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  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    By trading any player with value, isn't Epstein lengthening the timeline to "sustained success"? Does Epstein lack understanding of pitchers? Pitchers frequently peak later than position players. Although Jeff Samardzija is older than 25, his best...
  • WWE Hall of Fame Inductee Lita talks about life in and outside the squared circle

    WWE Hall of Fame Inductee Lita talks about life in and outside the squared circle
    This Sunday the WWE will be putting on its biggest pay-per-view of the year in Wrestlemania XXX. Billed as the “showcase of the immortals” Wrestlemania XXX will also be the first PPV event to be offered on the fledging WWE Network. The night...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ron Santo elected to Hall of Fame by Golden Era Committee

    Ron Santo elected to Hall of Fame by Golden Era Committee
    Chicago Cubs third baseman Ron Santo has been elected to the Hall of Fame, gaining 15 of 16 votes from the Hall’s Golden Era Committee to gain induction after failing to get enough support on the Baseball Writers Association of America ballot or...
  • Brooks Robinson on the Hall of Fame and the Orioles

    Brooks Robinson on the Hall of Fame and the Orioles
    Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson looked fit and upbeat as he took part in the news conference announcing that Ron Santo has been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. He praised Santo as one of the great third basemen of all time and weighed in on a number...
  • Patti Blagojevich pleads with judge: 'Be merciful'

    Patti Blagojevich pleads with judge: 'Be merciful'
    Rod Blagojevich's sentencing hearing has ended for the day, with the defense emphasizing the damage a long prison sentence would have on Blagojevich’s family. Lawyer Aaron Goldstein also read a letter read to the court from Blagojevich’s...