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  • We're not perfect, but there is a way for writers to handle Hall of Fame controversy

    We're not perfect, but there is a way for writers to handle Hall of Fame controversy
    When it was announced that no candidate had received the 75 percent inclusion on ballots needed to be inducted into this year’s Baseball Hall of Fame class, I can’t say I was surprised. I honestly thought Houston’s Craig Biggio might...
  • Talking up Thomas and Maddux while slapping down Sosa

    Talking up Thomas and Maddux while slapping down Sosa
    So, I guess 12.5 percent of the Hall of Fame voters actually believed Sammy Sosa’s cockamamie Flintstones vitamins story. But 87.5 percent believe he cheated, and the voters kept him out and will forever. The amazing thing about the way the...
  • Pete Rose: Hall of Fame decision is 'kind of sad'

    No living players will be inducted into the Hall of Fame this year, a decision that baseball great Pete Rose said is "kind of sad." In an interview with Fox News, Rose lamented the first shutout since 1996. "There's a lot of great players that were on...
  • Steinberg: The lying needs to stop

    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...
  • Poll: Manny Ramirez, Mark McGwire, Pete Rose. Which is more deserving of the Hall of Fame?

     
    Manny Ramirez retired in disgrace today. Mark McGwire is slowly rebuilding his reputation as hitting coach for the St. Louis Cardinals. And Pete Rose bet on baseball. In a perfect world, all would be in baseball's Hall of Fame. But......
  • Barry Bonds convicted of obstruction of justice: Two books tell the backstory

     
    Barry Bonds is convicted of one count of obstruction of justice in the case related to steroid use. What two books are essential to explaining the backstory?...
  • Roger Clemens on Trial

     
    The perjury trial for pitching great Roger Clemens began this week and is expected to last into next month. Clemens is accused of lying under oath to the House Government Reform Committee in 2008 when he denied ever using steroids......
  • CHEATING YOUR WAY TO THE TOP

     
    Cheating in college football seems to be worse than the steroid usage at the Tour de France. Franky, it's just not fair for clean programs to have to compete with the cheaters, and maybe it's time the NCAA really hammered......
  • Hatcher to take hands-off approach with Albert Pujols

     
    Mickey Hatcher has been the Angels’ hitting coach for 12 years, but he will be more pupil than teacher this spring when he begins working with Albert Pujols, the Hall of Fame-caliber slugger who signed a 10-year, $250-million deal with......
  • Barry Larkin elected to baseball Hall of Fame

     
    Barry Larkin is elected to the baseball Hall of Fame....
  • Baseball Hall of Fame

     
    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......