| Jul 22, 2013
| 8:36 PM
As White Sox slugger Paul Konerko leaned against the dugout after returning from a three-week layoff due to a lower back strain, the cerebral 37-year-old sipped a cup of hot tea.
Like so many people in baseball Monday, Konerko sought something soothing....
| Jul 19, 2013
| 10:54 PM
Golf--The British Open Championship, 6 and 8 a.m. (ESPN)
Cycling--Tour de France, Stage 20, 6:30 a.m. (NBCSN)
Softball--Women’s National Pro Fastpitch, USSSA Pride at NY-NJ Comets, 1 p.m. (ESPN2)
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Remember the summer of 1986?
Gas cost 89 cents a gallon. The blockbuster "Top Gun'' made teenage boys want to be as cool as Tom Cruise. A Bears Super Bowl celebration that has lasted 27 years began in earnest.
Collectively, Chicago baseball seldom was...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 7:18 PM
It's time to step to the plate, Rick Hahn. Batter up.
Trade early, trade often, trade (just about) anyone. About the only way you could upset your fan base is by doing nothing.
If there was any doubt about the direction of the White Sox — and...
| Jul 18, 2013
Five most interesting teams
1. Pirates: They haven't had a winning season since 1992 but might be the best team in the majors right now. They have pitching, defense and enough hitting with Andrew McCutchen, Pedro Alvarez and Starling Marte. Manager Clint...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 9:48 PM
Aberdeen Circus Sports Bar at Groton, 6 p.m.
|Men’s 14-Inch/Over 35|
|at North Complex|
6:30 p.m. — Lager‘s/Coors Light vs. Circus (A); Ristau Insurance/Imberi PC vs. Double D Body...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 10:02 AM
See, here's where they get you.
For the Cubs and Sox, it's pretty apparent the sale of the year is here.
Everyone must go, and for the Cubs, that means the old favorites like Matt Garza and Alfonso Soriano.
However, they're going on a teaser run...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 5:56 PM
The Orioles main priority heading into July 31’s non-waiver trade deadline is adding a starting pitcher, and the club has been actively scouting potentially available arms, according to several sources.
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette...
| May 6, 2013
| 12:45 PM
The bad news has come in for Gavin Floyd, just like it did for John Danks last August.
Floyd will have season-ending elbow surgery Tuesday, meaning the White Sox will get no more return on the $9.5 million they’ll pay Floyd this season, just as...
| May 6, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Last week's ranking in parentheses
1. Rangers (1): Ran their top three pitchers at the Red Sox in an impressive weekend sweep started by Derek Holland and finished by Yu Darvish, with Alexi Ogando in between. Looking very smart for letting Josh Hamilton...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Talking baseball while praising Kirk Hinrich’s grit:
1. There are lots of good deals on Chicago condos. A forward-thinking baseball organization might buy, not merely rent hotel space, this summer.
Scouts will be camping out on both sides of...