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  • The Sports Guy goes Hollywood: Can Bill Simmons make Grantland a must read for pop culture lovers?

     
    ESPN's Sports Guy Bill Simmons talks about how his new Grantland sports and pop culture site is making connections between the worlds of sports and show business...
  • Bill Plaschke: Why does MLB allow arguments with umpires?

     
    Why does baseball continue to let its uniformed personnel argue with umpires? Why is this the only sport where these childish rebellions against authority are not only accepted, but condoned and sometimes even celebrated?...
  • Bill Plaschke: It's fun watching the Red Sox lose

     
    The Boston Red Sox are choking, and I’m loving it. Seven years after they broke an 86-year-old curse, I’m loving it that a different curse has seemingly returned. The Curse Of Those Who Forget Who They Were. Back in 2004,......
  • Red Sox on verge of greatest collpase in baseball history

     
    t’s the tale of two cities as the 2011 Major League baseball season comes down to a two-game shootout involving the Tampa Bay Rays and the Boston Red Sox. The teams are deadlocked in the scramble for the AL wild card....
  • Boston Red Sox September meltdown tribute

     
    Jon Lester gave a solemn one-word answer when a reporter asked the Boston Red Sox pitcher what he'll remember about this season; September....
  • Report: Terry Francona is out as Boston Red Sox manager

     
    Terry Francona met with Boston Red Sox management on Friday to discuss his future as manager, but the team said a decision has not been reached. Despite the statement, Francona told staff members on Thursday that he will not be returning as manager, a...
  • Where and when will Terry Francona manage next? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss the future of Terry Francona, who stepped down last week after eight seasons and two World Series titles as manager of the Boston Red Sox....
  • 2011 Chicago Cubs final grades

     
    Back in July, I posted my mid-season grades for the Cubs.  Now is the time for the final grades for the 2011 Chicago Cubs.   THE GOOD   Carlos Pena – The guy at first base finished with 28 HRs and 80 RBIs with a .225 batting average.  Back in July...
  • Chicago Cubs 2011 offseason to-do list

     
    Now that my final grades are recorded and out of the way, it's time to go through the Cubs To-Do List for the coming offseason.   1.  Hire a GM as soon as possible The Cubs have already formally requested to speak with Red Sox GM Theo Epstein. Also, the...
  • Francona to replace McCarver in Fox TV booth for first two games of ALCS

     
    This just came in on a release from Fox: MLB ON FOX lead analyst Tim McCarver will be unable to work ALCS Games 1 and 2 this weekend due what is expected to be a short-term medical issue. McCarver is having a minor heart-related procedure performed late...
  • PHILLIES MINOR LEAGUE STAFF FACING POTENTIAL SHAKE-UP ...

     
    As the Ryne Sandberg watch continues in Chicago (and potentially elsewhere), another Phillies minor league manager is reportedly drawing attention for a major league job. A report in the Chicago Tribune says the White Sox have received permission from the...