Was Sammy Sosa Really All That Great?

Having purchased a Hall of Fame ballot, which we'll be filling out in accordance with the wishes of our readers, we're examining the merits—and relative lack of merits—of all 36 players on this year's ballot for the purposes of better informing the electorate, i.e., you. All entries in the series can be found here. » 12/17/13 5:04pm 12/17/13 5:04pm

If The Chicago Cubs Want Their Big Renovation, It's Time For Them To…

Wrigley Field, the goat-themed cemetery where the past 105 seasons of Chicago Cubs baseball are buried, is finally getting an overhaul befitting the task at hand. The Ricketts family that now owns the Cubs apparently wants to win more games, and to spend money to do so. Presently the team doesn’t earn money it could if … » 4/06/13 3:28pm 4/06/13 3:28pm

Anthony "Spice" Adams Created The Perfect Sammy Sosa Pinterest Parody

Sammy Sosa joined Pinterest a short while ago and it was nothing short of breathtaking. Anthony "Spice" Adams, the affable ex-NFLer maybe/maybe not still looking to catch on with a team, decided to join Sosa in his Pinterest endeavors. » 2/07/13 9:30am 2/07/13 9:30am

Sammy Sosa Has The Best Pinterest Page Ever

I can't even. This is amazing. Sammy Sosa is making an effort to get his name back out there, and that includes joining social media. He set up a Twitter account in October (it's confirmed as him), and a few weeks ago joined photo sharing site/social network for middle-aged women Pinterest. So forget whatever you're… » 1/10/13 11:55am 1/10/13 11:55am

A Guide To The Baseball Players On The Ballot Who Won't Make The Hall…

It's the silly season for baseball, as winter meetings and free agency combine with Hall of Fame debates to take up way too much of our free time. But this year's HOF ballot is especially fascinating—a crop of elite players tied to PED use are eligible for the first time, and will compete with some strong veterans… » 12/04/12 4:40pm 12/04/12 4:40pm

Sammy Sosa Does Not Come To You For A Contract Offer

Sammy Sosa is now 40 years old. And despite hitting a serviceable 21 homers and 92 RBI in limited action in 2007, he didn't play last year, and he probably won't play in 2009, either. Especially when he thinks that teams should be chasing him. These are the misunderstandings that occur when times get tough and you're… » 12/26/08 1:00pm 12/26/08 1:00pm