| Jan 6, 2014
| 11:10 AM
There's no arguing that the Blackhawks are the shining beacon of Chicago sports right now. Really, it's not even close. They have two Stanley Cups in four seasons and everything a franchise needs to be successful:
Players: Duh. Toews. Kane. Sharp....
| Jan 10, 2014
Ponder how much pride the White Sox general manager who drafted Frank Thomas seventh overall in 1989 felt seeing the Big Hurt elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility.
Consider how much regret the Cubs general manager who...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 10:03 PM
Brian Urlacher is ready to tackle a holiday classic. The Fox Sports 1 analyst and retired Bear will make a one-night-only cameo Dec. 27 in the Goodman Theatre’s 36th anniversary production of “A Christmas Carol.” Urlacher will appear...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Terry Francona, who led the Cleveland Indians to their first playoff berth in six years, was honored Tuesday as American League manager of the year.
Francona had never received a first-place vote in previous years, even when he led the Boston Red Sox to...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:59 PM
Signs of life.
That's what you are searching for when you come to Chicago ballparks in 2013, and some days you just go home shaking your head.
The players do that too, by the way. They're carrying the weight of this awful season, one in which the...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:40 PM
CHICAGO -- Scott Diamond pitched into the seventh inning for his first win since June, and the Minnesota Twins avoided a three-game sweep by beating the Chicago White Sox 4-3 on Wednesday.
Diamond (6-11) allowed three runs and five hits in 6-1/3...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:47 AM
Talking baseball while wondering if the Packers are worried yet:
1. Poor Mike Burkhart. Under normal circumstances, few people in baseball have tougher jobs than the guy who runs the tiny, antiquated visiting clubhouse behind the first-base dugout at...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:58 PM
It was a night of individual achievements for the Kansas City Royals and another step closer to a dubious distinction for the Chicago White Sox on Friday.
Royals pitcher James Shields struck out 10 and scattered four hits over seven innings for his 100th...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 7:37 PM
Adam Dunn and Conor Gillaspie each hit two-run homers and the Chicago White Sox earned a 6-5 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday.
After the game, the Chicago White Sox announced they had fired hitting coach Jeff Manto.
Marcus Semien and...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:43 PM
How much difference does a baseball manager make anyway?
It's an age-old question, and it is impossible to accurately quantify. But with the Cubs kicking Dale Sveum to the curb and the White Sox sticking with Robin Ventura after a 99-loss disaster, it's...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Does Paulie have anything left in the tank? Will he retire or try to play one more year? Would the Sox even want him back or is it better to turn the page and start fresh? -- Irv Kaage, Park Ridge
If you ask his White Sox teammates, Paul Konerko...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 9:52 PM
After years of digging in his heels over cries for baseball to add an NFL-style replay system, Bud Selig has signed off on a proposal that sounds a whole lot like the NFL system, except that its scope is even broader.
It will create arguably the worst...