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Mark McGwire

MLB commissioner Bud Selig. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Hopefully, Crimes In The All-Star Game Are Selig’s Punishment

What’s Bud Selig’s legacy? An idiotic home-field advantage rule and PEDs.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2014

2013 All-Star Game at Citi Field. (Getty Images)

Lyons: An All-Star Game Solution That Still ‘Counts’

It’s time to do away with the home-field advantage reward, so here’s an idea.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2014

Houston Astros v Milwaukee Brewers

Bernstein: Really, Milwaukee?

Let’s not forget that Ryan Braun tried to ruin an innocent man’s reputation.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2014

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

Baffoe: How Not To Make A Baseball Hall Of Fame Voting Argument

Here is what so many voters like Simmons fail to understand. The Hall of Fame is a museum, and voters are being asked to choose what players get highlighted in that museum. Museums are supposed to represent—accurately—history.

670 The Score–12/27/2013

Alex Rodriguez. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Baseball Suspensions Are Coming, And They Don’t Matter

Are you ready for some good ol’ public flogging and moral superiority that results essentially in nothing but another baseball dry hump?

670 The Score–07/31/2013

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

Sammy Sosa runs the baseline during a game against the St. Louis Cardinals in 1992.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Retire Sosa’s Number? I Think We Can Retire That Thought

By Dave Wischnowsky – (CBS) When it comes to Sammy Sosa’s future, AOL Fanhouse columnist Lisa Olson has a bold prediction. “Within a few years,” she wrote in a column published on Thursday, “the Cubs […]

CBS Chicago–01/26/2013

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)

Sosa Says He And McGwire Belong In Hall Of Fame

Slammin’ Sammy also said the Chicago Cubs should retire his number.

01/23/2013

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

Sammy Sosa

Wisch: Would Fans Want Sammy Sosa Back At Wrigley?

I don’t think they want to see No. 21 tap his heart at home plate any time in the foreseeable future – and probably for much longer.

670 The Score–09/27/2012

Derrick Rose

Wisch: PEDs And The NBA – Why Haven’t We Wondered More?

Back in 1998, I was naïve. But here in 2011? Well, I’m not. At least that’s certainly true when it comes to the issue of athletes using performance enhancing drugs to give themselves an edge on the field.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2011

Sammy Sosa, Mark McGwire and Barry Bonds

Dorfman: The Steroid Shame Shouldn’t Be Forgotten

Major League Baseball has so many things working to its advantage including a century old resilience to overcome every challenge placed before it.

670 The Score–03/30/2011

Barry Bonds

Ex-Mistress Claims Bonds Blamed Injury On Steroids

According to the testimony of his former mistress, Barry Bonds blamed his 1999 elbow injury on steroid use.

03/28/2011