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  • Chicago Cubs clubhouse bizarre after 7-4 loss to Milwaukee Brewers

    Chicago Cubs clubhouse bizarre after 7-4 loss to Milwaukee Brewers
    In 10 years covering the Cubs, I've seen my share of bizarre clubhouse scenes. But few could top the crazy atmosphere Thursday after a 7-4 loss to the Brewers. The Cubs may be out of the pennant race, but they still lead the league in chaos, confusion...
  • Sports in Hampton

    Fans' fare Hampton Roads has no major-league sports team, but the area doesn't lack for competitive action. From baseball and golf to football and hockey to basketball and motorsports, there is plenty of fierce competition year-round. Langley Speedway....
  • Blagojevich's secret talks with Tribune Co.

    Blagojevich's secret talks with Tribune Co.
    Early on a Sunday evening in December, e-mails went out among state officials who had just learned that financially strapped Tribune Co. was about to file for bankruptcy protection. "This could measurably complicate Project Elwood," wrote William Brandt,...
  • National League Central preview

    NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL CHICAGO CUBS (97-64, 1st) MANAGER: Lou Piniella (3rd season) PAYROLL: $145 million X-FACTOR: Isn't combustible Milton Bradley, now on his sixth team, the only choice for this category everywhere he goes? BEST CASE: A deep...
  • AL Central: It should be a wide-open race

    AMERICAN LEAGUE CENTRAL CLEVELAND INDIANS (81-81, 3rd) MANAGER: Eric Wedge (7th season) PAYROLL: $80 million X-FACTOR: Matt LaPorta, the key piece in last summer's CC Sabathia deal, could be up early in the year to claim left field. BEST CASE: Carl...
  • Ask Paul: Paul Sullivan's Cubs mailbag

    Ask Paul: Paul Sullivan's Cubs mailbag
    In the year-end edition of Ask Paul, he addresses the Cubs' resurgence under Mike Quade, the Ricketts' offseason spending, Big Z's comeback and other issues To what do you attribute the Cubs' resurgence after Lou Piniella's departure? It can't be just...
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  • Chicago Cubs icon Ron Santo dead at 70

    Chicago Cubs icon Ron Santo dead at 70
    The lasting legacy of Ron Santo — aside from the 342 home runs and five Gold Glove awards, the millions he helped raise for charities and the laughter he provided with his inimitable grunts and groans during Cubs broadcasts — might be the...
  • From 2008: Santo 'kind of fed up' with Hall balloting

    The longer he goes without getting the call from the Hall of Fame, the easier it is for Ron Santo to rebound. The former Cubs third baseman led the balloting by the Veterans Committee but still fell nine shy of gaining the necessary 75 percent of the...
  • From 2007: The bummer of 69(%)

    Ron Santo's heart was broken again Tuesday when he was denied entrance into the Baseball Hall of Fame, leaving the former Cubs icon to wonder whether his day ever will come. The nine-time All-Star learned Tuesday morning the Veterans Committee again...
  • What next? An SNL skit with Toonces the cat?

     
    You know things are bad when The Onion has turned the crosshairs on your team. Thanks to Julian Kesner for passing this along to me. The illustration is kind of funny, too. Actually, the best part is the last paragraph.......