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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

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Keidel: The End Of MLB Innocence

The PED crucible, which we hoped would be microscopic by now, just won’t go away. It’s turned into a twisted game show of “Name That Cheat.”

08/16/2013

Alex Rodriguez (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Keidel: All Eyes On A-Rod And Home Debut At Yankee Stadium Tonight

The eyes of America are indeed on the Bronx these days where a certain slugger will make his home debut tonight at Yankee Stadium.

08/09/2013

Alex Rodriguez and Mariano Rivera. (Credit: Getty Images)

Baffoe: Baseball’s Worst And Best Make Perhaps Last Stops In Chicago

Within 24 hours the same room held the game’s worst representative and its best.

670 The Score–08/07/2013

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

Ryan Braun. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Let’s Mock Anti-Semitic Responses To Ryan Braun

You know the drill. On to the shaming.

670 The Score–07/24/2013

Ryan Braun. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

Silverman: Braun’s Punishment A Mere Slap On The Wrist

Baseball should have suspended him from now through the end of the 2014 season.

670 The Score–07/23/2013

Bud Selig. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Bud Selig’s Brain Cloud

By Tim Baffoe- (CBS) I’ve long contended that one of America’s most heinous shortcomings is the underappreciation of the film Joe Versus The Volcano. Since you’re probably not privy, the film is about a guy played […]

670 The Score–07/17/2013

The New England Compounding Center is shown here on October 5, 2012 in Framingham, Massachusetts. The pharmacy is currently being investigated for producing a contaminated steroid shot that included the meningitis fungus that has killed at least five people. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Chicago Clinic Says It Pulled Steroid In Wake Of Meningitis Scare

There are no reported meningitis cases in Illinois, but as CBS 2′s Mai Martinez reports, hundreds of patients at three Chicago-area facilities are being warned.

10/05/2012

A.J. Pierzynski. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Listen: Pierzynski Responds To PED Rumors

On Friday, Pierzynski responded to those rumors that he used PEDs.

670 The Score–09/07/2012

Otis Wilson

Former Bear Otis Wilson: ‘Jury’s Still Out’ On Armstrong

The decision by U.S. Anti-Doping Agency to come down hard against Lance Armstrong could have a wide-ranging effect on other sports beyond cycling, given that drug testing efforts have been stepped up across the board.

WBBM Newsradio–08/25/2012

Bartolo Colon. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Baseball Still Has PED Problem – So Let’s Fix It

In just the past week, we’ve seen San Francisco’s Melky Cabrera and Oakland’s Bartolo Colon both receive 50-game suspensions after tests revealed elevated testosterone levels, making the Bay area again the epicenter of PED use, same as it ever was.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2012

Bartolo Colon

Bartolo Colon Suspended 50 Games For PEDs

Former AL Cy Young Award winner Bartolo Colon of the Oakland Athletics has been suspended for 50 games after testing positive for testosterone.

670 The Score–08/22/2012

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

Statement Regarding Ryan Braun’s Sample From Collector

Here is the statement from collector Dino Laurenzi Jr., who took Ryan Braun’s sample.

670 The Score–02/28/2012

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

Brewers’ Ryan Braun Tests Positive For PEDs, Reports Allege

Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun has tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug, ESPN and CBS Sports are reporting.

12/10/2011

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NU Researchers Seek Better Ways To Treat Asthma

An estimated 300 million people around the world suffer from asthma, and researchers in Chicago are working on ways to improve care.

08/09/2011

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.

07/29/2011

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

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