| Mar 24, 2015
| 8:00 PM
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...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 5:14 PM
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...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 9:21 PM
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...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 6:23 PM
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...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 8:13 PM
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...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 7:04 PM
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...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 4:36 PM
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...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 6:07 AM
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...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 1:11 PM
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...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 9:10 PM
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....
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:52 PM
If you want to fix in your mind some timeless images of dignity and class in professional sports, this weekend offers a chance that won't come again. That's because it brings to an end the major league baseball careers of Paul Konerko of the Chicago White...