| Apr 18, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Bleacher Report pieced together a roundup of Chicago-area properties purchased by Cubs players. Here are a couple of highlights: Ryan Dempster owns two mansions near Wrigley Field—one is listed for $1.9 million—and a nearby condominium....
| Jun 16, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Notre Dame reportedly contacted candidates for its baseball coaching vacancy, but Irish haven't asked to speak with UCF's Rooney yet...
| Jun 25, 2010
| 10:25 AM
Ask Paul returns to analyze your trade ideas in the annual wacky trade edition.
Lou and Hendry to the White Sox for Kenny and Stone then trade Kenny and Brenly to the D'backs for Grace. Make Stone the GM, Grace takes Brenly spot in the booth and Sandberg...
| Dec 31, 2010
| 7:15 AM
EL PASO, Texas — Only one football team wanted to be here Friday.
And it wasn't Miami.
Notre Dame's 33-17 Sun Bowl rout of the Hurricanes left little doubt of the big-picture direction of the Irish program.
Notre Dame's offense was effective. The...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 9:05 AM
Michael Floyd, Notre Dame's leading receiver this past season and one of the top pass catchers in school history, has decided to return to the Fighting Irish for his senior season instead of declaring for the NFL draft.
Floyd announced his decision...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 8:41 PM
Chris Getz drove in the go-ahead run with two outs in the eighth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2 Saturday night, snapping a season-high six game losing streak.
Getz's bouncer was deflected by pitcher Jeff Samardzija (5-4) to...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 5:48 PM
CHICAGO -- It seems like Jeff Samardzija is starting to get the hang of this major league baseball thing.
"When you get up to this level you've gotta be able to throw two, three, four pitches for strikes," Samardzija said, "and once I've started doing...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 6:38 PM
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Chris Volstad's heart lies at the beach, not too far, in fact, from where Carlos Zambrano lays his head every night.
On some level, he still would love to be with his hometown Marlins, getting ready to move into a the new...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 4:14 PM
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- With his spot in the rotation seemingly secure, Jeff Samardzija has the luxury of working on refining his pitches this spring.
Samardzija was on the mound again Friday, giving up 10 hits and seven runs in an eventual 10-8 victory...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 8:34 PM
More than most Aprils in the city, baseball's opening day arrives open for interpretation.
Baseball romantics see the rebirth of something wonderful on both sides of town and anticipate a rush of summer babies named Robin or Theo.
| Apr 5, 2012
| 6:29 AM
Cubs fans claimed they would be patient and understanding with the idea of sitting through a rebuilding program.
Not that fans had any experience at it. The Cubs always acted like the Yankees with a learner’s permit. The Cubs were always about...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 8:32 PM
SOUTH BEND - Louis Nix was more of a puzzle than a prospect when Brian Kelly first checked out the recruiting prospects he inherited in December of 2009 from the exiled Charlie Weis regime.
The nose guard from Raines High School in Jacksonville, Fla.,...