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Bernstein: Really, Milwaukee?

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

CBS Chicago–04/02/2014

Greg Maddux.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Maddux And Sandberg Say No To Cub Invitation; No Invite For Sosa

The Chicago Cubs invited both Hall of fame pitcher Greg Maddux and infielder Ryne Sandberg to the Cub Convention this weekend.

01/19/2014

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. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Wisch: Cubs Could Use More Stars, But Sosa Can Stay Home

As for Sammy, the door back to to Wrigley can remain dark. And he can build his own statue somewhere else.

670 The Score–10/10/2013

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TTYM: Eminem Crashes Michigan Game, Smack-Talking 7-Year Old And Sammy Sosa Is That You?

  by @TaraLipinskyMore Columns here. Jet’s Fight Crew In case you haven’t heard –  Jets’ fans have an awful reputation of getting angry and belligerent during games. I have no idea why. Story via CBS New York Can […]

09/13/2013

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

Photo: This Is What Sammy Sosa Looks Like Now

This is Sammy Sosa now.

670 The Score–09/10/2013

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. (Credit: Jonathan Daniel/ALLSPORT)

Video: Sosa Caught With Corked Bat

Today marks the 10th anniversary of Sammy Sosa’s ejection in the first inning of a game against the Devil Rays for using a corked bat.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2013

Brian Urlacher. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Wisch: Five Chicago Athletes Who Didn’t Go Out Like Urlacher

Here are five Windy City athletes who looked the weirdest playing for a team other than the one they’re best known for.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2013

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

Baffoe: Outcasting Sammy Sosa Is Hypocritical

Sammy Sosa is one of the game’s Marlboro Men, a mascot of old that seems so wrong today.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2013

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

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

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

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

Starlin Castro. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Wisch: The 5 Worst Trades In Chicago Baseball History

For those wishing to trade a 22-year-old Castro, be very careful what you wish for.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2012

Ryan Braun. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: MLB Should Strip Braun Of His MVP

Ryan Braun shouldn’t keep his MVP. Not if the test result showing that the Milwaukee Brewers’ star left fielder and 2011 NL MVP had elevated levels of synthetic testosterone in his system this past season is indeed upheld upon appeal.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2011

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