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  2. Oscar Taveras: 1992-2014

    Michael Baumann

    Because sports are zero-sum, even the most heartbreaking on-field event must make someone happy. Sports stories don't get much sadder than Bill Buckner's, and that one ended with Ray Knight running home, fists in the air, enjoying...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
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  4. Mookie as in Blaylock, not Wilson

    Gordon Edes

    NEW YORK -- "I think it was a little before my time," Mookie Betts said, "but I'm aware of it." Betts was born in 1992, six years after a slow roller by Mookie Wilson slipped between the legs of Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner in Game 6 of the ...

    Blog | June 28, 2014
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  6. Bill Buckner steps down as minor league hitting coach for Chicago...

    Former major league star Bill Buckner is stepping down as a minor league hitting coach in the Chicago Cubs organization.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2014
  7. Quick thoughts: The best team wins it all

    David Schoenfield

    World Series history is filled with dramatic Game 6 contests -- 2011 (Cardinals-Rangers), 2002 (Angels rally), 1993 (Joe Carter), 1992 (Jays clinch in extra innings), 1991 (Kirby Puckett), 1986 (Bill Buckner), 1975 (Carlton Fisk)... just to name a fe...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  8. MLB - Game 6 of World Series has glorious history

    Jim Caple

    Say what you will about Game 7. Nothin' compares with what World Series history has given us in Game 6.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2013
  9. Yasiel Puig and Matt Adams among candidates to be this year's Bil...

    Scott Spratt

    Scott Spratt tells us who is likely to be this year's Bill Buckner. In other words, these are the players most likely to make a major defensive miscue this October.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2013
  10. The Bill Buckner of the NFC South?

    Pat Yasinskas

    One theme emerged in Friday's NFC South chat that really surprised me. Multiple readers seem unable to forgive former Carolina kicker John Kasay for his out-of-bounds kickoff late in Super Bowl XXXVIII. Andy in Durham wrote: "I've had mixed fee...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  11. Viral video creator up for volunteer award

    Bill Speros

    Daniel Freiman produced two of the most original viral sports videos that appeared on YouTube in 2012, re-enacting both the Bill Buckner error from Game 6 of the 1986 World Series and Larry Bird's memorable steal against the Detroit Pistons in Game 7...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  12. The worst athlete TV cameos of all time

    D'Arcy Maine

    Athletes appearing on sitcoms (or other semi-humorous shows) is a tradition as old as time. Or at least as old as television. While some athletes have provided memorable and entertaining moments (such as Keith Hernandez on "Seinfeld" or Bill Buckner ...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  13. Kenyan boy, aka Larry Bird, raising hopes

    Bill Speros

    Samuel Gishohe had never heard of Larry Bird, the Boston Celtics or the even the NBA. But the 12-year-old Kenyan boy had no problem stepping in for Bird when it came time to make the video to help raise money to buy a playing field near the Grace ...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  14. Yearbook, Oct. 25: Bill Buckner's error

    Patrick Dorsey

    Oct. 25, 1986: The event is so infamous it needs little explanation. So here goes: On this day 26 years ago, Boston Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner committed an error -- albeit one that merely contributed to, rather than caused, the cursed team fr...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  15. M.D. Jennings cashing in on controversy

    Darren Rovell

    If Bill Buckner could make a small fortune off the ball rolling through his legs, Green Bay Packers safety M.D. Jennings might not be far behind. Jennings is the Packers player who appeared to come down with the last-second pass thrown by Seattle ...

    Blog | October 16, 2012
  16. 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs: Don't pin New Jersey Devils' loss on S...

    Melissa Isaacson

    It will be a shame if New Jersey's Steve Bernier -- like Steve Bartman and Bill Buckner -- is the underserving scapegoat for a team-wide collapse.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2012
  17. Watch Kenyan Schoolchildren Reenact Game 6 of the 1986 World Seri...

    Chris Ryan

    Hey, Red Sox fans! Does the adorable nature of this video make Bill Buckner's error in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series any more digestible? Does the fact that these Kenyan schoolchildren still possess the childlike wonder with which most of us once l...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  18. Bill Buckner baseball from Game 6 of 1986 World Series sells for ...

    The baseball that rolled through the legs of Boston Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner in the 1986 World Series was sold at auction Friday for $418,250.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2012
  19. Bill Buckner's Game 6 World Series ball up for auction in Dallas

    The baseball that broke the hearts of Boston Red Sox fans everywhere and turned Bill Buckner into one of the most famous goats in sports history is up for sale.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2012