| Feb 16, 2013
| 5:15 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — After his breakout 17-victory season in 2012, there might be some impetus for Chris Sale's representatives and the White Sox to discuss a long-term deal.
But Sale said he has no knowledge of such and he's content to receive a one-...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 2:33 PM
As Robin Ventura found out during his first trip to jolly old England, any torture the White Sox felt at The Cell in September paled in comparison with what poor blokes used to endure inside the Tower of London.
"The history of that spot is just mind-...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 8:08 PM
Brent Morel is relieved his body and the White Sox coaching staff will allow him to make the most of his opportunity this spring.
After being sidelined for most of last season because of a herniated disk in his back, Morel will be allowed to...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 5:53 PM
It hasn't been that many years ago that hockey in this city was a relative afterthought — a footnote to more serious sports discussions about the Bears, Bulls, Cubs and White Sox.
Sports talk radio producers and station managers admonished their...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:14 PM
You reach a point where you stop reading and watching.
Of course with the White Sox, that implies at some point I started watching this season.
I never did. So, no big deal that Jake Peavy has been sidelined (again? When is he not?) with a rib injury....
| Feb 13, 2013
GLENDALE, Ariz. — So, Rick Hahn, how do you like Jeff Keppinger now?
While the White Sox's rookie general manager eases into this extended spring training camp, his 13th with the organization, the bet on the American League Central table has...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship.
While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 4:35 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — In one of his first official duties as the White Sox's general manager last October, Rick Hahn offered a one-year extension for the 2015 season to manager Robin Ventura. It was rejected.
That's not to say that there's any...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 6:03 PM
It was hard to tell, but Chicago White Sox prized left-hander Chris Sale said he added 15 pounds this winter.
Sale, who is listed at 6-foot-6 and 180 pounds, initially said he gained the weight by learning to grill.
"Chicken, steak, pork, corn,...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 7:21 AM
Talking baseball while wondering how Jonathan Quick will respond after his early exit in Game 2.
1. Survival instincts can bring out the best in people, and the worst. The latter was on display last night in elimination games in the NCAA baseball...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 6:12 PM
Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo was working for White Sox scouting director Al Goldis in 1989 and was assigned to watch Auburn University in some early-season games.
He couldn't stop thinking about how much damage the first baseman could do.
| May 30, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Monday afternoon, when the White Sox were 24-24 and rolling — at least by the low standards of our civic baseball drought — Adam Dunn was talking about how easy it is to start pressing when things go wrong.
"I'm the world's worst at it,''...