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  • Trading Marmol could fill a couple of Cubs holes

    Trading Marmol could fill a couple of Cubs holes
    Reports say the Tigers are looking to trade for a closer. Hang loose, Carlos Marmol. I mean, didn’t the Cubs sign Kyuji Fujikawa precisely because they intended-slash-hoped-slash-tried to trade Marmol? In fact, the Cubs cut a deal with the...
  • 10 things you might not know about clout

    10 things you might not know about clout
    Call it "sway" or "pull" or "juice" or "clout" — we're talking about power or influence, often of a political nature. Clout may have made one of its frequent Chicago appearances recently when Metra CEO Alex Clifford got a lucrative buyout deal...
  • Lots of love -- and snubs -- for Orioles in Sports Illustrated's 'Greatest' book

    Lots of love -- and snubs -- for Orioles in Sports Illustrated's 'Greatest' book
    We'll take a break from Orioles rumors that most likely won’t come to fruition -- I never say never, but I say "most likely not" a whole lot in the winter -- to look at the findings of a pretty cool book I thought would be of interest to many of...
  • 10 years later, Bartman remains enigma

    10 years later, Bartman remains enigma
    As the 10-year anniversary of the most talked-about moment in Cubs history approaches, it turns out everyone was wrong all along. Touching the famous foul ball in Game 6 of the 2003 National League Championship Series wasn't the worst thing to happen to...
  • Decoding Thayer on Cutler

    Decoding Thayer on Cutler
    Smart man, Tom Thayer. As the Bears radio analyst, he’s football Steve Stone with the way he diagnoses plays before the snap and breaks them down later. He’s also football Ron Santo, grunting his dismay at his former team’s failure,...
  • Cubs trade for 3B Ian Stewart

     
    If you liked Tyler Colvin and wanted to see what he was made of, you’re out of luck.  Colvin and DJ LeMahieu have been traded to the Colorado Rockies for Ian Stewart and Casey Weathers.  I used to take pride in being able to project certain moves...
  • New right field patio at Wrigley gets good reviews

    New right field patio at Wrigley gets good reviews
    The concept of sitting on a patio while watching a baseball game is an idea whose time has finally arrived inside Wrigley Field. "It's a very nice view … it's just beautiful," Lee Maloof of Vernon Hills said of the Budweiser Patio Deck adjacent to the...
  • Orioles broadcasters Angel and Hunter up for Ford C. Frick Award

    Orioles broadcasters Angel and Hunter up for Ford C. Frick Award
    Two Orioles broadcasters are among 41 still in the running for the 2013 Ford C. Frick Award, presented annually by the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Radio voice Joe Angel and MASN studio host and play-by-play announcer Jim Hunter are in the group...
  • Keith Moreland named WGN Radio Cubs analyst

    Keith Moreland named WGN Radio Cubs analyst
    WGN Radio and the Chicago Cubs today announced former Cub and veteran broadcaster Keith Moreland has been named color analyst for the Chicago Cubs radio broadcasts. Moreland will join play-by-play broadcaster Pat Hughes in the Cubs radio booth starting...
  • Chicago deals for Friday: Half-price music class and more

    Chicago deals for Friday: Half-price music class and more
    My 4-year-old just asked me, "Mom? When will it be summer?" Yeah, I feel ya kid. But instead of mooning over the calendar, I'm getting my sunshine in the form of pure, 100 percent deals. Here goes: - I'm pretty excited about this Groupon today: For $19,...
  • Toasting Harry Caray and Ron Santo

    Toasting Harry Caray and Ron Santo