| Jan 24, 2015
| 10:28 AM
This column was orginially published on July 24, 2005.
Two steps into the swanky Ritz-Carlton hotel in this Pacific Ocean postcard of a town off the western edge of Los Angeles, Ernie Banks asked the hostess he'd just met about her husband. She blushed....
| Jan 17, 2015
| 9:27 PM
Cubs President Theo Epstein repeatedly expressed his appreciation Saturday to a patient crowd of Cubs followers.
"Hold us accountable," Epstein told a group of more than 1,000 during a discussion at the Cubs Convention.
Epstein explained the factors...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 4:08 PM
Crane Kenney, president of business operations for the Cubs, said the target date for the opening of the left field bleachers is early May and late May for the right field bleachers.
Bleacher season ticket holders have three options for home games...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 9:38 PM
The granddaddy of all fan fests returns this weekend when the 30th annual Cubs Convention kicks off Friday at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers.
The blueprint isn't too different from the one former Cubs executive John McDonough invented in 1986,...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 1:19 PM
Over the next 51 weeks or so, you can expect in this space coverage of the biggest and brightest in Chicago-area museums. But for your New Year's Day, we've got Hummels, money, sports memorabilia and buttons — plus a roundup of 14 other smaller and/...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Professional athletes such as Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford play fast, physical and sometimes dangerous sports, yet strength, agility and skill often allow them to dodge injury, or just shrug it off. So perhaps, ordinary, junk-food-munching fans...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 4:19 PM
My 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot: Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz, Craig Biggio, Jeff Bagwell, Mike Piazza, Curt Schilling, Tim Raines, Edgar Martinez and Mike Mussina.
That means no vote for Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mark McGwire,...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 7:04 PM
On a giant board inside his office, White Sox general manager Rick Hahn ranked his primary offseason targets at each position.
Three names that topped those lists appeared on placards in an auditorium Tuesday at U.S. Cellular Field as the Sox...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 2:38 PM
When Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh successfully appealed a one-game suspension for stepping on Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, his explanation -- his feet were numb from the cold -- raised eyebrows. Suh’s is not the first...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 3:34 PM
In 1999-2000, Pedro Martinez went 41-10 with a 1.90 ERA and 597 strikeouts.
BOSTON — As a Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster, Nomar Garciaparra watched Clayton Kershaw become the dominant pitcher in the National League, winning three of the last...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 2:08 PM
San Juan, 5 ene (EFE).- Edgar Martínez, considerado por muchos como el máximo bateador designado en la historia de las Grandes Ligas, y Carlos Delgado, uno de los 'toleteros' zurdos más recios, buscarán mañana entrar al Salón de la Fama de Las Mayores por...