1. Lost Conversations From the MLB Winter Meetings

    Aided by the emergence of Twitter and aggregation sites such as MLBTradeRumors.com, the annual tradition that is the MLB Winter Meetings has become a blizzard of information and rumors...

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  2. Today (1971): The Mets trade Nolan Ryan to California Angels

    December 10, 1971 On this day, the New York Mets traded Nolan Ryan to the California Angels for 3B Jim Fregosi. Fregosi was an All-Star in six of seven seasons between 1964 and 1970, but he ...

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  3. PODCAST: Round table with DJ Gallo, from ESPN's Page 2 and SportsPickle.com

    DOWNLOAD EPISODE 40 | DOWNLOAD PAST EPISODES This week, Sebek and Bacott began Episode 40 (XXXX, for those keeping tabs on their Roman Numeral cheat sheet), talking about women in sports. In a recent SI...

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  4. Today (1953): World B. Free is Born

    December 9, 2009 On this day, former NBA player World B. Free was born into this, um, world. Actually, Lloyd Bernard Free was born into the world. In 1980, the former point guard legally changed his first name to “World”...

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  5. The Packers welcome a special guest to Lambeau

    As a blogger, you’re supposed to be able to pull a snarky line out of your ass in any situation. Nowhere is that more prevalent on JoeSportsFan...

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  6. FOX Sports' Rose Crosses Line

    Last night on FOX’s BCS Results Show, instead of focusing on the worthless nature of the BCS and the lack of a college playoff system, host Chris Rose suggested that Texas quarterback Colt McCoy would be better off mustache-free...

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  7. Confirmed: Hockey fans can also be “Star Wars” buffs. It's true.

    Monday night’s Blues game was a delicate mix of mullets and morons; more officially, “Star Wars Night” at Scottrade Center – where humans dressed as their favorite Star Wars character received 50% off gate ticket prices...

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  8. Whitey Herzog; Tommy Herr is a ball player, dammit.

    The news of Whitey Herzog’s inclusion into MLB’s Hall of Fame didn’t exactly make people across the nation wet themselves. But, it certainly did in St...

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  9. Sundays From the Cellar: Getting the Bears back on track

    Record: 1-11 Sunday’s Inevitable Outcome: Bears 17, Rams 9 The Line: Bears -9 Just to give you a hint how bad the Rams are, the Bears – a team that hadn’t won in four weeks ...

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  10. Today (2009) – The St. Louis Blues Join Sports Fans and “Star Wars” Nerds

    December 7, 2009 On this day, the St. Louis Blues will accomplish a truly remarkable feat; intersecting sports fans and dorks. At least, their marketing team hopes to accomplish this feat. Tonight vs...

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  11. Weekend Listening: What is your favorite sports reference in a non-sports movie?

    Over the weekends, we’re going to start posting snippets from some of our favorite past podcast episodes. Just what you always wanted, right? To kick things off, we feature the first question ...

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  12. Top 7: Sports Played During 'Home Alone'

    Top 7 Headquarters happens to be near the location of the greatest Christmas movie of all-time, Home Alone . If you have read the Top 7 for a long time, you will know this because of the occasional (many?) references to this outstanding motion picture...

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  13. Fan of the Week: Crossing things off the bucket list

    The shirt says “1967″ which leads us to believe the gentlemen is this photo are from the Class of 1967; and considering that your average college student graduates around the age ...

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  14. Today (2009): Subway Jarod likes the Indianapolis Colts

    December 3, 2009 Too much Tiger Woods, not enough focus on the rest of the people that make the sports world go ’round...

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  15. Yet Another Worthless Tiger Woods Speculation

    I was scouting quasi-foreign mustache cultures in Puerto Rico during the Thanksgiving week when news broke of Tiger Woods’ accident in front of his home near Orlando...

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  16. PODCAST: SI.com's Jimmy Traina, Richard Deitsch and our sports man crushes…

    With the announcement of Derek Jeter as the 2009 Sports Illustrated “Sportsman of the Year“, we delve into the phenomenon of athletic man crushes...

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  17. The “US Magazine” People Have Spoken About Tiger Woods

    Forget “Outside the Lines”, the people of US Magazine are weighing in the Tiger Woods saga. The following poll is currently on the front page of USMagazine.com. Seriously, check it out here...

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  18. First Draft: Another Totally Relevant Super Bowl Halftime Show

    The NFL press machine recently cranked out the big news that the 2010 Super Bowl halftime show was going to be headlined by yet another band that was popular in the 1960’s and 70’s...

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  19. Today (1988): NBC bids record $401M for rights to 1992 Barcelona Olympics

    December 1, 1988 On this day, NBC bid a total of $401,000,000 for the exclusive television rights to the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain...

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  20. Sundays From the Cellar: They Sound as Bad as they Look

    Record: 1-10 Sunday’s Inevitable Outcome: Seahawks 27, Rams 17 The Line: Seahawks -4.5 For the second time this season, I was confident enough in the points the Rams were getting to put some actual coin down on them via my BetUS...

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  21. Monday: The People Demand Tiger Woods Accident and/or Fart Updates

    In the past, we’ve been quite fascinated with the prowess of Google search suggestions. Since these suggestions are, large in part, populated by the frequent search requests of other humans…it’s ...

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  22. Top Seven: Worst First Place MVP Votes Since 2000

    Every week, the Top Seven column will be enhanced by the newest addition to the JoeSportsFan Radio Network, Seven Minutes with Jason Major, where our Top Seven guru rants on the current topic, ...

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  23. PODCAST: NFL Tailgating Restrictions and Josh Zerkle/Dan Levy

    DOWNLOAD EPISODE 38 | SUBSCRIBE (FOR FREE) TO THE PODCAST The USA Today is taking a look at NFL tailgates across the country…and if they’re compliant with “recommended” policies set forth by the NFL...

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  24. St. Louis Sports Venues Challenged By Spelling of “Nachos”

    A little investigative journalism here, folks – so we advise you buckle up and enjoy the ride. Things are about the get serious around this neck of the woods. On Sunday, we stumbled upon a traditional tailgating effort in downtown St...

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  25. November 24, 1991: Monica Seles Wins Tennis Record $2,457,758 in a Year

    November 24, 1991 On this day, Monica Seles won the Virginia Slims Championships at Madison Square Gardens and added to her aggregate win total for 1991. Her total of $2,457,758 set a new female tennis winning record...

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