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  • 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......
  • 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...
  • Roger Clemens on Trial

     
    The perjury trial for pitching great Roger Clemens began this week and is expected to last into next month. Clemens is accused of lying under oath to the House Government Reform Committee in 2008 when he denied ever using steroids......
  • Midseason grades for the Cubs

     
    The MLB All-Star Break is upon us and it's time to assess how the 2011 Chicago Cubs have fared at the halfway point. The Good Carlos Pena -  He took a while to warm up, but he has 19 HR's and 49 RBI's with a .225 batting average.   His batting average...
  • Young fan does the right thing

     
    Earlier this week, I stumbled upon a video of a young Giants fan missing a chance to nab a foul ball.  The souvenir was ultimately reeled in by a couple who appeared to be roughly in their late twenties.  Shortly after, the kid decided that he was going...
  • Thome didn't miss a chance to credit Manuel

     
    Twins DH Jim Thome has crossed paths with hundreds of people in the baseball world throughout his 21-year major league career. Only one, though, was worthy of being mentioned after he hit his 600th career home run Monday against the......
  • Zambrano to retire?

     
    After being ejected in the middle of the game against the Atlanta Braves on Friday night, Carlos Zambrano supposedly cleaned out his locker and threatened to retire.  I'm calling his bluff. He can threaten retirement all he wants, but I think that...
  • Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez approaching 2 weeks in his quest for 600 career homers

    Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez approaching 2 weeks in his quest for 600 career homers
    The numbers on the specially marked balls for Alex Rodriguez's at-bats must be getting up there — perhaps, uhm, close to say 600. The Yankees slugger's quest — and by now it is one — for membership in the exclusive 600-homer club...