| Jul 16, 2008
| 4:00 AM
On a perfect summer evening for baseball, in the sport's most venerable cathedral, with nearly 50 of its all-time greats looking on, the 79th All-Star Game simply didn't want the good times to end.
The longest midsummer classic, time-wise, in history...
| Apr 29, 2012
It's been a long time since wearing sunglasses was just about shading the eyes from the glare of the sun.
Just as often, that pair of Wayfarers, cat-eyes or aviators is used to create an air of inaccessibility and mystery. That's especially true among...
| Apr 22, 2011
On fireworks night, the Zephyrs had little in a 9-1 loss at Zephyr Field to Nashville.
Nashville scored 7 times in the second inning, including an RBI double from Milwaukee's Corey Hart. Hart is on rehab stint with Nashville.
Sounds starter Amuary Rivas...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 3:54 PM
In an effort to save a theater and break a Guinness World Record, the 6 Corners BBQ Festival is asking Chicagoans for their help.
The Portage Park Theater, located at 4050 N. Milwaukee Ave., is at risk of being replaced with a church. Community...
| Sep 18, 2008
| 9:22 PM
Yogi Berra's old adage seldom has seemed as appropriate as it was during the ninth inning of Thursday's showdown at Wrigley Field between the Cubs and Milwaukee.
"It ain't over till it's over" proved to be the perfect rallying cry of a team that...
| Sep 27, 2008
With two days left in the regular season, the Cubs appear on track for a showdown against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Division Series.
Friday's 5-1 loss to Milwaukee put the Brewers a game ahead of the New York Mets in the wild-card...
| Apr 2, 2008
| 2:47 PM
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The Cubs ushered in their 100th Next Year in typical Cubs fashion: There was some fleeting excitement and hope but ultimately it was dashed with a heavy dose of heartbreak.
Man, there was a lot going on...
| Apr 3, 2008
| 2:14 PM
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Well, that was quick. After two losses, the first rather exciting as losses go, the second rather putrid, manager Lou Piniella has shuffled the lineup.
He used 125 of them last season and now has two in...
| Apr 29, 2008
| 10:33 PM
After winning eight of their first nine games without Alfonso Soriano in the lineup, the idea that Soriano's absence was beneficial to the Cubs gained acceptability in some quarters.
"Listen, if we hadn't been winning, they'd say, 'Boy, these guys really...
| May 6, 2008
| 9:04 PM
With the Cubs in the middle of their annual May malaise, it was left to Carlos Zambrano to right the ship Tuesday night at Great American Ball Park.
Zambrano did exactly what Lou Piniella needed him to do, throwing eight shutout innings to lead the...
| Jul 15, 2008
| 11:42 PM
Baseball's All-Stars came to say goodbye to Yankee Stadium -- and what a long, long goodbye it was.
In a game that started Tuesday night and faded well into Wednesday, Justin Morneau slid home just in time on Michael Young's sacrifice fly in the 15th...
| Jul 28, 2008
| 10:27 PM
Some Chicagoans tend to think of Wisconsin as an extension of their back-yard patio—a place to go and relax for a few days every summer to escape the daily stresses of big-city life.
A trip to Wrigley Field North is often part of the Wisconsin...