| Oct 11, 2012
| 9:58 PM
Mark De Rosa? Kevin Kouzmanoff? Placido Polanco? Scott Rolen?
That’s the bulk of your 2012-13 free agent third basemen, unless you count first baseman Mark Reynolds, the only player to strike out more times in a single season than...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:09 PM
The White Sox were extremely pleased with the development of their pitching staff in 2012, particularly the rookie relievers who experienced the pressure of a division race.
In fact, general manager Ken Williams resisted any temptation to trade any of...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 7:50 AM
Rick Hahn, executive of the year.
OK, maybe not yet, but the new Chicago White Sox general manager is off to a great start.
Signing Jake Peavy for only two years and a option at the going rate for a top-of-the-rotation pitcher is a great deal for...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 6:12 AM
Oscar-nominated actor Josh Brolin hung out at The Underground and Board Room in River North Saturday. Brolin is married to Diane Lane, who is filming the new "Superman" film in the West suburbs.
”The View’s” Sherri Shepherd and new...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 12:25 PM
Most nightclubs would have heavily promoted a scheduled appearance by “Forget You” singer Cee Lo Green, in ads, on Twitter and Facebook — anything to say they’d booked “The Voice” judge.
Paris Club opted to take a...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Following his Crown Royal party at Tesla Motors on Wednesday, Outkast rapper Big Boi hung out at Jbar at The James Hotel. The Bulls' Taj Gibson also stopped by the Crown Royal party and Jbar that night.
NFL Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk and Bears...
| May 20, 2012
| 2:54 PM
During spring training, Jake Peavy said he wouldn’t try to become a pitcher who relies on guile after surgery robbed him of the power he used to have. Peavy lied, and good for him. He has become as smart as he is good. When he lost the plate in...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 2:52 PM
When you go to extra innings scoreless twice in three days, you need offensive help.
I’m just not sure how the White Sox’s trade for third baseman Kevin Youkilis helps that right now.
At one time, Youkilis was a terrific heart-of-the-order...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Hank Conger wasn't the only one who figured he'd start this season at Salt Lake City. He hit just .231 in spring training, more than 70 points below Bobby Wilson, his chief competition for the roster spot reserved for a......
| Apr 16, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Coming out of spring training the assumption was that Jeff Mathis had won the starting job behind the plate for Angels, Bobby Wilson would be his backup and Hank Conger would be in triple A if the Angels hadn't placed......