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  • As Alex Rodriguez Demonstrates, It Takes A Long Time To Judge True Greatness

    As Alex Rodriguez Demonstrates, It Takes A Long Time To Judge True Greatness
    NEW YORK — John Farrell was talking Friday about what it would be like to look out at Yankee Stadium and not see No. 2 in pinstripes. He was talking about how people of the present-day generation always would associate the Yankees with Derek Jeter...
  • How will Wrigley changes affect the game itself?

     How will Wrigley changes affect the game itself?
    It's hard to know what baseball at Wrigley Field will look like this year, thanks to one of the busiest offseasons in recent Cubs history. It remains to be seen if Jon Lester will enjoy a seamless transition to a new league or whether the franchise's...
  • A-Rod, Yankees defuse circus atmosphere of controversial comeback

    A-Rod, Yankees defuse circus atmosphere of controversial comeback
    TAMPA, Fla. — When tainted slugger Alex Rodriguez arrived early at Yankees camp last month, team officials fumed over the fact he didn't tell them he was coming. It was a preemptive strike from "A-Rod,'' getting his apology out of the way before...
  • Top things to do in the suburbs, from skydiving to feeding bison

    Top things to do in the suburbs, from skydiving to feeding bison
    Chicago is a pretty great place to visit. But if you've seen all the tourist trappings and the thought of going to the city has you breaking out in hives, then perhaps it's time to check out all the cool things the suburbs have to offer. From indoor...
  • Bruce Pearl trying to rehab his scandal-tainted image — again — at Auburn

    Bruce Pearl trying to rehab his scandal-tainted image — again — at Auburn
    LEXINGTON, Ky. — Bruce Pearl is sitting on the bench at Rupp Arena, watching his Auburn players launch shots on the morning of the Kentucky game. “Basketball,” he says in a voice that harkens to Sammy Sosa and a “Saturday Night...
  • Welcome to the Dominican Republic: baseball mecca

     Welcome to the Dominican Republic: baseball mecca
    SAN PEDRO de MACORIS, Dominican Republic — Winding through the dusty and chaotic streets crammed with honking cars and buzzing scooters, you'd never know this coastal city is a baseball mecca. But past the rows of one-room concrete buildings...
  • Unchained melody: No Sammy Sosa, but Joe Maddon brings music back to Cubs

     Unchained melody: No Sammy Sosa, but Joe Maddon brings music back to Cubs
    MESA, Ariz. — Eleven years after an unknown Cubs player smashed Sammy Sosa's boom box in a mystery that remains unsolved, music filled the air Wednesday morning during the first full workout at Cubs' camp. Let it be recorded for posterity's sake...
  • Manny Ramirez 'blessed' to be with Cubs

    Manny Ramirez 'blessed' to be with Cubs
    MESA, Ariz. -- Although he has yet to officially retire, Manny Ramirez said he's "blessed" to be with the Chicago Cubs as a hitting consultant. "I feel great," Ramirez said Wednesday before the first full squad workout. "I’m just blessed by Theo...
  • Cubs getting down to business on and off the field

    Cubs getting down to business on and off the field
    MESA, Ariz. — Loud music will be a staple of preworkout stretching. Teaching tools such as a pitching machine that hurls smaller baseballs and 36-ounce bats will be implemented later. But still no Sammy Sosa. Welcome to this spring's Cubs...
  • Anthony Rizzo tells Sammy Sosa to reunite with Cubs

    Anthony Rizzo tells Sammy Sosa to reunite with Cubs
    MESA, Ariz. -- Sammy Sosa’s arrival at Cubs’ camp back in the day was always a media event. "Did you miss me?" was Sosa's annual catchphrase. Sosa has been gone from the Cubs for a decade now, but now there are rumblings the cold war...
  • Cubs' Theo Epstein rehires Manny Ramirez, open to Sammy Sosa return

    Cubs' Theo Epstein rehires Manny Ramirez, open to Sammy Sosa return
    MESA, Ariz. — None of Manny Ramirez’s 555 career home runs was hit as a member of the Cubs, who nevertheless rehired him as a hitting consultant despite his past association with performance-enhancing drugs. Moreover, President Theo...