| Jun 8, 2015
| 10:55 AM
My inbox wasn't brimming after I put out a call Sunday for a catchy tag line for Chicago's tech industry, but the suggestions I did get were of such high quality that I had to share them. This and other reader reaction follow.
My son lives in Palo Alto...
| Jun 3, 2015
| 9:05 AM
What can Cubs do to cure Kris Bryant of his double-pumping before throwing to first? Bench him every time he does it? --Terry, Goshen, Ind.
It’s taken longer that I thought. Benching is a little severe, but all it takes is one player to beat out...
| May 27, 2015
| 2:29 PM
Jung Ho Kang capped a late rally with a two-run single and the Pittsburgh Pirates completed a three-game sweep of the Marlins with a 5-2 win on Wednesday afternoon.
Josh Harrison and Pedro Alvarez added RBI singles during Pittsburgh's five-run seventh...
| May 27, 2015
| 1:07 PM
In addition to the National League Central standings, the Chicago Cubs are second to the St. Louis Cardinals at two positions in the latest All-Star voting.
Rookie Kris Bryant is behind Matt Carpenter at third base, and Starlin Castro trails Jhonny...
| May 19, 2015
| 7:29 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Randal Grichuk had three extra base hits and drove in three runs a night after striking out five times, Mark Reynolds homered among his three hits and the St. Louis Cardinals teed off on Mets starter Jonathon Niese for a 10-2 victory...
| May 16, 2015
| 8:42 PM
Joe Maddon insists he is trying to avoid becoming a fan. That is he won't succumb to the fickle day-to-day emotions that only non-invested bystanders can afford to feel and express.
Yet as a fairly objective observer and astute manager of a burgeoning...
| May 14, 2015
| 3:15 PM
All games on WBBM-AM 780.
Season series: Cubs 4-3 in 2015.
Friday: 1:20 p.m., CSN.
LH Jeff Locke (2-2, 4.71) vs. RH Kyle Hendricks (0-1, 4.65).
Saturday: 3:05 p.m., ABC-7.
RH Gerrit Cole (5-1, 2.32) vs. LH Jon Lester (3-2, 4.10).
| May 10, 2015
| 7:06 PM
MILWAUKEE — After falling to the .500 mark for the first time since April 11, the Cubs kept insisting Sunday they are better than their 15-15 record.
That may turn out to be true, but only if they cut down their record-setting strikeout pace,...
| May 8, 2015
| 9:08 PM
MILWAUKEE — Except for the breeze frequent swings and misses generated, there was a development Friday night that could bode well for the Cubs in the upcoming months.
That was the power they displayed, as Dexter Fowler, Anthony Rizzo, Jorge...
| May 8, 2015
| 5:26 PM
MILWAUKEE -- As the Chicago Cubs conclude a stretch of 19 consecutive games against National League Central opponents this weekend, manager Joe Maddon has a better idea of how his team will fare this season.
And considering the Cubs have experienced...
| May 7, 2015
| 7:33 PM
ST. LOUIS — As polka music could be heard from manager Joe Maddon's office about 10 minutes after his postgame briefing Thursday, the Cubs were trying to rid themselves from the collective shortcomings that resulted in three losses in four games...