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Greg Maddux.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images.)

Wisch: A Brave In The Hall, But Is Maddux A Cub At Heart?

Come July, Greg Maddux will enter the Hall of Fame with an Atlanta Braves cap emblazoned on his plaque. And that’s absolutely as it should be.

670 The Score–01/10/2014

Frank Thomas

Doyel: Le Batard HOF Vote Stunt A Cry For Attention, Reveals Nothing

Dan Le Batard wanted his Baseball Hall of Fame vote to be heard, so he gave it to one of the biggest megaphones in sports — Deadspin.

670 The Score–01/09/2014

Bud Selig speaks at the 2012 Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Le Batard Barred From Future Hall Of Fame Votes

Dan Le Batard was kicked out of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America for one year and barred from future Hall of Fame votes after he turned over his 2014 ballot to a website that allowed readers to choose the selections.

670 The Score–01/09/2014

Bud Selig speaks at the 2012 Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Dan Le Batard Gave His Hall Vote To Deadspin

ESPN host Dan Le Batard acknowledged Wednesday he gave his baseball Hall of Fame ballot to the website Deadspin because he detests the “hypocrisy” in the voting process.

670 The Score–01/08/2014

Frank Thomas and Greg Maddux. (Credit: Getty Images)

Frank Thomas, Greg Maddux Elected Into Baseball Hall Of Fame

White Sox slugger Frank Thomas and Cubs pitcher Greg Maddux have been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame

670 The Score–01/08/2014

Frank Thomas and Greg Maddux. (Credit: Getty Images)

Wisch: Chicago Fans Deserve Thomas-Maddux HOF Induction

The fan bases don’t often agree on much, but let’s hope we can all agree on that.

670 The Score–01/07/2014

Greg Maddux winds back to pitch during a game in the 1988 season at Wrigley Field.  (Photo by: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images )

Wisch: Maddux Should Be A Unanimous HOFer

Come next week, Greg Maddux will make the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame. But he almost certainly won’t make it in the way he should.

670 The Score–12/31/2013

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GRAMMY Hall of Fame Inducts 27 New Recordings from Dolly Parton, The Rolling Stones, U2 and More

The GRAMMY Hall of Fame was established in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old. According to GRAMMY.org, inductees are selected by a “special member committee of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts.”

12/04/2013

Paul Konerko. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Konerko Went Out And Did It Right

White Sox fans will always love him, as they should.

670 The Score–09/25/2013

Ken Norton (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Final Bell Sounds For Famed Boxer Ken Norton

Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.

09/19/2013

Devin Hester. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Devin Hester & The Language Of Hall Of Fame Exclusion

He only does one thing well. That’s the story of Devin Hester’s career, isn’t it?

CBS Chicago–08/28/2013

Frank Thomas and Greg Maddux. (Credit: Getty Images)

Wisch: Thomas, Maddux Could Help Heal The Hall in 2014

Former Cubs and White Sox greats Greg Maddux and Frank Thomas are likely to be inducted into the Hall in their first year on the ballot

670 The Score–07/30/2013

Loyola University Chicago

Loyola’s 1963 Championship Basketball Team Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

The 1963 Loyola University Chicago men’s basketball team will be the first team ever inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame on November 24 in Kansas City, Missouri.

04/02/2013

Tim Brown. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Silverman: Brown’s Laughable Assertion May End Up Keeping Him Out Of Hall

Tim Brown had one chance to win a Super Bowl in his career with the Oakland Raiders.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2013

Michael Strahan.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Strahan, Sapp Among Hall Of Fame Finalists

Single-season sacks leader Michael Strahan and two players who tried to block him are among 15 modern-era finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2013

Sammy Sosa. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Sammy Sosa Now Heads Company Specializing In Needleless Drug Injections

Retired from the game of baseball, Sammy Sosa now manages a comapny called Injex 21, which specializes in needleless drug injections.

670 The Score–01/11/2013

Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg is introduced at Clark Sports Center during the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

New York Times Runs Blank Sports Page After Hall Of Fame Shutout

The New York Times saw an opportunity and took it.

670 The Score–01/10/2013

Barry Bonds

No Players Elected To Hall Of Fame By Baseball Writers

Steroid-tainted stars Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa have been denied entry to baseball’s Hall of Fame with voters failing to elect any candidates for only the second time in four decades.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2013

Roberto Alomar gives his Hall of Fame induction speech last July. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Abbatacola: The Hall Of Fame Sucks

I absolutely hate Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame voting.

CBS Chicago–11/29/2012

Lee Smith.  ( Photo by: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Wisch: HOF Needs To Stop Closing Out Lee Smith

Ex-Cub Ron Santo finally got into the Hall of Fame this past summer. Ex-Cub Greg Maddux will easily get into the Hall of Fame in the summer of 2014. And Ex-Cub Lee Smith will surely get into the Hall of Fame …

CBS Chicago–11/23/2012

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