| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship.
While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 4:35 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — In one of his first official duties as the White Sox's general manager last October, Rick Hahn offered a one-year extension for the 2015 season to manager Robin Ventura. It was rejected.
That's not to say that there's any...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 6:17 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Matt Thornton addressed the issue of junk food with bullpen coach Bobby Thigpen at SoxFest, and the White Sox left-hander sent another message to his fellow relievers this week when he reported to spring training at least 20 pounds...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 10:33 AM
We know "Divergent" — the futuristic sci-fi flick starring Shailene Woodley ("The Descendants") and directed by Neil Burger ("Limitless") — will begin filming entirely on location in Chicago and at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios on the West...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 10:15 PM
|Aberdeen 13-14 Majors Teeners|
Huron at Aberdeen 13-14 Majors, Fossum Field, 5:30 p.m. doubleheader
|Aberdeen 13-14 Minors Teeners|
Huron at Aberdeen 13-14 Minors, Fossum Field, 1 p.m. doubleheader
| May 26, 2013
| 6:31 PM
Starting pitching is everything, right?
After all, the 10 major league teams that had the lowest starters' earned-run average averaged 91 wins last season. This year, eight of the top 10 teams in ERA are winning almost 60 percent of their games,...
| May 26, 2013
| 8:12 PM
With the White Sox back to .500, maybe they can salvage our summer. The spring has been a bust, and never has there been a City Series matchup generating so little enthusiasm in Chicago.
But there is some good news for the baseball wise. That's this:...
| May 16, 2013
| 11:04 PM
Major League Baseball--New York Mets at Chicago Cubs, 1:10 p.m. (WGN); Boston Red Sox at Minnesota Twins, 7 p.m. (FXSP)
Soccer--Spanish Pimera Division, Copa del Ray, Championship, Atletico Madrid at Real Madrid, 2:25 p.m. (ESPN)
| May 19, 2013
| 9:42 PM
|HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS' GOLF|
State B Tournament at Edgebrook Golf Course in Brookings
State A Tournament at Pine Hills Golf Course in Milbank
State AA Tournament at Hillcrest Golf & Country Club in Yankton
|HIGH SCHOOL BOYS' GOLF|...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Talking baseball while hoping Kirk Hinrich gets well soon:
1. At some point every July, I make this point: The odds are always with the teams selling talent at the trade deadline, not the ones giving up prospects to try to meet short-term opportunities....
| May 6, 2013
| 7:44 AM
We have lost five games that Gavin Floyd has started. I continue to notice that our pitchers cannot go more than six innings. If this is the case, manager Robin Ventura better start using his relievers at least two innings before switching to matchups....
| Apr 17, 2013
| 7:17 AM
Talking baseball while wondering if the Blackhawks can sell out Soldier Field.
1. Don Cooper will be the happiest man at U.S. Cellular on Friday, when he’s officially back to work after a bout with diverticulitis.
In one more cruel twist, however,...