Goldschmidt Bashes Homer; Man With Kid Catches It; John McCain Excited

There are a few noteworthy happenings in this clip of one of Paul Goldschmidt's home runs from last night. By itself, the dinger is quite impressive, but excellent camera timing makes the sequence better. » 5/18/14 11:05am 5/18/14 11:05am

John McCain Introduces Bill That Would Ban Sports TV Blackouts

We can't speak to the chances of McCain's bill passing. We can only say that we very much want to live in a world where teams that play in publicly funded stadiums are no longer allowed to black out home games that don't sell out. » 5/09/13 4:38pm 5/09/13 4:38pm

American Hero Poses For Embarrassing Photo Opportunity

Part of the deal with big events like Bowl games is that due to the corporate-like nature of each these days, you've got to do a lot of glad-handing with a bunch of yutzes in suits. The Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl is no different. » 12/30/12 9:45am 12/30/12 9:45am

John McCain Probably Would've Taken HGH If He Was Offered It

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: HGH testing in the NFL can't come soon enough for McCain. » 10/17/11 4:10pm 10/17/11 4:10pm

John McCain is Pursuing His Hobbies in His Old Age

Apparently John McCain is a really big boxing fan to the point where HBO wanted him to "mediate the drug testing dispute" between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. Can I start hoping for Sarah Palin as ring girl? [ESPN] » 12/26/09 6:09pm 12/26/09 6:09pm

Congress Ends Racism 90 Years Too Late

Both the House and Senate have passed a resolution pardoning former heavyweight champion Jack Johnson for doin' it with white chicks. In a related story, Jack Johnson is still dead. [ESPN] » 7/30/09 3:10pm 7/30/09 3:10pm

John McCain To Save Jack Johnson's Honor

Former heavyweight champion Jack Johnson spent a year in jail for having sex with a white woman—who was also his wife—but a pardon sixty years after his death should make up for all that. » 4/01/09 2:00pm 4/01/09 2:00pm

And in Just a Few Hours We'll Find Out If There Is An College Football…

Everybody knows what today is. The importance of it, what's at stake, all that. There's no way to avoid it. Whoever walks away with the most colored areas from the CNN map tonight, it'll be a good thing. Tomorrow we'll at least be able to look forward to something different in 2009. Those who did vote today,… » 11/04/08 6:00pm 11/04/08 6:00pm

Election Night: An Excuse To Stay Up Past 8:30

Well, it's here. When I was a kid, Election Night was one of the few nights of the year I was allowed to stay up past 8:30. (Seriously, my bedtime was 8:30 until I was a freshman in high school. And you wonder why I still wet the bed.) I never knew who any of the candidates were, or even what the "D" and the "R" next… » 11/04/08 12:30pm 11/04/08 12:30pm

John McCain Seeks Debate "Help" From Fellow Rageaholic

If John McCain seemed a little feisty during his presidential debate with Barack Obama last week, there's a good reason for it. His campaign claims that he began taking an herbal supplement designed to "enhance memory and keep energy levels up" in preparation for the showdown. Makes sense—until you learn that he got… » 10/02/08 5:00pm 10/02/08 5:00pm

Curt Schilling Puts the Moves on Cindy McCain?

Everyone knows that Curt Schilling loves John McCain. But can the Republican presidential nominee trust the Red Sox pitcher when it comes to something much more important than an election...his wife? At a recent charity event, Curt Schilling confused Cindy McCain with his wife and held hands with her. The Boston… » 9/16/08 4:00pm 9/16/08 4:00pm

So Which ESPN Worker Bee Is Going To Interview McCain?

According to the WWL, they're still trying to figure out a date to lock something down with the "presumptive" (fun word) Republican party nominee. But it's going to happen. It has to. For equal time » 8/27/08 6:15pm 8/27/08 6:15pm. Remember? That was part of the reason Bill Simmons couldn't interview Obama on his podcast and what got him so (and )…

Barack Obama and John McCain On Front Page of Orlando-Sentinel Football…

On Friday, that is. So all of you who have print media subscriptions in Orlando can kick the underside of your desks in anger that I've ruined your suspense. The two candidates are pictured holding footballs with the American flag on them » 8/21/08 5:30pm 8/21/08 5:30pm. It's really tasteful. It's almost like Florida's an important...hey, I get it.…

LeBron Raymone James Donates $20k to Barack Obama's Presidential…

Actually to a committee dedicated to electing Obama since personal contributions are capped at $2,300 per election » 7/28/08 2:15pm 7/28/08 2:15pm. Early in his career as pitchman for the Gods, Michael Jordan remarked, "Republicans buy sneakers too," when Harvey Gantt's senate campaign requested he donate money. Gantt was then embroiled in a nasty…

Obama Sponsoring NASCAR #49 car at Pocono

Seeing John McCain's stealthy move with the Pittsburgh Steelers D-Line, Obama has raised him another sporting degree by becoming the first presidential candidate ever to sponsor an entire car. At least according to Sports Illustrated. This highlight of American political life is set to occur on August 3 with the No.… » 7/11/08 2:00pm 7/11/08 2:00pm

John McCain Gave up Steeler Linemen While Interrogated by Viet-Cong

In a further sign that neither candidate is going to give an inch of ground when it comes to doling out sporting bona fides in swing states, John McCain stepped up his wooing of Pittsburgh voters by discussing his affinity for their football team. » 7/10/08 4:15pm 7/10/08 4:15pm

Obama, McCain Finally Ready To Duke It Out Over Sports Metaphors

For perspective of just how long this Democratic primary process has gone one, the day Sen. Barack Obama announced his candidacy for President in Springfield, Illinois (just 80 miles from Mattoon!), the Indianapolis Colts had just won the Super Bowl and all the buzz was whether or not Barry Bonds would really come… » 6/04/08 9:15am 6/04/08 9:15am

Obama Vs. McCain: The Only Way To Decide

Barack Obama's NCAA Tournament office pool brackets vs. John McCain's: It's a battle for the ages, the likes of which America hasn't seen since the great Lincoln-Douglas baseball rotissierie league showdown of 1859. Who will prevail? The race for the White House — and the fate of the nation — may hang in the balance.… » 3/21/08 3:45pm 3/21/08 3:45pm

It's 3 A.M., And Your NCAA Pool Brackets Are Safe And Asleep ...

On Wednesday night the three Presidential candidates were asked who they thought would win the NCAA Basketball Tournament, and their answers were completely predictable. Barack Obama: North Carolina. Hillary Clinton: Would not commit, pending polling results. John McCain: Mistakenly filled out room service menu… » 3/20/08 11:40am 3/20/08 11:40am