When the month of June drew to a close exactly 15 years ago, it was about to become the greatest individual home run month in the history of baseball. Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire electrified America, but we would soon learn that it had all happened during the heart of the steroid era.
One of the most absurd judicial cop-outs of all time is 40 years old on June 19, 2012.
The enigmatic Muhammad Ali could be brutally honest and sometimes brutally cruel, but he was also funny, creative, athletic, glib, poetic, determined, humble, pious, anarchistic, dignified, irreverent, sometimes out of line and other times a beacon of change during the 1960s days of rage.
One day after Jerry Sandusky went on national television for his first public interview since begin charged with more than 40 counts of child sexual abuse, The Score’s legal expert Eldon Ham joined The McNeil and Speigel Show to break down the legal ramifications of Sandusky’s interview.
With legal issues swirling around Penn State and former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky for his alleged sexual abuse of young boys, The McNeil and Spiegel Show brought in The Score’s legal analyst Eldon Ham to help make sense of the controversy in Happy Valley.
LeBron James might be a load to handle on the court, but in the NBA labor quagmire he’s got nothing on a swamp turtle named Pogo, a comic pages pundit with a labor lesson for LeBron and the NBA players. “We have met the enemy, and the enemy is us,” said Pogo, the resident sage of cartoonist Walt Kelly’s Okefenokee Swamp.
This October 1 marks exactly 50 years since Roger Maris slammed home run #61 in 1961, taking down two icons with one swing: Babe Ruth and Mickey Mantle.
Several months into the NFL Lockout, fans are pretty familiar with the issues at hand. But as the expiration of the NBA’s collective bargaining agreement approaches, fans are going to have to get used a different climate for negotiations.
On Thursday, the current collective bargaining agreement between the NFL and the Players’ Union is set to expire, triggering the first step leading towards a lockout of the players.