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Bad Speller Threatened To Blow Up The 1997 NBA Finals

The FBI has released a file on the late Larry Miller, former owner of the Utah Jazz. Included in this file was the revelation that a deranged man threatened to blow up the Delta Center during the 1997 NBA Finals between the Utah Jazz and Chicago Bulls.

A letter sent to Miller said, “If you don’t want the Delta Center to to look like the Oklahoma Fedral [sic] Building,”…

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Unfortunate Headline Of The Day

This headline comes to us courtesy of Australian newspaper The Age.

The article is about an Australian Rules Football coach who was trying to boost the morale of a suspended player. It’s pretty straightforward to have a team nickname and a player name in a headline for a story, but in this case the combination ended up with an entirely different meaning for Americans who happened to…

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Triumph & Tragedy As Iraq Stuns South Korea to Move On to Asian Cup Finals

Over the weekend, I wrote about the celebrations that took place after Iraq’s win in the Asian Cup put them into the tournament semifinals.

Yesterday, the multi-sect Iraqi team played their Asian Cup semifinal match vs. South Korea. After 90 minutes of regulation and 30 minutes of extra time, the two sides were…

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