The war of words between the Cubs and Cardina…

The war of words between the Cubs and Cardinals was re-stoked thanks to a careless comment by Cards reliever Steve Kline on Monday.

The ASSOCIATED PRESS reports Kline said he hopes Cubs pitcher Mark Prior "takes a line drive to the forehead and we never have to see him again."

The comments from Kline appeared Monday on KSDK-TV in St. Louis. The AP reports "it wasn’t clear if he was joking."

Kline’s full comment came when comparing NL Central rival Houston to Chicago: "They (Houston) play hard every day. They don’t have a guy popping off, saying how they want us to get our heads bashed in. I hope Prior takes a line drive to the forehead and we never see him again."

- OCTOBER 21, 2003

, SoCal’s only live, interactive trivia gameshow, hit The Beach on Monday night.

Long Beach’s Taco Beach Cantina was the site of the end of the first half of SbB’s race to Paradise. By finishing as the top two among SbB Trivia Touts, LoDucafan and Nick Mitchell earned berths in the SbB Hawaii Trip final round to be held on December 22.


1) Nick Mitchell*

1) LoDucafan* 30

3) USFL Fan 22

4) Gregg

5) Abe Froman 17

(*Earns berth in SbB Finals for Hawaii Trip on 12/22)

The second half of the competition kicks off this Thursday in Santa Monica.

USFL Fan finished the first half strong, claiming his 4th SbB Title with a resounding win over Abe Froman and newcomers Dave and Kyle in the final round. With the win, USFL Fan claimed a TV/DVD player from Target Stores.

The SbB Girls featured Alexandria, Kristin and ravishing rookie Danielle.

Thanks to Coors Light, Target Stores, EA Sports, Universal Pictures, Hollywood Records and Olivia, Aimee and the whole gang at Taco Beach.