The image of John Rocker, his rope-veined neck pulsing as he charges maniacally from bullpen to pitcher's mound, lives on in baseball history as a visual testament to the ubiquity of steroids in the game at the turn of the millennium. It lives on despite the fact that, unlike other juicing icons fro ... More >>
Jeff Pearlman's book about the '90s Cowboys may be better, but mine is, um, older? Don’t know if you’ve heard, but there’s a little tussle between a couple decent football teams at Texas Stadium in, oh, about nine hours. If you’re more intellectual ponderer than face-painter, I’ve got ... More >>
Eric Dickerson's mentioned somewhere in this item, and in a nice way. Hard to top last week, when we said goodbye to two assholes (Bill Belichick and Bobby Knight) and hello to a hero (Nolan Ryan). Today, however, could be just as delicious as sports climbs atop Capitol Hill. NFL commish Roger Goode ... More >>
Two weeks ago I linked to the heartbreaking Clayton Holmes profile, penned for ESPN.com's Page 2 by Jeff Pearlman, who's the author of two sports books (about the '86 New York Mets and Barry Bonds). As Pearlman noted in the article, he uncovered Holmes' story while working on a book about the Dallas ... More >>
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Plus: Checkup; Ch-ch-changes
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