| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:52 PM
If you want to fix in your mind some timeless images of dignity and class in professional sports, this weekend offers a chance that won't come again. That's because it brings to an end the major league baseball careers of Paul Konerko of the Chicago White...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Former Chicago White Sox slugger Adam Dunn, who finally made it to the playoffs with the Oakland Athletics but never got off the bench in Tuesday night's wild-card game, is expected to retire after a 14-year career.
The A's didn't get Dunn an at-bat...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 9:57 PM
After Brandon Phillips' drive barely eluded the outstretched glove of diving center fielder Matt Szczur on the warning track Tuesday night, Jake Arrieta resumed his mastery.
Losing a no-hit bid in the eighth inning for the second time this season wasn't...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 8:46 PM
Jake Arrieta pitched 7 1/3 no-hit innings before Brandon Phillips ripped a double that eluded a diving Matt Szczur on the warning track in left center. Arrieta also came close to a no-hitter June 30 at Boston when Stephen Drew singled with...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 6:27 AM
From a technical standpoint, there are no untouchables on the Chicago Cubs’ roster, according to President Theo Epstein.
The exception might be first baseman Anthony Rizzo – not Kris Bryant, Javier Baez or Addison Russell.
| Sep 23, 2014
| 8:56 AM
It’ll take Derek Jeter two innings of work to pay taxes that may be due on gifts the retiring New York Yankees’ captain received during his farewell tour.
Jeter, who was paid $12 million this season and more than $265 million in his career,...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 10:39 PM
Yasiel Puig hit the go-ahead home run, and the Los Angeles Dodgers captured their second consecutive National League West title with a 9-1 rout of the San Francisco Giants at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday night.
Clayton Kershaw struck out 11 as the Dodgers...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The Dodgers clinched an appearance in the National League Division Series with their win over the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday -- the ninth time they will appear in the NLDS. Here's how they fared the other eight times:
Dodgers 3, Houston 2...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 6:37 PM
The celebration of Paul Konerko's White Sox career has been ongoing since SoxFest in January, and if Konerko has been a little uncomfortable with it, well, that's just another reason why Sox fans love their "Paulie."
In an age when it pays to be a "me...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 4:18 PM
The Paul Konerko era already was nearing its end when I started covering the White Sox in August 2013, and so while the captain's home runs and RBIs have still colored parts of my experiences with the team, they are not what has left the...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 8:58 PM
MILWAUKEE — Adding Jon Lester or Cole Hamels would give the Cubs more than just a bona fide left-handed All-Star ace.
It would take the pressure off members of a rotation that hope to attain the 200-inning mark as well as alleviate the workload of...