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  • Spring training: NL West preview

     Spring training: NL West preview
    Will we ever see the Giants coming? The team Brian Sabean and Bruce Bochy put together since saying goodbye to Barry Bonds is the only National League team to win the World Series twice within three seasons since the Big Red Machine, yet the Giants...
  • Spring training: AL East preview

     Spring training: AL East preview
    Go ahead, pick an American League East champion. Lots of people are in love with the Blue Jays, who won the offseason. They probably will be the consensus pick when teams leave Florida. But you wouldn't be nuts to pick the Yankees, Rays or Orioles. You'...
  • Wednesday's local pro roundup: Former CNU star Schweers to play basketball in Australia

    Chelsie Schweers is taking her considerable basketball talent Down Under, Schweers, a former Christopher Newport guard from Chesapeake who is one of the best Division III women’s players in history, will report to practice this week for the...
  • Tuesday's local baseball roundup: 7,878 see Tides beat Norfolk State in exhibition

    The Norfolk Tides won 9-2 Tuesday night in their annual exhibition with Norfolk State before a Harbor Park crowd of 7,878. Yamaico Navarro and Russ Canzler each batted 3-for-4 and veteran pitcher Freddy Garcia got the win for the Tides, who begin the...
  • Seeing Yankee holes and Sox hope

    Seeing Yankee holes and Sox hope
    Maybe it’s me, and maybe I’m alone on this one, but sorry, I’m not impressed with the Yankees. They came to the South Side this week. They brought the best record in the American League. They had hit the most homers. Did all of them...
  • Friday's local pro sports roundup: Admirals win third in row, move into playoff position

    Coming from as far behind as last place in the AHL Eastern Conference, the Norfolk Admirals at last are over .500 and in playoff position. They've got five games left -- all away from Scope Arena -- to keep it. Friday, No. 1 star Steven Whitney...
  • Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag

    The Tribune's Mark Gonzales answers questions about the future of the White Sox, umpire Joe West, Ozzie Guillen's future, and why the Sox didn't claim Brian Fuentes on waivers. Ken Williams has a "win now" attitude and traded away some good pitchers like...
  • If you're going to showcase Zambrano, then really make it a show

    If you're going to showcase Zambrano, then really make it a show
    Carlos Zambrano is pitching well enough to get traded. But apparently he has acted badly enough in an embarrassing past and has pitched inconsistently enough this embarrassing year to remain a Cub. How badly has he acted and how inconsistently has he...
  • Winners of the L.A. Times' 2011 Editorial Awards

     
    The Times' Editorial Awards for 2011, handed out in a ceremony Thursday night, honored what Editor Davan Maharaj called "the staples of our craft -- long-form feature writing, watchdog journalism and great photography ... also the creative and...
  • Ozzie Guillen hits the dance floor at charity event

     
    Ozzie Guillen dances with wife Ibis at the River East Arts Center. (Dave Durochik / September 13, 2010) Ozzie Guillen learned how to dance to salsa music while growing up in Venezuela. According to the White Sox manager, he didn't have a choice. "Where...
  • Sighting: Vince Vaughn at SushiSamba Rio

     
    Vince Vaughn on the red carpet during the Chicago International Film Festival's summer gala at the Museum of Science and Industry. (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune / June 12, 2010) Vince Vaughn and his wife had dinner at SushiSamba Rio on Monday with...
  • About Last Night Rankings: Chicago's top 10 celebrity spots in September

     
    Patrick Kane, seen here throwing a football at Soldier Field, visited half of the venues in the top 10 in September. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/ Chicago Tribune) September is that rare month when all of Chicago’s major sports teams are active in one way or...