A-Rod: Not With a Bang But a Whimper

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

Eulogizing Richard Ben Cramer

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

Men and Goodness

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

Recount: Guy with 30 Kids Really Has Only…24

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

25 More Reasons Why Baseball Is Better Than Football

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“What playoff game?” asks Steve Jaeger.

Will You Watch the Ted Williams Reality Show?

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Inspiring story or shameless exploitation? Or both?

Ted Williams Enters Rehab

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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

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

Abraham Link-oln

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

The 10 at 10: January 6

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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

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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.