| Jul 22, 2012
| 5:05 PM
CLEVELAND — Orioles designated hitter Jim Thome hasn't decided how much longer he wants to play, but he has a legitimate chance to catch an old teammate and friend on one of the most noteworthy lists in baseball history if he sticks around a little....
| Aug 6, 2012
| 12:40 PM
With pitching so hard to acquire why do the Cubs insist on trading established pitchers like Ryan Dempster and Matt Garza for unproven players? Is pitching the name of the game? My idea is build around a good pitching staff. -- John Romano, Springfield,...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 7:12 PM
LONDON — Moments after providing track and field's enduring snapshot of the 2012 Olympics, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt grabbed a news photographer's camera in the middle of his victory lap.
The same lens had just been trained on Bolt as he...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 7:33 AM
As long as the Bears win, Jay Cutler can do what he wants.
As long as Cutler throws for 300 yards and two or three touchdowns, he can stiff any coach he likes.
That’s what I’m getting in my emails and on my Twitter account. That’s what...
| 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 29, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Chicago Tribune sports columnist Steve Rosenbloom on why he thinks Sammy Sosa will not be admitted into the Hall of Fame. (Posted: Nov 29, 2012)
| Nov 28, 2012
| 6:11 PM
The Baseball Hall of Fame ballot was released Wednesday and the list of great players on it is so long that I honestly don't know what I'm going to do with mine when it arrives in the brown envelope from Cooperstown, N.Y.
I could frame it. I could return...
| Oct 11, 2010
| 6:53 AM
The barrel of Sammy Sosa's infamous corked bat, lost in the confusion seven years ago at Wrigley Field, has surfaced. An online auction house is selling the missing chunk on behalf of the man who found and hid it the night of June 3, 2003...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 9:24 PM
Twins DH Jim Thome has crossed paths with hundreds of people in the baseball world throughout his 21-year major league career. Only one, though, was worthy of being mentioned after he hit his 600th career home run Monday against the......
| Aug 13, 2011
| 4:22 PM
After being ejected in the middle of the game against the Atlanta Braves on Friday night, Carlos Zambrano supposedly cleaned out his locker and threatened to retire. I'm calling his bluff. He can threaten retirement all he wants, but I think that...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 4:23 PM
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......