| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:47 AM
At last, a place in Chicago that pays attention to sports!
Not buying it? A little overwhelmed at times — especially during the playoffs — by all the city's sports chatter? Tired of the seemingly unceasing hum that forces even the most...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:09 PM
The number that matters most is not 500.
The number that matters most is 0.
That is the number of major league players that have hit more home runs this season than Albert Pujols.
He got a mighty sweet serenade in the visiting clubhouse in...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:48 PM
It struck me as presumptuous and self-righteous that columnist Bill O'Reilly blasted the San Francisco Giants earlier this month for allowing Barry Bonds to return as a hitting coach for a week.
In O'Reilly's view, Bonds is an unrepentant cheater who...
| Jan 31, 2014
Twelve-year-old Easter Quillby's earliest memory of her father was watching him, from a distance, play baseball. When she was 9, Wade Chesterfield (she calls him "Wade," not "Dad") abandoned Easter, her younger sister Ruby, and their mom, Corinne. Three...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 12:40 PM
A continuación la lista de los 10 máximos jonroneros de todos los tiempos.
Barry Bonds ha estado sirviendo como instructor especial de bateo de los Gigantes de San Francisco
Alex Rodríguez es el único oficialmente activo,...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 7:53 AM
'This Dark Road to Mercy' By Wiley Cash. Morrow, 230 pages, $25.99
Wiley Cash's lyrical, poignant approach to storytelling – an outstanding asset of his 2012 debut – takes another leap forward in "This Dark Road to Mercy."
Like the debut...
| 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...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Como miembro veterano de la Asociación de Cronistas de Béisbol de América (BBWAA, siglas en inglés) considero un privilegio excepcional mi licencia para votar por los peloteros aspirantes a ingresar al Salón de la Fama.
Por eso me irrita de forma muy...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 11:58 AM
OK, I get it: steroids are bad and cheating is worse.
What I don't get is why Hall of Fame voters have decided to draw this line at this time.
Long-time members of the Baseball Writers Assn. of America, who sit as judge and jury to decide who gets...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Siempre he sido uno de los pocos que considera a los peloteros sospechosos --o culpables-- del consumo de sustancias prohibidas antes de 2002 (cuando aún no existía una política anti esteroides en la pelota) como víctimas y no como villanos en este...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:04 PM
While the National Baseball Hall of Fame was announcing Wednesday that three players in their first year of eligibility — pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine and slugger Frank Thomas — had been elected by the writers' association in the...