Manfred talks pace, players and plans as he takes office

Rob Manfred became MLB’s 10th commissioner Monday, and FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal interviewed him during his first official day on the job. The interview will be shown Wednesday night on “Fox Sports Live,” but a full transcript is below. ROSENTHAL: You’re the commissioner now. Your signature is on the ball. What was your reaction when you first saw that? MANFRED: You know...
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Arnold Schwarzenegger To Be The Next Inductee of the 2015 WWE Hall of Fame

via TMZ: Arnold Schwarzenegger is going into the Hall of Fame … not for acting or bodybuilding … the former governor is being inducted for his contributions to wrestling. TMZ has learned Arnold will be the next inductee WWE announces for their HoF’s celeb wing — featuring the likes of Mike Tyson, Pete Rose and Donald Trump. Schwarzenegger is a long time wrestling fan whose...
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Ichiro to End Up in South Beach?

It’s not a huge signing, but all signs are pointing to Ichiro Suzuki heading to South Beach to the tune of $2 million for one year and playing for the Miami Marlins. But anytime a former MVP and ten-time All-Star is rumored to be switching teams…that’s enough to make a little splash. Currently, Ichiro and his 2,844 career hits sit behind just Alex Rodriguez (2,939 hits) on...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Pete Rose To Be In Attendance at All-Star Game in Cincinnati

According to Cincinnati Reds owner Bob Castellini, Pete Rose will be showing his face this summer at the All-Star Game in Cincinnati. Despite being considered one of the greatest players of all-time, Rose is not in the Hall of Fame. He was banned from the game in 1989 for betting on baseball and has yet to be reinstated. There was some hope that Commissioner Bud Selig would reinstate...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds owner makes intriguing comment regarding Pete Rose and 2015 All-Star game

Despite a lifetime “ban” from baseball, it appears Major League Baseball’s all time hits king will be on the field for one of the league’s showcase games in 2015.  The All-Star game this year will be held in Cincinnati, and according to Reds majority owner Bob Castellini, their home town hero will be a part of the festivities (via Mark Sheldon on twitter, Reds beat writer...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Total Divas Viewership, Sharmell Talks About Booker T Working RAW, Ric Flair, Pete Rose

- In the video below, former WWE Diva Sharmell talks to Title Match Wrestling about running Reality of Wrestling with her husband Booker T, Booker doing RAW commentary and more. The interview was taped before Jerry Lawler returned to work a few weeks ago. Sharmell thanked Vince McMahon for giving Booker the opportunity and said WWE has been good to her family. - WWE Hall of...
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Pete Rose to Sammy Sosa: Come Clean

Pete Rose thinks that it’s time for Sammy Sosa to come clean. Rose was a guest on the Kap & Haugh Show this past Tuesday and one of the topics of discussion was Sammy Sosa and steroids use. Rose and Sosa share a similar history. They were Hall of Fame shoe-ins at one time, but their various transgressions have prevented them from receiving the golden ticket to be immortalized...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Fan boy Mike Francesa fellated Pete Rose yesterday & it was awful

Mike Francesa didn't want to ask Pete Rose if he gambles anymore. Rose looked at the judge and said he wanted to answer that question anyway. "Not on sports."The rest of the 'interview' was a 13 minute commercial for Rose's liniment.Up tomorrow: Mike fellates Rose AND A-Rod at the same time.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Pete Rose placed on Bobblehead Hall of Fame ballot

While the news lacks the gravitas and significance of say, had it been revealed that Pete Rose’s name finally had been placed on a more esteemed list, but the announcement that the man known as “Charlie Hustle” has been placed on the ballot for the Bobblehead Hall of Fame certainly merits some fanfare. Or not....Read More The post That’s … something: Pete Rose placed on...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Was Jameis Winston point-shaving in the Rose Bowl?

Jameis Winston is the most scrutinized and over-publicized college football player in the history of the sport. There’s a reason for that, and it goes beyond the fact the helped bump up ESPN’s Nielsen numbers. Winston has more character red flags than any blue chip NFL Draft prospect in recent memory. He also verifies that the curse of jersey #5 is very real.  We know that...
Via The Sports Bank
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Time to allow 'Hit King' Rose back in baseball?

  Pete Rose didn't want it to be about him, not on a day when four new members were elected to baseball's most exclusive club. Good picks all, Rose said, though he would have liked to see Mike Piazza get in, too. He believes Piazza was the best hitting catcher ever, which says something because Rose played alongside the best catcher ever in Johnny Bench on the Big Red Machine. ...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Column: Time to allow Pete Rose back in baseball?

LAS VEGAS (AP) Pete Rose didn't want it to be about him, not on a day when four new members were elected to baseball's most exclusive club. Good picks all, Rose said, though he would have liked to see Mike Piazza get in, too. He believes Piazza was the best hitting catcher ever, which says something because Rose played alongside the best catcher ever in Johnny Bench on the Big Red...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Judge who imprisoned Pete Rose dies in Ohio at 94

CINCINNATI (AP) A longtime federal judge in Ohio known for his support of civil rights and for sending baseball star Pete Rose to prison has died. S. Arthur Spiegel (SPEE'-guhl) was 94. His judicial assistant for his 34 years on the federal bench confirms that Spiegel died Wednesday in Cincinnati. Other details weren't available immediately. Spiegel was appointed by President Jimmy...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio judge who ruled in Pete Rose's favor retires

CINCINNATI (AP) A county judge in Cincinnati who ruled in favor of Pete Rose during the star's court fight against Major League Baseball is retiring after hearing thousands of cases over 40 years on the bench. Judge Norbert Nadel (NAY'-del) of Hamilton County Common Pleas Court tells The Cincinnati Enquirer ( ) he's learned that the job requires not being afraid...
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December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

SKECHERS Relaxed Fit with Pete Rose - “Hall” Commercial

SKECHERS Relaxed Fit with Pete Rose - “Hall” CommercialWell done, Pete.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Group Hoping to Help Get Pete Rose Reinstated Told to Stop

Without getting into the “why” and the “how”…we all know that Pete Rose is serving a lifetime ban from Major League Baseball, right? For nearly three years, Don Knepper and his group of Rose supporters have made it their mission to try and get baseball’s hit king reinstated through their grassroots internet venture Lift the Ban. Now, they weren’t doing this through...
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November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Rose congratulates Jeter, offers World Series advice in letter to '2014 Baseball Season'

Pete Rose is never shy with words. His newest medium for transmitting his love of the game goes a bit old school. In a tweet Monday, Rose shared some musings on America's pastime in a letter written to the "2014 Baseball Season." Here are some of the highlights: Nod to Jeter: "I also want to say, congratulations to not just our Captain, but to everyone who is retiring at the end...
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October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Does Ohio State have secret black alternate uniforms in the works?

ESPN's tour of Urban Meyer's office reveals the Ohio State head coach has some pretty sweet digs. There are plush leather couches, extensive championship ring and watch collections, signed jerseys from ex-players who went on to the NFL. Even a Cincinnati Reds shrine with signatures from the Pete Rose and Big Red Machine. But it was one less flashy item in Meyer's office that caught...
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October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Pete Rose: 'I'll get into the Hall of Fame someday'

Pete Rose says he fully expects to get into the Hall Of Fame someday -- even if he's not alive to see it. In an interview with CBS News, Rose talks about why he jeopardized his sports career and shares his thoughts on his future Hall of Fame Status. "Yes," Rose said when asked if he thinks he'll be in the Hall of Fame someday. "Sure, I don't know if I'm going to live to see it. Someone...
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October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Pete Rose on Hall: ‘I will get in, may not be alive to see it’

Rose hopes to tip his cap in CooperstownCredit: David Kohl / AP In light of recent transgressions by a generation of PED-using players, suddenly the sins of Pete Rose really don’t seem so bad in context.  Yet the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball seems indifferent toward discussing any sort of relief in his lifetime ban.  Pete Rose himself hasn’t exactly played his cards...
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October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Pete Rose thinks he'll get in Hall of Fame, maybe when he's dead

Pete Rose believes he will eventually be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, even if it’s posthumously. Rose did an interview with Lee Cowan of “CBS This Morning” that will air on Sunday morning and said he believes he will get in at some point. “Yes, sure,” Rose said when questioned by Cowan about...Read More
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October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Eddie Vedder: “Put Pete Rose in the Hall of Fame”

Eddie Vedder is a huge baseball fan. True story. The Chicago Cubs fan has led the seventh inning stretch at Wrigley Field countless times…he’s even penned an anthem of sorts for the team. Heck, alongside fellow troubadours Paul Simon and Jack White, the Pearl Jam front man recently took in a Seattle Mariners-Texas Rangers game back in August. So, is it really a shock that, before...
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Fans Watch Game at Pearl Jam Concert

Prior to kicking off their fall tour in Cincinnati Wednesday night, Pearl Jam front man Eddie Vedder held an impromptu jam session and had dinner with former Reds Bronson Arroyo and Sean Casey and even hung out with baseball’s hit king Pete Rose. Thankfully, the Reds fell out of playoff contention sometime in May (this is an estimation…not fact) or fans would have been torn between...
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Bronson’s Arroyo’s Pearl Jam ‘Alive’ Cover

Pete Rose. The Mayor, Sean Casey. Bronson Arroyo. ALL the Reds stars of every era!! Am I right? Am I right? OK, maybe it wasn’t exactly the all-time Reds hall of fame. Still, it was a decent gathering of Cincy Red Legs. Eddie and the gang were in town to rock the Queen City. They did…so I’m told by trustworthy sources. And, as you took a look at the participants in the Cincy...
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October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Pete Rose, former Reds stars hang out with Eddie Vedder

It’s gotta be one of the more random assortment of people hanging out with each other, right? Monday, Pearl Jam front man Eddie Vedder (who was in the Queen City to kick off Pearl Jam’s U.S. tour), baseball’s hit king Pete Rose and former Cincinnati Reds stars Sean Casey and Bronson Arroyo held court at the Green Diamond Gallery. The private, members-only club houses a collection...
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October 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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