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  • Watch John Daly hit a golf ball perched on a tee in a fan's mouth

    This is something you don't see two-time major winners do very often. John Daly was at a Nashville pizza parlor over the weekend when,  apparently on a dare, he hit a golf ball that was on top of a tee held in a fan's mouth. Now, I'm thinking that...
  • Castro deal could provide pitching for Cubs

    Castro deal could provide pitching for Cubs
    The kids got Dale Sveum. The Cubs’ young players believed to be the core of the future didn’t develop the last two years -- in fact, they got worse -- and that sounded like the big reason Theo Epstein whacked his manager. Epstein also...
  • U.S. outlasts rally to lead Presidents Cup

    U.S. outlasts rally to lead Presidents Cup
    The Americans survived a late rally Thursday and put the International team in a familiar hole in the Presidents Cup at Dublin, Ohio. Steve Stricker blasted out of a plugged lie in the face of a bunker to three feet to save par as he and 20-year-old...
  • What's after Girardi, and then after that?

    There were all kinds of reasons to love Joe Girardi as the next Cubs manager. He had local ties, of course, but his seven years running the Yankees to three division titles and a World Series provided the gravitas. The Cubs wanted him. They were...
  • 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...
  • Speaking of Sports: How to fix the broken baseball playoff system & open thread

     
    We'll try this for a few Tuesday mornings to see if there's a comment constituency for regularly scheduled chatter about sports -- pro, college, recreational. Here's some chum for the waters: Major League Baseball's one-game play-in for each league's two....
  • 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......
  • More Cubs rumors

     
    One of the downsides of the MLB offseason is that you have to rely on rumors and speculations until something actually materializes.  At this point, the Cubs are in the middle of various potential moves (or so we think):   The Cubs are supposedly...
  • Position analysis: Rizzo an anchor at first base

    Position analysis: Rizzo an anchor at first base
    Perhaps Anthony Rizzo’s best moment as a Cub wasn’t seen by fans at the ballpark or watching on TV. Amazingly, he didn’t even have a bat in his hand at the time. That moment of truth occurred in the Cubs’ clubhouse in Phoenix...
  • Is Marmol stupid or uncoachable? Either way, he's untradable

    Is Marmol stupid or uncoachable? Either way, he's untradable
    When does Tom Ricketts say no? When does the Cubs head honcho stop eating millions of dollars in contracts just so Theo Epstein can get rid of Jim Hendry’s players? Carlos Zambrano went to Florida. Marlon Byrd went to Boston. Those deals alone put...
  • It's official: Carlos Marmol out as Cubs' closer

    It's official: Carlos Marmol out as Cubs' closer
    Cubs manager Dale Sveum made it official Friday morning: Carlos Marmol is no longer the closer out of the bullpen. The two met in Sveum’s office before Friday’s game against the Dodgers at Wrigley Field and Marmol was “fine with it,...