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Paul Konerko

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  • There's much that bears watching regarding Cubs and White Sox

    There's much that bears watching regarding Cubs and White Sox
    MESA, Ariz. — Devoted Cubs fan George McCaskey, representing the Bears at the NFL owners meetings a few cacti down the road, took advantage of the boondoggle to attend a weekend spring-training game at Sloan Park. Did McCaskey see a Cubs team...
  • Who's ready to fill White Sox leadership void?

    Who's ready to fill White Sox leadership void?
    O Captain! My Captain! Our fearful trip is done ... Robin Ventura is no Walt Whitman, but the White Sox manager senses a clubhouse leadership void following the retirement of captain Paul Konerko and hopes it can be filled by any of a number of...
  • 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...
  • Paul Konerko's No. 14 to be retired by White Sox

    Paul Konerko was known as “the King” by many of his former teammates, and the former White Sox slugger will be treated as royalty on May 23. That’s when the Sox will honor Konerko by retiring his jersey No. 14 in a ceremony before...
  • White Sox to sign Adam LaRoche to two-year deal

    White Sox general manager Rick Hahn said Tuesday that a left-handed, middle-of-the-order bat appeared on the club’s list of offseason needs, and three days later the Sox were ready to cross it off their list. The Sox are expected to make their...
  • Hunter Strickland regrets screaming incident

     Hunter Strickland regrets screaming incident
    SAN FRANCISCO — Few outside of San Francisco ever had heard of reliever Hunter Strickland until his ill-timed decision to scream at the Royals' Salvador Perez during Game 2 of the World Series. After a day to think about it, Strickland said he...
  • Konerko named co-winner of Roberto Clemente Award

    Konerko named co-winner of Roberto Clemente Award
    Retiring Chicago White Sox captain Paul Konerko was named the co-winner of the Roberto Clemente Award along with Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins on Friday before Game 3 of the World Series. Konerko and Rollins are the first co-winners of...
  • Spotlight should shine brighter on athletes who live their lives well

    How refreshing to read all the recent articles saluting Paul Konerko of the White Sox and Derek Jeter of the Yankees when they retired. After weeks of hearing nothing but derogatory stories coming out of the NFL, it was a pleasure to read about two...
  • Sale, Ventura had heated argument last week

    Sale, Ventura had heated argument last week
    Chris Sale left the White Sox clubhouse before Thursday's game against the Royals for reasons the Sox described as "personal." What wasn't known at the time was that Sale and Ventura engaged in a heated shouting match just before Sale's exit....
  • Readers' Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag
    The Tribune's White Sox reporter answers your questions. Any reason for that time to (take Paul Konerko out of his last game)? Thought maybe the ninth inning. -- @kmadderom   It was Paul Konerko’s call to come out at the top of the sixth inning...
  • Saturday's recap: White Sox 5, Royals 4

    Saturday's recap: White Sox 5, Royals 4
    The summary Jose Abreu broke the White Sox's rookie record by hitting his 36th home run of the season Saturday night at U.S. Cellular Field. His two-run shot in a three-run first inning helped the Sox defeat the Royals 5-4. Abreu surpassed Ron Kittle's...