| Jul 29, 2013
| 8:23 PM
Two hours before Monday night's Cubs-Brewers game at Wrigley Field, rookie revelation Junior Lake stood in left field listening attentively for nearly 15 minutes as Cubs coach Dave McKay pointed out the peculiarities of playing fly balls in this ballpark....
| Jul 29, 2013
| 4:56 PM
1. Tigers (4): Acquired closer Jose Veras from the Astros at a time Detroit hadn't had a blown save in 40 games. The bullpen has been much better since Joaquin Benoit took over as the closer.
2. Cardinals (1): They kicked the tires on Alexei Ramirez but...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 2:54 PM
As Alex Rodriguez combusts in a fiery ball of bad feelings, the Yankees have turned to Alfonso Soriano to save their season.
You can't make this stuff up.
Amazingly, perhaps sickeningly if you have that old-fashioned anti-Yankees bias, there's a...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 11:24 PM
Auto Racing--Formula One, Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying, 7 a.m. (NBCSN); NASCAR Sprint Cup, Samuel Deeds 400 practice, 8 a.m. (ESPN2); NASCAR Sprint Cup, Samuel Deeds 400 pole qualifying, 1 p.m. (ESPN); NASCAR Nationwide...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 8:02 PM
NEW YORK - Jeremy Hellickson confounded hitters with off-speed pitches for six innings, and the Tampa Bay Rays continued their surge with a 10-6 victory over the New York Yankees Friday night at Yankee Stadium that lifted them into sole possession of...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Eagles OL Todd Herremans thinks the Birds' running game could be "second-to-none," and that's just one quote pulled from the first full-squad practice of training camp on Friday at the NovaCare Complex. Nick Fierro will have a full report in print and...
| 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 17, 2013
| 9:50 PM
Inside a playful Kane County Cougars clubhouse Wednesday, the clock near center fielder Albert Almora's locker remained moving forward — not counting down.
The calendar on the wall indeed said 2013 though everybody else around Almora keeps...
| 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 12, 2013
| 11:44 AM
I don’t know what to think of a Cubs organization that owes $52 million to Edwin Jackson (2-8 with a 5.76 ERA), $5 million to Scott Hairston (.159 batting average) and $2 million to Ian Stewart (Tweeting nasty things from Triple-A). Would-be ace...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 5:17 PM
MESA, Ariz. — When the Cubs signed Alfonso Soriano to his eight-year, $136 million deal after the 2006 season, they figured he would help them win it all before the final two seasons, making it worth the added years.
Now that Soriano is entering...