Archive for August 2010

TOP 30 Nicknames in Recent Major League Baseball History

This list was developed from the following criteria: creativity, humor, and how well-known/familiar the nickname is.  Also, if you fell into the Magic Johnson Rule you were automatically eliminated (Magic Johnson Rule: If your nickname has become your name, and no longer holds any significance as a nickname).  This eliminates such players as Chipper Jones... Read more »

Top 5 Acting Performances by a Pro Athlete

This list has two more ex-felons than Entourage has actors.

Top 20 Most Unathletic Looking Athletes in Pro Sports

Top 20 Most Unathletic Looking Athletes in Pro Sports
We’ve always had unathletic looking professional athletes grace our 3 major sports (baseball, basketball, and football).  During the 1990′s we had Jeff Hornacek, John Kruk, and Tony Gwynn teaching the American public not to judge a book by its cover.  In the 1960′s we even had Sandy Koufax questioning our beliefs about Jewish folk and... Read more »
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T. R. Slyder's Philanthropy of Awesome: 15 Awesome Pics

T. R. Slyder's Philanthropy of Awesome: 15 Awesome Pics
When I write I keep all of the random/hilarious/awesome pics from my articles in a folder called SlyderPics. I am going to share with you the 15 most amusing pics from the SlyderPics folder that start with the letter A. For the record, this list is going in reverse alphabetical order within the A’s however... Read more »

Top Five MLBers You'd Hate to Have Date Your Sister

by Dan Tello Imagine your sister coming home with this guy!

Wait, HE is in that movie? No, I'm not Gonna see it.

Wait, HE is in that movie? No, I'm not Gonna see it.
No one ever questions Hollywood. They make so few quality films a year and no one thinks they need to step it up. I mean, Keanu Reeves gets work as an actor. Don’t tell me you’re trying to make the best film you can, and Keanu Reeves was a cog in that wheel. This List... Read more »
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10 Thoughts on Riding the Entire CTA Brown Line Today

After our waddling out of the Peking Mandarin lunch we headed back to Kimball to get our trip started. While entering the station Caitlin and I weren't paying a ton of attention and walked through one of those exit-only turnstiles pictured above. When we got inside and saw that we were between the turnstiles and the trains I realized we snuck in through an exit-only turnstile that wasn't supposed to allow the metal arms to revolve in that direction. I looked around and no one saw. So we ducked into the waiting train and left without incident. It started in a fun way and ended similarly. The trip was a blast and I look forward to cranking out my next El Line list shortly.
My first installment of hitting every single CTA stop. This installment brings us the Brown Line. It is entirely elevated and at no point goes subterranean on us. From Kimball to Clark and Lake (first stop to last) it was about 45 minutes.

Jheri Curl Smorgasbord: Celebrating The Top 16 Jheri Curls

Jheri Curl Smorgasbord: Celebrating The Top 16 Jheri Curls
The only rule I had for this was that it had to be a real-life jheri curl and not a fictional representation.

Top 10 "Bad Guy" Teams in a Sports Movie

Top 10 "Bad Guy" Teams in a Sports Movie
By Dan Tello Long live the Fish. Now that you’re confused, enjoy the Top 10 A-Holes to ever grace a sports flick.
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