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  • Talking up Thomas and Maddux while slapping down Sosa

    Talking up Thomas and Maddux while slapping down Sosa
    So, I guess 12.5 percent of the Hall of Fame voters actually believed Sammy Sosa’s cockamamie Flintstones vitamins story. But 87.5 percent believe he cheated, and the voters kept him out and will forever. The amazing thing about the way the...
  • Video: 'Chicago saved from Sammy Sosa shame'

    Video: 'Chicago saved from Sammy Sosa shame'
    Chicago Tribune sports columnist Steve Rosenbloom on future Chicago baseball player candidates for the Hall of Fame. (Posted: Jan 11, 2013)
  • A hothouse for baseball

    A hothouse for baseball
    SAN PEDRO DE MACORIS, Dominican Republic — The lanky 15-year-old and I didn't share a full language, but on a breezy, balmy November night, we shared at least two words. “Junior Lake?” I asked of the man in the home team's batting...
  • 'Sosa's not getting into the Hall of Fame'

     'Sosa's not getting into the Hall of Fame'
    Chicago Tribune sports columnist Steve Rosenbloom on why he thinks Sammy Sosa will not be admitted into the Hall of Fame. (Posted: Nov 29, 2012)
  • Steinberg: A new MLB story

    There is no joy in So Cal. The mighty Angels and Dodgers have struck out. Artie Moreno broke the bank signing slugger Albert Pujols and CJ Wilson in the offseason. He funded a powerful lineup of hitters. But oh the pitching was a disaster. The Dodgers...
  • 99 problems, Cubs-style

    99 problems, Cubs-style
    The pieces aren't in place yet for the Cubs, but the plan is and so is the braintrust. Whether Tom Ricketts, Theo Epstein and Dale Sveum will succeed remains a mystery, and the fact is there's more to be done. A lot more. So on the cusp of Wrigley...
  • Review: "Mr. Wrigley's Ball Club" by Roberts Ehrgott

    Review: "Mr. Wrigley's Ball Club" by Roberts Ehrgott
    Yankee fans, including my wife, find it endearing and slightly pathetic that while they invoke the names of World Series-winning heroes to exalt their team's history — Ruth! Gehrig! DiMaggio! Reggie! Derek! — Cub fans grow dewy-eyed to...
  • Designers go global at Miami Fashion Week

    Designers go global at Miami Fashion Week
    Miami Fashion Week revs up its runways March 20-23 at Miami Beach Convention Center. The spate of catwalk shows ($50 to $500) not only puts the media spotlight on South Florida-based talent, but also designers from Latin America, the Caribbean and...
  • Derek Jeter Is Still Playing The Game The Right Way

    Derek Jeter Is Still Playing The Game The Right Way
    Once upon a time in baseball, it was easy to enjoy greatness. Today, in the shadow of performance-enhancing drugs (known as PEDs), enjoying the players who stack up awe-inspiring numbers just ain't easy. Players, rightly or wrongly, are under the...
  • Theo is perfect -- for a lot of the wrong reasons

    This seems like the perfect hire. The best thing ever. The smartest move you could dream of. But it’s the Cubs. So, it will turn into a disaster. That’s what the Cubs do. Somehow, some way at some time, the hiring of Boston general manager...
  • Promises unmet for Gale Sayers' charity

    Promises unmet for Gale Sayers' charity
    A charity founded in 2006 by legendary Bears running back Gale Sayers has collected more than $581,000 in contributions yet failed to fulfill its stated mission to open a state-of-the-art facility offering after-school programs to Chicago children....
  • 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...