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  • Report: Maddon, Cubs close to deal

    The Sports Xchange Report: Maddon, Cubs close to deal The Chicago Cubs are set to hire Joe Maddon as their manager, CBSSports.com reported Wednesday. Maddon and the Cubs are close to reaching a deal that should be wrapped up within days, according to...
  • Lafayette grad, Hazleton native Maddon content to wait for Cubs, or others

    Lafayette grad, Hazleton native Maddon content to wait for Cubs, or others
    SAN FRANCISCO — The Cubs might be the odds-on favorite to reel in free-agent manager Joe Maddon, but his agent said Saturday that they have yet to contact him. "It's obvious to everyone there might be a match with the Cubs, but someone has to tell...
  • The cases for and against Maddon's Cubs World Series chances

    The cases for and against Maddon's Cubs World Series chances
    Joe Maddon might be “dripping in analytics,” but Chicago Cubs fans are drenched with anticipation for the upcoming season. The era of the lovable loser is waning, and the Cubs finally have found the right man to shepherd the flock to the...
  • A's lose to Angels, 5-4, but still have a good shot at playoffs

    A's lose to Angels, 5-4, but still have a good shot at playoffs
    — As bad as things got for the Oakland Athletics in August and early September, and they were historically bad for a while, the A's are still in a decent position for a team on the verge of one of baseball's greatest collapses. Even after...
  • Mike Cameron believes he was traded for Hall of Famer in Paul Konerko

    Mike Cameron believes he was traded for Hall of Famer in Paul Konerko
    When Paul Konerko was acquired from the Reds for Mike Cameron 16 years ago, the Tribune called it a swap of "potential All-Stars." As it turned out, Konerko became the face of the White Sox for 16 years, while Cameron enjoyed a productive, 17-year...
  • Wise up, Cubs fans: Leave Kasper alone

    Wise up, Cubs fans: Leave Kasper alone
    Dear Stupid (and you Cubs fans know who you are): Shut up already about Len Kasper supposedly jinxing Jake Arrieta’s no-hit bid Tuesday night. You sound like idiots, Cubs fans. Bigger idiots, I mean. Stop blaming Kasper for Arrieta’s...
  • Replay death knell for manager-umpire arguments

    Replay death knell for manager-umpire arguments
    The death of the classic manager-umpire argument, a staple of baseball since its inception, scarcely has been noticed in the first half of the first year of expanded instant replay. Managers still get ejected, of course, but usually it's from the...
  • Cubs ponder using relievers in outfield spot duty

    Cubs ponder using relievers in outfield spot duty
    Cubs fans who have grown restless with Rick Renteria's incessant pitching changes can feel somewhat relieved to hear the Cubs' manager has considered preserving some of his relievers by putting them in the outfield for one or two batters before bringing...
  • ESPN biggest winner at Little League World Series

    ESPN biggest winner at Little League World Series
    The big winner besides Jackie Robinson West and Mo'ne Davis at this year's Little League World Series is ESPN. The kids provided the network with the best bargain in TV sports this year. ESPN hit the jackpot with incredible storylines that...
  • Adam Eaton injury gives Jordan Danks another shot

    Adam Eaton injury gives Jordan Danks another shot
    SEATTLE — When the White Sox optioned outfielder Jordan Danks to Triple-A Charlotte in early May, he didn't question the move. "It was the first time I got sent down and I said, 'It actually makes sense this time,'" Danks said. "I was getting into...
  • 'Fake Lou Piniella' fakes out Deadspin

    'Fake Lou Piniella' fakes out Deadspin
    Deadspin, which thrives on pointing out the blunders of others, found itself on the other side over the weekend. Sean Newell originally did a post on an interview that Lou Piniella apparently gave to a Portland radio station. He writes: Lou Piniella...