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Roger Goodell. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Goodell’s PR Move Also Better Policy

There are now stiffer penalties for all sorts of off-the-field incidents.

CBS Chicago–08/29/2014

Clippers owner Donald Sterling, second from left. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Ham: Is Don Sterling A Canary In The NBA Gold Mine?

Saying Sterling deserves due process may come back to cost Adam Silver.

CBS Chicago–04/29/2014

Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa. (Credit: Getty Images)

Sosa-McGwire: The Shock & Awe Summer Of 1998

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.

670 The Score–06/26/2013

Rep. Virginia Foxx (R- NC) shows pictures of Roger Clemens during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing February 13, 2008 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Eldon Ham: How The Great Baseball Oxymoron Undermines America

One of the most absurd judicial cop-outs of all time is 40 years old on June 19, 2012.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2012

Muhammad Ali during training for his fight with Al 'Blue' Lewis held in Dublin, Ireland in 1972. (Photo by Getty Images)

Eldon Ham: Muhammad And Me

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.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2012

A general view of the Pennsylvania State Nittany Lions tall flag squad. (Credit: Rick Stewart  /Allsport)

Ham: Sandusky Said ‘Way, Way Too Much’

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.

670 The Score–11/15/2011

Joe Paterno is surrounded by reporters. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Ham: Feds Could Get Involved With Penn State

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.

670 The Score–11/09/2011

David Stern

Ham: Have The NBA Players Met The Real Enemy?

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.

670 The Score–11/09/2011

Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire share a laugh after McGwire broke Roger Maris' single-season home run record in 1998. (STEPHEN JAFFE/AFP/Getty Images)

61: The Scarlet Number – How the Maris Home Run Record Could Help Expunge the Steroid Era

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.

CBS Chicago–09/21/2011

David Stern

Unlike NFL Labor Situation, NBA Seems To Be ‘Genuinely’ Losing Money

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.

670 The Score–06/18/2011

Roger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith

Simplifying The NFL Labor Discussion

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.

670 The Score–03/01/2011