| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:41 PM
From the Original Six Blackhawks to six Bulls championships to the 1985 Bears, sports are deeply rooted in Chicago's culture.
The newest addition to the city's sports scene is the Chicago Sports Museum. The venue, on the seventh floor of Water Tower...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:59 AM
Wrigley Field is celebrating its 100th birthday this year, and WGN-TV is joining the party with "Wrigley 100: A Century Celebration."
The two-hour special on the history of Wrigley Field and the Chicago Cubs, its primary occupant, will air at 7 p.m....
| Apr 12, 2014
| 2:53 PM
The newest addition to Angel Stadium is a dark green sign, behind the last row of the bleachers closest to center field. In white letters and numbers, the sign reads "PUJOLS 494."
The number will change with every home run Albert Pujols hits. At Angel...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:50 AM
There were bottles of Champagne waiting for Cubs players in the basement of Stanley’s Kitchen & Tap at Lincoln and Armitage avenues when they were five outs away from advancing to the 2003 World Series, Donnie Kruse recalls. The co-owner of Stanley&...
| May 16, 2014
| 10:58 PM
John Bills fits right in to the world of colorful characters who do the heavy lifting for Chicago politicians every election — raising donations, knocking on doors and delivering all of the vote.
But in Bills' case, the colors have often been a...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:24 AM
Adam Dunn says the White Sox’s acquisition of Cuban slugger Jose Abreu and re-signing of Paul Konerko doesn’t change anything about his primary goal, which is making the playoffs.
“Whatever to win, I don’t care,’’...
| May 7, 2014
| 9:51 PM
The White Sox are out to prove they can beat the Cubs any old day of the week, home or away.
They whipped the Cubs for the third straight time in this four-game set Wednesday night with an 8-3 victory at U.S. Cellular Field before a crowd of 21,075, the...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:56 PM
The Orioles didn’t need a game-ending three-run homer Wednesday night to complete their second dramatic comeback victory in three games against the Chicago White Sox.
A walk-off wild pitch in the early hours of Thursday morning was enough....
| Jun 14, 2014
| 4:03 PM
TOP OF THE ORDER
Mike Hiserman ranks the 30 teams.
Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games:
1. SAN FRANCISCO: Right-hander Jean Machi (0.31 ERA) has major league-best 23 1/3 -inning scoreless streak. (3)
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:17 PM
It is a slur, a slam, a label that carries the air of disparagement. When the Cooperstown debates flare anew each winter, candidates who do not measure up in the eye of the beholder are dismissed with these words: "It is the Hall of Fame, not the Hall...
| May 20, 2012
| 2:54 PM
During spring training, Jake Peavy said he wouldn’t try to become a pitcher who relies on guile after surgery robbed him of the power he used to have. Peavy lied, and good for him. He has become as smart as he is good. When he lost the plate in...