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Derek Jeter, Still Baseball's Most Underrated Overrated Player

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 04.20.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Jeter's place in Yankee, and indeed baseball history, is significant, but still not clear. Much of that will take shape after Jeter retires.

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.

The Hall of Fame Expansion Era Ballot

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

As part of the increasingly complicated Hall of Fame selection process, there are five players on the expansion era ballot-Davey Concepcion, Steve Garvey, Tommy John, Dave Parker and Dan Quisenberry.

WATCH: Jason Giambi Crushes Walk-Off Homer

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 09.25.2013 | Sports

Jason Giambi had Cleveland rocking on Tuesday night with a walk-off home run that produced another dramatic win and moved the Indians closer to an imp...

Giambi Hits Historic Walk-Off Homer

Posted 07.30.2013 | Sports

Cleveland's Jason Giambi became the oldest player in major league history (42 years, 202 days) to hit a walk-off home run when he launched a solo shot...

Francona Leads Indians In 'Harlem Shake'

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.13.2013 | Sports

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- The Cleveland Indians have taken their swing at the "Harlem Shake." With new manager Terry Francona dressed as a big baby, Jason G...

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.

Movie Review: Moneyball

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.19.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Michael Lewis' book, Moneyball, was a sports thriller disguised as a nonfiction volume about statistics wonks. And Bennett Miller's film of Thomas' bo...

Kevin Millwood Helps Rox Snap 6-Game Skid

AP | By COLIN FLY | Posted 11.15.2011 | Denver

MILWAUKEE -- Kevin Millwood believed his time in the majors might be finished when he didn't have a job midway through the season. The way he's pitche...

Rockies Shut Out During 7 Innings Against D-Backs

AP | Posted 10.30.2011 | Denver

PHOENIX — Once he stopped trying to be perfect, Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Daniel Hudson started to roll. Hudson threw seven shutout inn...

Rockies End Sunday Losing Streak

AP | Posted 10.22.2011 | Denver

DENVER — After an irritating stretch of futility on Sundays, the Colorado Rockies put the pesky streak to rest. Kevin Millwood pitched seven st...

4 Homers Isn't Enough For The Rockies

AP | Posted 10.17.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- Four home runs is normally enough for the Colorado Rockies to win at home. They weren't enough against Anibal Sanchez and the Florida Marlin...

Giambi Sends It Out Of The Park, Rockies Sail To Win

AP | Posted 10.16.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Anibal Sanchez tossed eight strong innings to win his first game in more than two months and the Florida Marlins held on to beat the Co...

Late Rally Isn't Enough For The Rockies

AP | Posted 09.25.2011 | Denver

LOS ANGELES — Faced with a seven-run deficit in the ninth inning, the Colorado Rockies made it interesting – so much so that Los Angeles D...

Rockies Running Hot & Cold

AP | Posted 09.17.2011 | Denver

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies are looking for some momentum. Aaron Cook is just looking for a win. Cook threw four solid innings before runn...

Rockies Lose In Late Game Play, Buehrle's Errorless Start Ends

AP | PAT GRAHAM | Posted 08.30.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Known as a punch hitter, Juan Pierre showed he has some pop, too. The light-hitting outfielder laced a tiebreaking, two-run single off...

Yankees Crush The Rocks In NY

AP | DAVE SKRETTA | Posted 08.26.2011 | Denver

NEW YORK — At least CC Sabathia was honest. The big left-hander tossed eight stingy innings against the Colorado Rockies on Saturday, leading t...

Giambi, Jimenez Carry Rocks To Big Win In NY

AP | HOWIE RUMBERG | Posted 08.25.2011 | Denver

NEW YORK — Jason Giambi hit a long homer against his former team and Ubaldo Jimenez overcame early wildness to pitch seven impressive innings, l...

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Len Berman | Posted 07.20.2011 | New York
Len Berman

In a couple of weeks, women badminton players will have to wear skirts "to ensure the attractive presentation of badminton." Shorts, tights or tracksuit bottoms may still be worn, as long as they're underneath the skirt.

ON DECK: Ball Players To Testify

AP | By PAUL ELIAS | Posted 05.29.2011 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO -- Colorado Rockies first baseman Jason Giambi says Barry Bonds' personal trainer first sent him steroids at the end of 2002. Giambi is...

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.

Barry Bonds' Six Lessons For Lance Armstrong

Jonathan Littman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jonathan Littman

Pre-trial filings last week in USA v. Barry Bonds foreshadow not only next March's highly anticipated San Francisco trial of the former slugger but also what may await Lance Armstrong.

Should Todd Helton Be Benched?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In a Denver Post Column today, Rockies writer Mark Kiszla suggested that long-time Rockies first baseman Todd Helton has become a drain on the team, a...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Canada beat the US for the gold in women's hockey 2-0. After the game, the Canadians returned to the ice drinking champagne and beer and smoking cigars. Some Olympic poobahs went "tsk tsk."

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Normally students go wild on campus celebrating championships. At Alabama it's also the professors.