Eldon L. Ham is a frequent contributor to Chicago Sun-Times on matters of sports, law, and society, beginning March, 2023. He has been nationally quoted in such diverse venues as New York Times, USA Today, Chicago Tribune, CBS Chicago, New York Daily News, and ESPN.com.

Sports history's biggest flubs and blunders

Chicago Sun-Times, December 30th, 2023

How baseball endured through World War II

Chicago Sun-Times, December 7th, 2023

Sammy Sosa, Mark McGwire and the home run chase of 1998

Chicago Sun-Times, August 29th, 2023

Unnecessary Roughness: Sports Injuries and the Contact Sports Exception

Illinois State Bar Association, July 24th, 2023

Chicago's All-Star 'game of the century'

Chicago Sun-Times, June 26th, 2023

Fixing the Ja Morant problem

Chicago Sun-Times, June 17th, 2023

Fenwick, Justice, Logic All Lose

CBS Chicago, November 23rd, 2016

Can baseball help break impasse on Judge Garland?

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, April 15th, 2016

NFL and Undue Process

CBS Chicago, September 17th, 2014

Why Roger Goodell Should Resign

CBS Chicago, September 12th, 2014

Pretext: The Dark Side of Baseball

Berkeley Journal of Entertainment and Sports Law, May 19th, 2014

Is Don Sterling A Canary In The NBA Gold Mine?

CBS Chicago, April 29th, 2014

How A-Rod Could Be Guilty And Still Win

CBS Chicago, February 5th, 2014

Sosa-McGwire: The Shock & Awe Summer Of 1998

CBS Chicago, June 26th, 2013

Give the Ref a Gavel

New York Times, March 7th, 2012

Muhammad And Me

CBS Chicago, January 17th, 2012

'Death' to Penn State football?

The Philadelphia Inquirer, November 16th, 2011

Sandusky Said 'Way, Way Too Much'

CBS Chicago, November 15th, 2011

Feds Could Get Involved With Penn State

CBS Chicago, November 9th, 2011

Have The NBA Players Met The Real Enemy?

CBS Chicago, November 9th, 2011

Celebrating 90 Years of [World Series] Radio Broadcasts

St. Louis Post Dispatch, October 19th, 2011

Broadcast 90 Years Ago was First to Help Listeners 'See' [World] Series

Street & Smith's Sports Business Journal, October 17th, 2011

King James: The Next Michael Jordan?

Political Mavens, October 20th, 2010

How to infuse hope in the Big Dance

Street & Smith's Sports Business Journal, March 29th, 2010

A Few Ways To Deal With The Square Pegs Of Academia

Street & Smith's Sports Business Journal, June 15th, 2009

All-Star Boondoggle

Political Mavens, July 16th, 2008

Must Violence Among Athletes Be A Crime That Pays?

Illinois State Bar Association, January, 2008

The Mitchell Report

Political Mavens, December 19th, 2007

The NFL Slob Rule

Political Mavens, November 15th, 2007

An Indisputable Need For Replay

Street & Smith's Sports Business Journal, October 22nd, 2007

Crafting A Symbolic Nod To Pre-Steroid Era

Street & Smith's Sports Business Journal, July 30th, 2007

Stern Rules: How to Fix the Suns-Spurs Dilemma

Political Mavens, May 18th, 2007

Jackie Robinson Did Not Change Baseball?

Political Mavens, April 9th, 2007

The Hypocrisy of Cooperstown: Why Does it Matter?

Political Mavens, October 16th, 2006

The True Meaning Behind Ozzie-gate

Chicago Tribune, February 14th, 2006

Beyond Baseball's Mischief

Baltimore Sun, March 17th, 2005

Baseball Trespassers

Chicago Tribune, April 26th, 2003

The True Precedent of Baseball in Law

Marquette Sports Law Review, 2003

Who's Not on First? 3 Steps to Save Baseball

Cincinnati Enquirer, July 28th, 2002

State Ought to Outlaw Athletes Who Are Thugs

Pioneer Press, January 4th, 2001

A Baseball Lands Where it Will—But Who Owns It?

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, September 18th, 1998

Disabled Athletes: A Last Vestige of Court Tolerated Discrimination?

Seton Hall Journal of Sports Law, 1998

Olympic Dilemma: The Harding Controversy

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, February 1st, 1994

Steroids: Wrestling With the Issues

Trial Magazine, August, 1993

Richard Dent v. NFL: Private Associations and Fundamental Fairness

Illinois State Bar Association, April, 1989