The Clog

How much does Shaquille O'Neal dislike Dwight Howard? Enough to hold him to a totally arbitrary standard for greatness, for starters.

In which Anthony Rizzo hits meatballs with a bat, CC Sabathia is forced to do accents, and the end, mercifully, appears to be near.

No, you fine Memphis ballers shall not fade.

The latest in a strikingly occasional series of sporps-themed crosswords. Do not get pen all over your computer.

The search for an acceptable level of on-field baseball swagger continues, and players continue to get in actual fights about it. This is not as bad as it sounds.

Boxing is an elemental thing governed by some exceptionally venal and untrustworthy authorities. Watching the amateur bouts at a Golden Gloves tournament, for all the things it lacks, offers something pro boxing doesn't: the thrill of watching a fair fight.

You are Adam Kennedy. You had a fruitful career in pro baseball, earning more than $20 million and winning a World Series ring with the 2002 Angels. You  belted three homers in one ALCS game.  You see a ghost.