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MLB commissioner Rob Manfred. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Lyons: Commissioner-Elect Manfred Has Long To-Do List

Most notably, baseball needs to connect with the younger generation.

CBS Chicago–08/18/2014

Blue Jays left-hander Mark Buehrle. (Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Buerhle’s Start Puts Him In Select Company

Mark Buehrle leads the majors with 10 wins.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2014

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

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.


Roger Clemens. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Roger Clemens Signs Minor League Contract

With his legal problems in the rear-view mirror, Roger Clemens is returning to baseball.

670 The Score–08/20/2012

Ron Santo's Widow, Vicki Santo, Holds His Hall Of Fame Plaque

Wisch: Why Baseball’s Hall Of Fame Needs Its Own ‘Death Penalty’

With a slew of all-time greats in their first year of eligibility for Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame, the summer of 2013 should be a banner one for Cooperstown.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2012

Roger Clemens becomes emotional as he speaks to the media after he was found not guilty on all charges in his perjury trial at US District Court in Washington, DC. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Wisch: Cooperstown Deserves Better Than Roger Clemens

As a kid, the guy was my favorite player, so I’m certainly biased. But when it comes to keeping score of the all-time greatest Hall of Fame induction speeches, I think Ryne Sandberg’s wins in a rout.

670 The Score–06/20/2012

Roger Clemens. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Clemens: Feds ‘Went Around The World’ To Try To Convict Me

A day after being acquitted on federal perjury charges, former major league pitcher Roger Clemens joined SportsRadio 610 in Houston to talk about the trial away from the courtroom for the first time.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2012

Roger Clemens becomes emotional as he speaks to the media after he was found not guilty on all charges in his perjury trial at US District Court in Washington, DC. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Baffoe: Put Clemens In Your Tainted Hall Of Fame, Writers

Screw your pretend scruples, writers. Put in the best, no matter how bitter it tastes, and move on.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2012

Roger Clemens

Clemens Found Not Guilty

Former Major League pitcher Roger Clemens has been found not guilty of all charges in the federal perjury trial against him.

670 The Score–06/18/2012

Roger Clemens

Busted: Actor Lies On Letterman About Playing Baseball With Clemens

Sure, we’ve all told little white lies to make our stories sound better than they truly are.

670 The Score–03/02/2012

Justin Verlander. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Verlander Wins AL MVP; 1st Starter In 25 Years

Detroit’s Justin Verlander has become the first starting pitcher in a quarter-century to win a Most Valuable Player award, adding it to his Cy Young Award last week.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2011

Roger Clemens

Clemens Accuses Prosecutors Of Provoking Mistrial

Roger Clemens argued that a new trial would violate his constitutional right against the double jeopardy of facing the same charge twice.


Experts Say Clemens Likely To Go On Trial Again

Baseball star Roger Clemens’ battle against perjury charges likely is far from over and probably will be the subject of a second trial, according to many legal experts.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2011

Roger Clemens

Dorfman: Clemens Wins One For Legal System; Truth May Be A Victim

What happened in the Roger Clemens case yesterday was probably right, but nobody should feel good about it.

670 The Score–07/15/2011

UPDATED: Judge Rules Mistrial In Clemens Case

The judge declared a mistrial Thursday in baseball star Roger Clemens’ perjury trial after prosecutors showed to jurors evidence that he had ruled would be out of bounds in the case.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2011

Roger Clemens

Prosecutors Say Needles Had Clemens’ DNA, Steroids; Fakery Claimed

Prosecutors said Wednesday that needles and cotton balls Roger Clemens’ former trainer says he used to inject the star pitcher at the height of his career tested positive for Clemens’ DNA and anabolic steroids.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2011

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Clemens On Trial For Doing What Pols Do Every Day

The big news in sports tonight is not that All-Star Game in Phoenix, but an All-Star pitcher in a criminal courtroom in Washington – Roger Clemens, on trial for a crime that could land him in prison for 30 years.

CBS 2–07/12/2011

Roger Clemens

Clemens Trial A Story Of 2 Friends Turned Enemies

Strip away the legalese and the trial of Roger Clemens is a tale of two men: the baseball star and his trainer.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2011

Roger Clemens

Clemens Ready To Fight As Perjury Trial Nears

Roger Clemens’ tenacious pursuit of victory on the pitcher’s mound is re-emerging as he enters federal court this week to fight charges he lied about using drugs and to try to ruthlessly discredit the former friend who says he did.

CBS Chicago–07/04/2011