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  • Question of the day: Who will win this year’s NASCAR Chase: Hamlin or Johnson? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Jim Peltz, Los Angeles Times Any sport with the vagaries of......
  • Kobe Bryant makes right decision in choosing to play in 2012 Olympics

     
    It shouldn't be surprising that Kobe Bryant's "locked in," as he calls it, to playing in the 2012 London Olympics. But even some of his most ardent supporters are concerned that any extra basketball mileage will make him vulnerable to more injuries and...
  • Yankees win keeps Fox's hope of World Series leverage against Cablevision alive

     
    The Yankees defeating the Texas Rangers Wednesday afternoon to stay alive in the playoffs is not only good news for New Yorkers, but also Fox. That's because the Yankees still have a chance to make it to the World Series......
  • Question of the day: What’s been the best MLB postseason pitching matchup in recent memory? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Bill Kline, The Morning Call It was 1968, the Year of the......
  • About Last Night Rankings: Chicago's top 10 celebrity spots in August

     
    Ke$ha attended a private dinner at Sunda in August. (Photo courtesy of Sunda) August was the biggest month for celeb sightings in Chicago all year, which was to be expected. Lollapalooza is like our Super Bowl. The city gets swarmed by stars who are...
  • Hey Lady Gaga, put on some clothes

     
    Bravo to Jerry Seinfeld for ripping Lady Gaga. Somebody had to stand up for anyone who has the good sensibility not to show their underwear out in public. Guilty as charged if you wanna call me an behind-the-times old fool, but really, this rebel-without-...
  • Broxton, Hunter are All-Stars; Strasburg, Weaver not selected

     
    Washington Nationals phenom Stephen Strasburg was not selected to the All-Star Game by his fellow players, or by National League Manager Charlie Manuel. Dodgers closer Jonathan Broxton was selected to the NL pitching staff, with Angels center fielder...
  • Jorge Posada retires after 17-year career

     
    Five-time All-Star catcher and five-time World Series champion Jorge Posada, who spent his entire 17-season career with the New York Yankees, announced his retirement at a tear-filled news conference Tuesday....
  • Jorge Posada gets emotional after Yankees loss

     
    Jorge Posada teared up during the postgame press conference after Thursday's Game 5 loss to the Detroit Tigers in the ALDS. It may have been his last game with the Yankees. Posada, 40, is a pending free agent. He received......
  • Yankees Avoid Mariners Sweep

    Yankees Avoid Mariners Sweep
    Alex Rodriguez sent a drive to deep right field and turned excitedly toward the Yankees' dugout, expecting to see jubilant teammates jumping over the railing to celebrate a walk-off win. Hang on a sec, A-Rod, it's only the eighth inning. Still need three...
  • Tigers, Yankees Split Doubleheader

    Tigers, Yankees Split Doubleheader
    Phil Hughes was sharp for seven innings and the New York Yankees beat the Detroit Tigers 8-0 Wednesday to split a day-night doubleheader. Hughes (5-0) struck out eight. Joba Chamberlain pitched the eighth and Mariano Rivera closed the game. Jeremy...
  • Yankees Rally To Beat Twins 6-4 In Game 1 Of ALDS

    Yankees Rally To Beat Twins 6-4 In Game 1 Of ALDS
    The New York Yankees became Major League Baseball's flagship franchise almost as much for the glamorous image they project as for the 27 titles in their trophy case. From Babe Ruth to Derek Jeter, Joltin' Joe to A-Rod, the Yankees have almost always been...