A-Rod: Not With a Bang But a Whimper

Liam Day realizes that for any number of reasons, he shouldn’t have sympathy for Alex Rodriquez …

Eulogizing Richard Ben Cramer

Liam Day explains why, as a sportswriter, Richard Ben Cramer, who passed away on Monday, was his model.

Men and Goodness

Tom Matlack believes that good isn’t something we are, it’s something we do.

Recount: Guy with 30 Kids Really Has Only…24

Jamie Reidy updates the story on Tennessee deadbeat dad thought to have 30 children.

25 More Reasons Why Baseball Is Better Than Football

“What playoff game?” asks Steve Jaeger.

Will You Watch the Ted Williams Reality Show?

Inspiring story or shameless exploitation? Or both?

Ted Williams Enters Rehab

His recovery may take a while, but there are still plenty of reasons to cheer for Ted Williams.

Why I Ignored Ted Williams’ Brush With the Law

This story now seems to have been destined for a non-storybook ending.

Abraham Link-oln

Here are the best links of the week, sponsored by Honest Abe.

The 10 at 10: January 6

Mind the gap and be nice with your nuts. This list features several other lists. The 10 at 10.

Man With ‘Golden Radio Voice’ Offered a Real Home With the Cavs

In the nadir of his addiction, Ted Williams would have been viewed as a criminal and a drain on society. Today he’s a national hero.