| Nov 12, 2006
Rahm Emanuel was seething.
He was hurtling down an asphalt road in upstate New York on the 47th trip of his ferocious campaign to win back the House. A lecture, even from his friend James Carville, was the last thing he needed.
In just 12 days, Emanuel'...
| May 19, 2007
| 3:41 PM
Greetings, baseball lovers, North and South. Lets' get right to Round 1, Game 2 of the annual crosstown hatefest. It's an absolutely beautiful Saturday afternoon in Chicago for just about anything, save sitting at a desk in an empty newsroom. Such is...
| Jul 29, 2007
Venezuela's leftist leader made news last week by threatening to expel any visiting foreigner who said anything bad about him. At the risk of being banned from the country, Perspective offers a look at one of the United States' greatest irritants:
| Jul 24, 2009
Mark Buehrle raised his arms, grabbed his head and braced himself Thursday for a human pileup along the first-base line.
Buehrle flawlessly pitched the White Sox into a share of first place in the American League Central in impeccable style with the 18th...
| Aug 7, 2009
Witnessing a five-run deficit in the first two innings Thursday that included a two-out throwing error, two walks and another defensive lapse drew an unflattering comparison from White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen.
"It was like a Little League game out...
| May 12, 2009
CLEVELAND -- The expectations were that Gavin Floyd would continue his progression toward becoming one of the more dependable pitchers in the American League, if not the White Sox.
After a fourth consecutive rugged start, the requirements may have to...
| Sep 22, 2008
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The magic number is five.
The dream number is three.
An American League Central title came into clearer focus Sunday for the White Sox after they earned a crisp 3-0 victory over the Royals.
The Sox maintained their 21/2-game...
| Sep 23, 2008
| 11:18 PM
Aside from Ken Griffey Jr. moving ahead of Sammy Sosa for fifth place on the all-time home run list, the White Sox's 9-3 blowout loss Tuesday night at Minnesota provided some chilling thoughts.
"That's not a loss, that was a [rear]-kicking," manager...
| Sep 24, 2008
| 9:42 PM
After allowing Minnesota to creep to within a half-game of first place, pitcher Mark Buehrle believes the Twins and the noisy Metrodome elements might be gnawing deeper into the minds of the White Sox.
"I think it does a little bit," Buehrle said after a...
| Sep 25, 2008
| 10:24 PM
Manager Ozzie Guillen's short-term remedy might not be enough to erase the toughest loss of the White Sox's season.
"I might take a sleeping pill," Guillen said Thursday night after the Sox had blown a five-run lead and lost 7-6 to Minnesota when Alexi...
| Sep 26, 2008
| 9:53 PM
The White Sox returned home Friday night, and so did their offense as they tried to seize an opportunity to move into first place in the American League Central.
But the ineffectiveness of the White Sox's pitching staff resembled the September chill of a...
| Sep 27, 2008
| 9:28 PM
An American League Central title, anyone?
After blowing chances to seize first place on consecutive nights with the knowledge that Minnesota had lost, the White Sox will get another shot to force at least a makeup game if they win Sunday or the Twins...