Six shutout innings from Matt Chico were not enough for the Nationals to tie the season series with the Pirates. Saul Rivera gave up two runs in the seventh and after a six pitch eighth, Jon Rauch loaded the bases and gave up the winning run on a sacrifice fly. Check out the lead from [...]
Archive for June, 2007
PSU, Big Ten Network make case – Patriot-NewsPSU prexy Graham Spainer and Jim Delany, Big11Ten conference commisioner, met with the Patriot-News editorial board as well as the State House to talk about the Big11Ten network.
When it comes down to it, the Big11Ten Network is really overplaying its hand. I think very little of its programming [...]
My brother and his fiancée were quite eager to share with us some exciting news — Ye Olde College Diner Grilled Stickies are available in Fairfax County at Wegman’s (teh best supermarket in the world!111!). They were kind enough to buy me a small box. I figured throwing a couple on the grill would be [...]
I kid because I can love! Joyeuse Fête du Canada!
©MMX William F. Yurasko
I was not aware, but am not surprised, that the Nationals organization has the lowest winning percentage in all of baseball according to today’s Thom Loverro column in The Wash. Times. Sure, they are not the worst in the majors (thank you Cincinnati), but when the minor leagues are included nobody does it better when [...]
My favorite New York tabloid, the Daily News, has an excellent enterprise section about the city’s tumultuous summer of 1977 called The Bronx is Burning. Four topics are covered extensively
Yankees — who won the World Series despite hating one another
The Blackout — another blackout struck New York, this time with riotous results
Son of Sam — [...]
Last month I attended the annual Bart Richards Award ceremony at the National Press Club. The College of Communications at Penn State presents the award annually for media criticism. I had intended to blog about it sooner, but I lost my notes. I haven’t found them yet, but I figured waiting to find them could [...]
ATLANTA 13 Washington 0 (ESPN Boxscore)
Up until last night, the Nationals had won every game that Micah Bowie had started. That is no longer true. He gave up six runs over 3 1/3 innings. Three of the four relievers gave up runs with Billy Traber allowing 5 over two winnings. Brutal stuff.
The Nats were outscored [...]
I don’t ever recall a pitcher being called “evil” for walking in the winning run. Then again it did mean Peter Angelo$ won, so the Daily News might be onto something.
I avoid Paris Hilton coverage as much as I can, but I have to give it up for this cover by the NY Post.
Are you [...]
ESPN Page 2 has a list of 101 things all sports fans must experience before they die. I have 94 to go.
20. The Stanley Cup playoffs (late spring, various NHL cities).
Sure it was the first round, but I did this in 2002 twice, both at MCI Center, both Capitals losses to Tampa Bay.