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  1. The Hall of Fame's fuzzy standards

    Buster Olney

    When the Hall of Fame ballots are sent to writers every year, a 23-word paragraph that describes the voting standards is included: Voting shall be based upon the player's record, playing ability, integrity, sportsmanship, character and ...

    Blog | September 12, 2010
  2. MLB: Pete Rose, Barry Bonds, Ty Cobb and the Hall of Fame's blurr...

    Buster Olney

    "Character" and "sportsmanship" matter in Hall of Fame voting -- except when they don't. Cheating, betting and doping did not disqualify past players from the Hall, so why are Pete Rose and players from the steroids era held to a different standard?

    Blog | Conversation | September 12, 2010
  3. With his latest accusations, Omar Minaya may have instead shifted...

    Buster Olney

    In firing a trusted associate, Omar Minaya did the right thing. But by attacking a reporter publicly for simply getting the story right, Minaya has made himself a target in an organization that doesn't appreciate these kinds of distractions.

    Blog | Conversation | July 27, 2009
  4. Old men Cassell, Magloire finding work

    Eric Karabell

    In ESPN fantasy basketball leagues, we have something called the undroppable list. The names on there are the top players in the league, and the reason we have it is so that the integrity of fantasy leagues is protected by people not dropping Kevin G...

    Blog | February 28, 2008
  5. Old men Cassell, Magloire finding work

    Eric Karabell

    In ESPN fantasy basketball leagues, we have something called the undroppable list. The names on there are the top players in the league, and the reason we have it is so that the integrity of fantasy leagues is protected by people not dropping Kevin G...

    Blog | Conversation | February 28, 2008
  6. Jeff Jordan impressive while playing through flu

    Paul Biancardi

    Scouts Inc.'s Paul Biancardi recaps the City-Suburban Showdown from Evanston, Ill.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2007
  7. Integrity of the coaches' vote

    Got a great idea: Ohio State head coach Jim Tressel should resign in order to head up a recount of Ohio's 2004 presidential vote. USA Today characterized Tressel's press-conference announcement that he voted Texas No. 1 as he "made a mistake." The p...

    Blog | Conversation | September 07, 2006
  8. Investigative report: Perry's bass

    Bill Baab

    A photo of a giant bass being held in front of a Georgia post office supports the integrity of the reigning world record largemouth

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2006
  9. Story behind the story

    Ed Harp

    Inside the David Hayes story

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2005
  10. As races heat up, some wild-card kudos

    Joe Morgan

    When baseball introduced the wild card, skeptics said it would hurt the integrity of the season. But no one's complaining about the wild card now.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2005
  11. Three Angels make All-Overpaid Team

    Rob Neyer

    Some players hurt their teams statistically. Some hurt them financially. And some do both, writes Rob Neyer.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2005
  12. Getting straight with worms

    Louie Stout

    These worms will close the deal on hard-to-catch bass

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2005
  13. Fans enjoy watching great teams

    Jim Baker

    Most people look to sports as an ordered universe where stratifications exist that are easy for them to grab onto.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2003