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  1. Piazza virtual lock for Hall in 2016

    Adam Rubin

    Rhona Wise/AFP/Getty ImagesMike Piazza should enter the Hall of Fame in 2016. It won't be as a Marlin. NEW YORK -- In his third year of Hall of Fame eligibility, Mike Piazza appeared on 69.9 percent of ballots cast. That was close to the 75 percen...

    Blog | January 15, 2015
  2. Underdog Ohio State the favorite of coaches

    Travis Haney

    Back in August, I asked 20 coaches who they liked in the initial playoff. Here's how they fared: FSU, the eventual 3-seed, was on 19 of 20 ballots. Top-seeded Alabama was on 16 of 20. But those preseason favorites are now on the sideline. Orego...

    Blog | January 09, 2015
  3. Latvian rap tribute to Zemgus Girgensons

    ESPN Music

    How much is Buffalo Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons revered in his native Latvia? One might point to the way the voters back home filled the ballot box on his behalf, making the second-year center the top vote-getter in the NHL All-Star voting --...

    Blog | January 08, 2015
  4. Asmussen should be on HOF ballot

    Bill Finley

    When the PETA scandal involving Steve Asmussen blew up last year I was among those leading the charge to keep the trainer out of the Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2015
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  7. Sosa's Hall of Fame vote totals slip again

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Former Chicago Cubs right fielder Sammy Sosa failed to gain entry into the Baseball Hall of Fame, appearing on just 6.6 percent of the ballots when the results were revealed Tuesday. Sosa, in his third year of eligibility, will stay on ...

    Blog | January 06, 2015
  8. Piazza just misses in third shot at Hall

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Next year may be Mike Piazza's year. In his third appearance on the Hall of Fame ballot, Piazza fell just shy of the required 75 percent threshold needed for election. He garnered 69.9 percent, receiving votes on 384 of the 549 ballots...

    Blog | January 06, 2015
  9. In dominating fashion, Pedro gets Hall call

    Gordon Edes

    Pitcher Pedro Martinez, who once wrenched off the heads of his sisters' dolls to use as baseballs, on Tuesday was a first-ballot selection to the National Baseball Hall of Fame, the 12th Red Sox pitcher so honored and the second from his native Domin...

    Blog | January 06, 2015
  10. HOF voting percentages: What to look for

    Buster Olney

    The headlines Tuesday will be about those players who have been elected to the Hall of Fame. Presumably, Randy Johnson and Pedro Martinez will gain easy election, and perhaps they will be joined by Craig Biggio, who came within two votes last year, a...

    Blog | January 06, 2015
  11. An unofficial Hall of Fame ballot

    Calvin Watkins

    Before we begin, let me say I don't get a vote for the Baseball Hall of Fame. You need to be a member of the Baseball Writers Association of America for at least 10 years to become eligible to vote. So, in my first year as a member (I was appro...

    Blog | January 06, 2015
  12. Sizing up the 2016 Hall of Fame ballot

    Tim Kurkjian

    Ken Griffey Jr. will top the list of first-time candidates on next year's Hall of Fame ballot.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2015
  13. Nomar and the most underrated player ever

    David Schoenfield

    Joe Posnanski wrote the other day about the players on this year's Hall of Fame ballot who are unlikely to receive 5 percent of the vote and thus will get booted off future ballots. There are some very good players here, including Carlos Delgado (lov...

    Blog | January 05, 2015
  14. Revealing the 2015 Hall of 100 ballot results - MLB

    Revealing the results of the 2015 balloting for ESPN's Hall of 100.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2015
  15. Piazza may be near-miss for 2015 Hall class

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Mike Piazza should come close to Hall of Fame election in his third year on the ballot, but he may fall just shy of the 75 percent threshold needed for election. Last year, Piazza appeared on 62.2 percent of the 571 ballots. He receive...

    Blog | January 05, 2015
  16. Jayson Stark explains his 2015 Hall of Fame ballot

    Jayson Stark

    Not even a 12-man ballot would be big enough for the 2015 Hall of Fame election. Here's my annual look at the 10 players I voted for and the reasoning behind it.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2015
  17. Craig Biggio, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, Mike Piazza, Tim Rai...

    ESPN's 17 Hall of Fame voters would elect Craig Biggio, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, Mike Piazza, Tim Raines and John Smoltz to be part of the Class of 2015.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2015
  18. Updates on manager Egis Klimas' stable

    Dan Rafael

    On Friday, I had a chance to catch up with manager Egis Klimas, who, in my view, deserves to win manager of the year from the Boxing Writers Association of America when ballots go out in the next few weeks. Klimas did a fantastic job with his cli...

    Blog | January 02, 2015