| May 27, 2013
| 9:37 PM
Where have you gone, Carlos Zambrano?
You too, Milton Bradley?
On a night when the city was glued to a hockey game in Detroit, the 17th edition of the City Series began with thousands of empty seats at U.S. Cellular Field, each reflecting Chicago's...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:57 PM
Over breakfast Wednesday morning, White Sox general manager Rick Hahn confronted one of few people who didn't understand why he traded Jake Peavy to the Red Sox to hasten a South Side rebuilding project long overdue.
Hahn's 8-year-old son, Charlie,...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 10:03 PM
Brian Urlacher is ready to tackle a holiday classic. The Fox Sports 1 analyst and retired Bear will make a one-night-only cameo Dec. 27 in the Goodman Theatre’s 36th anniversary production of “A Christmas Carol.” Urlacher will appear...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 9:52 PM
After years of digging in his heels over cries for baseball to add an NFL-style replay system, Bud Selig has signed off on a proposal that sounds a whole lot like the NFL system, except that its scope is even broader.
It will create arguably the worst...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:38 AM
Talking baseball while wondering how many PGA Tour players will sneak into town to look at Conway Farms this week:
1. Where did the playoff race drama go? If anyone knows where we can find a time machine, we could turn this into one of the greatest...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:46 AM
For those of you scoring at home, that was eight runs, seven hits, two walks and two errors.
In just the fourth inning.
Leave it to the White Sox to out-disaster this season’s disaster.
The Sox waited through a long rain delay, then took to...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:59 PM
Signs of life.
That's what you are searching for when you come to Chicago ballparks in 2013, and some days you just go home shaking your head.
The players do that too, by the way. They're carrying the weight of this awful season, one in which the...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:47 AM
Talking baseball while wondering if the Packers are worried yet:
1. Poor Mike Burkhart. Under normal circumstances, few people in baseball have tougher jobs than the guy who runs the tiny, antiquated visiting clubhouse behind the first-base dugout at...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:43 PM
How much difference does a baseball manager make anyway?
It's an age-old question, and it is impossible to accurately quantify. But with the Cubs kicking Dale Sveum to the curb and the White Sox sticking with Robin Ventura after a 99-loss disaster, it's...
| Apr 5, 2013
There were two outs in the ninth inning with the White Sox down two runs and nothing going on. Tyler Flowers stepped to the plate and the game did not end.
Flowers worked a walk from Royals closer Greg Holland as he smartly took a 3-1 pitch that...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 5:45 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Not so long ago, Dayan Viciedo would swing at anything a pitcher threw to home plate. He would hit it too, which is why some people compared him to Vladimir Guerrero.
He's looking like Guerrero, all right. Wilton Guerrero.