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  • A cure for Chicago baseball ills?

    A cure for Chicago baseball ills?
    Some good news regarding the remaining baseball season: Gov. Quinn has announced the signing of the medical marijuana bill here in Illinois. Unless I'm mistaken, that means your doctor can prescribe it for you as a way of coping with having to watch...
  • Betting on Jake Peavy

     Betting on Jake Peavy
    Everybody loves a swashbuckler, especially when he has a Cy Young Award in his trophy case. General manager Ken Williams fell for Jake Peavy in 2009, and the trade that brought him to Chicago proved a poor return on investment, both for Chairman Jerry...
  • Ex-Sox exec aims to restore 'Field of Dreams' site

    Ex-Sox exec aims to restore 'Field of Dreams' site
    You never know where life might lead you. Just ask Dan Evans. Almost 13 years ago, White Sox Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf made a decision that drastically changed the career path for the then-lifetime Chicagoan. He promoted his farm director, Ken Williams,...
  • Reader Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag
    Does Paulie have anything left in the tank?  Will he retire or try to play one more year? Would the Sox even want him back or is it better to turn the page and start fresh?  --  Irv Kaage, Park Ridge If you ask his White Sox teammates, Paul Konerko...
  • Managers still make a difference

    Managers still make a difference
    How much difference does a baseball manager make anyway? It's an age-old question, and it is impossible to accurately quantify. But with the Cubs kicking Dale Sveum to the curb and the White Sox sticking with Robin Ventura after a 99-loss disaster, it's...
  • Cubs get it right with Bryant

    Cubs get it right with Bryant
    The easiest thing for the Cubs to do would have been to let the Astros make their pick for them. But it's a disappointing night at the theater when easy stands in for best, and President Theo Epstein's stable of scouts doesn't work 20-hour days to go...
  • Man not guilty by insanity in break-in at White Sox exec's home

    Man not guilty by insanity in break-in at White Sox exec's home
    A 53-year-old Chicago man who broke into former White Sox general manager Ken Williams’ home and left the place a mess in 2011 was found not guilty by reason of insanity today by a Cook County judge. Williams, who testified at today’s...
  • Nothing to see with these Sox

    Nothing to see with these Sox
    You reach a point where you stop reading and watching. Of course with the White Sox, that implies at some point I started watching this season. I never did. So, no big deal that Jake Peavy has been sidelined (again? When is he not?) with a rib injury....
  • Former White Sox Latin America scout gets 1 year in prison

    Former White Sox Latin America scout gets 1 year in prison
    The White Sox’s former top scout for baseball-rich Latin America was sentenced to one year in federal prison today for collecting hundreds of thousands of dollars in kickbacks from players given signing bonuses. "What is at issue here is baseball,...
  • NCAA baseball, pitch counts, Ethier

    NCAA baseball, pitch counts, Ethier
    Talking baseball while wondering how Jonathan Quick will respond after his early exit in Game 2. 1. Survival instincts can bring out the best in people, and the worst. The latter was on display last night in elimination games in the NCAA baseball...
  • Your Morning Phil: Hahn, Peavy, Wood

    Your Morning Phil: Hahn, Peavy, Wood
    Talking baseball while praising Kirk Hinrich’s grit: 1. There are lots of good deals on Chicago condos. A forward-thinking baseball organization might buy, not merely rent hotel space, this summer. Scouts will be camping out on both sides of...
  • Oversized ego leads to Ozzie's ouster in Miami

    Oversized ego leads to Ozzie's ouster in Miami
    Ozzie Guillen asked for trouble when he left Jerry Reinsdorf for Jeffrey Loria, and it came along as part of the package with the $10 million deal he signed to manage the Miami Marlins. Guillen was fired Tuesday with three years remaining on his four-...