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The Strike Zone
March 07, 2011
Tracking the week's news both inside and outside the confines of cool
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March 07, 2011

The Strike Zone

Tracking the week's news both inside and outside the confines of cool

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A private screening of Major League at which attendees got to try on Babe Ruth's 1927 World Series ring: very cool if it were a Bar Mitzvah; less cool when you learn that it was a Charlie Sheen bash.

This touching Twitter love letter from Mo Williams to Cavs owner Dan Gilbert upon the guard's being traded. (And that, LeBron, is how it's done.)

Mike Tyson's Oscar chat with Leonard Maltin on Funnyordie.com, especially his line about fighting Mark Wahlberg, which ended, "He might get obliviated [sic] without the Funky Bunch."

$@#% yeah!

Psst ... there's a guy who suffers from premature celebration, and his name rhymes with Shmouisville Shmeerleader.

Ben Affleck's movie about the '72 Yankees' wife swap has hit a wall because—duh!—no one wants to talk about it.

Gillette's fluid 20-foot-wide Derek Jeter billboard in NYC, which sees his mug go through a stubble-lather-shave rotation every three days.

Kobe and Kanye's six-minute Black Mamba ad for Nike: coulda been done in three, but stupendous nonetheless.

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