...

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  12. Another Bad Moment in Personalized Jersey History…

    Quite frankly, there are a variety of interesting things going on in the picture below. First and foremost; tape. No matter how you slice it, masking tape on any piece of sports memorabilia decreases its hipness...

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  13. When Sports Endorsements Go Too Far

    While we certainly understand the business philosophy behind securing a celebrity sports figure to endorse a particular product or service, often times this trend veers right into the absurd...

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  14. Sundays From the Cellar: The Worst Get Worse

    Record: 0-5 Sunday’s Inevitable Outcome: Minnesota 38, Rams 10 Week 4 Viewing Strategy: Use the game as a distraction First pitch of the Cardinals-Dodgers NLDS Game 4 was originally slated for 3:30...

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  15. October 10th, 1967: St. Louis Cardinals Win 1967 World Series

    October 10th, 1967 On this day, the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Boston Red Sox in the 1967 World Series. That’s right, the Cardinals beat the Red Sox, 4 games to 3, to win the World Series...

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  16. Top 7: Hardest Things to do in Modern Day Baseball

    Do you ever have someone on your favorite baseball team do something seemingly amazing and you wonder what the record for said amazing accomplishment is? And then you’re completely blown ...

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  17. PODCAST: Interview with Jamie Mottram about Mr. October

    DOWNLOAD EPISODE 33 / DOWNLOAD PAST EPISODES Despite one half of the JoeSportsFan Show being on location in New York, like the true warriors that we are, your trusty hosts still managed to tough it out and put together episode number 33...

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  18. Celeb Appearance Battle: NYC 2, LA 0

    In the ongoing battle between the two highest profile cities in America to see who can have the biggest celebrities appear on television at their team’s playoff game, the city ...

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  19. October 8th, 1961: Whitey Ford Sets World Series Scoreless Innings Streak

    October 8th, 1961 In 1961, Hall of Fame pitcher, Whitey Ford, broke Babe Ruth’s World Series record of 29 2/3 consecutive scoreless innings. Consequently, Ford won the 1961 World Series MVP as the Yankees beat the Cincinnati Reds...

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  20. Sports Nerds: MLB's “At Bat” iPhone App Just Got A Lot Better

    Awhile back, we conducted an in depth review of the MLB’s official iPhone application, entitled “At Bat”. The app features real time scores, home/away audio broadcasts, and live video...

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  21. October 7th, 1988: Lou Piniella Fired As Yankees Manager for the 2nd Time

    October 7th, 1988 Okay, so there’s some debate whether Lou Piniella was “fired” during his first go-around as the Yankees skipper. Nevertheless, lets recap the absurdity...

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  22. When Friends Wear Personalized Sports Jerseys…

    We’re consistently amazed by the psyche of everyday baseball fans. For instance, when the two gentlemen below drive six hours from Milwaukee to St...

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  23. JSF Pop Quiz

    In preparation for the upcoming MLB playoffs, we spent hours upon hours analyzing matchups and numbers, reviewing game tape looking for any way to break down the games and offer the completely ...

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  24. Ryan, Zavada, Jones Lead Athlete Nominees For Goulet Award

    The nominations are in — nearly 100 of them from all walks of life — and the austere certified mustacheologists of the American Mustache Institute has presented 18 finalists ...

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  25. October 6th, 2009: St. Louis Blues Want Big Macs, Dammit

    [ Join us every morning at 9am EST for a tiny peak into sports nostalgia. We promise your co-workers will be impressed when you pass these daily nuggets of sports knowledge off as your own...

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