Worst Umpire Call Ever? [Updated]

In the tag seen round the world, Jerry Meals apparently didn’t think the Pirates catcher Mike McKenry tagged the Atlanta Braves Julio Lugo sufficiently and made a really gutsy call. this play really reminded me of the Sid Bream play between these same teams from some years ago. Lugo says he was safe and I have looked at the video below several times as well as one over at ESPN and I can see what appears to be clothing moved

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Best Invocation Prayer – Ever (Video)

I believe it is in the contract for NASCAR to have a prayer before every race and to have it televised. I don’t watch much NASCAR but, I caught this invocation before last Saturday night’s Federated Auto Parts 300 Nationwide Series race in Nashville. Pastor Joe Nelms of Family Baptist Church of Lebanon, TN gave thanks for, among other things, “GM Performance Technology,” “Sunoco Racing Fuel,” and, in a very Ricky Bobby way, “my smokin’ hot wife Lisa.” Surprisingly, Pastor Nelms has

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It’s Going To Be An Ovechkin Christmas!

That’s right, just in time for the holidays (or as I call them the ‘holidaze’), Hallmark released an Ovechkin ornament with this year’s set of Hallmark ornaments. A very limited quantity of the ornaments were released at select stores this past weekend, and I would expect demand for the Ovi ornament to be very high. Click here for details.

Alex Ovechkin & Semyon Varlomov’s Sportscenter Ad (Video)

The ESPN Sportscenter ads are usually terrific with some lame ones mixed in between but this new one featuring the Gr8 Alex Ovechkin and Varly is pretty good. Exit question: Would the ad have been better or more effective had Ovie been in a Tom Cruise like pose when Steve Levy turns on the light? In any case, Go CAPS! (H/T Russian Machine Never Breaks)