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  • Orioles have considered adding additional hitting coach

    Orioles have considered adding additional hitting coach
    Recently, it has become en vogue for major league clubs to hire two hitting coaches. The Braves, Cardinals and Padres all employed assistant hitting coaches last season, while the Phillies last month hired former major leaguer Wally Joyner to assist...
  • Mark McGwire earns his chance for a new path with Dodgers

    Mark McGwire earns his chance for a new path with Dodgers
    When you think of Mark McGwire, you think of numbers, but not those numbers. You don't think of 583 career homers, or 70 homers in 1998, or one homer in every 10.61 at-bats. You think, instead, of 19.5. That is the percentage of baseball Hall of Fame...
  • Steinberg: A new MLB story

    There is no joy in So Cal. The mighty Angels and Dodgers have struck out. Artie Moreno broke the bank signing slugger Albert Pujols and CJ Wilson in the offseason. He funded a powerful lineup of hitters. But oh the pitching was a disaster. The Dodgers...
  • 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...
  • Derek Jeter Is Still Playing The Game The Right Way

    Derek Jeter Is Still Playing The Game The Right Way
    Once upon a time in baseball, it was easy to enjoy greatness. Today, in the shadow of performance-enhancing drugs (known as PEDs), enjoying the players who stack up awe-inspiring numbers just ain't easy. Players, rightly or wrongly, are under the...
  • How about this? Jones the doper now a diplomat for U.S.

    How about this?  Jones the doper now a diplomat for U.S.
    I hadn't heard anything about defrocked Olympic track and field champion Marion Jones in the three months since her one-year WNBA career ended when she was waived in July by the Tulsa Shock, which went on to become one of the worst teams in pro sports...
  • Sighting: Julius Peppers celebrates Bears win at Lux Bar and other sports sightings

    Sighting: Julius Peppers celebrates Bears win at Lux Bar and other sports sightings
    Julius Peppers hung out in the Gold Coast neighborhood following Sunday’s game at Soldier Field, just like he did after the Bears’ previous home game. The Bears defensive end, who dined at Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse following his team’...
  • Roberto Alomar, Bert Blyleven elected to baseball Hall of Fame

     
    Roberto Alomar and Bert Blyleven were chosen to the baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday, in an election in which voters again rejected candidates closely identified with baseball's steroid era. Alomar got 523 votes and Blyleven 463, with 436 of......
  • 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......