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Top Ten Best Traditions in Sports

Traditions are to sports as food is to a fat guy.  Sports are full of traditions and fats guys are full of…you get it.  There thousands of traditions, some cool, some dumb and some that don’t make any sense (like the Gatorade shower). The It’s Always Sunny in Detroit research squad has run a fine-toothed comb through the thousands of traditions and come up with our (my) top...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Ferrell brings back Harry Caray for 'Late Show' with Letterman appearance

Will Ferrell crashed the "Late Show with David Letterman" on Monday night and did so with one of his best characters. Ferrell made a surprise appearance, but he did so in character as former Chicago Cubs play-by-play man Harry Caray. During his time at "Saturday Night Live," some of Ferrrell's most memorable skits featured him impersonating the legendary broadcaster. Letterman is...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Ferrell Is Amazing as Harry Caray on ‘Letterman’

Always a friend to the sports industry, comedian Will Ferrell revived his impersonation of legendary Chicago Cubs announcer Harry Caray during Monday night’s The Late Show with David Letterman. One of the greatest comedians of this era, Ferrell absolutely slays this character every time he embodies the late, great Caray. This time was no different: One of the best things about...
Via Sportsnaut
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Ferrell brought his Harry Caray impression back on the Late Show

As we enter the final days of the Late Show with David Letterman, plenty of Letterman’s favorite guests are returning for one more final moment in the sun. On Monday night, Will Ferrell showed up, and brought his ridiculous Harry Caray impression along with him. Shawon Dunston? The Berlin Wall? CUBS WIN! CUBS WIN! I missed this impression so much, no matter how absurd it truly...
Via Awful Announcing
24 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Will Ferrell Brings Back Harry Caray One Last Time For David Letterman

David Letterman will go down as one of the greatest late night talk show hosts of all time, a true entertainer in every sense of the word and with just two weeks left as host of The Late Show, fans can expect to see plenty of great cameos from stars of all genres. Last night, during Letterman’s opening monologue, Dave couldn’t help but overhear a member of his audience discussing...
Via Sports Mockery
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Ferrell Brings Back Harry Caray For ‘Letterman’ Appearance (Video)

Will Ferrell crashed the “Late Show With David Letterman” on Monday night and did so with one of the best characters he’s ever done. Ferrell made a surprise appearance, but he did so in character as former Chicago Cubs play-by-play man Harry Caray. During his time at “Saturday Night Live,” some of Ferrrell’s most memorable skits featured him impersonating the legendary...
Via NESN.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Ferrell Does Harry Caray Impression for David Letterman

Cubs fans still miss Harry Caray. Will Ferrell is happy to help fill the void when he can. On the "Late Show with David Letterman,"...
Via Athlon Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Petition asks Cubs to bring Harry Caray back

The Chicago Cubs are in the midst of a massive renovation of Wrigley Field. While the rehabbing of the iconic ballpark has been fraught with delays, setbacks and massive rat problems in Wrigleyville, sooner or later the arduous process associated with such a massive undertaking will be completed. A petition has been started on Change.org...Read More The post Petition asks Cubs to...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
29 days ago  |  Discuss

The Week that Was In Cardinals Spring Training (Part II)

You’ve got a job. Maybe kids. Maybe school. And 1,000 other things to worry about – it’s hard keeping up with all the stories coming from practice baseball camp in Florida. We’re here to help. Let’s take a look at the news that made news this past week that was in Cardinals spring training. Story: Wainwright gets hurt. #HOTTake: He can’t run and he can’t lift weights...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

The Four Greatest Words

I have been waiting for this day for months. Ever since the Chicago Cubs played game 162 at the end of the 2014 season, this is the day that I have been waiting for. The four greatest words you can find. Pitchers and Catchers Report! Today, is the start of a new season. Spring Training is here, and you know what they say; hope springs eternal. Cub fans will be paying close attention...
Via World Series Dreaming
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Here’s the last time Harry Caray sang at Wrigley Field

17 years ago today, long-time Cardinals, White Sox, and Cubs broadcaster Harry Caray passed away at the age of 83. In honor of Caray’s life, here’s the last time he sang “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” during the seventh inning stretch at Wrigley Field. They don’t make ‘em like Harry anymore, that’s for sure. The post Here’s the last time Harry Caray sang at Wrigley...
Via Awful Announcing
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Get Ready Cubs Fans, This Video Will Certainly Send Shivers Down Your Spine

After all of the big signings and enthusiastic buzz surrounding the Chicago Cubs this offseason, it’s only fitting that someone would make a 2015 Cubs Hype video to get all of the fans riled up. A guy named Jay Tuohey has made a video that is sure to make you eager for the upcoming season. Take a look: With the sound bites of the classic Harry Caray throughout the entire video...
Via Sports Mockery
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Cardinals Broadcaster Jerry Gross Passed Away

To be a St. Louis Cardinals fan who remembers Jerry Gross at the mike, one has to be fairly advanced in years and with a good memory. Gross, who passed away last Wednesday at the age of 81, worked for the club in 1961 and again in 1963 through 1967. On the field, he spanned the end of Stan Musial’s career with the World Champions of 1964 and 1967, the latter led by Red Schoendienst...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Poet Joseph Stanton on Cardinal Points

If you are like me, during the off-season, you are often in search of the new and interesting to read. I recently discovered such a gem in Cardinal Points: Poems on St. Louis Cardinals Baseball, by Joseph Stanton. The St. Louis native teaches Art and Art History and the University of Hawaii and has always loved the Cardinals. Though Stanton has a special spot in his heart for the...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Deflecting Attention

You can make fun of the Chicago Cubs in a near-infinite number of ways, and while most of the jokes center around a goat or the fact that the team hasn’t tasted victory champagne in over a century, we can always find new things to mock.  For example:   Is Clark the Cub a Deadspin Hall of Famer? Cast your vote here: http://t.co/lqHmmLwTMs — Deadspin (@Deadspin) January 8, 2015...
Via World Series Dreaming
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Dempster's Classic Harry Caray Impersonation

Via FenwayNation
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Trupiano: Longtime broadacaster sits down with The GM's Perspective

The GM’s Perspective: You’ve called games for every major sport for 40 years. That is very impressive. What’s the first thing to come to mind when you think about it? Jerry Trupiano: I started out doing hockey. It’s funny; you get labeled in this business. Early on I was a hockey guy then I started doing games in the NBA, and I was a basketball guy. After, I went to the...
Via The GM's Perspective
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

The Maddon Era Has Begun

I see Joe Maddon showed up to his press conference prepared to do his Harry Caray impersonation. pic.twitter.com/4rfE9fkJie — Gail Luscombe (@grVanSlyke) November 3, 2014
Via Cardinals Diaspora
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Craig Carton imagines Mike Francesa trick-or-treating with John Idzik

Mike Francesa is a huge fan of Halloween (see here, above, and here as well). Craig Carton imagined Mike Francesa trick or treating with John Idzik, Chris Mad Dog Russo, Suzyn Waldman, Jim Rome, and Harry Caray...Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

The ‘Most Popular’ Team In Chicago Will Surprise You, And It’s Not Even Close

According to a recent report, Chicago easily has the most faithful fans on social media when compared to New York and L.A.  When the votes are broken down per team, you might be surprised to find out who Chicago’s ‘top team’ really is. How The Data Was Compiled DNAinfo Chicago compiled a report based off Facebook’s Ad Manager which allows certain pages to be broken down...
Via Sports Mockery
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Red Sox Hurler Ryan Dempster Retires

Ryan DempsterHe is Kevin Millar's best buddy. He does a wicked impersonation of Harry Caray. And, he saved the Red Sox $13.5 million last year. Those items—and the fact that he's retiring from baseball—are the things you need to know about Ryan Dempster. The 37-year old made his retirement official yesterday—ending a very good 16-year career for four teams, including the Red...
Via FenwayNation
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Kim DeJesus Cleaving Harry Caray, Spread Eagle Jersey & Charlotte McKinney Still Trying To Kill Me

  Ohio-PA-NYC I’m back on the road this morning and headed to NYC for a quick work trip. Why not fly? Because I...
Via Busted Coverage
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

C.J. Wilson Responds to CM Punk’s Challenge

The other day, CM Punk took part in the latest trend to hit the interwebs. No, the former WWE Superstar didn’t break out a hackneyed Harry Caray impression. He did the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. So, who would he challenge? A fellow wrestler perhaps? Maybe he’d take his former WWE boss Vince McMahon, to task?!? Nope. He challenged his buddy, fellow straight-edge superstar, Los...
Via Hall of Very Good
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

C.J. Wilson Responds to CM Punk’s Challenge

The other day, CM Punk took part in the latest trend to hit the interwebs. No, the former WWE Superstar didn’t break out a hackneyed Harry Caray impression. He did the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. So, who would he challenge? A fellow wrestler perhaps? Maybe he’d take his former WWE boss Vince McMahon, to task?!? Nope. He challenged his buddy, fellow straight-edge superstar, Los...
Via Hall of Very Good
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: T.J. McFarland does his Harry Caray impression

For some reason (and, let’s be honest…it’s probably Will Ferrell’s fault), Major League Baseball players love to imitate Harry Caray. Seriously, it’s as if anyone with oversized black glasses thinks they have an open invitation to try and sound like the legendary Chicago Cubs broadcaster.  And, mostly, they come across as hackneyed copies of the impersonation the “Anchorman”...
Via Hall of Very Good
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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