Hear Kris Benson's 911 Call After Anna Benson Showed Up With A Gun

Sometimes it seems that few sports marriages end well. But precious few end as badly as that of Kris and Anna Benson, divorcing after 14 years (their next court date was scheduled for September). On Sunday night, Anna showed up at Kris's house armed to the teeth, allegedly demanding money. We now have Kris's fearful… » 7/10/13 8:43am 7/10/13 8:43am

Anna Benson Was Armed For War, According To The Police Report

Yesterday we learned that Anna Benson—the Baseball Wife who once vowed to sleep with the entire Mets roster if Kris, her pitcher husband, cheated on her—stormed Kris's house in Smyrna, Ga. on Sunday night with a gun, metal baton, and a bulletproof vest, demanding money. He called the cops. Today, the report produced… » 7/09/13 1:50pm 7/09/13 1:50pm

Police: Anna Benson Stormed Kris's House With Gun And Bulletproof Vest

The saga of Kris and Anna Benson, which last July we thought had come to an unhappy-but-not-especially-terrible resolution with the couple's divorce, appears to have indeed come to that especially terrible resolution, one involving guns and bulletproof vests and the police. » 7/08/13 4:59pm 7/08/13 4:59pm

Only One Person Replied When The Sun Belt's Commissioner Asked For…

Well, he only got one reply that actually included a phone number, and we're too scared to call it, so he probably was too. On Wednesday, the Sun Belt announced a one-game suspension for Arkansas State linebacker Qushaun Lee for an illegal hit against Alcorn State during their Saturday game. The league said Lee… » 9/29/12 12:20pm 9/29/12 12:20pm

Kris And Anna Benson To Divorce After 13 Irritating Years

If a boring overpaid retired major leaguer and a crazy former stripper can't make it, what chance do the rest of us have? Kris Benson and Anna Benson, overhyped sports power couple of all overhyped sports power couples, have decided that this is it: after 13 years of marriage, it's divorce time. » 7/19/12 10:00am 7/19/12 10:00am

New Reality Star Anna Benson Says The Mets Were "Scared Of My Big Fun…

Anna Benson, the buxom brunette who has long had the distinction of being more famous than her husband, a former journeyman Major League pitcher named Kris, is going to star in VH1's new reality series, "Baseball Wives," according to the New York Post. » 11/17/11 12:55pm 11/17/11 12:55pm

Jorge Julio Jatred

There's not a lot of love for Jorge Julio out there in the Mets community. Julio was one of the guys that the Orioles sent to the Mets in exchange for Kris Benson and his delicate little flower of a wife. Julio is sporting a 19.64 ERA, with 11 hits given up in 3.7 innings of work. Mets fans began a chant yesterday… » 4/16/06 4:27pm 4/16/06 4:27pm

As Much As It Hurts, We Have To Accept That It's Over

Well, now that the dust has settled a bit, now that we've all had time to collect ourselves, rest up, sleep it off and compose ourselves ... we think we're ready to dig back into the Anna Benson divorce story. » 3/31/06 12:00pm 3/31/06 12:00pm

The Day The Music Died

Each generation has its cultural touchstones, those moments when everyone remembers where they were, at that specific moment, from that second until the day that they die. Late at night, at a dinner party or social function, someone will mention the event, and the party will hush, and recollections will be shared… » 3/30/06 6:01pm 3/30/06 6:01pm

You Know She's Getting Her Own Show Within A Year

For those of you who don't plan on using tonight's night off from major sporting events to, you know, heading outside or perhaps conversing with loved ones, you should know that tonight, everyone's favorite Not Really That Attractive But Unusually Loud baseball wife Anna Benson will be appearing on "The O'Reilly… » 3/21/06 2:30pm 3/21/06 2:30pm

Kris Benson Wonders Where It All Went Wrong

All right, so here's the situation. You're a middle-of-the-rotation starter whose team is trying to trade him. You're a former first overall pick who parlayed one good season into a multi-million-dollar deal. You are married to a woman who is attractive, but not as attractive as she so desperately wants everyone to… » 12/15/05 1:46pm 12/15/05 1:46pm

Anna Benson Will Fight For Her Right For Fur

While doing some followup "research" after yesterday's Anna Benson dustup, we came across her official Web site, and, more specifically, her angry "Letter To Peta" found at the bottom of the site's front page. (It's one of them fancy Flash sites, so we can't link you here. Just go there and check it out, it's very… » 12/07/05 10:30am 12/07/05 10:30am

Anna Benson Is MAKING NEWS!

All right, so yes, she is attractive, though she's starting to veer a little close to that, "OK, we get it, you're hot, please stop it now," territory. Mets wife lady Anna Benson is piping up again, this time to blast the Mets for considering trading her man. The reason for the trade talks, she says? Her decision to… » 12/05/05 11:30am 12/05/05 11:30am