Great Moments In Ill-Considered Headlines

The Wall Street Journal commemorates the Red Sox sweep at the hands of the Angels with this doozy—"Boston Goes Down in a Fiery Crash." Wow, Nick Adenhart's memory was more inspiring than I thought. [WSJ] » 10/12/09 10:00am 10/12/09 10:00am

LA Headline Writers Need Sensitivity Training

"Injuries Haven't Killed Angels," trumpets the headline in the LA Daily News. Except for, you know, that injury that killed an Angels player four months ago. [LADN] » 8/05/09 12:30am 8/05/09 12:30am

Driver Of Nick Adenhart's Car Was Also Drunk

A toxicology report on Courtney Stewart, the young woman who was killed along with Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart in an April car crash, reveals that Stewart—who was behind the wheel of Adenhart's car—was legally drunk at the time. » 6/11/09 10:45am 6/11/09 10:45am

Accused Killer Indicted In Adenhart Case

"A grand jury has indicted the man accused of killing Los Angeles Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart and two others when a minivan smashed into their car last month. Orange County prosecutors say Andrew Gallo was indicted on three counts of murder and three other felonies for the April crash." [AP] » 5/28/09 1:00pm 5/28/09 1:00pm Really Can't Figure Out This Whole Death Thing

According to, Nick Adenhart is still the 35th best major league prospect. However, right above his profile, there is an editor's note explaining that he died. » 5/19/09 6:00pm 5/19/09 6:00pm

Nick Adenhart Jerseys Deemed "Inappropriate" By

One frustrated emailer wrote in that when he attempted to purchase a customized Nick Adenhart T-shirt from's online store, he was quickly denied. » 4/17/09 10:15am 4/17/09 10:15am

Tact? Knows Not Of This Thing You Call "Tact"

Yesterday, Dashiell noticed an unfortunate NASCAR commercial running during ESPN's coverage of Nick Adenhart. The general consensus was to give the WWL a pass. Today, however, no dice. What the hell is wrong with » 4/10/09 3:15pm 4/10/09 3:15pm

The World Didn't Just Lose Nick Adenhart Yesterday

Lost amid yesterday's shock over Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart's sudden death was the fact that two other people lost their lives in the wreckage. They weren't as famous, but their deaths are no less significant. » 4/10/09 1:30pm 4/10/09 1:30pm

Man Who Caused Adenhart Crash Had Prior Arrest Record?

Andrew Thomas Gallo, 22, could be charged with second-degree murder for the death of Nick Adenhart and two other passengers. Fullerton police said Gallo was drunk at the time and also had a suspended license. » 4/09/09 3:30pm 4/09/09 3:30pm

ESPN Brings Out The Sad Trombone

When your whole reason for being is fun and games, it's tough to strike the right tone when real life intrudes on your happy time. (Ahem.) On live TV—you win some, you lose some. » 4/09/09 1:10pm 4/09/09 1:10pm

More About Adenhart Accident...

"Several witnesses told police that the driver of a red minivan ran a red light at the intersection, hitting a silver Mitsubishi carrying four people..." [LA Times] » 4/09/09 12:04pm 4/09/09 12:04pm

Angels Pitcher Nick Adenhart Killed In Auto Accident

This is sad. Just hours after he finished pitching six scoreless innings for the Angels last night, the 22-year-old pitcher has died. » 4/09/09 11:12am 4/09/09 11:12am