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  • Allen, Oliva miss cut for Hall of Fame

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Allen, Oliva miss cut for Hall of Fame SAN DIEGO -- Dick Allen and Tony Oliva barely missed the cut as the Hall of Fame's Golden Era Committee did not elect anyone for induction Monday....
  • Chicago sports retailers pumped for Lester, Samardzija

    It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas for Chicago baseball fans — and retailers. This year's winter talks brought a lot of enthusiasm back to the Windy City with free-agent, left-hander Jon Lester signing with the Cubs. And on the South...
  • Cubs win World Series ... but only on film

    Cubs win World Series ... but only on film
    Perhaps it's in the nature of Cubs fans to cling to any omen -- good or ominous. So it's understandable that with the signing of free-agent ace Jon Lester, some foresee the kind of Hollywood ending that has been scripted many times over. "Back to the...
  • After winter meetings, Cubs still looking to supplement roster for 2015

    SAN DIEGO — Despite sprinting out of the blocks with three significant acquisitions this week, the Cubs are far from finished in restructuring their roster for 2015. "We still have a lot of work to do," general manager Jed Hoyer said Thursday as...
  • Around baseball

    Around baseball
    American LeagueCentral Division White Sox: Additions of Jeff Samardzija, David Robertson and Adam LaRoche should make Sox instant contenders if defense holds up. Indians: Quiet so far, but adding Brandon Moss is an upgrade. Now if the Tribe can only...
  • Starter Jason Hammel excited about opportunity with the Cubs

    Starter Jason Hammel excited about opportunity with the Cubs
    A series of reunions looks promising for the Cubs' 2015 rotation. "I knew this was a place for me and (knew I) would have a very good opportunity," Jason Hammel said Friday of his return after being traded in July to the A's. "Thankfully, (Cubs President...
  • Gordon brings lightning to complement Stanton's thunder

    Gordon brings lightning to complement Stanton's thunder
    Dee Gordon is delighted to be returning to his home state. The Miami Marlins are excited about the prospect of the speedy leadoff hitter running home time and again in the coming years. No one more so than Giancarlo Stanton, who was "thrilled,"...
  • Giants' Madison Bumgarner named SI Sportsman of Year

    San Francisco Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner, who had a legendary postseason performance that led to his third World Series, was named Sportsman of the Year by Sports Illustrated on Monday. The 25-year-old worked five scoreless innings and...
  • Joe Maddon and Robin Ventura pursue same goal with distinctive styles

    Joe Maddon and Robin Ventura pursue same goal with distinctive styles
    When Joe Maddon came to U.S. Cellular Field with the Rays last April, White Sox manager Robin Ventura sent over a bottle of California pinot noir to welcome him to Chicago. Little did anyone know that six months later Maddon would be coming here to stay...
  • White Sox still have holes to fill after flurry of offseason moves

    White Sox still have holes to fill after flurry of offseason moves
    If the major question surrounding the White Sox this offseason was whether they planned to be competitive in 2015, they answered it in a matter of hours Monday night when they traded for starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija and signed closer David Robertson....
  • Phillies' Allen, Oliva miss cut for Hall of Fame

    SAN DIEGO — Dick Allen and Tony Oliva barely missed the cut as the Hall of Fame's Golden Era Committee did not elect anyone for induction Monday. Candidates needed to be named on 75 percent of the ballots --- 12 of 16 --- and Allen and Oliva...