| Mar 6, 2013
| 7:40 AM
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...
| Sep 15, 2013
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...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 9:39 PM
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...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:34 AM
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,...
| Dec 9, 2011
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...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:44 PM
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...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 8:30 PM
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...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 7:36 AM
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...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 5:41 AM
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,...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 10:00 AM