| May 10, 2014
| 5:01 PM
Adam Silver spoke with authority, boldness and precision. When the NBA commissioner made the first major decision of his tenure, banning Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life, Silver spoke as if he had been groomed for the job for some time.
| May 15, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Angels owner Arte Moreno was selected Thursday as one of seven owners on the search committee charged with finding a replacement for Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig.
Selig retires in January. St. Louis Cardinals owner Bill DeWitt, the...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:50 PM
With the Cubs hoping to win city approval of the latest revisions to their Wrigley Field renovation plan, business operations President Crane Kenney revealed he has signed a five-year extension through 2019.
Kenney's announcement Saturday during an...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 12:47 PM
All that bullpen depth, and you would have thought the Dodgers would get something for their overflow.
But it was nothing doing, and on Wednesday they lost both Javy Guerra and Seth Rosin to waiver claims.
Guerra, their ex-closer who saved 21 games in...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 4:43 PM
An overwhelming majority of NBA teams would vote for Donald Sterling to sell the Clippers, according to comments made Tuesday by numerous owners around the league.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver does not have the power alone to force Sterling to sell...
| May 3, 2014
| 5:51 PM
As part of the NBA's sweeping sanctions against Clippers owner Donald Sterling over his controversial racial remarks, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is urging the league's other owners to push for the Clippers' sale.
Silver said that if three-quarters...
| Feb 9, 2014
Mary Frances Veeck had to think about the question for a few seconds: How would her late husband of 35 years, the legendary baseball executive Bill Veeck, handle being 100 years old?
"Bill at 100?" she finally responded during a recent phone interview...
| 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:...
| 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...
| Oct 5, 2012
Gov. Pat Quinn's choice to run the state agency that oversees the financial operations of U.S. Cellular Field filed for bankruptcy three years ago after racking up $102,500 in debt, mainly from credit cards, court records show.
The revelation follows...
| 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...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 5:07 PM
White Sox Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf and former Gov. Jim Thompson are asking a federal judge to dismiss the lawsuit brought against them by the former head of the Illinois Sports Facilities Authority, arguing among other things that the First Amendment does...