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Baseball Hall of Fame

Clemens's Acquittal Does Not Restore His Name

Stanley H. Teitelbaum | Posted 08.26.2012 | Sports
Stanley H. Teitelbaum

His name will be on the ballot this fall along with other besmirched players like Barry Bonds and Sammy Sosa, and voters will face an interesting dilemma.

Collecting and Letting Go of My Friend's Dirty Laundry

Steven White | Posted 07.16.2012 | Sports
Steven White

Given the collection I have amassed of sweat stained caps, grass stained pants and dirty shirts with other men's last names emblazoned on the backs, it was a difficult charge to refute.

Hall-Of-Famer May Take The Mound In Madoff Case

Reuters | Posted 05.13.2012 | Business

* Trial over New York Mets owners' ties to Madoff * Trustee and defense list potential witnesses * Madoff investor Koufa...

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Len Berman | Posted 04.02.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Eli Manning has a chance to double Peyton's Super bowl victory output. Eli has proved millions of people wrong about him. And never once does he say "take that." He is indeed, the Mann.

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Len Berman | Posted 03.14.2012 | New York
Len Berman

I guess the odds makers aren't Tebowing. Denver goes into New England a 13 1/2 point underdog tomorrow night. I don't bet or advocate sports betting, but Tim Tebow has proved just about everyone wrong.

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Len Berman | Posted 03.13.2012 | New York
Len Berman

If you think the world revolves around sports, think again. Lady Gaga has the most followers on Twitter, approaching 18 million. You have to go down to 17th place to find an athlete, Brazilian soccer star Kaka, 7.9 million.

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Len Berman | Posted 03.12.2012 | New York
Len Berman

After proclaiming that of course they're bringing back their offensive coordinator, the Jets show him the door. And a New York Daily News story has Jets players taking shots at their quarterback Mark Sanchez.

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Len Berman | Posted 03.10.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Have you been Tebowing since last night? The guy who wore 3:16 on his eye black at Florida, passed for 316 yards against a terrific Pittsburgh defense as the Broncos won in stunning fashion in overtime.

My Hall of Fame Ballot for 2037

Jeff Polman | Posted 03.07.2012 | Sports
Jeff Polman

Nothing gets the baseball blogosphere more riled up than a good old annual debate over players' Hall of Fame credentials, so to save time down the road, I thought I would jump ahead 25 years.

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Len Berman | Posted 02.05.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Word is the NFL will get a whopping increase in its TV money. When all is said and done they'll rake in around $7 billion a year.

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Len Berman | Posted 01.31.2012 | New York
Len Berman

I have to admit I'm rooting for Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow to succeed. I guess that's because all the "experts" say he's a crummy quarterback. But of course all he does is win.

PHOTOS: A Look At Latino Baseball Legends

Posted 10.10.2011 | Latino Voices

Roberto Clemente. Rod Carew. Tony Perez. Their names have gone down in baseball legend, but as it turns out, these three greats have more in commo...

The End of a Streak -- Ichiro and Derek

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 09.23.2011 | Sports
Howard Steven Friedman

Ichiro Suzuki has gotten over 200 hits for 10 consecutive seasons in the major leagues -- a major league record. This streak is a testament to Ichiro's ability to not only hit well every season, but also to stay injury-free (a combination of fitness and good luck).

No. 3000

Chris Spurlock | Posted 09.08.2011 | Sports

Derek Jeter has become the 28th player in Major League Baseball history to get 3,000 hits, and the first to reach the milestone as a New York Yankee. ...

Count on It: Barry Bonds Will Be Voted Into Baseball Hall of Fame

Steve Kettmann | Posted 06.11.2011 | Sports
Steve Kettmann

I am like a lot of fans of baseball in being sick, sick, sick of hearing about steroids and unlike most fans in having played a role myself in helping put the topic of steroids and baseball front and center in the national psyche.

Nice Guys Sometimes Finish First

Roy M. Pitkin | Posted 06.07.2011 | Sports
Roy M. Pitkin

Today marks the 93rd birthday anniversary of Robert Pershing ("Bobby") Doerr, the oldest member of baseball's hallowed Hall of Fame.

She Loved Baseball: The Effa Manley Story by Audrey Vernick

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.31.2011 | Sports
Holly Cara Price

Whether or not the weather in the New York area tells us otherwise as we look into the maw of yet another possible nor'easter, today marks the officia...

Saying Goodbye to Andy Pettitte

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Tony Sachs

It's easy, in the hazy, nostalgic glow of his farewell, to forget that Pettitte wasn't as beloved by the Yankees' front office as he was by the fans until quite recently.

Perception Becomes Reality With Hall of Fame Voters

Colin Barnicle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Colin Barnicle

It doesn't bother me that Jeff Bagwell didn't make the Hall of Fame. What bothers me is why he didn't make it into the Hall of Fame.

Hall of Fame Voters Don't Care When Pitchers Take Steroids

Asher Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Asher Smith

Does Jeff Bagwell, rejected his first year on the ballot, merit enshrinement in the National Baseball Hall of Fame?

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Somebody was bound to be happy. The George Steinbrenner supporters, or the bashers. As it turned out, George did not make the Hall of Fame... yet.

Ron Santo

Ken Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ken Levine

How can someone have heart problems, diabetes, several amputations, bladder cancer, and worse, be a lifelong Cubs fan, and still be the cheeriest person you've ever met? That was Ron Santo, and that was his gift.

Steinbrenner Belongs in the Hall of Shame

Alan Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Alan Singer

Some consider George Steinbrenner a pioneer of modern sports ownership. But that's not true. He's a disgrace to baseball. And he doesn't belong in the Hall of Fame. He belongs in the Hall of Shame.

The Heisman Trust Gets an "F" for History

Asher Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Asher Smith

Unless the Heisman Trust is absolutely certain that Bush is the only violator of NCAA policies to ever receive their award, they've created an impossible to maintain standard that will inevitably blow up in their face.

Pete Rose's Crown of Thorns

Bryant Welch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Bryant Welch

America has much at stake in the way we treat Pete Rose. This is not because Pete Rose is innocent, but because he is guilty. In this respect, we are on trial, not Pete Rose.