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If the Cubs want to bridge the gulf between them and their career home-run leader, as Tom Ricketts hinted at the Cubs Convention over the weekend, Sammy Sosa says all they have to do is call. "I saw that the owner said he wanted to reach me, speak to me,...
Why is this non-tragedy portrayed so tragically? Why the morbid focus, the sober debates, even the tears in the case of Notre Dame Athletic Director Jack Swarbrick? "The single most trusting individual I have ever met," he called Notre Dame football...
Channel Guide MagazineA lot of people view Pete Rose these days with a mixture of anger and pity. Anger that his long-ago sin of betting on baseball games still keeps the sport's all-time hit king out of the Hall of Fame, and pity at the sad caricature they think he's become....
Thursday night's bid for absolution by cyclist Lance Armstrong over his use of performance-enhancing drugs — set to continue Friday as OWN founder and TV high priestess Oprah Winfrey seeks to bless her struggling network with ratings points —...
The Hartford CourantIn the 144-year narrative of our national pastime, five men have hit 60 home runs in one season. Henry Aaron never did it. Willie Mays never did it. One did it three times. As his reward, Sammy Sosa received 71 of 569 possible votes (12.5 percent) for...
Rich “Goose” Gossage cut an intimidating figure on the mound with his sinister-looking Fu Manchu mustache and blazing fastball, and at 61, he can still fire a few high, hard ones, as he showed after Wednesday’s Hall of Fame vote, in...
After all this time, he's not sure if he read Lance Armstrong's book before his kidney was taken out or after, before the cancer spread to his lungs or later, before his doctors said to get his papers in order or not. "I just remember admiring his...
NEW YORK (AP) — Nobody was happier about the Hall of Fame shutout than the Hall of Famers themselves. Goose Gossage, Al Kaline, Dennis Eckersley and others are in no rush to open the door to Cooperstown for anyone linked to steroids. Barry...
Former Cubs slugger Sammy Sosa, whose Twitter handle is @therealmr609, likely will be denied election to the Hall of Fame this year because of the questions about just how real all of his 609 homers were. While his camp pondered having Sosa issue a...
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Did Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa and pitcher Roger Clemens miss election to the Baseball Hall of Fame because the writers don't like them rather than their alleged steroids use? The sportswriters and other purists adamantly say the three don't belong in...
Bonds, Clemens snubbed Dan Connolly Baltimore Sun It's not surprising that no one received the needed 75 percent of BBWAA ballots. It's also not surprising that Craig Biggio, he of the 3,060 career hits for the Astros, was the highest vote-getter...
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