Has Kirk Gibson Been Lying Brian Williams Style? UPDATE: Probably Not

Back in ESPN's heyday for quality, the late 90s/early 00's, the network produced a show called Classic Battle Lines where great games were broken down SportsCentury style. One of my favorite episodes of this absolutely wonderful show highlights the first game of the 1988 World Series. The Kirk Gibson Game. » 3/06/15 10:54am 3/06/15 10:54am

25 Years Later, Kirk Gibson's Homer Is More Than Just A Highlight

It's more than the ball sailing over the head of a dejected Jose Canseco and into the seats in right, Gibson limping around the bases, pumping his fist. The iconic images last just seconds. But if you want to know why Kirk Gibson's home run, hit 25 years ago today, is one of baseball's greatest feats, and if you've… » 10/15/13 4:00pm 10/15/13 4:00pm

Richard Marx Goes Yard Off Dennis Eckersley, Chicago Cubs Win World…

I have no idea how I don't remember this video, because I definitely remember the song. Maybe you don't remember it either. Maybe we buried it deep within our collective subconscious. » 4/22/12 12:50pm 4/22/12 12:50pm

Now Now, Eck, You Can't Be Doing That

Please forgive Dennis Eckersley. He's still getting used to this whole broadcasting thing — you know, having millions of people (or at least Red Sox fans) hear what you say as you go. He seems to have forgotten where he is: There's no cursing on NESN! » 5/23/09 12:00pm 5/23/09 12:00pm