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  • Sammy Sosa's corked bat barrel found, up for auction

    Sammy Sosa's corked bat barrel found, up for auction
    Mystery solved. The barrel of Sammy Sosa's infamous corked bat, lost in the confusion seven years ago at Wrigley Field, has surfaced. An online auction house is selling the missing chunk on behalf of the man who found and hid it the night of June 3, 2003...
  • Dodgers won't add an MVP, no matter what happens to Ryan Braun

     
    If Brewer Ryan Braun's positive test for performance enhancing drugs is upheld, that won't mean his MVP will suddenly be handed down to the Dodgers' Matt Kemp....
  • Thome makes history in Phillies dramatic win

     
    Jim Thome hit his 609th career home run to lead off the bottom of the ninth inning to carry the Phillies to a 7-6 win over the Rays on Saturday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park. It was Thome’s 13th career......
  • FONTENOT ADDED TO ROSTER; THURSTON RELEASED ...

     
    Joe Thurston became the first victim of the Phillies infield shuffle. The Phillies released Thurston Monday to make room on the roster for utility infielder Mike Fontenot, who had been in extended spring training since signing as a minor league free agent...
  • Baseball can't fix divisions until it fixes the DH

    I don’t know why it came up now, maybe because we’re less than a week away from interleague play, but there talk of baseball realignment. Trib baseball colleague Phil Rogers details a lot of it here, but the general idea is to create two 15-...
  • CHEATING YOUR WAY TO THE TOP

     
    Cheating in college football seems to be worse than the steroid usage at the Tour de France. Franky, it's just not fair for clean programs to have to compete with the cheaters, and maybe it's time the NCAA really hammered......
  • PBS sets John Lennon profile, modern-day Sherlock, Ken Burns’ ‘Tenth Inning’

     
    PBS today announced premiere dates for fall programming. “American Masters” will look at the last decade of John Lennon's life. The program, with the working title “John Lennon — New York City,” will air Nov. 22, shortly...
  • New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez hits 600th home run

     
    New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez became the seventh -- and youngest -- player in Major League history to hit 600 career home runs Wednesday, exactly three years after he hit his 500th. Rodriguez's 600th was a first-inning shot......
  • Question of the day: Of the people available, whom would you pick to manage your MLB team? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune For one shining season, Sammy Sosa was everything......
  • Roberto Alomar, Bert Blyleven elected to baseball Hall of Fame

     
    Roberto Alomar and Bert Blyleven were chosen to the baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday, in an election in which voters again rejected candidates closely identified with baseball's steroid era. Alomar got 523 votes and Blyleven 463, with 436 of......
  • Injury plagued season smells of 2004

     
    It feels like more than half of this 2011 Chicago Cubs team has been injured now that Kerry Wood is the latest addition to the Cubs' revolving door that is the Disabled List. Retroactive to June 9, Kid K will be placed on the DL because of, get ready...