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A-Sides with Jon Chattman: All in the Familia! Mets' Closer Honored in NYC

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.21.2016 | Sports
Jon Chattman

Photo/Donald Traill, Associated Press The New York Mets' 2016 season, so far, has been erratic. It started off a bit like that last year so, as a fan...

Bartolo Colon Is 'The Natural' In This Gloriously Funny Mashup

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.11.2016 | Latino Voices

Bartolo Colon's first home run seemed right out of a movie. In his 19-year career, the 42-year-old New York Mets pitcher from the Dominican Republic h...

Big Sexy Does the Impossible

Matthew Hoh | Posted 05.10.2016 | Politics
Matthew Hoh

The possibility of peace will not occur unless we force it to occur, until then, we might as just watch Bart defy the impossible.

Watch Bartolo Colon Make History With His First Home Run

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 05.08.2016 | Sports

With a hit that a fan of any team can celebrate, New York Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon slugged the first home run of his career on Saturday night, and c...

Bartolo Colón: The Dominican With the 2nd Most Wins in MLB

Julio Pabon | Posted 05.04.2016 | Latino Voices
Julio Pabon

On Monday May 2, Bartolo pitched eight shutout innings in a 4-1 win over the Atlanta Braves at Citi-Field before a hometown crowd to record his 220th career win surpassing Pedro Martínez as the second most wins for a Dominican pitcher.

Your Mets 2016 Preview

Kelli Gail | Posted 04.01.2016 | Sports
Kelli Gail

What a difference a year makes. Last year during Spring Training in Port St. Lucie, Florida, the Mets were expected to contend with the cellar. The Nationals were predicted to win the National League East. Then something crazy happened on the way to last place -- they never reached it.

Rotund Mets Pitcher Magically Tags Out Runner

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 04.23.2015 | Sports

Do not test Bartolo.

Meet the (Mess) Mets!

Kelli Gail | Posted 05.31.2015 | Sports
Kelli Gail

Welcome to the 2015 season -- a faint glimmer of hope arrives on warmer winds for long-suffering Mets fans. After a frozen offseason, the Mets are set to open against the Washington Nationals this Sunday on ESPN. But there's something different in the air around CitiField.

Bartolo Colon: So What's the Trade Market for a 41-Year-Old Pitcher?

Ben Berkon | Posted 09.27.2014 | Sports
Ben Berkon

If the Mets' true vision is be competitive in 2015 -- not this season -- then general manager Sandy Alderson has about four days to decide if the Mets will be buyers or sellers at the July 31 trade deadline.

Should the New York Mets Be Worried About Bartolo Colon?

Ben Berkon | Posted 07.06.2014 | Sports
Ben Berkon

When the New York Mets signed Bartolo Colon to a two-year, $20 million contract this offseason, it seemed like a prudent acquisition.

Stories the Mets Tell Themselves

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 06.24.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Despite four pennants and two World Series victories, the Mets have embraced the lovable loser narrative. This is a difficult thing to define; clearly Mets fans to prefer their team to win, but the existence of this narrative, even though its relationship to reality is more tenuous, gives the Mets a more forgiving environment than some teams.

WATCH: Bartolon Colon Jiggles His Belly After Dominant Performance

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 04.09.2014 | Sports

New York Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon celebrated throwing seven scoreless innings against the Braves on Tuesday night with a hilarious belly shake. Hope...

Platitudes and Tautologies in Post-Season Baseball

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 12.03.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

With eight teams still left in the playoffs, baseball's biggest post-season battle, the one between platitude and tautologies, can begin.

Who Should Be The AL Starting Pitcher?

Posted 07.11.2013 | Sports

Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland doesn't necessarily have to look beyond his own roster to find a starter for the American League in the All-Star Ga...

Bartolo Colon Hospitalized In The Dominican Republic

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 02.06.2013 | Sports

Embattled pitcher Bartolo Colon was hospitalized Sunday after taking a line drive to the face during a game in the Dominican Republic, but on Monday, ...

What Are the Fantasy Baseball Implications of Melky Cabrera's and Bartolo Colon's Steroid Suspensions?

Lisa Swan | Posted 11.07.2012 | Sports
Lisa Swan

If you see that an MLB player in fantasy baseball is showing numbers that are significantly better than they have done in their career, or seem too good for their age, you should brace yourself for the possibility that the numbers could be chemically enhanced.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 10.23.2012 | New York
Len Berman

What's with the Bay Area and performance enhancing drugs? A's pitcher Bartolo Colon is the latest to be suspended 50 games.

Colon Suspended For Failed Drug Test

Posted 08.22.2012 | Sports

Oakland Athletics pitcher Bartolo Colon was suspended 50 games for testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug, as first reported by Jon Heyman ...

The Wide World of Stem Cell Sports

Paul Knoepfler | Posted 03.11.2012 | Science
Paul Knoepfler

As a scientist working on stem cells, I like to use sports analogies when explaining my work to non-scientists. I have found this to be a very effective tool for communicating about this very high tech, jargon-filled area.

Winter Classic Kicks Off New Year: Will it be Any Better?

Jon Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jon Greenberg

What do Chicago sports fans have to look forward to in 2009, aside from Hawk Harrelson and bad singing at Wrigley?

Saying Goodbye To Yankee Stadium

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

This silent September finds the New York Yankees out of the playoff chase for the first time in 15 years as fans count down to the final game at Yankee Stadium, which takes place this Sunday.