| Jan 24, 2013
| 7:18 AM
Sammy Sosa said during a video website interview that he thinks the Cubs should retire his number.
This comes after another year in which the Cubs retired Sosa from their annual fan convention.
But still, the Sosa question persists like an infection...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:19 AM
Perhaps hoping to hit a home run of a different sort, former baseball outfielder Barry Bonds has listed his Italian-inspired estate in Beverly Park for sale at $25 million.
Designed to function as both a place to host large-scale events and as a family...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 7:12 PM
There was a time, not so long ago, when members of the athletic community were viewed as pillars of honesty and integrity.
The public gave them trust ratings much higher than those of elected representatives (not surprising) and even physicians. Those...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Will we ever see the Giants coming?
The team Brian Sabean and Bruce Bochy put together since saying goodbye to Barry Bonds is the only National League team to win the World Series twice within three seasons since the Big Red Machine, yet the Giants...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 11:58 AM
Perhaps hoping to hit a home run of a different sort, former baseball outfielder Barry Bonds has put his Italian-inspired estate in Beverly Park up for sale at $25 million.
Designed to function both as a place to host large-scale events and as a family...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Baltimore is a rather Catholic town; if you ever lived here you know that.
I was born and raised an Irish Catholic in Baltimore; if you frequent this blog you may have known that.
Baseball is the ultimate sport for bizarre connections to history. No...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 4:53 PM
I would like to begin by saying at no point did Thomas Ritter do anything illegal.
Ritter has been working as a private attorney for the Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority. It is illegal for him to be a paid lobbyist for them, so any lobbying he...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 6:46 AM
SAN FRANCISCO - When it comes to picking a spot to watch the World Series, San Francisco has bigger sports bars and louder sports bars. Sports bars with more wide-screen, high-definition TVs and with more recent memorabilia with signatures from Giants...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 9:04 AM
The Baseball Writers' Association of America released its Hall of Fame ballot today, and now the next six weeks will be filled with debate on whether some of the biggest names -- and most controversial characters -- will get into Cooperstown's hallowed...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Stick to sports.
I've heard it often. So have many of my colleagues. NBC's Bob Costas just heard it in spades.
Costas focused his halftime commentary last Sunday night on the horrific murder-suicide involving Jovan Belcher.
The Kansas City Chiefs...
| Jan 10, 2013
I'm several weeks away from entering my own Hall of Fame season, where I begin accepting nominations to my Hall of Fame of the area's most colorful characters. I've never had a year in which no one was inducted. Then......