| Aug 30, 2014
| 8:53 PM
The Sports Xchange
By Brian Hedger, The Sports Xchange
Ryan helps Tigers split with White Sox
CHICAGO -- Kyle Ryan wasn't as nervous as he thought he'd be on a major league mound Saturday night at U.S. Cellular Field and the crafty left-handed rookie...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 6:19 AM
The original plan was for Big Hurt Brewhouse – co-owned by White Sox legend and recent Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Frank Thomas – to open in Berwyn in late 2013 or early 2014. Now the goal is to be open for the Bears’ home opener...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 3:41 PM
NEW YORK — When he took over as manager of the Yankees on Nov. 2, 1995, greeted by the blaring tabloid headline "Clueless Joe," and the oft-unreasonable demands of George Steinbrenner, Joe Torre had a choice.
No. 2? Or No. 6?
"I wanted a single...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 11:18 PM
The Sports Xchange
By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange
A's run win streak against Twins to 12
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland A's took an 11-game winning streak against the Minnesota Twins into Saturday night's matchup.
The A's had veteran right-hander...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 7:24 PM
In trying to make some sense out of the Dodgers' TV shame, Bill Dwyre suggested that fans could at least simulcast Vin Scully during the locally televised Freeway Series. But that's just another fool's errand. You can't simulcast anymore, what with...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:02 AM
A man who burglarized the Atlanta home of baseball legend Hank Aaron and stole "priceless" rings destined for the Baseball Hall of Fame has been sentenced to eight years in prison and 42 years on probation.
Isiah Slaton, 24, pleaded guilty late Monday...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The Canton, Georgia, families -- all friends -- had been planning this once-in-a-lifetime trip for more than four years and they were all smiles that the Big Week had finally arrived.
"This was the goal we set to be here together," said Scott Stroup....
| Jul 16, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Call it Wrigley South.
Rooftop seats overlook the outfield, restaurants and bars fill with fans, people pack the plazas outside the ballpark. But there's little of the gritty urban ambience surrounding Chicago's century-old baseball stadium....
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Whether you're heading to Cooperstown to see former White Sox slugger Frank Thomas and former Cubs hurler Greg Maddux inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on July 27 or planning a visit for later in the summer, there's a lot more to this...
| Jul 26, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Geno Smith of the Jets told espn.com that he expects to be among the best five quarterbacks in the NFL in the next couple of years. That means Smith is banking on significant improvement, or the vast majority of the league's starting quarterbacks plan...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas, Tony La Russa, Joe Torre and Bobby Cox will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, pushing membership to 306. There are 74 pitchers, 17 catchers, 21 first basemen, 20 second basemen, 15 third...