Dennis "Oil Can" Boyd, who pitched eight of his 10 major league seasons with the Boston Red Sox, ventured into insulting territory with his comments about Jackie Robinson during a mostly heartfelt interview.
Jemele Hill digs into the mailbag to respond to criticism about her columns on NFL bounties and hits, the expanded MLB postseason and the NBA slam dunk contest.
Adding two MLB wild-card teams and high-stakes one-game playoffs make perfect financial sense, but is it common sense? The answer is no.
Jemele Hill goes to the mailbag and finds complaints about her column that compared Ndamukong Suh and Barry Sanders. After reading a few notes, she feels she may never be able to go home to Michigan.
Detroit is basking in the sports spotlight. Onfield success will not change Detroit's absurdly-high unemployment and crime rates, or the rocky Michigan economy. But the Lions are 5-0.
The man who would be Marlins closer Leo Nunez -- but isn't -- is to blame, of course. But don't let Major League Baseball and the Marlins, who didn't deter the deceit, off the hook.
It's not about whether players from the steroid era deserve to be in the Hall of Fame. The real question is: Do any of these players even care about making the Hall of Fame?
Manny being Manny? He's worn that out by now. It's time for someone to put a stop to his selfishness. Too bad the White Sox didn't realize that in time.
Barry Bonds has done some admirable things through his charitable foundation, but there is one donation that shouldn't be accepted. The media's integrity is at stake, writes Jemele Hill.
Sammy Sosa says he isn't a racist, but his skin color raises troubling questions about racial identity.
Like him or not, the federal government's indictment of Barry Bonds is a terrible injustice.
Why is Rick Ankiel treated differently by the media than Barry Bonds? Page 2's Jemele Hill wonders if it could be race.
Only Roger Clemens could command the spotlight during a comeback start that turned Class A Tampa into must-watch baseball, writes Jemele Hill.
Page 2's Jemele Hill makes a plea to a higher power -- to spare us from Barry Bonds, Home Run King.