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  • From 2007: The bummer of 69(%)

    Ron Santo's heart was broken again Tuesday when he was denied entrance into the Baseball Hall of Fame, leaving the former Cubs icon to wonder whether his day ever will come. The nine-time All-Star learned Tuesday morning the Veterans Committee again...
  • From 2008: Here's why Wrigley Field is No. 1 to me

    I can only go back to when I signed with the Chicago Cubs to give you an idea of how I feel about this ballpark. I'd been watching it on TV in Seattle, where I was born and raised, and there was always something about Wrigley Field that intrigued me....
  • Sidewalks: Dreams of fields

    Sidewalks: Dreams of fields
    With the hockey season having come to its joyful conclusion, it is time to turn our attentions to those other professional athletes laboring in sunshine on spacious green fields on the city's North and South sides. These would be baseball players, and if...
  • Remembering 'Tinker to Evers to Chance'

    Remembering 'Tinker to Evers to Chance'
    They are, arguably, the best-known Chicago Cubs of all time. And though Joe Tinker, Johnny Evers and Frank Chance last played together in 1912 – indeed, all have been dead more than 60 years -- their names live on among baseball fans. All...
  • Scene & Heard: Harold Pump Foundation celebrity fundraiser

    Scene & Heard: Harold Pump Foundation celebrity fundraiser
    A crowd rich in sports legends, Academy Award winners and recording stars packed the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza for the Harold Pump Foundation's anniversary celebration. The honorees at the Aug. 12 event were Denzel Washington, Hank Aaron, Muhammad...
  • April 14 - Jim McArdle

    Living the Dream To purchase a copy of the book: Living the Dream: An Inside Account of the 2008 Cubs Season About the book: Following the Cubs' quest to avert having 'a bad century' Would you put everything on the line for your beloved Cubbies by...
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  • White Sox defeat Orioles as pitching prowess continues

    White Sox defeat Orioles as pitching prowess continues
    Jose Contreras took a firm stance Wednesday night after he was on the verge of losing his advantage. Contreras thwarted a Baltimore threat in the fourth inning to start a renaissance that saw him retire the final 11 batters he faced with the return of...
  • Zambrano solid on mound, plate in win

    Zambrano solid on mound, plate in win
    How windy was it Wednesday night during the Cubs' 12-3 victory over Cincinnati at Wrigley Field? So windy the Cubs took down the ceremonial flags for Ernie Banks, Billy Williams and Ron Santo, along with the center-field pennants signifying the...
  • Jim Thome reaches milestone, John Danks pitches White Sox past Rays

    Jim Thome reaches milestone, John Danks pitches White Sox past Rays
    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...
  • Joe Crede clutch again as White Sox beat Yankees

    Joe Crede clutch again as White Sox beat Yankees
    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...
  • AL wins All-Star game 4-3 in 15 innings

    AL wins All-Star game 4-3 in 15 innings
    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...