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  • Barry Bonds convicted of obstruction of justice: Two books tell the backstory

     
    Barry Bonds is convicted of one count of obstruction of justice in the case related to steroid use. What two books are essential to explaining the backstory?...
  • Roberto Alomar, Bert Blyleven elected to baseball Hall of Fame

     
    Roberto Alomar and Bert Blyleven were chosen to the baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday, in an election in which voters again rejected candidates closely identified with baseball's steroid era. Alomar got 523 votes and Blyleven 463, with 436 of......
  • The buzz: Is Landis the fly who can finally sting Armstrong?

     
    A colleague from my journalistic past, former newspaperman Dan Barreiro, e-mailed out of the blue yesterday to ask if I would go on his radio show (KFAN in Minneapolis) to talk about the Floyd Landis doping revelations and accusations. As......
  • Ken Griffey Jr. announces his immediate retirement

     
    Ken Griffey Jr. retired Wednesday night, ending one of the great careers in baseball history. The 40-year-old Griffey told Seattle team president Chuck Armstrong that he was done playing. Mariners manager Don Wakamatsu called his players together before...
  • Book Review: 'Stan Musial' by George Vecsey

    Book Review: 'Stan Musial' by George Vecsey
    Stan Musial An American Life George Vecsey Ballantine/ESPN Books: 397 pp., $26.00 Here is a theory I have: There are three kinds of baseball players — the Good, the Great and the Gods. In the first category is everybody who made it to the...
  • Chaplains visit Anaheim Hills and Yorba Linda after Freeway Complex fire

    Chaplains visit Anaheim Hills and Yorba Linda after Freeway Complex fire
    When they respond to disasters, chaplains from the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team usually encounter throngs of desperate victims. So the evangelical Christians were surprised Monday as they searched deserted, mountainous neighborhoods of Anaheim...
  • A Moorish fantasy in Irvine's Shady Canyon

    A Moorish fantasy in Irvine's Shady Canyon
    THE Alhambra in Granada, Spain -- a palace-turned-museum revered for its architecture -- was the inspiration for this newly built estate in the heart of Shady Canyon, the Irvine home of sports stars Mark McGwire and Lindsay Davenport and sports-show...
  • Tiger Woods hires Ari Fleischer for comeback. Does this mean George W. Bush is coming back too?

     
    America is the land of reinvention. Everyone gets a second chance. It's part of the Constitution. So it comes as no surprise -- in fact it's wonderful news -- that the best golfer in the world is preparing his comeback......
  • Question of the day: What do you make of Barry Bonds praising Mark McGwire for admitting his steroid use? [Updated]

     
    Four reporters from the Tribune Co. weigh in with their opinion. Check back throughout the day for more responses. And please feel free to tell us what you think by leaving a comment below. Peter Schmuck, Baltimore Sun It makes......
  • Poll: Will it be easier or harder for Mark McGwire to make the Hall of Fame now?

     
    Now that he has admitted he used steroids, does the road to the Hall of Fame get any easier for Mark McGwire? Vote now, then leave a comment letting us know why you voted the way you did. Will it......
  • Mark McGwire says telling family of steroids use was difficult

     
    Mark McGwire's voice repeatedly cracked with emotion during a telephone interview with the Associated Press as he recounted telling his wife, parents and son that he had used steroids. His voice breaking, McGwire said, “It's the first time they've ever....