1. Sundays From the Cellar: Rams Solidifying their place as #32

    Documenting the unenviable chore that is following the worst team in the NFL, the St. Louis Rams. Record: 0-4 Sunday’s Inevitable Outcome: 49ers 35, Rams 0 Week 4 Viewing Strategy: ...

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  2. October 5th, 2007: The Infamous Joba Chamberlain “Bug Game” in Cleveland

    October 5th, 2007 Today, we celebrate the two year anniversary of the infamous “Bug Game” at Progressive Field, featuring the Yankees, the Indians and a crapload of Cleveland vermin...

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  3. The Crock That is In-Stadium Replay

    Instant replay in any sport has traditionally been a volatile subject. Bob Costas, of course, hates it, along with his other targets of spite ranging from Dennis Rodman to the baseball wildcard to undercooked coho salmon to Gordon on Sesame Street...

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  4. Top 7: Most Underrated Baseball Moment since 1990

    This Top 7 was simply going to be a ranking of the top playoff teams for this year, but I scrapped that idea for a few reasons. First, I don’t feel like jinxing, reverse jinxing, or reverse-reverse jinxing the Cardinals...

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  5. October 2nd, 1950: Dom DiMaggio Leads Major Leagues with 15 SBs

    October 2nd, 1950 Dom DiMaggio, the younger brother of Joe DiMaggio, finished his 1942 season with a career high 16 total stolen bases. Eight years later (1950), he challenged that mark by swiping 15 bases...

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  6. October 1st, 1995: Yankees Wins First MLB “Wildcard”

    [ I will respectfully forgo the opportunity to mention that I was born on this day in 1981. Hip hip hooray. Spiky hair, self-indulgence, whatever. Now that we've gotten that out of the way, let's move on to something more relevant...

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  7. It's Okay, Rams. We Don't Want to See Your Stats Either.

    As of 6:36 pm (CST) on Wednesday, September 29th, 2009, the 0-3 St. Louis Rams have suspended their online stat page. We’ve seen some interesting developments in the Rams organization over the past five years, but this is a new one...

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  8. VIDEO: The 2009 Mr. Olympian Final 6 “Pose Down”

    Frankly, I don’t have much to say about the video below. Mr. Olympian knowledge isn’t really my forte. I do know that some dude named Jay Cutler won this year’s organized competition ...

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  9. The Emasculation of a Man in 90 Minutes

    5:35pm - You come home from work and the wife surprises you with front row tickets to the Rockies game. Front row! You haven’t had tickets like this in your lifetime and will be so close ...

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  10. September 29th, 1969: Steve O'Neal of the NY Jets Set NFL Punt Record

    September 29th, 1969 As most modern sports records are meant to be broken, Steve O’Neal set a record on September 29th, 1969 that may never be touched...

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  11. The Dimishing Fan

    There are a lot of people who have theories. I’m not one of them. I’m not a deep thinker, and in general, I just don’t care that much...

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  12. Sundays From the Cellar: Welcome to 0-3

    Documenting the unenviable chore that is following the worst team in the NFL, the St. Louis Rams. Record: 0-3 Sunday’s Inevitable Outcome: Green Bay 36, Rams 17 Week 3 Viewing Strategy: Hope for a nap by the third quarter...

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  13. September 28th, 1941: Ted Williams Ends Season with .406 Batting Average

    September 28th, 1941 Ted Williams ended his 1941 season on September 28th with a .406 batting average, the highest such mark during his illustrious 19 year career with the Boston Red Sox. Although his beefy ...

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  14. Top 7: Baseball Seasons This Decade

    When I was younger, I reminded myself to try desperately, when I was older, to not make comments like “Wow, am I old,” “…that seems like yesterday,” “I can’t ...

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  15. September 25th, 1988 – Florence Griffith Joyner Sets 100m Olympic Record

    [ 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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  16. PODCAST: An Interview with SB Nation's Chris Mottram

    [ Sadly, there will be no JoeSportsFan Show this week. We will be back strong next week to exhaust you with digital flatterings of our NL Central Champions, St. Louis Cardinals (um, hopefully)...

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  17. September 24th, 1946: “Mean” Joe Greene is born.

    September 24th, 1946 On this day, “Mean” Joe Greene, Hall of Fame tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers, was born. Greene was the leader and cornerstone of the legendary Steel Curtain defense that won four Super Bowls in the 1970s...

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  18. The Sports Hernia Show: Episode 4

    After spending a week at David Wright and Paul Lo Duca’s cosponsored eyebrow waxing camp, The Sports Hernia Show returns, as episode four is now up in the form of this snazzy, convenient play button...

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  19. Sports Nerds: A Look at the New “ESPN Radio” iPhone App

    Say what you will about the Worldwide Leader and their reluctance to accept emerging media trends in respect to sports coverage, they have always been on the cutting edge of technological evolution...

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  20. From the JSF Vault: The Clubber Lang All Stars

    [Column originally ran July 2007] When Hollywood elects to make a sports movie there’s a good chance they’ll butcher the action scenes in any number of ways...

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  21. September 23rd, 1988: Canseco is Baseball's First 40/40 Man and…

    [ 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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  22. V-Tech Players Are *Really* Excited About Their Victory

    You’ve just connected on a wild, scrambling touchdown to give your team - ranked #13 in the nation – a  dramatic comeback win over the #19 ranked team in the country on national television...

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  23. September 22nd, 1920: Chicago Jury Convenes to Investigate 8 White Sox Players

    [ 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. Actually, now that we think about, that's what we're doing...

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  24. Sundays From the Cellar – Week 2

    Documenting the unenviable chore that is following the worst team in the NFL, the St. Louis Rams. Record: 0-2 Sunday’s Inevitable Outcome: Washington 9, St...

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  25. Proof of the Ultimate Performance Enhancer

    One of the saddest chapters of the new millennium has been performance enhancing drug scandals in some of our favorite pastimes like baseball, football, and midget juggling...

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