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  • Dodgers would appear to have a playoff pitching edge

    Dodgers would appear to have a playoff pitching edge
    The Dodgers could have a huge playoff edge, and it has nothing to do with home field. With one month to play, the National League playoff field looks like this: The Dodgers as NL West champions, the Atlanta Braves as NL East champions, and the...
  • Sentences that make you want to throw a shoe

     
    If (Mayor Rahm) Emanuel and (City Inspector General Joseph) Ferguson do have a face-to-face meeting, it will be their first in the 26 months since the new mayor took office... Sun-Times Speaking of the Sun-Times, its punny sports headline today......
  • Matt Garza traded from the Chicago Cubs to the Texas Rangers

    Matt Garza traded from the Chicago Cubs to the Texas Rangers
    The Texas Rangers acquired pitcher Matt Garza from the Chicago Cubs for rookie right-hander Justin Grimm, top prospect third baseman Mike Olt and Class-A pitcher C.J. Edwards. “He's an extremely talented pitcher that's had success in the...
  • Get this Cub some clothes, stat!

    Get this Cub some clothes, stat!
    He earns a living on one of baseball's most sacred diamonds, but it didn't always feel like Logan Watkins' destiny. "I wasn't really a huge baseball fan growing up," said Watkins, a second baseman for the Cubs. "Obviously I like playing baseball but...
  • Rizzo sounds as soft as his batting average

    Rizzo sounds as soft as his batting average
    Anthony Rizzo was moved back to the third spot in the Cubs’ lineup against the Dodgers on Monday night. He went 1-for-4 and grounded into a double play. Inspiring, no? But thank goodness his ego has been properly massaged. In the five games...
  • Dugout confrontation problem: You see how lame Cubs pitchers are

    Dugout confrontation problem: You see how lame Cubs pitchers are
    Two games in Milwaukee, two Cubs starting pitchers get into it with the manager and a coach. One pitcher is overpaid, the other wants to be. Fun. The postgame explanations, of course, were that everybody has a competitive streak and nobody likes losing,...
  • Epstein has to know Sveum's number is up

    Epstein has to know Sveum's number is up
    Everybody clinches something at Wrigley Field. In the last week, the Braves and Pirates clinched a division title and a playoff spot, respectively, while the Cubs clinched the most home losses in team history and the worst attendance since Sammy Sosa...
  • NASCAR's Danica Patrick and the mediocrity of her rookie Cup season

    NASCAR's Danica Patrick and the mediocrity of her rookie Cup season
    Danica Patrick was heard swearing in frustration at one point during Sunday's NASCAR race in Dover, Del., and who can blame her? The mediocrity that is Patrick's rookie season in the Sprint Cup Series rolls on, the popular driver struggling to place her...
  • Watch Serena Williams demolish a tennis racket in China

    Watch Serena Williams demolish a tennis racket in China
      Thanks to a YouTube video (with a hat tip to Larry Brown Sports), we get to see how much Serena Williams wants to win, even when she plays a first-round doubles match with her sister Venus in China. Williams double-faulted on match point and that...
  • L.A.'s bid to host 2016 Olympic marathon trials draws track officials

    L.A.'s bid to host 2016 Olympic marathon trials draws track officials
    Deena Kastor remembers the moment. She was 10 years old in 1984 and watching the first-ever women's Olympic marathon finish in the Los Angeles Coliseum. She remembers Joan Benoit Samuelson enter the Coliseum first, she remembers the huge crowd noise,...
  • Newport Coast's Sam Mikulak in second at world gymnastics meeting

    After three of the four qualifying subdivisions at the world gymnastics trials in Antwerp, Belgium, Sam Mikulak of Newport Coast stood second to  Japan's defending world champion, Kohei Uchimura. The fourth qualifying session will be Tuesday morning....