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  • Power rankings: No. 26 Cubs

    Power rankings: No. 26 Cubs
    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...
  • Power rankings: No. 18 Royals

    Power rankings: No. 18 Royals
    No. 18 Royals: 13th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Brewers. When talent comes in waves, good things happen to teams. The long-suffering Royals believe they have reached the point where their hard work and over-slot spending in the...
  • Dining on cracked crystal for 2011 yet predicting fearlessly for 2012

     
    Twelve months ago, as is my custom, I asked readers to offer their best guesses as to what 2011 would bring, then offered my own predictions. How'd we do? On six of the 18 questions, readers and I were correct......
  • Another name to help us tell real sports fans from posers: John Groce

     
    When you hear someone refer to the new University of Illinois head basketball coach John Groce as "John GROW-chee," you'll know you have a poser on your hands. It's pronounced like "Gross." The person who also can correctly pronounce the......
  • 2012 Major League Baseball national TV schedule

     
    Like Channel Guide Magazine on Facebook and get a FREE printable MLB national TV schedule! When it came to offseason dealing in Major League Baseball, the Los Angeles Angels were on a celestial plane. The Angels landed baseball’s biggest free-...
  • Chicago Cubs hire Dale Sveum as new manager

     
    The Chicago Cubs hired Dale Sveum as their manager Thursday. Sveum replaces Mike Quade, who was fired by Theo Epstein, the team's new president of baseball operations. The Cubs finished 71-91 after a disappointing season that extended their infamous...
  • Sveum limerick challenge

     
    Here is how you pronounce the last name of the new Cubs manager, Dale Sveum (Swaym). I came up with this helpful limerick off the cuff-- A new Cub boss! I heard you exclaim But you're just not so sure......
  • Cubs find guy in “Swaim”

     
    Well, just a day after this, Dale Sveum is the new manager of the Chicago Cubs after agreeing to a three year contract with an option for a fourth year.  Sveum only has 16 games of Major League managing experience, however he does have 30 years of overall...
  • 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' Wells allows two runs in B' game

    Cubs' Wells allows two runs in B' game
    PEORIA, Ariz. -- The Cubs’ Randy Wells allowed three hits and two runs Monday in a morning B game against the Cleveland Indians on a cold and windy back field in Goodyear, and received mixed reviews from manager Dale Sveum. “He wasn’t...
  • Cubs Game Day: Dempster first to go six innings in 6-2 loss

    Cubs Game Day: Dempster first to go six innings in 6-2 loss
    MESA, Ariz. -- The Chicago Cubs are finishing up their busiest stretch of spring training, in which they play 10 games in six days. On Tuesday, half their squad stayed in Mesa to play the Rangers and half went to Phoenix to meet the A’s, their...
  • Garza wins before Cubs' opening day pitcher named

    Garza wins before Cubs' opening day pitcher named
    PEORIA, Ariz. -- Matt Garza made his final start Thursday before the Chicago Cubs announce who will be their opening-day starter against the Nationals. Manager Dale Sveum said the suspense would end Friday, a “contest” generally believed to...