| Oct 11, 2012
| 6:27 AM
Watching Alex Rodriguez reduced to a $30 million cheerleader Wednesday night as Raul Ibanez (Miami Sunset) became the latest Yankees' postseason hero got me thinking.
How much of that remaining $115 million or so on A-Rod's contract (through 2017)...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:19 AM
Perhaps hoping to hit a home run of a different sort, former baseball outfielder Barry Bonds has listed his Italian-inspired estate in Beverly Park for sale at $25 million.
Designed to function as both a place to host large-scale events and as a family...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Stick to sports.
I've heard it often. So have many of my colleagues. NBC's Bob Costas just heard it in spades.
Costas focused his halftime commentary last Sunday night on the horrific murder-suicide involving Jovan Belcher.
The Kansas City Chiefs...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:26 PM
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......
| Jan 24, 2013
| 7:18 AM
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...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 11:54 AM
No living players will be inducted into the Hall of Fame this year, a decision that baseball great Pete Rose said is "kind of sad."
In an interview with Fox News, Rose lamented the first shutout since 1996.
"There's a lot of great players that were on...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 7:12 PM
There was a time, not so long ago, when members of the athletic community were viewed as pillars of honesty and integrity.
The public gave them trust ratings much higher than those of elected representatives (not surprising) and even physicians. Those...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Will we ever see the Giants coming?
The team Brian Sabean and Bruce Bochy put together since saying goodbye to Barry Bonds is the only National League team to win the World Series twice within three seasons since the Big Red Machine, yet the Giants...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 11:58 AM
Perhaps hoping to hit a home run of a different sort, former baseball outfielder Barry Bonds has put his Italian-inspired estate in Beverly Park up for sale at $25 million.
Designed to function both as a place to host large-scale events and as a family...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 3:34 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- A partial verdict has been reached in the Barry Bonds trial.
The judge said the jury found Bonds guilty of obstruction of justice, but were deadlocked on 3 other counts.
The seven-time MVP was charged with three counts of lying to a...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 5:33 AM
WASHINGTON -- Baseball pitching great Roger Clemens was found not guilty Monday of lying to Congress during an investigation of steroid use among major league players.
The case against Clemens involved one count of obstruction of Congress, three counts...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 12:25 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (KTLA) -- Baseball legend Barry Bonds was sentenced to 30 days of house arrest and two years probation Friday for his obstruction of justice conviction.
He must also complete 250 hours of community service and pay a $4,000 fine.