Why Yes, Tim, and There's a Funny Story Behind That...
While discussing, on the air, technological advances in baseball, Fox announcer Tim McCarver said to Yankees manager Joe Torre, "Speaking of technology, Joe, technology has kept [your brother] alive over the past five years...."
That May Be True, But Dick Vitale's Neighbors Are Still Going to Deadbolt Their Doors
The logos of the XFL's Memphis Maniax—a crazed man and AX—were denounced by the National Mental Health Association which declared that the mentally ill are not prone to violence.
Other Than That, He Was Good People
In a brief obituary The New York Times eulogized two-time American League batting champion Ferris Fain thusly: "He had a drinking problem, got into barroom brawls, and three decades after leaving baseball was sent to a state prison in California for growing marijuana."
Throw 'em a Bone, Sepp
FIFA president Sepp Blatter hinted that he'd like cohost South Korea to suspend dog-eating during the 2002 World Cup.
But They Promised Not to Eat It During World Cup Competition
Two Baylor baseball players were charged with animal cruelty after shooting, decapitating and skinning a cat named Queso.