| Dec 20, 2012
| 6:58 PM
Edwin Jackson gambled, and he won. The question for the Cubs is whether he and Carlos Villanueva will win too much next season?
I wouldn't worry about it if I was President Theo Epstein or general manager Jed Hoyer. They still should be sitting pretty...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 10:36 PM
Auto Racing--Formula One, Bahrain Grand Prix qualifying, 6 a.m. (NBCSN); Drag Racing, NHRA Four-Wide Nationals qualifying, same-day tape, 4 p.m. (ESPN2); Indy Racing League, IndyCar Grand Prix of Long Beach pole qualifying,...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 7:32 AM
Dale Sveum must be trying to get fired.
Or maybe the Cubs manager hates Cubs fans.
Or perhaps he’s an agent of evil sent by North Korea’s Kim Jong-un to destroy the Cubs because their legendary ineptitude and continued consignment to a...
| Jan 20, 2012
En route to 91 losses last season and a radical regime change, the Cubs were outscored by 102 runs. As it happens, half of those can be put down to talent and half of them to playing the game well.
Bill James tracks manufactured runs, both created and...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Carlos Zambrano, who had violated the trust of his teammates and management in Chicago while with the Cubs, will get another chance in Florida when he's reunited with former manager Ozzie Guillen, a friend of his from Venezuela. While Zambrano,......
| Mar 13, 2012
| 6:38 PM
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Chris Volstad's heart lies at the beach, not too far, in fact, from where Carlos Zambrano lays his head every night.
On some level, he still would love to be with his hometown Marlins, getting ready to move into a the new...
| Apr 7, 2012
5:30 - 9 a.m. Jonathon Brandmeier
6:09 a.m. Jill Cataldo aka the Coupon Queen gives you and Johnny B a scoop on post Easter deals.
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Mike McConnell
9:05 a.m. One solution to Chicago’s violence problem is building strong...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Men's College Basketball-Horizon League game, 6 p.m. (ESPNU); Niagara at Iona, 8 p.m. (ESPNU)
Men's College Hockey-Dartmouth at RPI, 6:30 p.m. (NBCSP)
College Football-Cotton Bowl, Kansas State vs. Arkansas, 7 p.m. (FOX)
| Oct 12, 2012
| 4:04 PM
I understand that the Cubs want to build the team the "right way" by building the farm system. What I do not understand is why they can't both build the farm system and try to build a winner right now. I think it is wrong to ask the fans who have waited...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:16 PM
A pitching staff that included Ryan Dempster, Paul Maholm, Matt Garza, Jeff Samardzija and Carlos Marmol went belly up in 2012, despite prolonged stretches of dominance from those four starters and the closer.
The Cubs finished 24th among all major...
| May 5, 2012
| 7:11 AM
After hitting the Cubs' first pinch-hit homer of the season Friday, Joe Mather gets the start in center field Saturday against the Dodgers.
Manager Dale Sveum also has used Tony Campana and Reed Johnson in center since the trade of Marlon Byrd to the Red...
| May 8, 2012
| 5:33 AM
Patrick Kane didn’t shy away from photos when he was partying Saturday at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s annual Mifflin Street Block Party like many celebrities would have. The Blackhawks star instead posed for them – as he...