| 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 26, 2013
| 7:21 PM
How do you replace Bud Selig?
Major League Baseball has known for at least a decade that it would have to figure out where to find its next commissioner, but Selig finally has put owners on the clock. It's anyone's guess where they will turn, but...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 6:22 PM
When Michael Reinsdorf wanted to work for his father's sports teams fresh out of the University of Arizona, his dad said no. Almost two decades later, Bulls chairman Jerry Reinsdorf did the asking.
The conversation didn't last long.
The son responded:...
| Aug 22, 2013
Mesmerized by their memories, Ken Williams looked in awe at the distinguished company he kept on a stage inside the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tenn. — the former Lorraine Motel where Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in 1968....
| Aug 17, 2013
| 1:46 PM
You never know where life might lead you. Just ask Dan Evans.
Almost 13 years ago, White Sox Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf made a decision that drastically changed the career path for the then-lifetime Chicagoan. He promoted his farm director, Ken Williams,...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:13 PM
For 15 minutes before Monday night’s White Sox-Yankees game at U.S. Cellular Field, fans lined up 10 deep next to the visitors’ dugout to ask Alex Rodriguez for the one thing A-Rod keeps trying so desperately to protect.
| Jul 28, 2013
For fans, Rocky Wirtz's arrival in 2007 as head of the Blackhawks was unexpected.
His brother, Peter, was the senior vice president of the team and seemingly groomed over two decades while Rocky managed the family's wholesale wine, beer and spirits...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 7:17 PM
Everybody loves a swashbuckler, especially when he has a Cy Young Award in his trophy case.
General manager Ken Williams fell for Jake Peavy in 2009, and the trade that brought him to Chicago proved a poor return on investment, both for Chairman Jerry...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 6:54 PM
Now that the Wrigley Field package has been approved, the Cubs can turn their attention to another deal that will have dramatic implications for the financial future of the franchise.
Negotiations are expected to heat up between the Cubs and WGN-Ch. 9....
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Will the last baseball player in Chicago please turn off the lights?
Yes, Chris Sale, that means you.
Trade rumors remain as cheap as the talk is furious here in Seller City, where the next flip of the scoreboard will show the Cubs leading the White...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:53 PM
NEW YORK — Michael Weiner has acquired a wealth of knowledge gained over 51 years in classrooms, courtrooms, ballparks and concert venues. The quality that makes him so unusual, and such a treasure, is that he also knows what he does not know....
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:17 PM
The easiest thing for the Cubs to do would have been to let the Astros make their pick for them. But it's a disappointing night at the theater when easy stands in for best, and President Theo Epstein's stable of scouts doesn't work 20-hour days to go...