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  • The magic of records and the integrity of baseball

    The magic of records and the integrity of baseball
    Major League Baseball's suspension of 13 players in its most recent attempt to address the use of performance-enhancing drugs, including an unprecedented 211-game suspension of its highest-paid player, Alex Rodriguez, is a welcome sign that the game is...
  • 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...
  • Sammy Sosa looks like a vampire on Panamanian TV, creeps everyone out

     
    Who knew Sammy Sosa had become a grown-up Eddie Munster? A photo of Sosa with Panamanian TV personality Nairobi Dacosta surfaced on Twitter, leading many to joke that the slugger looks as if he's completed his transition from human to vampire....
  • 'Dexter' actress recalls filming commercial with MJ

    'Dexter' actress recalls filming commercial with MJ
    Aimee Garcia and Michael Jordan go way back. Garcia, who played nanny Jaime Batista on Showtime’s “Dexter” and can be seen in the upcoming “Robocop” remake in Feb., filmed a McDonald’s commercial with the NBA legend...
  • Epstein has to know Sveum's number is up

    Epstein has to know Sveum's number is up
    Everybody clinches something at Wrigley Field. In the last week, the Braves and Pirates clinched a division title and a playoff spot, respectively, while the Cubs clinched the most home losses in team history and the worst attendance since Sammy Sosa...
  • Steinberg: Selig deserves gratitude as he leaves

    Bud Selig, Commissioner of Major League Baseball, announced he is retiring from that position at the end of the 2014 season. Selig found his early years filled with controversy and was held as a villain with players and the public. He endured to leave...
  • Chicago rapper doesn't want you to blame Bartman

    Chicago rapper doesn't want you to blame Bartman
    The first time I realized just how big a piece of Chicago lore Steve Bartman was going to hold was Halloween 2003, a few weeks after Game 6. I was in Bloomington, Ind., and every fifth person was dressed as Bartman. He was--and remains--iconic. But as...
  • For the record

    Home run record: A Sports article Nov. 3 on the Dodgers' expected signing of former slugger Mark McGwire as batting coach said that in 1998, McGwire and Sammy Sosa chased Roger Maris' record of 60 home runs. Maris set the record with 61 home runs.
  • The Cutler Rule: Winning is the only thing and anything goes when you do

    The Cutler Rule: Winning is the only thing and anything goes when you do
    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...
  • 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......