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  • 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

    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....
  • 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...
  • Reading into Sveum's take on Castro

    Reading into Sveum's take on Castro
    It is just me, or does everybody get the feeling that Starlin Castro needs to leave? I could be reading too much into this, but there’s more reading than actual baseball improvement with the guy. There’s more money than actual baseball...
  • 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...
  • Good start: Sveum saw the same dogbreath Cubs you did

    Dale Sveum will not be doing two shows a night at Zanies. That much we know. That much was evident in his introductory press conference as the Cubs’ new manager. Yeah, well, fine. Stand-up comedy isn't his job. Standing up to the dog attitude of...
  • Cubs position analysis: Castillo set at catcher

    Cubs position analysis: Castillo set at catcher
    The Chicago Cubs believe they have a piece of their core in place in the catcher’s spot, so there should be no need to look for one this offseason.  Welington Castillo earned the starting job with a .265 average, though he hit only .195 against...
  • 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...