Brad Penny's Comeback Went About As Poorly As Possible

Let's raise a glass to Brad Penny, and, hell, all the Brad Pennys of the baseball world, those thoroughly passable starters who find the right mix of good teams, tepid consistency (or rather, consistent tepidity), and just enough semi-standout seasons to garner tens of millions of dollars over a lengthy and forgettable … » 3/07/14 3:43pm 3/07/14 3:43pm

College Kid Who Cried "Coach Attacked Me" Apparently Decided To Steal…

Your morning roundup for April 8, the day the Associated Press union decided to stick it to The Man, with whom it's negotiating a new contract, by not promoting stories on Facebook and Twitter next week. Consequences will never be the same. » 4/08/11 9:30am 4/08/11 9:30am

The NL's Best Pitchers Hunt And Hit College Bars Together



When we were the sports editor at the Daily Illini, Illinois head coach Lou Henson and his wife Mary invited us into their home, and we drank hot tea and ate chocolate on their porch while we discussed Jerry Hester, Kiwane Garris and next year's team. We are realizing today that we were sports editor of the Daily… » 11/29/07 4:00pm 11/29/07 4:00pm