| Feb 17, 2014
| 5:42 PM
MESA, Ariz. — When former Cubs closer Kevin Gregg complained about the possibility of Pedro Strop getting some closing opportunities during the final week of the 2013 season, he was mocked mercilessly on Twitter.
One of those ripping Gregg was...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 8:50 PM
A husband and wife with Navy connections won the overall titles at the Smart Smiles 5K Saturday at Mariners' Museum Park in Newport News.
Stephen Slaby of Virginia Beach won the men's crown in 15 minutes, 42 seconds. Micah Ellington (16:04)...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 9:57 PM
Tennis—U.S. Open, 10 a.m. (CBS), 6 p.m. (ESPN2)
Auto Racing—Drag Racing, NHRA U.S. Nationals, same-day tape, 11 a.m. (ESPN2)
PGA Golf—Deutsche Bank Championship, Noon (NBC)
Major League Baseball—Minnesota...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Now that the Blackhawks season is over, it's time for baseball season in Chicago to officially start.
So here's a quick recap of the 2013 season. The Cubs and White Sox have played some games. The Cubs and White Sox have lost most games. A man named...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 10:11 PM
Cycling--Tour de France, Stage 2, 6:30 a.m. (NBCSN), same-day tape, 11:30 a.m. (NBC)
Auto Racing--Formula One, British Grand Prix, same-day tape, 10:30 a.m. (NBCSN); Drag Racing, NHRA Route 66 Nationals, same-day tape, 8 p.m....
| Apr 14, 2013
| 8:55 PM
Northern State at Winona, 1 p.m. doubleheader
Major League Baseball—Philadelphia Phillies at Cincinnati Reds, 6 p.m. (ESPN); Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Minnesota Twins, 7 p.m. (FXSP)
| Oct 7, 2012
| 10:01 PM
The Chicago Cubs believe they have a piece of their core in place in the catcher’s spot, so there should be no need to look for one this offseason.
Welington Castillo earned the starting job with a .265 average, though he hit only .195 against...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 10:59 PM
Tennis--U.S. Open, Men’s Semifinal Match, 11 a.m. (ESPN2); Women’s Championship Match, 3:30 p.m. (CBS)
NFL Football--Jacksonville Jaguars at Minnesota Vikings, Noon (CBS); Washington Redskins at New Orleans Saints, Noon...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 9:55 AM
MILWAUKEE -- Third baseman Ian Stewart is the only left-handed batter in the Cubs' luneup Thursday against Brewers southpaw Randy Wolf.
Jeff Baker replaces Bryan LaHair at first base, Reed Johnson is in right field for David DeJesus and switch-hitting...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 7:44 PM
Contact a Hollywood agent, quick. It's time for someone to do the miniseries "Trading Sori: Inside the Cubs' Quest for the Holy Grail.''
The conversations about the Alfonso Soriano situation that have taken place recently and will take place for who...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 9:22 PM
And, no, the question isn't "What are two words the Cubs haven't said this season?''
A lot of us were having trouble figuring out how Theo Epstein should handle the awkward confluence of Anthony Rizzo, Bryan LaHair and Alfonso Soriano,...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 8:18 PM
The crosstown blog for people who don’t have all day to read blogs:
The Cubs placed Ryan Dempster on the disabled list because of tightness in his right trade value.
I assume that Dempster’s injury and Monday’s night’s outing...