Chicago and St. Louis fans are getting a chance to relive the 1998 home run race between the Cubs’ Sammy Sosa and the Cardinals’ Mark McGwire next month. ESPN’s new 30 for 30 film “Long Gone Summer” will examine the steroid-tainted chase of Roger Maris’ home run record. The program will featuring in-depth interviews with McGwire and Sosa. Both men will discuss that summer at length, including its lasting legacy and complications. It is set to air on ESPN Sunday, June 14th at 7 pm Central time.
It’s going to be a while before your favorite MLB team is playing ball again. Union chief Tony Clark tells ESPN that despite all of the ideas floating around, they have not received anything formal that details an actual plan to start the season. Clark says safety remains the top priority.