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  • WGN-TV airing 'Wrigley 100: A Century Celebration'

    WGN-TV airing 'Wrigley 100: A Century Celebration'
    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....
  • A lesson in household budgeting

    A lesson in household budgeting
    Called a family meeting the other day. Like conversation, a family meeting is another antiquated concept. These days, you're more likely to go on a sleigh ride or visit the Vatican than attend a family meeting. I plow ahead anyway. Our family is now one...
  • Oops: New mural on Wrigley Field is of Comiskey Park

    Oops: New mural on Wrigley Field is of Comiskey Park
    All the errors aren’t on the field as the Cubs celebrate the centennial season of Wrigley Field. One of the handsome new murals on the ballpark’s outside walls shows a photo labeled “Charles Lindbergh, Wrigley Field,” but the...
  • Ted Williams, Willie Mays, Sandy Koufax head all-time All-Star team

    All day Tuesday, Times readers were asked to vote in a series of polls to select the greatest players at each position in baseball history. Readers were able to vote for three people at each position (except right-handed starter, where the limit was five)...
  • Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    The Cubs have eaten Alfonso Soriano's contract, is there a chance they'd do the same in getting rid of Edwin Jackson? And let's see what a stable lineup looks like for a couple of months, and then we know what the team really needs in the offseason -...
  • Diabetic alert dogs poised to save lives, thanks to special pooch named Joker

    Diabetic alert dogs poised to save lives, thanks to special pooch named Joker
    "Obviously, the person who has diabetes is affected, but so is the entire family," says Vicki Santo. Her husband, Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Ron Santo, played major league baseball (1960-1974) with diabetes, and suffered consequences of the...
  • Former Bears punter sells house

    Former Bears punter sells house
    Former Chicago Bears punter Brad Maynard has sold his five-bedroom, 5,971-square-foot house in Long Grove for $1.25 million. Maynard, 39, was with the Bears from 2001 until he was released in 2011. After stints with two other teams, Maynard is out of...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...