| Dec 1, 2011
| 5:20 PM
Dan Duquette made his first trade as executive vice president of the Orioles on Thursday, filling the club's vacant reserve catcher spot by adding defensive-minded backstop Taylor Teagarden from a familiar partner, the Texas Rangers' organization.
| 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...
| Jun 18, 2011
| 9:28 AM
The New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez and his family had dinner at Harry Caray's Italian Steakhouse in River North following his team's loss to the Cubs at Wrigley Field. A-Rod ordered the spaghetti marinara with shrimp, chicken and steak.
The Yankees' CC...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 9:46 AM
The New York Yankees' Curtis Granderson and his family had dinner at Roots Handmade Pizza in Ukrainian Village Saturday.
Former Cubs and White Sox pitcher Bob Howry had lunch at Roots and dinner at Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab Saturday. ESPN's...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 6:38 PM
He is Mr. November, and every other month in which Major League Baseball is played.
He has more hits than Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, a higher career batting average than Mickey Mantle and a higher postseason average than Joe DiMaggio.
And it won't be...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 8:42 PM
The psychoanalyst Helene Deutsch once said "the ultimate goal of all research is not objectivity, but truth." It's in that spirit that we conclude Curtis Granderson should be the American League's first-half Most Valuable Player.
A crowd of players...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 6:10 PM
The Orioles knew heading into their four-game, three-day series with the New York Yankees in the Bronx that it would be draining one.
Sunday's 4-2 loss to the Yankees -- the Orioles' ninth loss in 10 tries this season against their American League East...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 7:20 AM
The New York Yankees' Derek Jeter, Jorge Posada and Robinson Cano dined at Chicago Cut Steakhouse after Monday's game against the White Sox. Jeter and Posada and teammates CC Sabathia, Curtis Granderson and Eric Chavez dined at Roots Handmade Pizza in...
| Aug 14, 2011
Angels reliever Scott Downs, a former Blue Jay, spoke for a lot of people in Toronto when he trashed the ESPN story speculating that sign stealing at the Rogers Centre has helped Jose Bautista establish himself as one of baseball's best hitters....
| Aug 28, 2011
| 8:41 PM
When the clouds finally parted over Camden Yards and Hurricane Irene gave way to a beautiful Baltimore afternoon, the reappearance of the Zach Britton from the first 2 1/2 months of the season was the best sight of all for the Orioles.
Four weeks after...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 5:46 PM
The remnants of Hurricane Irene are behind the Orioles and New York Yankees, but some strong feelings linger in its wake.
The Yankees were not happy about the way the Orioles handled the rescheduling of Saturday's doubleheader — the games were...