Dancing Mariners Pitching Coach Refuses To Turn Down, Might Be Your Dad

Mariners pitching coach Rick Waits joined pitcher Tom Wilhelmsen in a dancing session during Wednesday's batting practice, and we all learned that Rick Waits, much like your dad after a few Heinekens at a family barbecue, refuses to turn down. » 7/10/14 1:22pm 7/10/14 1:22pm

Old Man Asked To Stop Shooting Icicles On His House

How do you knock down icicles on your house? A shovel? A stick? Your hands? Those are all common and effective methods. One old man in Illinois went with his gun instead. » 1/14/14 8:58pm 1/14/14 8:58pm

Jason Giambi Hits Pinch-Hit Walkoff Home Run, Is 42 Years Old

Jason Giambi brought the Cleveland Indians one game closer to a postseason berth by hitting a pinch-hit walkoff two-run homer against the White Sox tonight. Yes, the 42-year-old Giambi is still in the MLB, and he can still occasionally destroy pitches. » 9/24/13 11:12pm 9/24/13 11:12pm

101-Year-Old Man Retires From Running Marathons, Shaming You

Well, it was bound to happen. Fauja Singh, the old guy who is too old to prove how old he is, announced he will be retiring from running marathons. It's worth mentioning again, though, that he is almost 102 years old and still actively running marathons. Next month's Hong Kong Marathon on February 24, however, will… » 1/27/13 1:20pm 1/27/13 1:20pm

Jamie Moyer Made The Colorado Rockies Rotation, Is Old

Not only did Moyer make the rotation, he is slotted to be the second starter behind Jeremy Guthrie. He is 49 years old and will become the oldest pitcher to win a game in the Major Leagues. Notes the Denver Post: » 3/31/12 9:46am 3/31/12 9:46am

Watch Ex-Canadian Football Greats Joe Kapp and Angelo Mosca Brawl As…

As you can see, ex-CFL stars Kapp and Mosca came to blows during an alumni luncheon during Grey Cup Weekend. The scuffle occurred when, for some reason, highlights were shown from a championship game where Kapp Mosca made a controversial hit on Mosca's Kapp's teammate, Willie Fleming, forcing him out of the game.… » 11/27/11 9:30am 11/27/11 9:30am

Old Guy Who Finished Marathon Is Too Old To Prove How Old He Is

Fauja Singh was thought to be the first centenarian to complete a marathon. But Guinness World Records has a problem: "Singh's British passport shows his date of birth as April 1, 1911. A letter from Indian government officials states that birth records were not kept in 1911." [New York Times] » 10/24/11 5:00pm 10/24/11 5:00pm

Boston Mayor Needs A Refresher Course On Boston Sports

Confused Mayor Thomas Menino reminiscences about some of Beantown's "ionic" sports moments: "Havlicek stole the ball, Fisk waiving the ball fair, Flutie launching the Hail Mary pass, Varitek splitting the uprights." No mention of Antoine Walker's bloody shoulder pads? [Globe] » 5/10/10 8:45pm 5/10/10 8:45pm

Relax, The Stolen Dennis Rodman Statue Was Not Really A Dennis Rodman…

A 70-year-old Vermont gentleman reported that his seven-foot bronze statue of Dennis Rodman was stolen, leading to my favorite story of the week: The AP having to confirm that it was not a Dennis Rodman statue and it wasn't stolen. » 8/05/09 6:30pm 8/05/09 6:30pm

Can You Handle A Shirtless Jim Leyland?

The 64-year-old Detroit Tigers manager shows off his pecs to the delight of one really annoying lady. (Activate mute buttons.) Luckily, the camera was miles away from the rippling manflesh so you're spared from the hi-def goodness. [Detroit4Lyfe] » 7/29/09 3:00pm 7/29/09 3:00pm

Is This The End Of Tom Glavine?

Tommy Glavine was all set to make his major league debut this season, after fully rehabbing from offseason surgery and throwing 11 straight shutout innings in the minors—right before the Braves said, "Thanks, but no thanks." » 6/04/09 9:45am 6/04/09 9:45am

When An Old Athlete Is Put Out To Stud


Nothing in sports makes us feel older than when an athlete retires; often, we remember when they first came into the league, and realize that an entire career has passed while we slowly lurched closer to death. It's an uplifting feeling. » 7/25/07 4:00pm 7/25/07 4:00pm