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The Best and Worst Minor League Stadium Promotions

The Peoria Chiefs, the Class A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, joined the list of LeBron James’ bashers when it staged a “LeBron James NBA Championship Replica Ring Giveaway” after the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Miami Heat for the NBA title. There was no ring, of course. The Chiefs claimed to explore the possibility of skipping the [...]

Dave Barry’s Year in Review: 2009

You can find a serious look back at the news of 2009 just about anywhere. A lot of those stories can be downright depressing. Meanwhile, Dave Barry reminds you of what happened while putting his ridiculous spin on 2009. Elsewhere in politics, a team of specially trained wildlife agents equipped with nets and tranquilizer darts manages, [...]

The Quick 10: Happy Festivus!

Yes, friends, it’s that time of year again –- the time of year when we gather together with friends and family to share feats of strength, airing our grievances and putting up the seasonal aluminum pole. Indeed, it’s Festivus. What started as a joke on Seinfeld has become a bona fide holiday. Here are a [...]

people.comThe Quick 10: Happy Festivus!

Yes, friends, it’s that time of year again – the time of year when we gather together with friends and family to share feats of strength, airing our grievances and putting up the seasonal aluminum pole. Indeed, it’s Festivus. What started as a joke on Seinfeld has become a bona fide holiday. Here are a [...]