If You're Going To Make Chris Berman Stand Up To Cancer, Put Him On TV

A hot mic caught ESPN's Chris Berman and John Kruk debating their participation in the Home Run Derby's corporate sponsorship tie-in for cancer research. It also caught Berman trying to make sure their efforts to hoist skyward what is surely at least 600 combined pounds would be captured on live TV. » 7/14/14 10:49pm 7/14/14 10:49pm

Giancarlo Stanton Nearly Hit One Out Of The Stadium

All the talk heading into the Home Run Derby was about Giancarlo Stanton, and his first-round performance not disappoint. He hit a couple of monster shots, but this one was an absolute bomb. It was maybe 5 rows from leaving the stadium in left field. ESPN's Home Run Tracker had it at 422 feet but it was easily 756… » 7/14/14 10:25pm 7/14/14 10:25pm

A Fire On The 7 Train Strands Crowds Leaving Home Run Derby

According to various reports from Twitter users leaving the Home Run Derby at Citi Field, there is a fire somewhere on the 7 train line—initial reports indicate there is an investigation at the 103rd street stop—and it isn't running. The 7 is the only subway that services Citi Field. There are obviously buses and the… » 7/15/13 11:16pm 7/15/13 11:16pm

People Were Angry About ESPN's Bilingual Interviews Of Cuban Players

It's growing increasingly predictable that whenever the Spanish language appears on ESPN, angry responses are sure to come from viewers. That happened again tonight, when Pedro Gomez conducted bilingual interviews with Aroldis Chapman and Yoenis Céspedes and the Worldwide Leader received this kind of feedback: » 7/15/13 9:30pm 7/15/13 9:30pm

MLB's Plan To Drain Every Last Ounce Of Fun From The Home Run Derby…

Kansas City Royals fans were pissed off that Robinson Cano didn't pick Billy Butler for the Home Run Derby, so they booed him. Mercilessly. And each time he failed to hit a home run, compared to the zero times he successfully did, they cheered him. (Burke went ahead and isolated the crowd audio, so you can check that… » 7/11/12 12:10am 7/11/12 12:10am

Berman Got Back: Your Home Run Derby Supercut, Featuring Sir Mix-A-Lot

Perhaps on advisement from his superiors, the very popular Chris Berman was noticeably restrained during last night's Home Run Derby. In fact, his "backbackback" catchphrase found limited use; Berman only uttered "back" 79 times. That's still plenty enough for us to have fun with, and so here's Berman taking a stab… » 7/10/12 2:50pm 7/10/12 2:50pm