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  • Nowhere for Chicago baseball to hide

    Nowhere for Chicago baseball to hide
    First off, some very good news. As of today, there are about 35 days until football preseason games get started. 35 days! That's a walk in the park! Heck, CEOs go on vacation for 35 days! Together, you and I can do this. Because the bad news is...
  • Sighting: Julius Peppers celebrates Bears win at Lux Bar and other sports sightings

    Sighting: Julius Peppers celebrates Bears win at Lux Bar and other sports sightings
    Julius Peppers hung out in the Gold Coast neighborhood following Sunday’s game at Soldier Field, just like he did after the Bears’ previous home game. The Bears defensive end, who dined at Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse following his team’...
  • Reader Q&A: Paul Sullivan's Cubs mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Paul Sullivan's Cubs mailbag
    Theo Epstein didn't dismantle the Red Sox. Why is he destroying the Cubs? Why is Tom Ricketts letting him do it? The Yankees, a team that actually has "sustained success," have never been dismantled. Perhaps Tom Ricketts should take George Steinbrenner as...
  • Cubs stack lineup vs. D'backs lefty

    Cubs stack lineup vs. D'backs lefty
    Reed Johnson gets the start in center field and Jeff Baker in right, as the Cubs use their right-handed lineup Saturday against Diamondbacks lefty Joe Saunders at Wrigley Field. Manager Dale Sveum penciled in only two left-handed batters, Anthony Rizzo...
  • Cubs lineup has same look for Cardinals opener

    Cubs lineup has same look for Cardinals opener
    The Cubs open a homestand Friday against the Cardinals and the lineup looked the same as it has in recent weeks, with David DeJesus leading off, Anthony Rizzo batting third and Luis Valbuena batting eighth. Travis Wood goes to the mound for the Cubs on...
  • Readers' Q&A: Paul Sullivan's Cubs mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Paul Sullivan's Cubs mailbag
    With pitching so hard to acquire why do the Cubs insist on trading established pitchers like Ryan Dempster and Matt Garza for unproven players? Is pitching the name of the game? My idea is build around a good pitching staff. -- John Romano, Springfield,...
  • Castro -- rhymes with disaster (or close enough)

    Castro -- rhymes with disaster (or close enough)
    Starlin Castro was supposed to be a jewel in the middle of the Cubs order. The young, talented shortstop was expected to be the star in the middle of the Cubs infield. Right now, though, and maybe for a lot longer, Castro is a gaping hole where hope...
  • Ready for spring training

    Ready for spring training
    The power-outage controversy at the Superbowl may live on, but the football season is over. which means it is time to turn to thoughts of spring, and baseball. Later this week, spring training begins for the White Sox, Cubs and Tribune beat writers Mark...
  • Kerry Wood still has his fastball when it comes to making pitch for charity

    Kerry Wood still has his fastball when it comes to making pitch for charity
    When popular athletes retire, charity work can become a double-edged sword. On one hand, they have more time to dedicate to their cause that they didn't have when they were playing games and training. On the other, they may not have the same star power...
  • Sighting: Guess who crashed the Pippens' party?

    Sighting: Guess who crashed the Pippens' party?
    Scottie Pippen and Larsa Pippen were overshadowed Tuesday at their own party by another celebrity, but the NBA Hall of Famer and his wife shouldn't feel too bad. The star who stole the spotlight at the Chicago Bulls Charities and Bright Pink benefit in...
  • Who's the next Urlacher?

    Who's the next Urlacher?
    It appears we have a job opening in Chicago. With Brian Urlacher's retirement official, I am afraid that we need to officially post "the guy who owns Chicago" job on Craigslist. This is a tough one, because we can't just pass it out to anyone. Past...
  • Cubs can only improve in 2013 (but don't bet on it)

    Cubs can only improve in 2013 (but don't bet on it)
    The Cubs were built to lose 100 games, so what was with the obsession to avoid it? The actual issue is losing 100 games and still not getting the top pick in the draft. So Cub. I can understand players not wanting to be a part of 100 losses. I...