| Mar 30, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Team outlooks are listed in predicted order of finish. Lineups and rotations are projections.
1 l Washington
2013 l 86-76, second place
Last year in playoffs l 2012
They are supposed to blossom after years of suffering, top draft...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:49 PM
| Nov 4, 2013
| 10:06 PM
Pac-12 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott is sticking around for at least five more years.
The Pac-12's university presidents and chancellors extended Scott's contract Monday through the 2017-18 academic year. As part of the extension, Scott also was...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Ask Meredith Marakovits how tough it is to get through the 162-game grind of a major league baseball season and she'll happily tell you: "It beats having a real job."
Marakovits, a Central Catholic graduate and Northampton native, completed her second...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:11 AM
The Orioles continued to meet with possible trade partners and free-agent representatives on Day 2 of the general managers meetings Tuesday in Orlando, Fla. Meanwhile, the Philadelphia Phillies made perhaps the most interesting move of the week so far,...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Just like sports teams have all-star players — the small number of people who contribute far more than everyone else to a team's success — states have all-star taxpayers, people who provide a hugely disproportionate share of all taxes.
| May 15, 2013
| 2:28 PM
The week before The Squared Circle opened in mid-March, owner and pro wrestler Lisa Marie Varon — better known as Victoria during her WWE days and Tara currently with TNA wrestling — sat in a corner booth of her Lincoln Park restaurant,...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Where did the famous and semi-famous spend New Year's Eve in the Chicago area?
NASCAR driver Danica Patrick dined New Year's Eve at the newly opened Baume & Brix in the River North neighborhood before heading nearby to The Grid. "Cooler Than Me"...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Rather than use a plastic wiffle ball bat like everyone else who faced off against retired Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood Saturday during Woody's Wiffle Ball Classic at Wrigley Field, former WWE Champion CM Punk briefly opted for a folding chair, not unlike...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 9:03 PM
NEW YORK – Whether the path of Nate McLouth's towering fly ball was interrupted by the right-field foul pole at Yankee Stadium will likely be discussed in Baltimore for years to come.
But when it fell harmlessly into the second deck of seats as a...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 7:53 PM
Plastic tarps covered the Yankees' lockers, and the smell of champagne hung in the air after the club's 3-1 series-clinching win over the pesky Orioles. But the New Yorkers kept their celebration in check, knowing they had another game the next evening...