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Good job, good effort, ESPN.
Arnold Palmer shows Scott Van Pelt and Stuart Scott how he prepares his legendary half and half Iced Tea drink.
Who can forget Steve Bartman. You know, the guy who attempted to catch a foul pop fly during Game 6 of the 2003 NLCS and knocked the ball away from Cubs left fielder Moises Alou thus ruining the Cubs chances at making it to the World Series. Yes, that Steve Bartman. Well, set your VCR’s because tonight at 8 p.m. ESPN breaks down the whole Steve Bartman incident in ‘Catching Hell’.
“You know what the funny thing is? I wouldn’t have caught it, anyway.” — Moises Alou, five years after the incident.
ESPN The Magazine’s patriotic cover tribute to commemorate the 10th anniversary 9/11. That’s Cowboys Stadium if you were wondering.
Just minutes after the NFL lockout ended on Monday, ESPN was clever enough to drop “The Evolution of the Touchdown Dance” staring Judson Laipply from “Evolution of Dance” fame. The dance pays to tribute to the Ickey Shuffle, Terrell Owens, Chad Ochocinco, and a ton of other famous touchdown dances. Game on!
We’re nominated. Just kidding.
Reminder: ESPYs 2011 - Tonight the show will be broadcast live on ESPN @ 9pm. This year’s annual Sports award showcase will be hosted by Seth Meyers.
It wouldn’t be an NFL Draft without Chris Berman. Here’s Berman in 1987 breaking the draft down on what appears to be a piece a bristol board and a killer maroon blazer.
“I can say I’ve been wearing the same types of clothing since I was seven. That is what I do. If I’m that guy on the baseball field, that is who I am off the field. Whether you like it or not or buy into it or not.” — Brian Wilson on The Scott Van Pelt Show
Once again Bill Simmons puts everything sport [The Masters] into perspective in his latest article, The gift of Tiger Woods.
“….I am supposed to think that he’s a poor role model — that he’s an adulterer, that he’s selfish, that he’s a phony, that he behaves badly on golf courses, that he’s someone I wouldn’t want my son to emulate some day. That’s horses—-. I want my son to know that people screw up, that nobody is perfect, that you can learn from your foibles. I want my son to watch “The Natural” someday, hear Roy Hobbs say, “Some mistakes you never stop paying for,” and know that it’s not just words in a movie. I want my son to know that you haven’t lived until you’ve fought back, that you haven’t won until you’ve lost, that you can’t understand what it’s like to relish something until you’ve suffered, too. I want him to understand that it’s the 21st century, that we sit around picking our heroes apart all day, that we expect them to be superhuman at all times, that we get pissed off when they aren’t, that it’s hypocritical if you really think about it.” → [Continue reading…]
There are a lot of Tiger haters out there, but I have to say Simmons is spot on with this one. I guess that’s why they call him ‘The Sports Guy”.
Brian Wilson explains to ESPN’s SportsCenter crew Josh Elliot and Jay Harris why they should “fear the beard” this season. Side note: Love the velcro kicks.
The late Elizabeth Taylor lived a glamorous life, working for nearly 70 years in Hollywood and winning two Academy Awards for Best Actress. But most don’t know how closely Taylor was connected to the sports world. In our mind, anyway. Follow the degrees of separation…
Impressive—especially that VCU vs. Florida St. matchup in the southwest.
“The Fab Five” relives the recruitment process that got all five of them to Ann Arbor, the cultural impact they made, the two runs to NCAA title game, the Webber “timeout” in the 1993 championship and the scandal that eventually tarnished their accomplishments. [via ESPN]
The men who forever changed my high school basketball wardrobe… We’ve been waiting for this for a while. Thanks, Jalen.