Topic: baseball

Gallery: The 12 Hottest Players Of The MLB Playoffs

Gallery: The 12 Hottest Players Of The MLB Playoffs

Baseball playoffs are underway! The Texas Rangers have already knocked Tampa Bay out of the American League Division Series, and they’ll play either the Yankees or the Detroit Tigers for a chance to head to the World Series. It’s all very exciting — but you probably don’t care about any of this. You probably want me to shut up and post some photos of hot baseball dudes. Well, fine, here they are: the 12 hottest fellas on the field. More »

15 Unexpected Places to Find Darth Vader

15 Unexpected Places to Find Darth Vader

It’s true: Darth Vader spends a lot of time hanging out on the Death Star, killing minions, destroying planets, and generally causing mayhem. But ever so often, even the Sith Lord needs to get out of the house and have a change of scenery. Where is he likely to go? Well, you may not think it, but sometimes, you’ll find him in these places… More »

The Crushable 25: Will Your Athletic Crush Make It On The List?

The Crushable 25: Will Your Athletic Crush Make It On The List?

We’re working to track down the 25 Most Crushable Guys Under 25. Right now, our intrepid reporters are combing through all the talented (and hot) actors, musicians, athletes and media personalities who are 25 and under and making their mark on the world today for Crushable’s second annual list. Choosing from such a talented pool of men hasn’t been easy. (For reference, see who made last year’s list here.) But we’re determined to narrow down the competition using a number of factors (not least of which includes a contender’s unique “Crushable Quotient”).

Now, we’re stumped on which of these five insanely talented (and hot) athletes to include on our list. You can cast your vote below and the winner will be our Reader’s Write In athlete. (You’ve already helped us choose your favorite Internet sensation and favorite musician.) So will your crush make this year’s list? Tell your friends to vote, too, and make it happen. Read on to find out more about each choice.

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Video Gallery: Best Of Baseball Movie Pitchers

Video Gallery: Best Of Baseball Movie Pitchers

Anyone want to play catch? We’ve got baseball fever today. Now that the World Series is over, we’ll have to pop in some movies about America’s pastime to satisfy out cravings. In honor of the Giants winning the Series and everybody’s new crush Tim Lincecum, here’s a round-up of the best fast-pitching characters from the silver screen. More »

Your New Crush: Tim Lincecum, Pitching Wunderkind

Your New Crush: Tim Lincecum, Pitching Wunderkind

They did it! The Giants won the World Series! Thanks in no small part to starting pitcher Tim Lincecum, the two-time Cy Young winner with the killer change-up. Tim basically looks like a Dazed and Confused character who smoked one two many and accidentally wandered into the World Series, and it’s amazing to watch him shut batters down. Seriously, we’ve seen Tim pitch in person and we still can’t get over how much he seems like the star of Tim and Kumar go to Spring Training. Adorable! Here’s a roundup of trivia about baseball’s new champion: More »

Your 2010 World Series Cheat Sheet

Your 2010 World Series Cheat Sheet

The World Series can be difficult for a non-sports fan. Even if you like baseball, it’s hard to keep up when obscure teams end up in the tournament. This year, the two teams playing sound like they’re from different leagues entirely. I’m from New York. The first time I heard the Giants were playing the Rangers, I thought it was some sort of cage match between New York’s football and hockey teams.

But sports conversations are easy to game. If you say one slightly knowledgeable thing, you can extract yourself easily from a conversation and move on with your life. Here we’ve compiled a few key facts to keep in mind in case you get stuck somewhere with sports fans this week. This handy guide should give you just enough info to sound knowledgeable. Before you excuse yourself to get a beer and never return. More »