Did Chewing Tobacco Kill Tony Gwynn?

On Monday, Tony Gwynn died from complications related to salivary cancer, the same disease that claimed the life of Beastie Boy Adam Yauch two years ago. When Yauch died at the hospital where I work in Manhattan, I was shaken. A whole generation got a little older that day. The thing about Yauch's illness was that… » 6/20/14 11:13am 6/20/14 11:13am

Nolan Ryan Says Josh Hamilton Should Have Waited Until The Offseason To…

Josh Hamilton had a gangbusters first two months of the season, and then, suddenly, fell off a cliff. His past drug and alcohol problems, combined with some cryptic statements about "disobedience to God," put everyone on high alert. But in August, he revealed that he was struggling with a demon less illicit, if no… » 10/10/12 10:40am 10/10/12 10:40am

Peanuts, Cracker Jack, And Chaw: This Young Rangers Fan Is A Spitting…

It's just a few days into the baseball season, but we're already reminded that some of the best action takes place in the stands, not on the field. Here's an example, as a young Rangers supporter takes after his father both in physical resemblance and, it appears, in the use of smokeless tobacco. [FS Southwest, h/t… » 4/07/12 9:18pm 4/07/12 9:18pm