| Apr 20, 2008
| 8:25 PM
While Jim Thome reached another milestone Sunday, John Danks took another step toward the dependability the White Sox have sought since he joined the starting rotation last season.
Danks (2-1) extended his scoreless streak to 14 2/3 innings while...
| Apr 24, 2008
| 10:44 PM
Two rain delays and a three-run deficit weren't about to dampen the White Sox's spirits Thursday night.
Joe Crede hit a single off reliever Joba Chamberlain with one out in the ninth inning to score Carlos Quentin and vault the Sox to a 7-6 victory...
| Jul 13, 2009
Tonight is Major League Baseball's 80th All-Star game, and while players like Carlton Fisk and Ernie Banks made their mark in baseball through statistics, one man from Chicago made baseball history without ever breaking a single record.
| 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...
| Dec 19, 2007
| 12:13 PM
Just after noon, Mayor Richard J. Daley pulled a cord attached to 1,200 square feet of blue-green fabric, unwrapping a gift "to the people of Chicago" from an artist who had never visited--and had shown no previous interest in--the city. The artist was...
| Dec 19, 2007
| 12:27 PM
For of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these: `It might have been! --J ohn Greenleaf Whittier (1856). Those words were lamentably appropriate for the Chicago Cubs on this painful day, when the team's legendary futility reached a record...
| Mar 29, 2008
To my youthful eyes, the Coliseum, with its dull gray exterior and looming presence, didn't seem to offer much in the way of enjoyment when I first saw it on a sunny, summer day in 1958.
That quickly changed as my father led me up stairs that seemed to...
| Mar 31, 2008
| 3:53 PM
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Here we go again. When last we left our North Side heroes they were putting on quite the hitting display in the NLDS and then were swept by the Arizona Diamondbacks.
In case you haven't heard, the...
| Feb 6, 2009
| 4:30 PM
ESPN's latest "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" release doesn't make much more sense to me than the last one. It appears Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Joe Namath and Manhasset's own Jim Brown will represent New York in this feature. I'm not......
| Feb 25, 2009
| 4:30 AM
We lost to Pennsylvania again! New York finished fourth in the final voting for ESPN's "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" feature, which was won by Illinois (Michael Jordan, Walter Payton, Ernie Banks, Mike Ditka) with 28.6 percent of the vote. Pennsylvania......
| Jun 5, 2009
| 4:30 PM
My recent blog and Facebook posts on memorable TV cameos in which jocks play themselves yielded plenty of input, including some oddball appearances I had not been aware of - or conveniently forgot for the sake of my mental......
| Sep 21, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Please welcome this guest post by Eric Enders, author of "The Fall Classic: The Definitive History of the World Series." * * * In filling out my all-time Dodger lineup card, something occurred to me that I???d never thought about......