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Joe Torre And Steroids In Baseball, Not A Happy Story

Avery Corman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Avery Corman

If there's still work to be done in cleaning up the sport, saying it's ancient history and blaming the messenger doesn't help.

Julio Castillo, Cubs Minor Leaguer, Found Guilty Of Injuring Fan With Pitch

AP | LISA CORNWELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

DAYTON, Ohio — An Ohio judge has convicted a minor league pitcher of injuring a fan when he threw a baseball that went into the stands during an...

Len Berman's Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

"Breaking" news. Did Tiger Woods fart at the Buick Open? Somebody did when Tiger was on camera. The world heard it loud and clear.

Antonio Pierce's Testimony Key With Grand Jury, Says Attorney

AP | TOM CANAVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Antonio Pierce's attorney said Monday that he believes the New York Giants linebacker would have been indicted for his role in th...

Giants Report to Camp With Fate of Pierce Unknown

AP | TOM CANAVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Releasing troubled Super Bowl hero Plaxico Burress about four months ago didn't rid the New York Giants of the controversy associ...

Jets Collide At Training Camp

AP | DENNIS WASZAK Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

CORTLAND, N.Y. — Ding! Ding! Ding! Punches were thrown while tempers flared at a rough and tumble practice at New York Jets training camp Monda...

Len Berman's Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Mixed signals coming from Patriot-land. The owner says they're not interested in Michael Vick, the coach indicates they're not ruling it out.

Cabrera hits for cycle; Yanks beat White Sox 8-5

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

CHICAGO — Melky Cabrera became the first Yankee in 14 years to hit for the cycle, leading New York to an 8-5 victory over the Chicago White Sox ...

Why Character in Sport Matters

Tom Matlack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Matlack

Talk about a sports fanatic's wet dream. There I was in the Celts' locker room, free to talk to whomever I wanted.

Phelps Closes Worlds In Rome With 5th Gold Medal

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ROME — Michael Phelps had every reason to be satisfied after the Beijing Olympics. Yet he kept insisting there was more to do in the pool. Clea...

Some Cubs Question ESPN's Bartman Documentary

Chicago Tribune | Paul Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

ESPN's plan to produce a documentary on Steve Bartman isn't going over too well in the Cubs clubhouse....

One-On-One with Ring Announcer Michael Buffer

Paul Mecurio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Paul Mecurio

I found out there's a lot that goes in to watching a guy beat the crap out of another guy. For instance, there is someone whose actual job is asking the audience if they are ready to rumble.

Jake Peavy Traded To White Sox

AP | RICK GANO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Jake Peavy finally agreed to pitch for the White Sox. The San Diego Padres traded their ace to Chicago on Friday, barely beating the ...

Len Berman's Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The New York Times says both Big Papi (or is it now big Popeye?) David Ortiz and Manny Ramirez both tested positive for performance enhancing drugs in 2003.

Bjorgolfur Gudmundsson: 2nd Richest Man In Icelandic History Is Bankrupt

AP | HERDIS SIGURGRIMSDOTTIR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

REYKJAVIK, Iceland — The second richest man in Icelandic history has filed for bankruptcy, his spokesman said Friday. Bjorgolfur Gudmundsson, t...

Bartman Movie: ESPN To Run Documentary On Cubs Fall Guy Steve Bartman (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Life could get even harder for a man who just wants to fade away. Steve Bartman, the overzealous Cubs fan whose deflection of a foul ball in the 2003...

Lovie: No Rift Between Cutler And Urlacher

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — New Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler and star linebacker Brian Urlacher shot down reports of a rift, saying they're simp...

Len Berman's Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Plaxico Burress testifies before a grand jury about shooting himself in the leg. He then told reporters he was "truly remorseful."

Cubs Get Pitchers John Grabow And Tom Gorzelanny From Pirates

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs landed a new left-hander for their bullpen, acquiring John Grabow from the busy Pittsburgh Pirates in a five-player t...

Len Berman's Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Brett Favre says he's staying retired. Until he changes his mind.

Delwyn Young On Pittsburgh Pirates Makes Unbelievable Catch (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Two Pittsburgh Pirates combined for an unbelievable catch during their recent game against the San Francisco Giants. As Bombastic Sports describes it...

Mark Buehrle Day: Perfect Game Earns Sox Pitcher State Honor (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Gov. Pat Quinn plans to declare Mark Buehrle (BER'-lee) Day in Illinois to honor the White Sox pitcher who threw a perfect game. Quin...

Brian Anderson-Mark Kotsay Trade: Red Sox And White Sox Swap Outfielders

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

BOSTON — In a swap of outfielders, the Boston Red Sox traded Mark Kotsay and cash to the Chicago White Sox for Brian Anderson on Tuesday. The R...

Michael Phelps Loses To Germany's Paul Biedermann: First Major Loss In 4 Years

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME — Michael Phelps has four more chances to win gold at the world swimming championships. He's not likely to be satisfied until he gets anot...

Mark Buehrle Sets Perfect Innings Record

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

MINNEAPOLIS — Chicago White Sox ace Mark Buehrle set a major league record by retiring 45 straight batters. Coming off a perfect game in his la...