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  1. 2011 Gridiron Challenge: Rough RB week?

    Mike Sando

    Inside the 2011 NFC West Gridiron Challenge after Week 12: Leader: msclemons67, again, but with Jay Cutler suffering a broken thumb, it's time to search for another quarterback. High score of the week: ChampLeonard and The Big Hurt, each with 1...

    Blog | November 24, 2011
  2. THe Big Hurt Retires: Inside The Numbers

    Photo: AP Photo THE BIG HURT RETIRES: Away from the game since the 2008 season, Frank Thomas made his retirement official today. The two-time AL MVP and 1997 AL batting champ will leave a career .301 hitter, with 521 home runs and more than 1700 R...

    Blog | February 12, 2010
  3. Former Chicago White Sox slugger Frank Thomas to announce retirem...

    Bruce Levine

    Former White Sox slugger Frank Thomas, who earned the nickname "The Big Hurt," is expected to announce his retirement on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2010
  4. The Big Hurt: What happens in the locker room when stars are inju...

    Alyssa Roenigk

    In the November 2 issue of ESPN The Magazine, Alyssa Roenigk writes about what happens to college football programs when some of their biggest stars -- think Stafon Johnson, Tim Tebow -- go down with injury.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2009
  5. The 'Big' hurt

    Ray Paulick

    It was the contest everyone in racing (and even some casual sports fans) had been looking forward to -- the one that will never happen.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2008
  6. Smith ends skid, Thomas hurt against old team in A's win

    Greg Smith ended a winless streak and Frank Thomas was injured against his old team as the A's won on Tuesday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 27, 2008
  7. Harden, Thomas help end BoSox's streak at 7 games

    Frank Thomas hit a two-run homer to stake Rich Harden to an early lead in the Athletics' 8-3 victory Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 23, 2008
  8. If You're Hardcore: Ripple effect of Big Hurt's move to Oakland

    Will Harris

    Will Harris looks at how the Blue Jays' and A's lineups have shaken out since Frank Thomas moved from Toronto to Oakland.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2008
  9. Eight-run seventh inning leads A's to eighth win in 10 games

    Frank Thomas tripled for the first time in six years, Daric Barton hit a three-run homer and the Athletics took over the AL West lead from the Angels with a 14-2 rout on Monday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 28, 2008
  10. Big Hurt still useful in Oakland

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the impact of Frank Thomas' signing in Oakland, including what to expect from the Big Hurt.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2008
  11. Thomas, released by Blue Jays, returns to Oakland

    The Oakland Athletics agreed to terms with designated hitter Frank Thomas, who was released Sunday by the Toronto Blue Jays

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2008
  12. 1993 White Sox: The Big Hurt, the strike and the white flag

    Jonah Keri

    The 1993 White Sox won the AL West behind the game's best hitter and four dynamic young starting pitchers. They never got back.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2008
  13. Sound off on the A's

    How do you think the A's will fare this year? Sound off.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2007
  14. Big Hurt heads north

    Fantasy owners took a while to get back on the Frank Thomas bandwagon, and for good reason. He missed much of 2004-05, playing in only 108 games. But when he played, he hit. So what was the most surprising number from 2006 for the Big Hurt, 137 or 39...

    Blog | Conversation | November 17, 2006
  15. A's, Thomas still talking about new contract

    Frank Thomas and the Athletics have made progress on a deal that would keep the Big Hurt in Oakland for two more years.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2006
  16. A's confirm increasing offer to Thomas to two years

    The Athletics have increased their efforts to re-sign Frank Thomas, offering the Big Hurt a two-year deal.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2006