| Mar 1, 2015
| 6:44 PM
MESA, Ariz. — Dexter Fowler was smart enough to have the opportunity to attend Harvard and play basketball for the Crimson.
But Fowler chose to apply his smarts to the baseball diamond. Now the Cubs hope the rest of their hitters will study the...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 8:46 PM
Steve Perry's voice sneaked quietly from a speaker in a lower-level ballroom Friday afternoon at the Hilton Chicago. Nearby, two men put final touches on a floor sticker commemorating the 2005 World Series champion White Sox.
Then the past collided with...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 8:20 AM
The Atlanta Braves have been one of the busiest teams in the offseason under new president of baseball operations John Hart, and they reportedly made another move by adding veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski.
According to CBSSports.com, the Braves have...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 6:52 PM
The "juicer" label is probably never going to completely disappear, but new White Sox outfielder Melky Cabrera has a chance to rewrite the narrative of his career.
Cabrera won't be the first former suspended PED user to wear a Sox uniform —...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 1:04 PM
The biggest museum story in Chicago in 2014 was, of course, the one that's on the horizon. During the year, billionaire filmmaker George Lucas chose Chicago for his Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, was offered a prime lakefront site in a current Soldier...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 2:29 PM
After making significant moves at the winter meetings, the White Sox and Cubs also were looking this week for backup catchers.
The White Sox on Thursday signed catcher George Kottaras, according to cbssports.com, to compete for a spot behind Tyler...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 8:09 PM
The offseason free-agent period begins Thursday, and the Cubs appear on the verge of finalizing the first of what they hope are several impact acquisitions.
The hiring of two-time American League manager of the year Joe Maddon seems imminent,...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 3:15 PM
The exhibition “6018 Wilshire” brings together 120 works by 101 artists, all of whom exhibited at this address at one time or another in the last 12 years. It’s a surprisingly satisfying mishmash of paintings, sculptures and photographs,...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 6:37 AM
Add and subtract.
That's how the Cubs and White Sox, respectively, could improve when they accelerate talks with agents and officials from other teams starting Monday at baseball's general managers' meetings in Phoenix.
Although GM Jed Hoyer has...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 8:46 AM
Major League Baseball Catcher A.J. Pierzynski, a 37-year-old free agent who had played for Dr. Phillips High School, purchased a home on Lake Tibet near Windermere for $3.3 million, public records show.
The catcher's new house sits across the lake...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 2:37 PM
As anyone who has been to Wrigley Field in the past five years can attest, the ballpark isn't the only thing the Cubs own that needs a radical makeover.
The club has constructed a plan to improve the stadium. But Wrigley is a live entertainment venue...