Most of us who pay even the slightest bit of attention to outdoor and environmental writing already know this for a fact: Ted Williams is a national treasure. I can think no one who so consistently—and effectively—bangs the drum on behalf of the environment, conservation, our game, fish and wild, [...]
It hasn't been an easy road for the one-time homeless man from Ohio.
Here are some things that have happened on the storied grounds of Fenway Park: - Ted Williams' 502-foot home run on June 9, 1946 - The first four-game sweep in World Series history (by the Boston Braves in 1914) - Roger Clemens striking out 20 batters in one game (1986) - A BIG OL' BRAWL between the Galway and Dublin curling teams during the AIG Fenway Hurling Classic on Sunday
No player Harper’s age has had as good a season since Ted Williams.
So much can be praised about Bryce Harper’s historic 2015 season. Only seven other players — including Babe Ruth, Barry Bonds, Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle and Ted Williams — have equaled or topped the numbers Harper produced as a 22-year-old: a.330 batting average,.460 on-base percentage,.649 slugging percentage and 42 home runs. Show More Summary
Ted Williams Is Now Helping The Homeless After Getting Off The Streets Remember Ted Williams?? The drug addicted, homeless man with a golden voice is has now turned is life around after 5 years and is trying to help
Former Nightline anchor Ted Koppel attempted to explain away disgraced journalist Brian Williams’s lies as “tales” that would be acceptable at a bar. In an interview for the November 2 Time magazine, Koppel spun, “There is a difference...Show More Summary
The former Nightline anchor defends his friend
Watch out, Khan Academy, TED Talks, Coursera, and all the others who are trying to educate America via video. According to the NYT, here comes MasterClass, in which folks like Serena Williams, James Patterson, Usher, and Dustin Hoffman share their knowledge for $90 a course.
If this is true, it is surely a sign that the apocalypse is upon us: It seems that Ted Williams over at Fly Rod and Reel has "an unimpeachable source (suggesting) that the American Museum of Fly Fishing is going to make none other than...Show More Summary
Gil Grissom's back! The first teaser for CSI's two-hour finale has arrived with our first glimpse of William Petersen and Marg Helgenberger joining Ted Danson and other CSI alums for one last hurrah. We also catch just a hint of Grissom...Show More Summary
This is one of those stories that would sound apocryphal except its protagonists, father and son, recall it the same way.
Miley also got a bunch of run support from the Sox offense including David Ortiz hitting his 486th home run of his career. Ortiz surpassed Ted Williams’ eight 30-homer seasons with the Purple Sox. Eickhoff forced Ortiz to fly out deep center, which brought home Boston’s fourth run of the inning. Joe Kelly has won
As the Mets’ David Wright nears a return from an injury that has sidelined him all season, a look back shows that such long absences from the game can be difficult to surmount in some cases, although not for Ted Williams.
Ted Wells estimated that he will bill the NFL more than $2.5 million for his investigation into DeflateGate, and ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported earlier this year that Wells’s firm will receive much, much more than that when you add on the tab for the investigation into the Miami Dolphins’ locker-room bullying affair. That money, apparently, […]
William Galston: “There are only five candidates with a plausible path to the Republican nomination: two sitting senators ( Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz), two sitting governors ( Scott Walker and John Kasich), and a former governor ( Jeb Bush). [...]
The Hollywood News recently interviewed actor William Sadler at a sit-down dinner to discuss his career in film and television. When talk turned to his comedic role as the Grim Reaper in "Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey", Sadler expressed his enthusiasm that his character will return in the threequel saying, "I would do it in a heartbeat. Show More Summary
Speaking with the New York Times last week, Ted Cruz went on a brief digression about Star Trek, opining that William Shatner’s Captain Kirk is better than Patrick Stewart’s Captain Picard because Kirk is, in Cruz's mind, a Republican. He cited Kirk’s purported working-class background as proof for his proclamation, calling... More »
The Republican presidential hopeful believes the Capt. Kirk's "working class" status makes him lean to the right. Then, along came William Shatner.
During a recent interview with The New York Times, presidential candidate (and noted butter lover ) Ted Cruz revealed that he’s a big fan of Star Trek, going as far as to speculate that Captain Kirk—as a “working class,” “passionate fighter for justice”—is a Republican. William Shatner has since weighed in and does not agree. Read more...