| Dec 8, 2011
| 7:38 AM
It was inevitable, but it still stinks.
It stunk Wednesday afternoon when it became official, and it stinks worse this morning because it makes you want to fire somebody.
Mark Buehrle signed with the Marlins. It’s not that Ozzie Guillen’s...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 6:16 PM
He's the face of the Chicago White Sox, the captain of the team since 2006 and one of the best players in baseball. Paul Konerko is well liked on and off the field.
He’s friendly to reporters after games and in general easy to talk to.
| Jan 23, 2012
| 6:14 PM
Ozzieball was always a misnomer.
Taking their lead from the guy in the manager's office, White Sox marketing types and some of their more casual fans romanticized the Ozzie Guillen era as one of in-your-face baseball — aggressive baserunning,...
| Jan 27, 2012
White Sox fans are flocking to the Palmer House Hilton for SoxFest, which kicks off Friday night.
Each day at SoxFest includes autograph sessions and a photo stage.
Friday 4-9 p.m.: "State of the Game" seminar with Commissioner Bud Selig and announcer...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 4:37 PM
No. 9 Marlins: 22nd in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Braves.
New name. New stadium. New manager. Four new players, all of whom have been to at least three All-Star Games.
There is no shortage of topics to consider when looking at...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 5:05 PM
No. 3 Rangers: 28th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Yankees.
One pitch away from a World Series parade in October. Tens of thousands to go in February, and that doesn't count those thrown on the back fields and in the batting cages....
| Jul 31, 2011
| 1:05 PM
Frank Thomas, considered the best hitter in White Sox history, gave a smiling approval for his statue that was unveiled on the left field concourse at U.S. Cellular Field Sunday.
The likeness has Thomas on the follow-through of a one-handed swing....
| Jul 31, 2011
| 1:05 PM
White Sox captain Paul Konerko was hit in the left calf by a fourth-inning pitch from Boston's Andrew Miller Miller and and was forced out of Sunday's game, forcing Brent Lillibridge to make his major league debut at first base.
| Aug 4, 2011
| 12:50 PM
Paul Konerko returns to the Chicago White Sox lineup Thursday night after missing the first three games -- all losses -- of the series against the New York Yankees with a bruised left calf.
Konerko will serve as DH, with Adam Dunn starting at first base....
| May 17, 2012
| 7:41 AM
I got an email Wednesday that protested my shredding of the Cubs-White Sox series this weekend.
Actually, I got a lot of emails. A friendly missive from Tim Kovacik explained that I “stink’’ because I included “so many Cubs...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 7:30 AM
The statement getting all the attention is Paul Konerko’s saying this White Sox season “can be a very successful year without making the playoffs.’’
But there were some other things --- more stuff from Konerko and this from...
| 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...