1. US Soccer: Despite Loss, I'm Proud to be American

    It seems fitting that I could title a post like this during the week of our nation's birthday. Now before I get all Mel Gibson on the Patriot in you, I would like to say what prompted ...

    Sixty Feet, Six Inches  Written by Sixty Feet, Six Inches about 5 years ago 29 reads 1 comments

  2. Washington Eyeing Pirates' Nyjer Morgan For...Lastings Milledge?!

    The big story this week (aside from Michael Jackson, of course) has obviously been the NBA Draft. While that's cool and all, unlike my fellow writers, I don't know the first thing about basketball...

    Sixty Feet, Six Inches  Written by Sixty Feet, Six Inches about 5 years ago 248 reads 1 comments

  3. Pittsburgh Pirates: Six Stats Defining the 2009 Season

    With the baseball season approaching the All-Star break and the halfway point, I'd like to take a look at some of the statistics that have defined this season for my favorite team...

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  4. Why I Love Baseball: Ballparks

    Why I Love Baseball is a nine week series that will be posted on Tuesdays. This week, the focus is on Ballparks...

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  5. Let Them Play: NBA Age Limit Punishes Players and Fans

    In the United States, we're big fans of age limits. We love to slap an age on something and say this is when you're capable of doing this. Age requirements are attached to voting, smoking, consuming alcohol and even watching R-rated movies...

    Sixty Feet, Six Inches  Written by Sixty Feet, Six Inches about 5 years ago 111 reads 0 comments

  6. United States Soccer: By The Skin of Their Teeth

    The United States is not a soccer powerhouse. We all know this. But after years of improvements to our program, expectations for the team have risen. Nobody expects a World Cup, but the US team's performance in the last tournament was shameful...

    Sixty Feet, Six Inches  Written by Sixty Feet, Six Inches about 5 years ago 15 reads 0 comments

  7. I'm Keith Hernandez

    Alright, every so often we'll get an email that will peak our interest and we'll consider worthy of discussing in a post. Today as I was combing through the blog's email I came across one I almost deleted thinking it was spam...

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  8. In The Basement: Bloggers Get A Bad Rap

    You might have seen this quote from Tyler Hansbrough last week, about how basically nobody who follows sports thinks he can be a great NBA player: These are probably a bunch of guys who just ...

    Sixty Feet, Six Inches  Written by Sixty Feet, Six Inches about 5 years ago 28 reads 0 comments

  9. SFSI Road Trip: Pittsburgh Edition Announcement

    As promised, the members of this blog will be taking some road trips this season and covering the games we attend. The first of these road trips will be on June 30 to Pittsburgh, PA to visit the Pirates' PNC Park as they take on the Cubs...

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  10. Why I Love Baseball: Statistics

    Why I Love Baseball is a nine week series that will be posted on Tuesdays. The focus this week is on Baseball StatisticsI'm horrible with numbers. In fact, I can't do basic math without at least having a few minutes to figure out the answer...

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  11. One, Two, Three, Four: Kobe Gets Shaq Off His Back

    Four championship rings in less than 10 years. One finals MVP. One league MVP. Multiple scoring titles. Like him or not, Kobe Bryant is now one of the most accomplished players in the history of the NBA...

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  12. An Open Letter To Carlos Beltran

    Thomas already posted about this on Sunday, but I'd like to take a decidedly different approach to the subject.After the Pirates swept the Mets recently, Carlos Beltran had some things to say about it...

    Sixty Feet, Six Inches  Written by Sixty Feet, Six Inches about 5 years ago 50 reads 3 comments

  13. Pirates May Have Traded Brains Away, Too

    I came across this wonderful article on ESPN.com this morning which recounts the Pirates players' reaction to the McLouth trade...

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  14. Random Musings after Game 1 of the NBA Finals

    Well, that was impressive. The Lakers came out with something to prove and certainly did that with their 100-75 walloping of the Orlando Magic.Now what should you take away from this game? A couple things jump out immediately...

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  15. An Interview with a Descendant of Honus Wagner

    Honus Wagner is an all-time great baseball player. For those of you unfamiliar with "The Flying Dutchman", his career spanned from 1897-1917 wherein he had a lifetime batting average of ...

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  16. Nate McLouth Traded to Atlanta Braves

    Breaking news in baseball-land. Before the deadline even nears, the Pirates pulled the trigger on selling Nate McLouth at what is admittedly peak value to the Atlanta Braves in exchange for left-handed ...

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  17. Kimbo Slice Continues To Fail At Life

    Remember Kimbo Slice? The big guy that was a YouTube sensation for beating up some punks outside of Taco Bell parking lots but was scoffed at by every major MMA organization?You know, the guy ...

    Sixty Feet, Six Inches  Written by Sixty Feet, Six Inches about 5 years ago 1,148 reads 9 comments

  18. Why I Love Baseball: History and Tradition

    Why I Love Baseball is a nine week series that will be posted on Tuesdays. In its second week, the topic is the history of the game. One hundred and sixty two years, eleven months and thirteen days ago the first recorded game of baseball was played...

    Sixty Feet, Six Inches  Written by Sixty Feet, Six Inches about 5 years ago 166 reads 0 comments

  19. A Traveshamockery: Manny Shouldn't Be Allowed Near All-Star Game

    If you've watched SportsCenter any time in the past week or so, you probably already know that in the National League All-Star team voting, Manny Ramirez is in a relatively close fourth place (the top three are named starters)...

    Sixty Feet, Six Inches  Written by Sixty Feet, Six Inches about over 5 years ago 38 reads 0 comments

  20. Penguins-Red Wings: Destined for a Stanley Cup Rematch

    The Pittsburgh Penguins have been involved in a number of big stories this season.First, there was their long, slow start to the season that had talking heads asking questions like ...

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  21. Barcelona Crushes Man U 2-0

    It was a beautiful Wednesday regardless of where you were, if you are a Barcelona fan like myself. Not only did you get to watch an incredible display of soccer from your favorite club, but you also got to see Manchester United crushed like a small bug...

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  22. Sixty Feet, Six Inches NBA Mock Draft: Part Deux

    Last week, I did a mock draft of the first seven picks of the NBA Draft. Today I'm going to examine the second half of the draft lottery. This is where things start to get interesting, so hopefully I can make this post just as entertaining...

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  23. Dissenting Opinion: Interleague Play Was Never Fresh

    Earlier this week, Thomas wrote a post detailing why he felt that interleague play in Major League Baseball was worth preserving...

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  24. Why I Love Baseball: From Which Hope Rises

    Why I Love Baseball is a nine week series that will be posted on Tuesdays. This week it makes its debut. I love baseball, in case that wasn't strongly hinted at by the title, the graphic or the lead-in...

    Sixty Feet, Six Inches  Written by Sixty Feet, Six Inches about over 5 years ago 169 reads 0 comments

  25. Post-Race Thoughts on the 93rd Running of the Indianapolis 500

    Yesterday was one of the more exciting Indy 500s I've seen in recent memory, ending with Helio Castroneves joining the elite three-time winner club. Helio is definitely having the best month in recorded history...

    Sixty Feet, Six Inches  Written by Sixty Feet, Six Inches about over 5 years ago 41 reads 1 comments