Shawn Chacon: a gambler on the lam!

Ed Wade chuckles: Authorities now have an arrest warrant for former major league pitcher Shawn Chacon as a result of his alleged failure to pay Caesars Palace $150,000 in gambling markers. The 31-year-old Chacon — a onetime All-Star whose up-and-down career as a big league pitcher ended abruptly last year following a physical confrontation with […]

My Morning in Exile

I don’t know what to think about Chicago not getting the Olympics. Is it that Chicagoans don’t bribe people anymore or that they’re simply not good at it anymore? And to be honest, I’m not sure which of those two things would make me more sad: Hatin’: you’re doing it wrong. Somebody wake up Cito […]

Three Cheers for IIATMS!

Jason, hitting the bigtime: It’s About The Money, Stupid has been selected by Rob Neyer and ESPN to be a charter member of what will be a new blog network on ESPN.com known as ESPN.com’s SweetSpot Blog Network! IIATMS has the distinct honor of being the sole blog representing the New York Yankees in this […]

And That Happened

Twins 8, Tigers 3: You say the Tigers all but put it away yesterday? Whoo-hoo-hoo, look who knows so much. It just so happens that the Twins, here, were only MOSTLY dead. There’s a big difference between mostly dead and all dead. Mostly dead is slightly alive. Nationals 2, Braves 1: Of course with all […]