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Bill Simmons Somehow Still Writing About 2010 NBA Season

LOS ANGELES—With the NBA lockout having already resulted in the cancellation of many games this fall, ESPN.com and Grantland columnist Bill Simmons is somehow managing to churn out upwards of 3,000 words per week on the NBA by continuing to write ab...

FAA To Ban Plane Crashes

WASHINGTON—In what officials are calling "a much-needed policy shift," the Federal Aviation Administration announced this weekend that it would ban all plane crashes.

Man's Utter Failure In Life A Bit Of A Sore Spot

MADISONVILLE, TN—Sources close to local man Mike Ferguson confirmed Saturday that over time they have learned not to bring up their friend's utter failure to achieve anything whatsoever in life, a sensitive topic they said has always been a bit of a...

Lions Fans Excited To Be Booing Again

DETROIT—After their team dropped its second-straight game Sunday, Detroit Lions fans told reporters they were thrilled to get back to booing the hapless franchise.
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Greatest World Series Moments

Albert Pujols' three homers in one game was an amazing World Series spectacle, but it was hardly the greatest moment the Fall Classic has ever seen.

  • 1926: Babe Ruth hits what everyone in attendance agrees is the best foul tip in World Series history
  • 1975: Carlton Fisk hits a home run down the left field line and does the YMCA dance all the way to first base
  • 1986: Bill Buckner makes the only infield error any human being has remembered for more than 30 seconds
  • 1993: Joe Carter lives out every little boy's dream of hitting a Series-winning walk-off and living part-time in Canada
  • 1996: Baseball fans everywhere are abuzz with the prospect of either the Yankees or Braves losing the World Series
  • 1997: Edgar Renteria's RBI single in extra innings during Game 7 gives Florida Marlins fans a World Series victory they will remember for weeks to come
  • 2001: The nation realizes that two months was all it took to start rooting against New York again after 9/11
  • 1903-2011: Home runs

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