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  • Alfonso Soriano drives in 7 runs to lead Yankees' rout of Angels

    Alfonso Soriano drives in 7 runs to lead Yankees' rout of Angels
    NEW YORK -- Alfonso Soriano homered twice for the second straight night and drove in a career-high seven runs, giving him a staggering 13 RBIs in two games while powering the suddenly potent New York Yankees to an 11-3 victory over the Los Angeles...
  • 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.
  • Ryan Braun and Lance Armstrong for the Sports Hall of Hell

    I hate Ryan Braun. And I hate Lance Armstrong. Yes, it’s because they’re cheaters. Yes, it’s because they’ve cast a pall over their sports, one of which -- baseball -- I happen to love. And yes, it’s because I have two...
  • Chris Davis and others deal with fallout from baseball's steroid era

    NEW YORK — Barry Bonds was here. His is the name that evokes all that went right, and so very wrong, for baseball during the steroid era. His spirit was here Monday, the day before the All-Star game, when baseball's premier slugger declared Bonds'...
  • 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...
  • The Chicago Baseball Happiness Scale

    The Chicago Baseball Happiness Scale
    It's been a bad year for Chicago baseball. The city's beloved ball clubs enter the All-Star break a combined 27 games under .500, and any hope created in 2012 on either side of town seems long dead. The 2013 season will be remembered by fans of either...
  • 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....
  • Connecting the dots: Garza to Braun to Peavy

    Connecting the dots: Garza to Braun to Peavy
    The Cubs played chicken with Matt Garza’s scheduled start in Arizona on Monday. The Rangers blinked when they heard AL West leader Oakland was trying to barge into the trade talks. Deal. The White Sox can’t set a Thursday deadline in advance...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • “Pete Rose: Hits & Mrs.” has baseball great stepping up to the reality-show plate

     
    A 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....