| Jul 11, 2011
| 12:16 PM
There are so many White Sox players to rip thse days --- jeez, all year --- after they dumped three of four to a Twins team that is worse than the Sox, which followed dumping two of three against a Royals team that is worse than everybody in the...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 7:28 AM
The White Sox are five games out of first place in the AL Central and just lost five of seven at home against divisional opponents. Paul Konerko says his Sox don’t look like a division-winning team right now. Rank honesty about a team playing pretty...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 3:59 PM
The new-look Miami Marlins have a new stadium, new name, new uniforms, new manager in Ozzie Guillen and went on a spending spree that landed key additions shortstop Jose Reyes, starter Mark Buehrle and closer Heath Bell. The Marlins also boast holdovers...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 8:16 PM
Frankness is his charm
Los Angeles Times
Should Ozzie Guillen be punished for speaking his mind? No, not if the Marlins believe in free speech.
However, South Florida has only a tenuous relationship with free speech — especially...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 10:48 AM
The Miami Marlins suspended Ozzie Guillen for the exact reason they hired him as manager:
Because he says things.
Some of the things Guillen says are stupid. Some are flat outrageous. Most are wonderfully entertaining.
In this case, Guillen said he...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 6:21 AM
By now, you've heard the news: The Miami Marlins on Tuesday suspended Ozzie Guillen for five games for telling Time magazine he loves and respects Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.
I wrote earlier that while I find Guillen's remarks stupid and insensitive --...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 2:20 PM
You’ll never hear Northwestern football coach Pat Fitzgerald comment on Mitt Romney, let alone Fidel Castro.
Fitzgerald said he not only refrains from discussing politics in public, he and family members "don’t talk about that a whole lot...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 12:53 PM
Though he never had the chance to wear the cartoon bird on his cap day-in and day out, former Orioles outfielder and current Tampa Bay Ray Luke Scott is doing his best to, well, remain a cartoon character with his new ballclub -- and he’s still...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 8:06 AM
The Chicago Cubs agreed to trade Carlos Zambrano to Miami. Ozzie Guillen manages that team, in case you hadn’t heard, so Zambrano will be taking his talents to what is now Mouth Beach.
The deal, of course, will not be official until Zambrano passes...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 5:37 PM
What has turned into the longest-running soap opera of the baseball offseason may be resolved soon, although Cubs fans have heard all this before.
Deciding compensation for Theo Epstein’s departure from Boston is now in the hands of commissioner...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 9:58 AM
This has been one bad, ugly and stupid offseason for the White Sox,which followed their bad, ugly and stupid regular season, so, hey, love your consistency, guys.
“Good guys wear bad, ugly and stupid.’’ Whaddaya think? Good slogan?...