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  • Designers go global at Miami Fashion Week

    Designers go global at Miami Fashion Week
    Miami Fashion Week revs up its runways March 20-23 at Miami Beach Convention Center. The spate of catwalk shows ($50 to $500) not only puts the media spotlight on South Florida-based talent, but also designers from Latin America, the Caribbean and...
  • Trading Marmol could fill a couple of Cubs holes

    Trading Marmol could fill a couple of Cubs holes
    Reports say the Tigers are looking to trade for a closer. Hang loose, Carlos Marmol. I mean, didn’t the Cubs sign Kyuji Fujikawa precisely because they intended-slash-hoped-slash-tried to trade Marmol? In fact, the Cubs cut a deal with the...
  • The Sun remembers: Jan. 27-Feb. 2

    The Sun remembers: Jan. 27-Feb. 2
    Feb. 2, 2005: "I'm here in Baltimore, and I'm going to win the crowd," slugger Sammy Sosa says after being traded to the Orioles. A seven-time All-Star outfielder, the 36-year-old Sosa disappoints, mustering only 14 home runs, 45 RBIs and a .221 batting...
  • Wood's thinking sounds as destroyed as a famous boombox

    Wood's thinking sounds as destroyed as a famous boombox
    Kerry Wood got his day at Wrigley Field on Sunday, and he spent part of it lobbying for the Cubs to bring Sammy Sosa back to the organization as something. Wait, why do the Cubs need to bring back the worst teammate in the world? OK, Sosa wasn’t...
  • Derek Jeter Is Still Playing The Game The Right Way

    Derek Jeter Is Still Playing The Game The Right Way
    Once upon a time in baseball, it was easy to enjoy greatness. Today, in the shadow of performance-enhancing drugs (known as PEDs), enjoying the players who stack up awe-inspiring numbers just ain't easy. Players, rightly or wrongly, are under the...
  • Some thoughts about the Jim Thome trade

    Some thoughts about the Jim Thome trade
    On Saturday, the Orioles dealt two minor leaguers, catcher Gabriel Lino and pitcher Kyle Simon, to the Philadelphia Phillies for likely Hall-of-Famer Jim Thome. At first blush, it’s a "why not?" trade. Thome doesn't have a high salary -- roughly...
  • Theo is perfect -- for a lot of the wrong reasons

    This seems like the perfect hire. The best thing ever. The smartest move you could dream of. But it’s the Cubs. So, it will turn into a disaster. That’s what the Cubs do. Somehow, some way at some time, the hiring of Boston general manager...
  • Orioles trade for veteran slugger Jim Thome

    Orioles trade for veteran slugger Jim Thome
    During the seventh-inning stretch of an otherwise brutal Orioles' beating on Saturday, the video scoreboard at Camden Yards flashed a message that drew a thunderous roar from the announced crowd of 35,335. The Orioles had just traded two minor leaguers...
  • Sammy Sosa's corked bat barrel found, up for auction

    Sammy Sosa's corked bat barrel found, up for auction
    Mystery solved. The barrel of Sammy Sosa's infamous corked bat, lost in the confusion seven years ago at Wrigley Field, has surfaced. An online auction house is selling the missing chunk on behalf of the man who found and hid it the night of June 3, 2003...
  • Question of the day: Of the people available, whom would you pick to manage your MLB team? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune For one shining season, Sammy Sosa was everything......
  • Roberto Alomar, Bert Blyleven elected to baseball Hall of Fame

     
    Roberto Alomar and Bert Blyleven were chosen to the baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday, in an election in which voters again rejected candidates closely identified with baseball's steroid era. Alomar got 523 votes and Blyleven 463, with 436 of......