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  1. Key issues on this year's Hall of Fame ballot

    David Schoenfield

    Hall of Fame season is kind of like Christmas season: It brings gifts and memories but also a lot of acrimony and stress, and it lasts way too long. Hall of Fame ballots were mailed out Monday to eligible members of the Baseball Writers' Association ...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  2. Time to welcome Sosa back to Wrigley

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- It's time to bring Sammy Sosa back to Wrigley Field. Sosa's isolated status with the Chicago Cubs has been debated for years by fans and the media. But with the Cubs saluting the '90s during the homestand that opens Tuesday as part of ...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  3. Baseball Hall of Fame cuts election eligibility to 10 years

    Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire will have less time to remain eligible for the Hall of Fame ballot under changes made Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2014
  4. Borowski: Cubs created the Sosa 'monster'

    Staff

    Former closer Joe Borowski isn't buying the contention that Sammy Sosa has to make amends with his former Chicago Cubs teammates before the organization will welcome its all-time home run hitter back into the fold. "I think they're skirting around...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  5. Sammy Sosa will sit down, make amends with Chicago Cubs

    Enrique Rojas

    The Chicago Cubs feel like Sammy Sosa owes them an apology, and the former slugger told ESPNDeportes.com on Thursday that he is willing to sit down with the club to make amends.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2014
  6. Chicago Cubs say absent Sammy Sosa must make amends

    Jesse Rogers

    Former Chicago Cubs slugger Sammy Sosa was not invited to participate in the festivities commemorating the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field Wednesday, and a team official says he has some work to do before being welcomed back by the organization.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2014
  7. Maddux, Ryno invited to event, but Sosa ...

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO - Missing from this weekend's Chicago Cubs convention are Hall of Fame players Greg Maddux and Ryne Sandberg. Both were invited but had prior commitments. Former outfielder Sammy Sosa, on the other hand, still needs to mend fences with the te...

    Blog | January 18, 2014
  8. Baseball Hall of Fame should add wing to acknowledge steroid era

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    The Baseball Hall of Fame needs to stop hiding from the truth and add a steroid wing.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2014
  9. The big, huge Hall of Fame post, Part 3

    David Schoenfield

    Let's move on to Part 3 of our 2014 mammoth Hall of Fame post. Here's Part 1 and Part 2. Close, but not quite Hall of Famers 19. Fred McGriff (52.6 WAR, 20.7 percent) -- Here's a question: Do you think the Tom Emanski commercial has hurt McGrif...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  10. Why I vote for PED users for the HOF

    Buster Olney

    On Monday afternoon, ESPN.com revealed the Hall of Fame ballots for the 17 folks here who cast votes, and this seemed to set Twitter on fire in the baseball corner of the world. A brief review of the voting process: Voters are allowed ...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  11. Hall of Fame future of Rafael Palmeiro, Mark McGwire and Sammy So...

    Michael Knisley

    The days of Rafael Palmeiro, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa being on the Hall of Fame ballot could soon be coming to an end.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2014
  12. Hall of Fame ballot has Ranger connections

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers are well represented in the 2014 Hall of Fame ballot released today, headlined by one of the newest names on the list, Greg Maddux, who has consulted with the team the past two seasons. Maddux's brother, Mike, is the pitching coach ...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  13. Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas on Hall of Fame ballot

    Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas are among 19 newcomers on this year's Hall of Fame ballot, joining a collection of steroid-tainted holdovers that include Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2013
  14. Why MLB punishment for PEDs matters

    Steve Wulf

    MLB's efforts to punish players tied to the Biogenesis clinic is important. You must care. You need to stop enabling the cheaters the way we used to. You have to root, root, root just as hard for the game itself as you do for the players.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2013
  15. Wood in favor of retiring Sosa's number

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- Former Chicago Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood thinks Sammy Sosa should be in the Hall of Fame and the Cubs should consider retiring his number. "I don't see how you can't consider it," Wood said about retiring No. 21. "No matter what we t...

    Blog | February 26, 2013
  16. Hairston happy to be next to wear No. 21

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- New Chicago Cubs right fielder Scott Hairston is happy to wear the same number as another former right fielder. "I'll take it," Hairston said of his wearing No. 21, the same number worn by Sammy Sosa. "Who wouldn't want it?" Hair...

    Blog | February 13, 2013