| Jun 23, 2013
The White Sox have had three home ballparks: South Side Park (1901-1910), the original Comiskey Park (1910-1990) and new Comiskey Park (1991-2003), since renamed U.S. Cellular Field (2003-present). Two weeks ago, we shared 10 things about Wrigley Field....
| Feb 16, 2013
| 6:54 PM
Michael Jordan Appreciation Week in America culminates Sunday when the best basketball player in history hits 50, which wasn't this big a deal the first eight times Jordan saw that number next to his name as an NBA star.
Except now we are talking years,...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 7:24 AM
I’m still waiting for confirmation from the Elias Sports Bureau, but I believe that Tom Ricketts now leads the Chicago Owners League in negotiating errors.
It’s hard to think he surpassed Michael McCaskey in such a short time, but the...
| Apr 16, 2013
Quaint ballparks are cool, no question about it. But they don't win championships.
That's why the Yankees did an ugly overhaul on the House That Ruth built in the mid-1970s and scrapped the original Yankee Stadium altogether five seasons ago. It's why...
| 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...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Unless Carlos Marmol gets involved, the Cubs still hope to close a deal with the city to renovate Wrigley Field by Monday's home opener.
Assuming the agreement can overcome a late-inning scare, planned improvements at the venerable 99-year-old...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 5:36 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Speaking 10 months to the day since doctors repaired the torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, Derrick Rose still doesn't know if he will play this season.
And despite seemingly everyone having an opinion on his return, the...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 8:08 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- If the Kings move to Seattle and Wednesday indeed marked the Bulls' final trip to this state capital, Tom Thibodeau and Derrick Rose made the visit a memorable one.
No, Rose didn't make his season debut after offseason knee...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 4:50 PM
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — No matter whether you're a fan of the White Sox (who train west of here, in Glendale) or the Cubs (who tune up east of town, in Mesa), chances are you will wind up here in the middle, in Scottsdale, with others, like me, who...
| 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...
| 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
In a perfect universe, with the White Sox and the Cubs playing a crosstown series, Ozzie Guillen would be sitting on the top of a dugout bench.
He'd be looking out at batting practice, scratching, wisecracking, saying those ridiculous things to sports...