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AL's Chris Sale, NL's Max Scherzer to start All-Star Game
MIAMI -- Chris Sale will become the first pitcher to make consecutive All-Star starts representing different teams. The Boston Red Sox ace will start Tuesday night's game for the American League, and Washington's Max Scherzer will open for the National League. Then with the Chicago White Sox , Sale
Inside a Hall of Fame voter's toughest ballot decision
A month after my Baseball Hall of Fame ballot arrived in the mail, I'm barricaded in my office with a cup of Candy Cane holiday coffee and a sheet of paper with 33 names on it. I have Jay Jaffe's "Cooperstown Casebookand the Bill James 2018 Handbook?within reach, and I can rest easy in the
Harrison joins list of elite athletes to stun home fans with a jersey change
Pittsburgh Steelers fans are still coming to grips with the thought of veteran James Harrison playing for the Patriots. But he's far from the first "face of the franchise" player to try on a new look. We canvassed our NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL experts to come up with a list of the most jarring uniform
Jack Morris, Alan Trammell voted into Hall of Fame by Modern Era committee
Jack Morris and Alan Trammell were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Modern Baseball Era Committee after falling short of induction to Cooperstown before. Steve Garvey, Tommy John, Don Mattingly, Marvin Miller, Dale Murphy, Dave Parker, Ted Simmons and Luis Tiant were also on the ballot.
Is Carlos Beltran a Hall of Famer?
Editor's note: This story originally ran on May 15, 2017. Carlos Beltran announced his retirement Thursday. Nov. 13, 2017. Do you remember Dos Carlos? If you're a Kansas City Royals fan of a certain age, you surely do. That was the moniker attached to a pair of hotshot Royals rookies in the late
All-Star mock draft: How LeBron, Steph might pick their teams
After years of noncompetitive All-Star Games -- and a talent imbalance that has put the majority of the league's best players in the Western Conference -- the NBA announced Tuesday that the 2018 All-Star Game would have a new format. Gone is the East versus West of years past, replaced with a
Casting my 2018 Hall of Fame ballot ... today
My 2018 Hall of Fame ballot won't arrive for another 10 months. Thank heaven. But just because we only finished sifting through the 2017 election about 30 seconds ago doesn't mean it's too early to plunge right into the 2018 debate. So I'm about to attempt the impossible. I'm going to try to figure
Why Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens will get the Hall call
Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens . What a cute Hall of Fame induction day couple they're going to make. Feel free to imagine what that day will look like -- because guess what? Barry and the Rocket are going to get elected. Sorry, I can't tell you what year. But what the 2017 vote totals told us was
Vote: Do Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens deserve to be in the Hall of Fame?
In their fifth year on the ballot, both Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens saw a notable increase in support from Hall of Fame voters. Needing 75 percent of the vote to be enshrined, Bonds finished at 53.8 percent, while Clemens received 54.1 percent. Last year, Bonds was at 44.3 percent and Clemens was