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I'm With Stupid: Take Me Out for the Ballgame, for Mets' Sake

Todd Hartley | Posted 10.23.2015 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I was born a Mets fan, and now that I think about it, I just might have been conceived the night they won the World Series in 1969, which was almost exactly nine months before I was born. Mostly, it's been a long slog for my 45 years.

Meet the New Amazin' Mets

Tom Allon | Posted 06.29.2015 | New York
Tom Allon

It may just be a game. It might just be an illusion of hope. It might be too early in the season to order playoff tickets. But it's starting to feel a lot like 1969. Or 1986.

10 Classic Game 6 Moments

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.30.2013 | Sports

In the sixth game, the World Series created miracles. While the venerable and varied history of the Fall Classic contains indelible moments that t...

Watergate's Lessons, Washed Away

Michael Winship | Posted 05.31.2013 | Politics
Michael Winship

Combined with the ongoing tragedy of Vietnam -- including the secret bombing of Cambodia and the violent squelching of antiwar protest -- Watergate shook the public's confidence in government as it hadn't been since the bleakest days of secession and the Civil War.

WATCH: Kenyan Students Recreate 1986 World Series

Posted 06.15.2012 | Sports

If you say the words "Game Six" to a sports fan they will likely know what you mean. They'll likely remember that historic night in Queens and the inf...

Penultimate: Greatest Game 6 Moments In World Series History

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.27.2011 | Sports

Save the best for last? Not exactly. With the exceptions of its inaugural edition in 1903 and a three-year stretch from 1919-21, when it was a nin...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 11.20.2011 | New York
Len Berman

It's not one of those numbers that rolls off the tongue. Still, 602 saves is stunning. And clearly most baseball observers feel that Mariano Rivera is the greatest reliever of all time. But will his record ever be eclipsed?

Video: Alex Gibney on Steve Bartman and Catching Hell

Kristin McCracken | Posted 08.23.2011 | Sports
Kristin McCracken

In Catching Hell, Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney explores the psychology of die-hard sports fans and scapegoating through the lens of two infamous...

Tribeca Film Exclusive Interview: Alex Gibney's Catching Hell -- Sports: The Dark Side

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 07.05.2011 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

Can catching a ball for your favorite baseball team, in front of millions of fans, literally ruin your life? This very scenario is the subject of Alex Gibney's brilliant new documentary, Catching Hell.

Newsflash: What Comes Out of a Politician's Mouth is Not to Be Considered "Factual"!

Andy Ostroy | Posted 06.15.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Perhaps I'm just different from most folks. Maybe I just expect all politicians to lie and deny. So when they do, rather than be upset I'm actually happy...for they've not let me down.

WATCH: Go Behind The Scenes Of 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Season 8

Posted 06.12.2011 | Comedy

The dog days of summer can't come soon enough for "Curb Your Enthusiasm" fans. The eighth season filmed last year on location in New York, David's ho...

The "Goats" in Pro Sports Deserve Better

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Astor

There are villains in sports, but they're not the people who unintentionally cost their team an important game.

Why Terrible Sporting Errors Are So Compelling

Alan Elsner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Alan Elsner

Why do we remember such disasters decades later? Is it schadenfreude, our fascination and guilty pleasure at the pain of others?

Bill Buckner's Fenway Park Comeback: An Emotional Return

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

From the Eagle-Tribune: Other than Carlton Fisk waving a home run inside the foul pole after midnight or Jonathan Papelbon jumping 3-feet high in the ...