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Bud Selig

Crap Of The Week: Bud Selig

This week’s Crap of the Week goes out to Bud Selig.

670 The Score–05/17/2013

Adam Dunn. (Credit: David Banks, Getty)

Ofman: Baseball Needs To Make Up Its Mind On The DH

I love baseball. My affair with the game goes back over 50 years when I was child emulating longtime broadcaster Jack Brickhouse on the gravel field of Hibbard Elementary School in Albany Park.

CBS Chicago–04/17/2013

Philip Humber.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Silverman: Astros Moving To The American League Another Error For Baseball

Take a look at the American League standings. There’s something very wrong going on.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2013

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White Sox To Host 2013 Civil Rights Game

On Tuesday at U.S. Cellular Field, Major League Baseball announced that the White Sox will host the 2013 Civil Rights Games.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2013

Angel Pagan. (Photo by Tony Medina/Getty Images)

Baffoe: The World Baseball Classic Is Lame

Cue the inspirational horns and strings. Get Bob Costas cozied up near a fireplace in a flame-retardant turtleneck.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2013

Alex Rodriguez. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Wisch: MLB Needs To Institute ‘Zero Tolerance’ PED Testing

I love Major League Baseball. But Major League Baseball is wearing me out.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2013

Brian Urlacher and Devin Hester. (Photos by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Silverman: Follow the Pope – Sports Resignations That Should Happen

You don’t have to be the head of the Catholic Church to resign. Here’s a list of 10 resignations that should happen.

CBS Chicago–02/12/2013

Roger Goodell

Baffoe: All The Commissioners Just Suck

So, yeah, our fearless leaders all suck. And while what Tagliabue did gives us a sliver of hope that they can’t be megalomaniacs in their fields all the time, ultimately fans have to sit back and shake their heads.

670 The Score–12/12/2012

Target Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Report: Twins To Host 2014 All-Star Game

It looks as if the Major League Baseball All-Star Game is heading north.

670 The Score–08/28/2012

Bud Selig

Selig Plans To Expand Instant Replay

More instant replay may be coming to baseball sooner rather than later.

670 The Score–07/27/2012

Robin Ventura argues with umpire Mark Wegner. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Hawk On Changing His Style: ‘If I Do That, I’ll Quit’

The broadcaster admitted he had been reprimanded for the outburst at umpire Mark Wegner, but he also said neither Selig or Reinsdorf asked him to publicly apologize.

CBS Chicago–06/01/2012

Bud Selig

Hawk Lectured By Selig, Reinsdorf Following Rant Against Umpire

Not surprisingly, Ken “The Hawk” Harrelson’s rant against umpire Mark Wegner made its way to the commissioner’s office.

670 The Score–06/01/2012

Tony La Russa goes out on top. (Photo by Ed Szczepanski/Getty Images)

MLB Expands Playoff Format From 8 Teams To 10

Major League Baseball expanded its playoff format to 10 teams Friday, adding a second wild-card in each league.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2012

Theo Epstein. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Red Sox, Cubs Make Epstein Compensation Arguments To Selig

Theo Epstein quit as Boston’s general manager in October to become the Cubs’ president of baseball operations, and the teams were unable to reach an agreement by themselves on compensation.


Chris Johnson #23 of the Houston Astros makes a diving attempt on a hard hit ball. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Wisch: Astros Keep Their Nickname, Avoid Baseball’s Name Game

Last week, Jim Crane, the new owner of Houston’s major league ballclub, threw Texas into a tizzy when he mentioned that his marketing division was investigating the possibility of changing the Astros’ nickname when they move to the American League West next season.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2012

Bud Selig

Bud Selig’s 2-Year Extension Finalized

Given some time to reconsider, the San Diego Padres have voted in favor of baseball Commissioner Bud Selig’s two-year extension.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2012

Ryan Braun. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ryan Braun’s Appeal Is Heard

Ryan Braun’s appeal of his positive drug test began Thursday before baseball arbitrator Shyam Das.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2012

Bud Selig

Selig To Answer Fan Questions At SoxFest

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig will attend SoxFest and field questions from fans at the event.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2012

Ryan Braun. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: MLB Should Strip Braun Of His MVP

Ryan Braun shouldn’t keep his MVP. Not if the test result showing that the Milwaukee Brewers’ star left fielder and 2011 NL MVP had elevated levels of synthetic testosterone in his system this past season is indeed upheld upon appeal.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2011

Bud Selig

HGH Testing, Expanded Playoffs Highlight New MLB CBA

Baseball players and owners signed an agreement for a new labor contract Tuesday, a deal that starts blood testing on human growth hormone and expands the playoffs to 10 teams by 2013.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2011