| Aug 10, 2011
| 8:58 PM
The Orioles so badly needed to avoid the sting of another close loss that it wouldn't have mattered who got the game-winning hit. But it was particularly satisfying for them to gather around home plate in the 10th inning Wednesday night, awaiting Nolan...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 7:58 PM
LeAnn Rimes visited Willis Tower's Skydeck on Monday. The country music star tweeted afterward "The Willis Tower tour was incredible!!!!"
Jenna Dewan watched "West Side Story" at Erie Park Tuesday. Dewan tweeted "in the park w/my girl alison and some...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 6:43 AM
The White Sox finally got over .500.
Happened while you were sleeping.
They beat the Indians on Wednesday morning.
Came on a Juan Pierre single in the bottom of the 14th.
An inning after the Indians loaded the bases with one out but failed to score....
| Aug 31, 2011
| 7:56 AM
The Ozzie Guillen-Kenny Williams relationship is irretrievably broken.
This is a recording.
This is another recording.
But there's a problem with this regularly scheduled noise that is local baseball's version of elementary school concerts that...
| Sep 4, 2011
| 1:15 PM
DETROIT -- Manager Ozzie Guillen is using the same lineup that scored eight runs in a losing cause the day before, as the White Sox try to salvage the final game of their series against the Tigers before playing a day-night doubleheader in Minnesota.
| Sep 25, 2011
| 7:29 AM
Manager Ozzie Guillen had no surprises for the last Sunday lineup of the season, playing all of his veterans, including Adam Dunn at DH and Alex Rios in center field.
Following Sunday's game against the Royals, which is threatened by rain, the White...
| Nov 24, 2011
This started Nov. 3 at the Hartford Club. And make no mistake, it would end spectacularly. This started with an arranged meeting before a World Affairs Council event on Prospect Street. And the prospect of it ending in flames on Yawkey Way isn't really...
| Mar 13, 2012
UPDATE: Ramova Grill is closing for good on 4/14/12. Happy trails, Tony and staff!!!
(Orginal post from 9/27/11)
Often, while out and about covering stories in Chicago, I meet fascinating people and see interesting places that I don't get to...
| Oct 3, 2011
He didn't get job done
Juan C. Rodriguez
Somebody has to wear it, and for lack of a better alternative, it should have been Terry Francona. General manager Theo Epstein said Francona would not be branded the scapegoat. Teams don't lose...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 8:40 PM
Where the next curse is
The Cubs are bedeviled by the most hideous curse in sports, so what do they need? A manager who has proven he can break such things. There are only two out there who have proven then can win with...