Spanning the Web

Taking you around the Internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1222106063At least it won’t take very long: The Secretary of State’s office reports that the campaigns of Sonia Chang-Diaz and Dianne Wilkerson are taking steps to start a recount in last week’s primary. Chang-Diaz had only 228 votes more than Wilkerson. [WCVB]

Memories from the house that Ruth built: Yankees Stadium is now closed for business, and everyone’s reminiscing. We’re fond of the smug Yankees fan who was inundated with insults after leaving a premature celebratory away message on Instant Messenger during the 2004 ALCS. [Deadspin]

Scarier than King Kong: Josh Beckett is prominently on display in Times Square. [Universal Hub]

We hope they gave the guy a refill: A customer stopped a robbery at a Brookfield Cumberland Farms by tossing fresh coffee on the would-be crooks. [Herald]