1. September 21st, 1991: USA's “Dream Team” is Selected

    [ 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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  2. Top 7: Fizzled Out Cubs

    In honor of the final Cards/Cubs series of the season, it’s time for some fun at the expense of the Cubs. They seem to have an awful lot of guys who simply fizzle out. In fact, there are probably some that I missed on the following list...

    JoeSportsFan Written by JoeSportsFan about 5 years ago 31 reads 0 comments

  3. September 18, 2009 – Colin Cowherd Acts Like a Humongous Tool

    [ 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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  4. PODCAST: Jon Pyle, Chris Littman and Our Random Week One NFL Observations

    DOWNLOAD EPISODE 30 | DOWNLOAD PAST EPISODES Episode 30 of the JoeSportsFan Show kicked off with a little “This Week in History” – where we recap a variety ...

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  5. September 17th, 2001: Jack Buck's Tribute to Baseball and America

    September 17th, 2001 The eventual 2001 National League Central Champion Cardinals were set to play the Milwaukee Brewers on September 17, 2001. The Brewers sat 21.5 games out of first place...

    JoeSportsFan Written by JoeSportsFan about 5 years ago 160 reads 0 comments

  6. JoeSportsFan Goes to Cooperstown: A Pictorial Tour

    While the obvious draw to the Baseball Hall of Fame is the celebration of the sports greatest players and records, as you roam the halls in Cooperstown, it’s tough not be sucked by the total randomness that accompanies some of the exhibits...

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  7. Thanks for the Tom Brady Update, Yahoo!

    When that little “news” bubble pops up next to one of your fantasy football player’s names, it can be kind of scary.  Is he hurt?  Is he suspended?  My team may be ruined. Nope.  Just confirming that he impregnated Gisele...

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  8. Landry Jones: American Hero

    Going into this college football season, there were three prohibitive favorites to win the Heisman Trophy, and all were quarterbacks:  Florida Gators FOJ (Friend of Jesus) Tim Tebow, the Texas ...

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  9. September 16th, 1958: Orel Hershiser is Born

    September 16, 1958 In 1988, Orel Hershiser put together one of the best single seasons in MLB pitching history. Today is his birthday. That year, he led the league in wins (23), innings pitched (267), and complete games (15)...

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  10. JSF Goes to Cooperstown: Fan Hunting

    One common mantra for fans of the National Pastime is that, if you truly appreciate the game of baseball, a trip to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY is something you need to carve out time to do in your lifetime...

    JoeSportsFan Written by JoeSportsFan about 5 years ago 22 reads 0 comments

  11. Sports Nerds: iPhone's Sportstacular App Adds Push Notifications

    For in-game updates, sports fans have a ton of options for the Apple iPhone. Although traditional outlets such as ESPN (iTunes link), CBS (iTunes link) and Fox Sports (iTunes link) have all ...

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  12. September 15th, 1979: Red Sox's Watson, 1st to hit for cycle in AL and NL

    September 15, 1979 Bob Watson, a career journey man and two-time All Star for the Houston Astros became the first Major League Baseball player to hit for the cycle in both the National League and American League on September 15th, 1979...

    JoeSportsFan Written by JoeSportsFan about 5 years ago 190 reads 0 comments

  13. September 14, 1994: Baseball's Season is Canceled

    September 14, 1994 Amidst a work stoppage, all 24 Major League Baseball team owners voted to cancel the remainder of the 1994 season. The strike began on August 12, 1994, but the season wasn’t canceled until September 14th...

    JoeSportsFan Written by JoeSportsFan about 5 years ago 510 reads 0 comments

  14. PODCAST: Just How Shitty Have the Pittsburgh Pirates Been for 17 Years?

    DOWNLOAD EPISODE 29 | DOWNLOAD PAST EPISODES Episode 29 of the JoeSportsFan Show, kids. Here we go...

    JoeSportsFan Written by JoeSportsFan about 5 years ago 129 reads 0 comments

  15. Top 7: Most Annoying Things In Fantasy Football

    Fantasy football has evolved a lot in the last 10 years. Settings have pretty much solidified themselves. The first league I played in, we got a point for completions. We really didn’t know what we were doing...

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  16. September 11, 1918; Cubs and Red Sox Meet in World Series

    September 11, 1918 The 1918 World Series featured the Chicago Cubs and the Boston Red Sox. It’s the only time the two teams have met in the playoffs and the underlying events in this series may have changed the course of baseball history...

    JoeSportsFan Written by JoeSportsFan about 5 years ago 54 reads 0 comments

  17. Fan of the Week – Desperate to be Intimidating

    If football fans such as those in Oakland’s “Black Hole” or those strewn out throughout stadiums in the SEC have contributed to one perceived responsibility, it’s that fans of the home team have a duty to be intimidating...

    JoeSportsFan Written by JoeSportsFan about 5 years ago 39 reads 0 comments

  18. September 10, 1982 – Brock Sets Single Season Record

    Today in History - September 10, 1974 The Cardinals’ Lou Brock ties (Maury Willis, 104 in 1962) and then sets (105) the Major League Baseball stolen base record for a single season. Brock went on to swipe a career high 118 bases in ‘74...

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  19. JSF Goes Down

    Some of you may have noticed that your favorite sports blog has been having some functional difficulties the past few days. One of the issues was derived from Google.com claiming to the world that JoeSportsFan...

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  20. Big 12 Announcers in Mid-Season Form

    While we’re the first to point out that the position of play-by-play announcer on a football broadcast doesn’t have to be filled by an individual with a terribly broad scope of ...

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  21. PODCAST: Sarah Spain, Ryan Hudson and the Crappy 1904 Olympic Games

    DOWNLOAD EPISODE 28 | DOWNLOAD MORE SHOWS Sebek and Bacott began Episode 28 of the JoeSportsFan Show talking about the recent debut of the “JoeSportsFan Radio Network” – ...

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  22. The Right Choice for Little Ricky

    What do Pooh Richardson, Felton Spencer, Christian Laettener, Luc Longley, Isaiah Rider, Donyell Marshall, Corey Brewer, and Wally Szczerbiak have in common? Answer: Until 2008, minus Kevin ...

    JoeSportsFan Written by JoeSportsFan about 5 years ago 111 reads 0 comments

  23. JoeSportsFan Site Report: August 2009

    [ The JoeSportsFan Site Report is a thorough examination of the ones and zeros that made this digital juggernaut tick throughout the past month. The information contained in this post is based on statistical fact, provided by Google Analytics...

    JoeSportsFan Written by JoeSportsFan about 5 years ago 169 reads 0 comments

  24. The Steel Cage - 09/01

    Really hard to believe that it’s September 1st, but I guess the calendar does not lie. Did you know today is the birthday of Bam Bam Bigelow (RIP), Kenny Mayne and Tim Hardaway? Of course you didn’t...

    JoeSportsFan Written by JoeSportsFan about 5 years ago 207 reads 0 comments

  25. ESPN “Monday Night Football” Crew Euphoric Over Favre's Return

    Truth be told, the mainstream media has done a decent job deflecting a majority of their excitement over Brett Favre’s return to the center stage...

    JoeSportsFan Written by JoeSportsFan about 5 years ago 27 reads 0 comments