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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...

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...

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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.

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."

Here We Go Again?

Andrew Brill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brill

Mr. McGwire, thank you for opening up a sore that just seemed to be healing.

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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.

Beyond Fallen Sports Idols: Let's Celebrate the Giving Life

Dan Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Dan Siegel

Rather than dwelling on the shortcomings of our athletic heroes fed by the "build them up, tear them down" media culture, perhaps we should celebrate those stars who can inspire our children to also give of themselves to others.

Coming Soon: Rocktober

Ari Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Ari Shapiro

What if we did this: What if we took the greatest postseason on Earth, and raised it about 5,280 feet? Do I have your attention?

Alex Rodriguez's Admission

Chris Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Chris Campbell

Unlike the media, I didn't pounce at the opportunity to finally put an end to supporting A-Rod. I've never considered individual players to be the primary deviants throughout the steroid era.

Waxman Plans To Call Mitchell And Selig To Testify

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Following the release Thursday of former Sen. George Mitchell's report on steroid use in Major League Baseball, Henry Waxman (D-Calif.), the chairman ...