So, you wanna be a ninja?

Ryan Dempster has us thinking back to the '80s -- the glory days of ninjas. Story

Updated: March 23, 2007, 1:57 PM ET
By Patrick Hruby | Page 2

I hope he's joking. I really hope he's joking. According to the Arizona Daily Star, Cubs closer Ryan Dempster claims he's training to become a ninja. A 'chuck-spinning, throwing-star-hurling, silent-footsteps-sneakin' master of Japan's darkest martial art.

You know, like the mutant turtles in the comic books.

This can't end well. Can't possibly end well. And don't get me wrong: I understand where Dempster is coming from. He's 29 years old, which makes him my contemporary. A fellow ...

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