| Dec 22, 2012
| 1:06 PM
We live in a world of sports that is broadcast in full color and high definition. We try to view it through a prism of moral and ethical absolutes. And still, when faced with the great issues of our time, everything ends up being cast in shades of gray....
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:42 PM
The thick, white envelope arrives every year at this time, full of rules, names and numbers, but just one question. And it's a question heavier than history on this year's baseball Hall of Fame ballot.
Who is worthy?
The answer merits more than a...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 7:21 PM
First, my 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame vote:
1. Jack Morris
2. Curt Schilling
3. Craig Biggio
4. Jeff Bagwell
5. Mike Piazza
Second, my strong recommendation: Read the commentary titled "The Steroid Era Vote" by Howard Bryant on ESPN.com. The...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 5:30 PM
LAS VEGAS — Against a backdrop of confusion, contradiction and controversy, Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez will step into a boxing ring here Saturday night.
Fight fans hope they go toe-to-toe. That would be fitting, because everything else...
| 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...
| 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 15, 2012
| 3:46 PM
The awards continue to roll in for Gerald Demsey Posey III, the South Georgia native better known as "Buster." Three weeks after earning his second World Series ring and being named a Silver Slugger and the recipient of the Hank Aaron Award, the former...
| Apr 7, 2011
Not so long ago, the way to convey that something was extreme was to simply call it extreme ("X" for short.) There were extreme sports (think bungee jumping), extreme tourism (think traveling in order to bungee jump) and, of course, the "Extreme Makeover"...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Victor Conte, the founder of steroid distributer BALCO, will have a major platform to tell worldwide anti-doping officials how to improve their methods, Conte told The Times Monday. Conte, who counted the trainer of Barry Bonds, Olympic sprinter Marion...
| Oct 5, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Writers from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune For one shining season, Sammy Sosa was everything......
| Oct 19, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Barry Bonds raised his hands high above his head. He took off his cap and blew kisses at the crowd. The fans chanted, "Bar-ry! Bar-ry!" The San Francisco Giants brought Bonds back to AT&T Park on Tuesday, to throw out......