Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa came up way short on the latest Hall of Fame ballot, in which the Baseball Writers Association of America chose nobody for this year’s class. McGwire received just 16.9 percent of the vote while Sosa received 12.5. A minimum of 75 percent is required for induction. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)
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Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa came up way short on the latest Hall of Fame ballot, in which the Baseball Writers Association of America chose nobody for this year’s class. McGwire received just 16.9 percent of the vote while Sosa received 12.5. A minimum of 75 percent is required for induction. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of Mark McGwire | Sammy Sosa
VERDUCCI: Rejection of Clemens, Bonds may be temporary

Pablo Sandoval and the Giants lost the NLCS opening game to the Cardinals on Sunday. According to SI’s Ben Reiter, San Francisco needs to get its starting pitching back on track if they plan to beat St. Louis. The teams face off again on Monday in Game 2 of the series. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)
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Pablo Sandoval and the Giants lost the NLCS opening game to the Cardinals on Sunday. According to SI’s Ben Reiter, San Francisco needs to get its starting pitching back on track if they plan to beat St. Louis. The teams face off again on Monday in Game 2 of the series. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)

REITER: San Francisco needs giant pitching performance to beat Cards
CORCORAN: Previewing Game 2 of the NLCS | Cardinals have advantage

Larry Fitzgerald is unable to haul in a pass from quarterback Kevin Kolb during yesterday’s Cardinals-Patriots game. Despite being the heavy underdog, Arizona outplayed New England and pulled off the biggest upset of the season, downing the Patriots 20-18 in Foxboro. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
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Larry Fitzgerald is unable to haul in a pass from quarterback Kevin Kolb during yesterday’s Cardinals-Patriots game. Despite being the heavy underdog, Arizona outplayed New England and pulled off the biggest upset of the season, downing the Patriots 20-18 in Foxboro. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

KING MMQB: Officiating troubles mount, NFC West rises and more 
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