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  • Break out the bobbleheads: Wrigley's turning 100

    Break out the bobbleheads: Wrigley's turning 100
    It's been a century of curses, curveballs and Cubs baseball at Wrigley Field, a milestone the organization plans to celebrate throughout the 2014 season. In addition to being the Cubs' home since 1916, the field has played host to dozens of baseball's...
  • By Zeus, these Bears are exciting!

    By Zeus, these Bears are exciting!
    If you suddenly feel the urge to reevaluate Shea McLellin's career, I'm right there with you. After sacking Aaron Rodgers and breaking his collarbone, some would call that a game changer. I'm calling it a "season changer" and as a result, I'll say it....
  • Hey Cubs, why not hire Ozzie?

    Hey Cubs, why not hire Ozzie?
    Dale Sveum is out the door, Joe Girardi chose to stay in New York, and the Cubs are practically back to square one in their search for a new manager. The ultimate goal, one would think, is to pair a manager who develop and relate to players with the...
  • Royals add Don Wakamatsu, Mike Jirschele to coaching staff

    Royals add Don Wakamatsu, Mike Jirschele to coaching staff
    The Kansas City Royals have named former Seattle Mariners manager Don Wakamatsu and long-time Omaha Storm Chasers manager Mike Jirschele to the Major League coaching staff.  Wakamatsu will serve as the Royals’ bench coach and catching instructor...
  • Dugout confrontation problem: You see how lame Cubs pitchers are

    Dugout confrontation problem: You see how lame Cubs pitchers are
    Two games in Milwaukee, two Cubs starting pitchers get into it with the manager and a coach. One pitcher is overpaid, the other wants to be. Fun. The postgame explanations, of course, were that everybody has a competitive streak and nobody likes losing,...
  • Epstein has to know Sveum's number is up

    Epstein has to know Sveum's number is up
    Everybody clinches something at Wrigley Field. In the last week, the Braves and Pirates clinched a division title and a playoff spot, respectively, while the Cubs clinched the most home losses in team history and the worst attendance since Sammy Sosa...
  • NASCAR's Danica Patrick and the mediocrity of her rookie Cup season

    NASCAR's Danica Patrick and the mediocrity of her rookie Cup season
    Danica Patrick was heard swearing in frustration at one point during Sunday's NASCAR race in Dover, Del., and who can blame her? The mediocrity that is Patrick's rookie season in the Sprint Cup Series rolls on, the popular driver struggling to place her...
  • Watch Serena Williams demolish a tennis racket in China

    Watch Serena Williams demolish a tennis racket in China
      Thanks to a YouTube video (with a hat tip to Larry Brown Sports), we get to see how much Serena Williams wants to win, even when she plays a first-round doubles match with her sister Venus in China. Williams double-faulted on match point and that...
  • L.A.'s bid to host 2016 Olympic marathon trials draws track officials

    L.A.'s bid to host 2016 Olympic marathon trials draws track officials
    Deena Kastor remembers the moment. She was 10 years old in 1984 and watching the first-ever women's Olympic marathon finish in the Los Angeles Coliseum. She remembers Joan Benoit Samuelson enter the Coliseum first, she remembers the huge crowd noise,...
  • Newport Coast's Sam Mikulak in second at world gymnastics meeting

    After three of the four qualifying subdivisions at the world gymnastics trials in Antwerp, Belgium, Sam Mikulak of Newport Coast stood second to  Japan's defending world champion, Kohei Uchimura. The fourth qualifying session will be Tuesday morning....
  • Cubs have one choice: Girardi

    Cubs have one choice: Girardi
    He's got four World Series rings, roots in the Chicago area and experience navigating the allegedly haunted halls of Wrigley Field. And now that Dale Sveum has been mercifully put out to pasture, it's time to bring Joe Girardi home to Clark and Addison....
  • Watch John Daly hit a golf ball perched on a tee in a fan's mouth

    Watch John Daly hit a golf ball perched on a tee in a fan's mouth
    This is something you don't see two-time major winners do very often. John Daly was at a Nashville pizza parlor over the weekend when,  apparently on a dare, he hit a golf ball that was on top of a tee held in a fan's mouth. Now, I'm thinking that...