Cubs Catcher Is Winning Pitcher, Scores Winning Run In 16-Inning Game

I do not envy the hardy fans who watched all 6:27 of the game between the 43-63 Rockies and the 44-61 Cubs, including 12 straight scoreless innings. But those who did stick it out saw something rare: Chicago catcher John Baker pitched a scoreless top of the 16th, and became the winning pitcher when he scored the… »7/30/14 1:28pm7/30/14 1:28pm


There Is A Cricket-Themed Horror Movie Called I Know How Many Runs You Scored Last Summer, And It's Awful

I Know What You Did Last Summer. Fine pulpy film, from 1997, with Sarah Michelle Gellar and Jennifer Love Hewitt sharing the screen in their primes. I Know How Many Runs You Scored Last Summer, the 2008 Australian film following up on the original, about a former cricket player bullied by his teammates who seeks his… »2/24/12 9:00am2/24/12 9:00am

Dead Angler And More: A Look Inside Real, Bizarre Fly-Fishing-Themed Mystery Novels

It's hard to find the time to read books these days, what with the fragmentation of media, the rapid decline of western economies, and the popularity of fly-fishing. One imagines everyone who enjoys fly-fishing—let's be serious, who doesn't enjoy fly-fishing?—would rather fly-fish than read. Unless: what if there were… »2/01/12 11:10am2/01/12 11:10am