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  • Chicago Sports Museum gets into the game

    Chicago Sports Museum gets into the game
    At last, a place in Chicago that pays attention to sports! Not buying it? A little overwhelmed at times — especially during the playoffs — by all the city's sports chatter? Tired of the seemingly unceasing hum that forces even the most...
  • There's a reason for lack of fanfare about Albert Pujols' 500th home run

    The number that matters most is not 500. The number that matters most is 0. That is the number of major league players that have hit more home runs this season than Albert Pujols. He got a mighty sweet serenade in the visiting clubhouse in...
  • In Barry Bonds' Defense, There's Viagra

    It struck me as presumptuous and self-righteous that columnist Bill O'Reilly blasted the San Francisco Giants earlier this month for allowing Barry Bonds to return as a hitting coach for a week. In O'Reilly's view, Bonds is an unrepentant cheater who...
  • Review: 'This Dark Road to Mercy' by Wiley Cash

     Review: 'This Dark Road to Mercy' by Wiley Cash
    Twelve-year-old Easter Quillby's earliest memory of her father was watching him, from a distance, play baseball. When she was 9, Wade Chesterfield (she calls him "Wade," not "Dad") abandoned Easter, her younger sister Ruby, and their mom, Corinne. Three...
  • Los 10 máximos jonroneros de todos los tiempos; regresa Barry Bonds

    Los 10 máximos jonroneros de todos los tiempos; regresa Barry Bonds
       A continuación la lista de los 10 máximos jonroneros de todos los tiempos.    Notas:      Barry Bonds ha estado sirviendo como instructor especial de bateo de los Gigantes de San Francisco      Alex Rodríguez es el único oficialmente activo,...
  • Wiley Cash's "Road" is paved with regrets, revenge

    Wiley Cash's "Road" is paved with regrets, revenge
    'This Dark Road to Mercy' By Wiley Cash. Morrow, 230 pages, $25.99 Wiley Cash's lyrical, poignant approach to storytelling – an outstanding asset of his 2012 debut – takes another leap forward in "This Dark Road to Mercy." Like the debut...
  • Goose Island finally gets to woo home crowd at Wrigley

    Goose Island finally gets to woo home crowd at Wrigley
    After 25 years, Goose Island finally has a home field advantage at Wrigley Field. Chicago’s longest-tenured beer maker will be abundant at Clark and Addison this season for the first time, with both 312 Urban Wheat Ale and the newly released 312...
  • Salón de la Fama: Un castigo bien merecido para Dan Le Batard

     Salón de la Fama: Un castigo bien merecido para Dan Le Batard
    Como miembro veterano de la Asociación de Cronistas de Béisbol de América (BBWAA, siglas en inglés) considero un privilegio excepcional mi licencia para votar por los peloteros aspirantes a ingresar al Salón de la Fama. Por eso me irrita de forma muy...
  • An argument in favor of enshrining steroid cheats

    OK, I get it: steroids are bad and cheating is worse. What I don't get is why Hall of Fame voters have decided to draw this line at this time. Long-time members of the Baseball Writers Assn. of America, who sit as judge and jury to decide who gets...
  • Béisbol: Aurelio revela su votación para el Salón de la Fama 2014

    Béisbol: Aurelio revela su votación para el Salón de la Fama 2014
      Siempre he sido uno de los pocos que considera a los peloteros sospechosos --o culpables-- del consumo de sustancias prohibidas antes de 2002 (cuando aún no existía una política anti esteroides en la pelota) como víctimas y no como villanos en este...
  • Rafael Palmeiro falls off Hall of Fame ballot; Mike Mussina receives 20.3 percent of vote

    Rafael Palmeiro falls off Hall of Fame ballot; Mike Mussina receives 20.3 percent of vote
    While the National Baseball Hall of Fame was announcing Wednesday that three players in their first year of eligibility — pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine and slugger Frank Thomas — had been elected by the writers' association in the...