| Jan 17, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Why is this non-tragedy portrayed so tragically? Why the morbid focus, the sober debates, even the tears in the case of Notre Dame Athletic Director Jack Swarbrick?
"The single most trusting individual I have ever met," he called Notre Dame football...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Former Cubs slugger Sammy Sosa, whose Twitter handle is @therealmr609, likely will be denied election to the Hall of Fame this year because of the questions about just how real all of his 609 homers were.
While his camp pondered having Sosa issue a...
| 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...
| May 14, 2013
| 10:42 PM
I had never met Mark McGwire before Tuesday night, but I knew of his reputation and the fact he has struck out so far as the Dodgers' hitting coach.
So given the Dodgers' lack of power, I asked, "Is it time to introduce the players to steroids?"...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Chicago Tribune sports columnist Steve Rosenbloom on Sammy Sosa's Ustream video interview. (Posted: Jan 24, 2013)
| Apr 7, 2013
| 10:35 AM
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...
| Jan 27, 2013
Back in the late 1950s and early ’60s, the school ground in Dargan was the place to be if you wanted to play a little baseball. All the kids in the community would enjoy their summer vacations from school by playing the most popular sport....
| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:21 PM
The city of Atlanta has been good to me sports-wise over the years. I grew up just about a 5 hour drive away so Atlanta was always kind of a destination for my family when it came to sports, especially baseball.
The Braves are the closest Major...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Joe Thurston became the first victim of the Phillies infield shuffle. The Phillies released Thurston Monday to make room on the roster for utility infielder Mike Fontenot, who had been in extended spring training since signing as a minor league free agent...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 9:25 PM
Jim Thome hit his 609th career home run to lead off the bottom of the ninth inning to carry the Phillies to a 7-6 win over the Rays on Saturday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park. It was Thome’s 13th career......
| Sep 10, 2012
| 4:26 PM
I don’t think you’re going to have to wait long to get a glimpse of Darin Ruf. Manager Charlie Manuel admitted he thought long and hard about starting him tonight in the Phillies’ series opener with the Marlins, but in......
| Sep 18, 2012
| 4:26 PM
The Phillies' nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award was announced Tuesday. Shortstop Jimmy Rollins is the five-time defending National League's nominee. The annual award recognizes a Major League Baseball player who best represents the game of baseball...