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Get Up, Get Outta Here, Go Away Jim Caple

In Sports on June 22, 2012 at 11:20 pm

Josh Koebert

Jim Caple, we have a problem.

Now, Jim, I normally enjoy your work. You get paid to write about ballparks and quirky stores and other interesting things in the world of sports, and you normally do a fantastic job. I often find your work informative and engaging. Good work, Jim.

But right now, me and you are enemies. You besmirched the name of one of my favorite places on the planet this week on multiple occasions, and this aggression will not stand man. I am more than willing to throw hands with you on this one.

I am, of course, talking about ESPN’s Battle of the Ballparks competition. In it, Caple ranked all 30 ballparks in Major League Baseball and pitted them against one another in a bracket-style tourney, with fan voting determining the outcomes of each matchup. Along the way a funny thing happened: Miller Park kept winning.  Read the rest of this entry »

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GIF Exclusive: A sneak peak into Brewers’ batting practice

In Random/Humor on June 16, 2012 at 12:38 am

by:  Eric Buenning

So, I can’t say where and when this was taken, but I can promise it’s accurate.  I scored insider access to Milwaukee Brewers’ batting practice.  Outside of tonight’s nail-biting victory, the crew’s offense has been a bit suspect of late.  We the fans thought it was bad during the game, but the team’s struggles are far worse than we could have ever imagined.

Below is a video I was able to capture while on the field with the team.  The results are hilarious to some, but frightening to management, I’d imagine.  Take a look for yourself.

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The Weirdest Thing I’ve Ever Seen: The Orvillecopter

In Random/Humor on June 5, 2012 at 6:31 pm

by:  Eric Buenning

 

Being a frequent troller of the internet, you’re bound to find some really weird stuff.  Usually, said “stuff” ranges anywhere from odd inside jokes to impossibly abstract humor or art or…whatever.  But then there is that rarified air, where odd just isn’t good enough.  I’m talking about things that are so unique and so random that they are borderline disturbing (no wait, not just borderline, actually and legitimately disturbing).  Ladies and gentleman, meet “Orvillecopter.” Read the rest of this entry »