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  • Hall of Famer Ernie Banks larger than life on and off the field

     Hall of Famer Ernie Banks larger than life on and off the field
    Iconic slugger Ernie Banks died Friday at 83, but his DNA will be embedded forever into the game of baseball. Aside from his 512 home runs, back-to-back Most Valuable Player awards and first-ballot induction into the Hall of Fame, the Cubs' first...
  • Ernie Banks' legacy secure as a uniter transcending racial barriers

    Ernie Banks' legacy secure as a uniter transcending racial barriers
    Ernie Banks didn't call me back last week. I left voice messages, e-mailed him, sent him a text. That certainly wasn't like Ernie. He missed last weekend's Cubs Convention, and I wanted to do a well-being check on my longtime friend. He always would...
  • Ernie Banks remembered for his spirit, skill; 'Mr. Cub' mourned in sports world and beyond

    To Chicago Cubs fans, Ernie Banks was sunshine that cut through decades of darkness. To baseball players, he was the spirit of the game. His teammates loved him, and his list of admirers ranged from Barack Obama to Pearl Jam to athletes all over the...
  • AP Interview: On last day as MLB commissioner, Selig says international expansion possible

    Bud Selig began his 8,173rd and final day in charge of baseball by waking up in a Manhattan hotel, having breakfast and working out. After nearly 22 1/2 years that began with unprecedented labor unrest, unfolded with rapid innovation and ended with...
  • Red Sox Players Bonding At Baseball Winter Weekend

    MASHANTUCKET — With a hangover season in 2014 following a World Series crown in '13 — a second last-place finish in the AL East in three years — Red Sox ownership and management knew that most areas of the roster would need to be...
  • Red Sox Stop At Foxwoods; Cherington, Farrell Bet On Success

    Red Sox Stop At Foxwoods; Cherington, Farrell Bet On Success
    MASHANTUCKET — The Red Sox have been down this road before, the winter renovation road. No franchise does the quick rebuild like they do, and the three championships between 2004 and 2013 illustrate their success, just as last-place finishes in...
  • Ex-Dodgers pitcher Ted Lilly accused of insurance fraud

    Ex-Dodgers pitcher Ted Lilly accused of insurance fraud
    Former Dodgers starting pitcher Ted Lilly, who retired in 2013, has been charged with three felonies for allegedly filing a false insurance claim. According to the San Luis Obispo Tribune, the charges stem from a claim Lilly filed in regard to damage...
  • Outgoing Commissioner Bud Selig predicts MLB could expand internationally

    Outgoing Commissioner Bud Selig predicts MLB could expand internationally
    NEW YORK — Bud Selig began his 8,173rd and final day in charge of baseball by waking up in a Manhattan hotel, having breakfast and working out. After nearly 22 1/2 years that began with unprecedented labor unrest, unfolded with rapid innovation...
  • Avisail Garcia lightens up -- on the pounds that is

     Avisail Garcia lightens up -- on the pounds that is
    There are many words being used to describe Avisail Garcia, the Venezuelan-born outfielder who has garnered comparisons to Miguel Cabrera. Ask the White Sox slugger right now, though, and he might undersell himself a bit. "I'm skinny," Garcia said at...
  • Blast from the past still hits home for Scott Podsednik

     Blast from the past still hits home for Scott Podsednik
    Paul Konerko stood near first base in the top of the eighth inning on Oct. 23, 2005, still catching breath that was visible on a drizzly, chilly Sunday night in Chicago. Scott Podsednik was in left field during Game 2 of the World Series, in his own...
  • White Sox add Vince Coleman as base-running instructor

    White Sox add Vince Coleman as base-running instructor
    The Chicago White Sox have added Vince Coleman to their staff as a base-running instructor who will begin work with the club in spring training. Coleman led the National League in stolen bases six times in his career, including when he topped 100 steals...