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  • Sports TV and radio: Tuesday's 8/13 log (updated Tuesday AM)

    Sports TV and radio: Tuesday's 8/13 log (updated Tuesday AM)
    10:30 a.m.    Football: 1992 state Division 5 final: Bethel vs. E.C. Glass.--LSC 48 10:30 a.m.    Tennis: Western & Southern Open (in Ohio).--Tennis Ch. Noon    Soccer: MLS: D.C. United at Philadelphia (d.).--CSN 1 p.m.    Football: Nov. 1993: Phoebus vs....
  • Former Glendale Community College pitcher Marco Estrada sharp again in victory

    The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players. Marco Estrada (Glendale Community College, 2003) starting pitcher, Milwaukee Brewers: It’s been a season to forget for the Milwaukee Brewers, who are 52-68 and have been in last place...
  • MLB power rankings

    MLB power rankings
    Last week's ranking in parentheses. 1. Tigers (1): Victor Martinez has been a beast in the second half, hitting .371 with a .945 OPS. The Rays' Wil Myers (.385) is the only AL hitter with a higher average. 2. Dodgers (2): No wonder Don Mattingly...
  • Pirates add another big bat by acquiring Justin Morneau from Twins

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have proved their staying power this season with top-flight pitching and strong performances by young position players, but the organization continued on Saturday to improve its lineup with the acquisition of left-handed slugger...
  • Your Morning Phil: Fernandez, draft, playoff margins

    Your Morning Phil: Fernandez, draft, playoff margins
    Talking baseball while wishing NIU and Northwestern were playing each other in football this season (fingers crossed for a BCS Bowl, maybe): 1. As we enter the last month of Chicago’s longest baseball season, there’s some good news for fans:...
  • Pirates clinch non-losing record for first time since '92

    MILWAUKEE — Pinch-hitter Travis Snider homered in the ninth inning to lift Pittsburgh to a 4-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night that clinched the Pirates' first non-losing record in 21 seasons. Snider drove a 2-2 pitch from Jim...
  • Dodgers can't find that normal feeling in 3-2 loss to Reds

    Dodgers can't find that normal feeling in 3-2 loss to Reds
    When the Dodgers take the early lead, they normally win. Trouble was, little about Friday seemed normal to the Dodgers, except perhaps Hanley Ramirez hitting another home run. But after Ramirez hit his two-run homer in the first inning, the Dodgers...
  • Breaks not going in favor of Marco Estrada

    Breaks not going in favor of Marco Estrada
    The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players. Marco Estrada (Glendale Community College, 2003) starting pitcher, Milwaukee Brewers: Even when he’s not battling injuries, Estrada still can’t seem to catch a break on the...
  • Sports TV and radio: Tuesday's 9/24 log (updated Monday PM)

    11 a.m.    Football: Middle Tenn. State at Florida Atlantic (d.).--CSN 11 a.m.    Basketball: Jan. 2005: Kecoughtan boys vs. Phoebus.--LSC 48 1 p.m.    Basketball: Jan. 2001: Hampton girls vs. Bethel.-- LSC 48 3 p.m.    Softball: May 1999: Kecoughtan vs....
  • Epstein should do right thing: Bring Sveum back

    Epstein should do right thing: Bring Sveum back
    "What I want to avoid is the middle ground. It'd be nice to make the playoffs or get a protected draft pick. We're not hiding that. There's no glory in 78 wins instead of 73. Who cares?'' — Cubs President Theo Epstein to me in spring training...
  • Epstein has to know Sveum's number is up

    Epstein has to know Sveum's number is up
    Everybody clinches something at Wrigley Field. In the last week, the Braves and Pirates clinched a division title and a playoff spot, respectively, while the Cubs clinched the most home losses in team history and the worst attendance since Sammy Sosa...
  • Your Morning Phil: Cardinals, Rangers, Baez

    Your Morning Phil: Cardinals, Rangers, Baez
    Talking baseball while wondering which unbeaten team gets tested the most this weekend, the Bears or Ohio State: 1. Believe it or not, the Cubs have a chance to do something that could be remembered years from now as a turning point. They’re...