| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:05 PM
A cool breeze has swept over the North and South sides the past couple of months, but it's not coming off the lake and it's anything but refreshing.
The gush of wind stems from the bats of White Sox and Cubs players who have turned Chicago into the...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Harry Caray's Restaurant Group once again teamed up with sports stars from the past and present (and a former “Desperate Housewives” actor) for the newest addition to the Harry Caray family.
The Blackhawks' Patrick Kane, former Blackhawk...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 5:38 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Almost halfway through his final season, Paul Konerko isn't smelling the roses yet.
"I try to stay out of the macro stuff," he said. "But you definitely have friends and family call and say 'Hey, I'm going to come in this weekend....
| Jun 18, 2014
| 8:45 PM
Richard Martinez's phone doesn't ring every few minutes as it did in those first days after the killings. The interview requests and condolence calls have slowed. When family and friends gathered for his son's memorial service, the national media had...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:00 AM
What's the coolest walkup music Gary Pressy would play in the present and in the past, say when Sammy Sosa used to come up or even back to Dave Kingman? --Peter S., Cary
I’ve been covering the team only since last August, so my history isn’...
| May 25, 2014
| 5:48 PM
With a minor league system loaded with impressionable prospects like Javier Baez whose development dictates every organizational decision, the Cubs hired a Triple-A player-coach Sunday who symbolizes cheating in baseball.
Hiring Manny Ramirez as a...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 10:00 PM
This is a tale of two interviews. Well, two halves of the same interview.
The first, sunnier half is the best reason to talk to John Turturro (whose “Fading Gigolo,” which he wrote, directed and stars in, opens Friday): He’s been part...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:41 PM
From the Original Six Blackhawks to six Bulls championships to the 1985 Bears, sports are deeply rooted in Chicago's culture.
The newest addition to the city's sports scene is the Chicago Sports Museum. The venue, on the seventh floor of Water Tower...
| May 1, 2014
| 4:58 PM
El ex pelotero dominicano Sammy Sosa y su esposa Sonia le dieron la bienvenida al nuevo hijo de la pareja, Rolando Antonio Sosa, el pasado miércoles 30 de abril en el Hospital Memorial Regional de Hollywood, Florida.
El niño, el sexto del ex toletero,...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 5:14 AM
After 25 years, Goose Island finally has a home field advantage at Wrigley Field.
Chicago’s longest-tenured beer maker will be abundant at Clark and Addison this season for the first time, with both 312 Urban Wheat Ale and the newly released 312...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 1:11 PM
For more than 30 years, Ken Burns has created documentaries about United States history.
Baseball is part of that history, and Burns' Emmy Award-winning series on the sport 20 years ago examined the national pastime through the years.
Burns will be at...