| Aug 29, 2012
| 8:43 PM
Orioles left-hander Joe Saunders acknowledged he carried some extra adrenaline into his first start with his new team Wednesday night.
Saunders grew up in Northern Virginia cheering for the Orioles, and said he spent a handful of times every season at...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 3:18 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter often has the same reaction when he thinks a question is obvious, when he thinks something is astounding or when he is sidestepping a pointed inquiry — he tilts his head slightly, cocks an eyebrow and utters one word:...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Moments after striking out 10 in the Orioles’ 5-3 win over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday, lefty Zach Britton was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk. This makes room for left-hander Randy Wolf, who will be activated tomorrow and added to the 25-man...
| May 17, 2012
| 12:30 PM
The three minute trailer for the upcoming NBC drama “Chicago Fire” features firefighters battling flames in a collapsing building, a firefighter receiving a “Pulp Fiction”-like needle through the chest, and two people sucking...
| May 29, 2012
| 7:59 AM
For a minute there, I was wondering if there would be any fighting among the cast members of VH1’s upcoming reality show, “Mob Wives Chicago.” There were no signs of tension when I spent an afternoon observing the five women in March and...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 9:39 AM
White Sox manager Robin Ventura likes to keep a hot hand going but has Orlando Hudson starting at second base Saturday in place of Gordon Beckham against Toronto.
The Sox will be seeking their fifth straight victory, with Gavin Floyd on the mound...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 7:46 AM
Four words about Kevin Youkilis: I had no idea.
I knew that Youkilis used to be good. Used to be. But when he was traded from the Red Sox to the White Sox on June 24, he had fewer homers and RBIs that month than Orlando Hudson, the man he was supposed to...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 9:08 AM
While some celebrity couples remain tight-lipped about their relationships and go out of their way to not get photographed together, former "American Idol" winner Jordin Sparks has been more than willing to discuss her relationship with "Whatcha Say"...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 10:33 AM
We know "Divergent" — the futuristic sci-fi flick starring Shailene Woodley ("The Descendants") and directed by Neil Burger ("Limitless") — will begin filming entirely on location in Chicago and at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios on the West...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship.
While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 6:52 PM
A more polished Chris Sale and a promising Tyler Flowers warmed the spirits of a chilled sellout crowd trying to rid itself of the White Sox's frustrating finish seven months ago.
With the confidence of a changeup to complement his 94 mph fastball and...