| Sep 10, 2012
| 7:49 PM
This past weekend the Chicago White Sox held a special Star Wars day at U.S. Cellular Field. People were encouraged to come to the game dressed as their favorite character to participate in an on-field parade. The 501st Midwest Garrison, the costuming...
| Sep 15, 2012
Monique Meloche grew up immersed in the art of the deal, via her car-salesman father in Toronto.
But she didn't intend to combine art with commerce when she graduated with an art history degree from the University of Michigan, then a master's from the...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 5:06 PM
Outfielder L.J. Hoes is expected to be announced Tuesday as this year's winner of the Brooks Robinson Award for the best season by an Orioles minor league hitter.
He won't be winning it alone, though, not in his mind anyway.
"I really played this...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 11:15 AM
My father, Bill Guilfoile, was a baseball executive for 40 years with the New York Yankees, the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Baseball Hall of Fame. He was also a compulsive reader, and it's no surprise that his favorite subject was the game that has...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 6:12 AM
I'm not sure if Logan Morrison will stay healthy or productive enough to be part of the Miami Marlins' future, but it's clear he's already distinguished himself with good deeds off the field.
Morrison, the young outfielder and first baseman, was one of...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 1:53 PM
It took me a while to find home plate.
I'm an explorer who loves to discover the world's great cities on foot. During a trip to New York earlier this month — and like an archaeologist searching for clues to a lost civilization — I took such a...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 7:44 AM
Aw, c'mon, Daylight Savings Time isn't THAT bad. And, in theory, it gives you an extra hour of daylight in the theme parks. Here's what you can see this week in Orlando's theme parks and attractions.
+ It's a double-dip weekend at Universal's Mardi...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Two gunmen shot a 14-year-old boy several times Friday night as he stood on his porch, leaving him to die in the front hallway of his Humboldt Park home, authorities said.
The shooting came just hours after a 15-year-old boy was fatally shot in a...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 2:09 PM
An 18-year-old woman fatally shot on Friday was a senior at Roberto Clemente High School who had plans to attend college, according to her principal.
Frances Colon, of the 2900 block of West Armitage Avenue, was identified early this morning by the Cook...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 3:56 PM
The father of a Roberto Clemente Community Academy High School student killed Friday spent Monday morning putting up a memorial to his daughter at the North Side school. Later that morning, he remembered one of the last things he did with his daughter....
| Feb 22, 2013
| 7:18 AM
Police are questioning a 34-year-old man about the slaying of Frances Colon, the third Clemente High School student killed this year.
Colon, 18, was shot in the back last Friday evening in the 1100 block of North Pulaski Road in the West Humboldt Park...