| May 13, 2011
| 5:00 AM
The funeral mass for legendary New York Daily News cartoonist and columnist takes place Friday, at St. Patrick's Cathedral, at 9 a.m. It will include eulogies by Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly and author and former Daily News columnist Peter Hamill....
| May 17, 2011
| 10:18 PM
Even though Twins legend Harmon Killebrew retired two years before the Seattle Mariners franchise came into existence in 1977, the Mariners still paid tribute to the Hall of Famer who died at 74 on Tuesday after a battle with esophageal cancer.
| Jul 24, 2011
| 7:33 PM
Sunday afternoon, in Cooperstown, New York, the National Baseball Hall of Fame will welcome its three newest members. There's a skilled offensive and defensive second baseman who finished his career with nearly 3,000 hits. There's a top-of-the-line...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 8:05 AM
WGN Cubs voices Pat Hughes, Ron Santo are Lou Boudreau are among 41 broadcasters who have made it through to the second round of voting for the the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum's 2013 Ford C. Frick Award for excellence in baseball...
| Sep 20, 2012
Mary Frances Veeck fondly remembers the occasions when her late husband, Bill, would reminisce about his father, William Veeck.
"I always loved hearing Bill talk about his father, and he would talk about him quite often," said Veeck, now 91 and living in...
| Jul 16, 2012
John Williams broadcast today's show live from the 16th Annual Ron Santo Golf Experience at the Kemper Lakes Golf Club, Kildeer, Illinois. He spoke with special guests including Vicki Santo, Pat Hughes and many more, just days before Ron's induction...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 3:28 PM
Pits and pieces from the local sports scene.
Library to display exhibition of baseball memorabilia: The Baseball Reliquary presents "Bad Moon Rising: Baseball and the Summer of '68," an exhibition chronicling the extraordinary baseball season of 1968,...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 2:52 PM
To the sports fans and careful readers who called or wrote us about the Almanac item on Monday, thank you. And yes, we know that the caption about Mickey Mantle was wrong. But thanks for sharing. We appreciate hearing about such errors and ask you to keep...
| May 3, 2012
| 1:28 PM
I thought we’d heard the last of Herman Cain and Michele Bachmann, but they’ve risen from obscurity to meddle in the Republican race for the Florida U.S. Senate seat. This may be the last place in America where they still have some clout....
| Apr 25, 2012
| 1:49 PM
LUBBOCK, TX – Sophomore right-hander Nick Petree was one of 51 Division I pitchers named on the College Baseball Hall of Fame’s initial Pitcher of the Year Watch List Tuesday. Petree is one of just two Missouri Valley Conference pitchers to be...
| Aug 20, 2010
| 11:34 AM
Kevin Guilfoile set out to write a thriller. He was determined to write a book that would have a “special appeal” for Chicagoans. He hoped to satisfy the readers and critics who had bought in large numbers and lavishly praised his first novel,...
| Jul 5, 2010
They are, arguably, the best-known Chicago Cubs of all time.
And though Joe Tinker, Johnny Evers and Frank Chance last played together in 1912 – indeed, all have been dead more than 60 years -- their names live on among baseball fans.