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Fat Elvis and the Hall of Fame

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 04.02.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Lance Berkman, known as among other things Fat Elvis, retired this week ending a 15 year career in which he was for many years one of the top hitters in baseball. Berkman is a strong candidate for most overlooked great player of his generation, but is also a symbol of the problems facing the Hall of Fame.

LOOK: Former MLB Star Live-Tweeted That Forest Fire He Started

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

ATLANTA (AP) — Former Atlanta Braves star Chipper Jones committed an error in retirement, starting a fire when he dumped some ashes in the woods nea...

Chipper Is Sorry About This Illegal Immigration Joke

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.09.2013 | Sports

Chipper Jones has more free time on his hands this summer than he has in perhaps any summer of his life. He has apparently been using some of it to th...

Chipper In Pinstripes?

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 05.11.2013 | Sports

VIERA, Fla. — Chipper Jones putting on pinstripes? The banged-up New York Yankees would love to have him. General manager Brian Cashman even sa...

Baseball's Less-Is-More Season: Low Numbers Were Highlights in MLB

Devra Maza | Posted 05.29.2013 | Sports
Devra Maza

As we tip our caps to the past year, we raise our glasses to a new one, and count down twelve top highlights of the 2012 Major League Baseball season.

Steroids Aren't the Only Problem Facing the Hall of Fame

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 03.17.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Keeping people out of the Hall of Fame because of suspected or real connections to steroids may or may not be wise, but keeping people out because the voting rules have not changed to fully recognize expansion is not.

Chipper Jones Dating A Playboy Model

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 01.30.2013 | Sports

Less than a month after finalizing his second divorce, Chipper Jones has a new girlfriend: Playboy model Lexi Ray. Ray, formally Taylor Higgins, wa...

Chipper Jones: JFK Conspiracy Theorist

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 01.30.2013 | Sports

It seems that since his retirement from baseball, Chipper Jones has used his downtime to brush up on historical conspiracy theories. The former Atl...

MLB Chops Down Chipper and the Braves

Sharief Easterling | Posted 12.14.2012 | Black Voices
Sharief Easterling

An umpire, or referee should never -- under any circumstances be the deciding factor in a game. Whether its preseason, regular season, or post season and especially not in a one game elimination scenario.

LIVE: Cardinals vs. Braves

Posted 10.05.2012 | Sports

National League Wild Card Game Atlanta Braves (94-68) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (88-74) Turner Field, Atlanta 5:07 p.m. EST TBS For the seco...

The Unlikely End For Chipper

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 12.06.2012 | Sports

ATLANTA (AP) — Chipper Jones didn't want to go out this way. The Atlanta Braves third baseman made a crucial throwing error and never...

Is Revamped MLB Playoff Format Unfair?

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 10.05.2012 | Sports

-- By sometime Friday night, either Chipper Jones will be out of baseball or the defending World Series champion Cardinals will be out of the playoff...

Tribute To Chipper Jones

Sharief Easterling | Posted 12.01.2012 | Black Voices
Sharief Easterling

Rooting for Chipper and the Braves has been a family tradition for as long as I can remember. A tradition that started by grandfather Harold Pace, who lived in Greenville, South Carolina

Braves Cut Into Nationals' Lead

AP | By PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 09.17.2012 | Sports

ATLANTA -- The Washington Nationals are still in fairly comfortable position. But the Atlanta Braves are intent on making the NL East leaders sweat a...

WATCH: Chipper Notches Historic Homers

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 08.17.2012 | Sports

ATLANTA -- Chipper Jones homered twice on a night when a big crowd turned out to get his bobblehead, and the Atlanta Braves won their 15th straight ga...

WATCH: Chipper Jones Delivers All-Star Speech

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 09.09.2012 | Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chipper Jones made a brand new stop on his farewell tour. The Atlanta Braves' third baseman, who is retiring ...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.23.2012 | New York
Len Berman

The NFL may be changing its instant replay procedure. The NFL is considering knocking the refs out of the equation. The proposal would have all replays decided upstairs in the booth.

Chipper Jones Reveals Future Plans

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 05.22.2012 | Sports

ATLANTA — Flanked by his family, his former manager and a group of teammates he hates to leave behind, Chipper Jones choked up a bit and deliver...


Sporting News | Associated Press | Posted 06.09.2011 | Sports

ATLANTA — Chipper Jones hit a go-ahead, three-run double in the fourth inning off Cliff Lee and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-...

Chipper Jones Suffers Potentially Career-Ending Injury

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

ATLANTA — Chipper Jones may have played his last game in the major leagues after tearing up his left knee while fielding a ground ball. The Atl...

Tom Glavine and the Fate of the Aging Athlete

Michael Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Shapiro

Glavine, so great and so much in demand for so long, now finds himself at the mercy of men whose interests are not his own.