| Dec 15, 2011
| 7:23 AM
Suspended lunatic Carlos Zambrano said he has been “climbing mountains, running on the beach and exercising hard so that I can arrive at spring training in optimal shape.’’
Now? Now he’s focusing on getting in shape? Why didn&...
| 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...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 1:10 PM
After agreeing on a one-year deal to return to the Chicago Cubs, outfielder Reed Johnson spent an hour on the phone with new manager Dale Sveum.
"We strayed off and started talking about baseball situations," Johnson said. "The little things you need...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 8:06 AM
The Chicago Cubs agreed to trade Carlos Zambrano to Miami. Ozzie Guillen manages that team, in case you hadn’t heard, so Zambrano will be taking his talents to what is now Mouth Beach.
The deal, of course, will not be official until Zambrano passes...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 10:45 AM
The night before I was supposed to cover Carlos Zambrano’s Big Z Foundation launch party in early 2010, I came down with a case of food poisoning. All I wanted to do was lie in bed with a garbage can at my side. I was in no mood to talk –...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 9:40 AM
Ryan Dempster, Carlos Zambrano and Randy Wells will pitch the three games in Milwaukee starting Tuesday. The rotation was set Sunday by manager Mike Quade, who previously had been undecided because of Monday's off-day.
That means Matt Garza, who...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Carlos Zambrano is pitching well enough to get traded.
But apparently he has acted badly enough in an embarrassing past and has pitched inconsistently enough this embarrassing year to remain a Cub.
How badly has he acted and how inconsistently has he...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 6:48 AM
Tip to Theo Epstein: Don’t call your new team the “Cubbies.’’
It’s lame and reeks of carpet-bagging. It sounds as if you’re here for some easy cash and looking to cross another item off your bucket list....
| Aug 2, 2011
| 11:12 PM
5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Greg Jarrett
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Brian Noonan in for Mike McConnell
Who had August 12 as they day Carlos Zambrano's anger management training wore off? Brian Noonan fills in for Mike McConnell and talks about Big Z's meltdown...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 7:55 AM
Mike Quade came to the conclusion that the Cubs are no longer contending. Quite the epiphany when you’ve hovering around 20 games under .500 for months, huh?
Quade claimed the Cubs were in position to get back in the race if they had a good run...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 7:09 AM
One day after playing hero, Tony Campana finds himself back on the Cubs' bench, with Marlon Byrd back in center field Saturday against the Reds. Campana had an inside-the-park homer and two other hits Friday.
Tyler Colvin, who also hit a home run Friday,...