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  • Did baseball HOF voting surprise you?

    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...
  • We're not perfect, but there is a way for writers to handle Hall of Fame controversy

    We're not perfect, but there is a way for writers to handle Hall of Fame controversy
    When it was announced that no candidate had received the 75 percent inclusion on ballots needed to be inducted into this year’s Baseball Hall of Fame class, I can’t say I was surprised. I honestly thought Houston’s Craig Biggio might...
  • Talking up Thomas and Maddux while slapping down Sosa

    Talking up Thomas and Maddux while slapping down Sosa
    So, I guess 12.5 percent of the Hall of Fame voters actually believed Sammy Sosa’s cockamamie Flintstones vitamins story. But 87.5 percent believe he cheated, and the voters kept him out and will forever. The amazing thing about the way the...
  • Steroid users don't deserve Hall of Fame

    I was overjoyed to learn that no one was nominated for entry into the Baseball Hall of Fame this year ("Voters shut out players," Jan. 10). A few nominees, including Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa and Barry Bonds, were shunned in their first year of...
  • Video: 'Chicago saved from Sammy Sosa shame'

    Video: 'Chicago saved from Sammy Sosa shame'
    Chicago Tribune sports columnist Steve Rosenbloom on future Chicago baseball player candidates for the Hall of Fame. (Posted: Jan 11, 2013)
  • Notre Dame calls that an investigation?

    Manti Te’o will tell the truth about his lies to Katie Couric. No, wait, Te’o will lie some more about the truth in his fake dead girlfriend story. It’s so hard to keep track because Te’o has lied and he’s skilled at it....
  • Sammy Sosa hosting a webcast today at noon

    Sammy Sosa hosting a webcast today at noon
    He hit 609 home runs and created one grand slam of a Pinterest page. Now, former Cub Sammy Sosa wants to answer any and all questions that you might have. Sosa announced on his Facebook page that he’ll be hosting a live webcast today at noon,...
  • If the phone doesn't ring, Sammy, it's the Cubs

    If the phone doesn't ring, Sammy, it's the Cubs
    Sammy Sosa said during a video website interview that he thinks the Cubs should retire his number. This comes after another year in which the Cubs retired Sosa from their annual fan convention. But still, the Sosa question persists like an infection...
  • Video: Sammy Sosa losing grip on reality

    Video: Sammy Sosa losing grip on reality
    Chicago Tribune sports columnist Steve Rosenbloom on Sammy Sosa's Ustream video interview. (Posted: Jan 24, 2013)
  • The Sun remembers: Jan. 27-Feb. 2

    The Sun remembers: Jan. 27-Feb. 2
    Feb. 2, 2005: "I'm here in Baltimore, and I'm going to win the crowd," slugger Sammy Sosa says after being traded to the Orioles. A seven-time All-Star outfielder, the 36-year-old Sosa disappoints, mustering only 14 home runs, 45 RBIs and a .221 batting...
  • Trading Marmol could fill a couple of Cubs holes

    Trading Marmol could fill a couple of Cubs holes
    Reports say the Tigers are looking to trade for a closer. Hang loose, Carlos Marmol. I mean, didn’t the Cubs sign Kyuji Fujikawa precisely because they intended-slash-hoped-slash-tried to trade Marmol? In fact, the Cubs cut a deal with the...