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  • Griffey's 600th homer prompts 'What if'?

     
    It's a little strange to say of a guy who just joined one of the most exclusive groups in baseball history, 'What if,' but that's exactly the case concerning Ken Griffey Jr., who hit his 600th career home run yesterday......
  • Jack Chesbro won 41 games in '04, still blew pennant

     
    Thursday night MLB Productions is unveiling a new show on ESPN called "Holiday Inn Presents: Unbreakable Records MLB 2008." The show is based on a recent poll of 150 major league players who were asked to select three baseball feats......
  • ESPN promotes South Dakota tourism or something

     
    ESPN's latest "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" release doesn't make much more sense to me than the last one. It appears Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Joe Namath and Manhasset's own Jim Brown will represent New York in this feature. I'm not......
  • Readers of quality sportswriting bid John Updike adieu

     
    I know I'm two weeks late on this, but in memory of John Updike's death, I should post his most famous contribution to sportswriting. It's about Ted Williams, here.......
  • Branch Rickey discusses a new baseball league

     
    Looking forward to reading Michael Shapiro's new book, "Bottom of the Ninth," about the pivotal period between the departures from New York of the Dodgers and Giants and the arrival of the Mets, including the attempt to launch a......
  • Sotomayor: 'Piece of cake,' she's told

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama already knew one of the finalists for the Supreme Court whom he was considering: federal Judge Diane Wood of Chicago, a fellow teacher of constitutional law at the University of Chicago. But the president......
  • Surefire hangover cures

     
    Owl Meat starts out the new year with just what we need. Thank you, Owlie. Did I mention that you drink a lot of malbec when you're in Buenos Aires? Wow. These computer keys are really loud. EL You have......
  • Friday comment contest winner

     
    Let's get the Friday comment contest out of the way a day early to clear the palate for U.S. Open stuff: This week's winner is multiple champ John Philips for his take on Artie Lange's appearance on Joe Buck's HBO......
  • Out of the blue

    BLUEFIELD, W.Va. -- Opening Day, like summer, comes late to this small city in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. And like summer, the annual love affair between the townspeople and the Bluefield Orioles is intense and short, just 10 weeks...
  • Shopping: Unexpected adventures in retailing

    One of the things we love about shopping in the Loop is the adventure of it. Here are some unusual places and things. Antiquities. Indulge your inner Cleopatra with a 2,000-year-old Roman necklace, or how about an ancient Egyptian scarab? You'll find...
  • Year-by-year inductees

    (BBWAA: Elected by the Baseball Writers Association of America; VC: Elected by the Veterans Committee; NL: Elected by the Veterans Committee based on Negro league career): 1936 -- BBWAA: Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Babe Ruth, Honus...