| May 5, 2013
| 4:52 PM
"America's Got Talent" will do this week what the National Radio Hall of Fame couldn't last November: It will get legendary shock jock Howard Stern to come to the Chicago area.
Stern — who was inducted into the Chicago-based Hall of Fame but...
| May 6, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Jordan Danks atoned for a baserunning blunder in the ninth inning by hitting a solo home run in the 11th that lifted the Chicago White Sox over the Kansas City Royals 2-1 Monday.
Danks connected with two outs off Kelvin Herrera (2-3) for his first...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 8:10 AM
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...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Talking baseball while wondering if Tom Thibodeau can make Deron Williams’ homecoming unpleasant:
1. When Robin Ventura introduced it in spring training, I loved the White Sox’s realigned batting order, with the 3-4-5 combination of Alex...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Chicago baseball returns Monday with a basis to be genuinely excited about possibilities of the future, but enough about Rosemont.
As for citywide interest in the Cubs and Sox, the list of reasons to drop everything and pay attention is here somewhere...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 6:12 AM
Talking baseball while congratulating the Louisville Cardinals for winning one for their horribly injured teammate, Kevin Ware.
1. Growing up in Puerto Rico, Alex Rios idolized Juan Gonzalez. If the White Sox are going to contend this season, they need...
| Jun 10, 2012
Editor's note: This story ran on June 10, 2012. Paul Konerko's current stats (below) won't vastly change who the guy is after another season. Here's what our voters thought about his Cooperstown prospects when last we surveyed.
| Mar 18, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Mesa, Ariz.—Gavin Floyd was the scheduled starter for the White Sox against the Cubs on Sunday, but heavy overnight rains and an iffy forecast forced the Sox to switch to Zach Stewart.
Floyd instead threw three simulated innings on a Sox...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:21 AM
Lovie Smith has to say he likes his group of offensive linemen. Just like we have to slam our palms to our foreheads.
Lovie Smith also has to say he’s “comfortable’’ with a left tackle who gave up the most sacks and committed...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 8:34 PM
More than most Aprils in the city, baseball's opening day arrives open for interpretation.
Baseball romantics see the rebirth of something wonderful on both sides of town and anticipate a rush of summer babies named Robin or Theo.
| Apr 6, 2012
| 6:30 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — The torch has been passed, and John Danks did not get burned.
Given the assignment he's facing, a fire suit like the ones NASCAR drivers wear, would seem to have been in order Friday. Danks wore his usual No. 50 road jersey and...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 7:12 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — It wasn't worse than a noogie from Nolan Ryan, but losing his first game as White Sox manager to Ryan's Rangers hurt Robin Ventura.
Not that Ventura showed it. There are Mandarin dictionaries easier to read than Ventura.