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Harmon Killebrew

David Ortiz and the Hall of Fame

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

David Ortiz, like many of the great players of his generation, has been linked to steroid use. Had Ortiz not been so good with the media, and such a likable player, the Hall of Fame discussion, and the discussion of his recent World Series performance, would be very different right now.

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.

2120 South Michigan Avenue: Chatting With George Thorogood

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.09.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

George Thorogood's 17th studio album -- 2120 South Michigan Avenue -- is an obvious tribute to Chess Records. He recently told me the story behind it.

Killebrew's Death Highlights Obscure Idaho Senator

Al Eisele | Posted 07.22.2011 | Sports
Al Eisele

Until Killebrew's death, Welker was known mainly for his outspoken defense of Sen. Joe McCarthy's sensational claims of Communist infiltration of the U.S. government

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 07.18.2011 | New York
Len Berman

This year's Preakness mascot is Kegasus, half man, half horse. The whole idea is to draw "party animals." Let's see, music, lots of beer and a bikini contest. And you wonder why ticket sales are up 17%?

MLB Hall Of Famer Dies At 74

The Associated Press | Dave Campbell | Posted 07.17.2011 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Harmon Killebrew, the affable, big-swinging Hall of Famer whose tape-measure home runs made him the cornerstone of the Minnesota T...

MLB Hall Of Famer Exhausts All Options In Cancer Fight

AP | By DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 07.13.2011 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS -- Harmon Killebrew announced Friday that he no longer plans to fight his esophageal cancer and has settled in for the final days of his l...

Hall Of Fame Slugger Diagnosed With Cancer

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS — Hall of Fame slugger Harmon Killebrew has been diagnosed with esophageal cancer. The 74-year-old Killebrew released a statement t...