Last night, I knew how it was going to end before Game 6 even began. I’m from northeast Ohio.
For every Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger or Daniel Craig, there are a dozen would-be action stars who tried to get their movie careers off the ground, but couldn’t quite manage it. Here are 15 actors who thought they could punch, shoot and leap into stardom, but reality had other plans.
If you were fortunate enough to be in attendance at Barclays Center for last evening's Clippers-Nets matchup, you witnessed history. The two teams combined to miss 27 of their 43 free throws, which set an all-time NBA record for failure at the charity stripe. We're pulling a deep cut for this one, with help from …
Upon reflection, the most embarrassing thing the New York Jets did yesterday was try to run the world's least effective trick play on a third-quarter kickoff return. I realize that's a bold statement to make, seeing as how this game also included Geno Smith turning in one of the worst quarterbacking performances ever
I have come nearly 2,400 miles to speak about my failure. The theater is full. The house lights are dark. The spotlights are bright, shining in my eyes. There will be a video posted. Unless the internet goes the way of the floppy disk, anyone will be able to watch for all eternity.
Yusmeiro Petit, of whom you've never heard, ensured his continued obscurity by missing out on a perfect game when on the final out he allowed a hit to the Diamondbacks' Eric Chavez on a 3-2 count.
Yesterday was the 17th anniversary of Jose Canseco taking a Carlos Martinez fly ball off the noggin for a home run. It was also the first anniversary of his MMA debut. Both are indelible moments in failuredom. Let's examine some Kanseco Klassics.
The Washington Redskins are a franchise that has seen better days, but a decade under a tyrannical, greedy, and possibly imbalanced owner has left fans with the sinking feeling that they may never see those days again.
The Cleveland Browns are not the worst team in the NFL. Yet, front office chaos, locker room drama, and a lot of lousy football have made them exemplars of what it means to be a terrible sports franchise.
You'd think that someone with as rich and variegated a history of failure as Isiah Thomas would have the etiquette of losing down pat. But we are speaking of Isiah Thomas here. The man is a failure even at failure.
Despite appearances, the New York Mets are not baseball's worst team. That honor belongs to the Washington Nationals, a organization whose legendary incompetence should be memorialized on the marble arches of the great city that wishes they played elsewhere.
The New York Mets are not the worst team in baseball. They are not even the most ineptly run franchise in their own division. Yet, their 2009 campaign may have forever redefined the concept of losing.
From today's LA Times: "Failure of epic proportions," "failure," "crushing," "terrible, "stunning," "unexplainable," "so awful," "painful," "really tough to watch," "a word that ... starts with 'E' and ends with 'G'," "THIS IS EMBARRASSING." [LAT]