| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:42 PM
The thick, white envelope arrives every year at this time, full of rules, names and numbers, but just one question. And it's a question heavier than history on this year's baseball Hall of Fame ballot.
Who is worthy?
The answer merits more than a...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 7:21 PM
First, my 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame vote:
1. Jack Morris
2. Curt Schilling
3. Craig Biggio
4. Jeff Bagwell
5. Mike Piazza
Second, my strong recommendation: Read the commentary titled "The Steroid Era Vote" by Howard Bryant on ESPN.com. The...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 6:11 PM
The Baseball Hall of Fame ballot was released Wednesday and the list of great players on it is so long that I honestly don't know what I'm going to do with mine when it arrives in the brown envelope from Cooperstown, N.Y.
I could frame it. I could return...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 5:10 PM
While Hyun-jin Ryu is not yet a big name in North America, losing him was a bigger blow for the Cubs than you probably think.
President Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer wanted the rights to the 25-year-old South Korean left-hander because they...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:44 PM
While many optimists proclaim that the Steroid Era is over in baseball, former White Sox slugger Frank Thomas remains wary.
"I don't think it's ever going to be over," the future Hall of Famer told me Wednesday before the Cubs-Sox series finale at U.S....
| Jan 5, 2011
| 4:32 PM
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......
| Jan 4, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Writers from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, vote in the poll and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Dan Connolly, Baltimore Sun To me, there are......
| Nov 8, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Which of these candidates should be elected to the baseball Hall of Fame?online surveys Former New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner will be on the Hall of Fame veterans committee ballot next month, the Hall of Fame announced Monday. Steinbrenner.......
| Aug 30, 2010
| 9:32 PM
Roger Clemens has sworn under oath to a House committee in 2008 that he had not used performance-enhancing drugs. He better not be lying....
| Jan 12, 2010
| 8:19 AM
NEW YORK -- Sobbing and sniffling, Mark McGwire finally answered the steroid question.
Ending more than a decade of denials and evasion, McGwire admitted Monday what many had suspected for so long - that steroids and human growth hormone helped make...
| Oct 31, 2010
Aubrey Huff grew up in the Fort Worth area wanting to be a pitcher like Nolan Ryan, only to find out, "I didn't throw very hard."
So he became a slugger and made the majors. Now he's in the World Series with the San Francisco Giants, taking on the...
| Jul 28, 2010
| 3:41 PM
As the Tigers and Rays were playing on Monday Night Baseball an intriguing storyline began to emerge. Going into the bottom of the 6th inning, Max Scherzer and Matt Garza were both throwing no hitters. Simultaneously, many miles away, Alex Rodriguez was...