Fred Merkle committed the most famous mistake in baseball history in 1908, when, in a game against the Chicago Cubs, he failed to touch second base as the winning run scored. Merkle's Boner cost the New York Giants the game and the pennant.
That was nothing compared to Larry ... More >>
USCJoe McKnight.Joe McKnight, a star tailback at USC, has been driving an SUV owned by a Santa Monica businessman, an arrangement that would be against NCAA rules, the Los Angeles Times reports.
The paper states that a reporter has seen the player behind the wheel at least once, and that the ... More >>
USCJoe McKnight.A commenter who says he's the Santa Monica businessman who registered an SUV that the Los Angeles Times reports has been driven by USC star tailback Joe McKnight denied providing the vehicle the player in a post responding to to LA Weekly's own item on the matter Saturday.
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The FoundryBattle of the burgersEarly this morning, 2 a.m. to be precise, Eric Greenspan issued a hamburger challenge to LA's reigning hamburger king, Sang Yoon of Father's Office. Greenspan, chef-owner of The Foundry on Melrose, staged what can only be called a covert food op, nailing his challenge ... More >>