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  • Cubs, Sox pull off the bad-to-stupid-to-inert double play

    Cubs, Sox pull off the bad-to-stupid-to-inert double play
    Taking a quick break from the Stanley Cup Final to vent about the Cubs and White Sox: The Sox are a joke, but rookie General Manager Rick Hahn is doing nothing to stop the losing. In fact, he’s doing nothing, period. I think he got the idea...
  • A preview of the top Chicago parties in 2013

    A preview of the top Chicago parties in 2013
    The best parties in Chicago don’t all take place in the summer — just most of them. But if you’re getting early stages of cabin fever and don’t feel like you can spend another weekend in your sweatpants, there is the...
  • Kerry Wood still has his fastball when it comes to making pitch for charity

    Kerry Wood still has his fastball when it comes to making pitch for charity
    When popular athletes retire, charity work can become a double-edged sword. On one hand, they have more time to dedicate to their cause that they didn't have when they were playing games and training. On the other, they may not have the same star power...
  • Suspect in Cubs CEO stalking briefly on loose

    Suspect in Cubs CEO stalking briefly on loose
    Despite being on court-ordered electronic monitoring, a woman accused of stalking Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein was able to slip away from her family's Boston-area home earlier this month and wander into a local grammar school while acting...
  • Sports stars unite for charity at Woody's Winter Warm-Up

    Sports stars unite for charity at Woody's Winter Warm-Up
    Athletes turned out in force to support former Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood and wife, Sarah, at the second annual Woody's Winter Warm-Up fundraiser at Harry Caray's Tavern at Navy Pier on Jan. 18. More than 400 patrons attended the event that benefits the Wood...
  • Spring training: AL Central preview

    Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship. While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...
  • 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...
  • Hahn's got some explaining to do

    Hahn's got some explaining to do
    Alex Rios is still with the White Sox, so that’s not good for the Sox or Avisail Garcia. Garcia should be up now. If the right-field headliner in the Jake Peavy trade is that prized, then he ought to be seeing as much major-league pitching as...
  • Samardzija gives Cubs something, but what?

    Samardzija gives Cubs something, but what?
    The Cubs’ 2013 season has been over for months --- since last year, actually --- so it would seem there’s nothing to see here. Unless you view this as part of the 2015 spring training, long rumored to be the year the Cubs finally stop...
  • 'Bad,' but not bitter

    'Bad,' but not bitter
    You know Bill Burr is a hardcore Boston Bruins fan because when he talks about the team, he says, "we." The last time he played the Chicago Theater, in 2011, the Bruins won the Stanley Cup. This time, the Blackhawks got the better of the Bruins. You...
  • Dugout confrontation problem: You see how lame Cubs pitchers are

    Dugout confrontation problem: You see how lame Cubs pitchers are
    Two games in Milwaukee, two Cubs starting pitchers get into it with the manager and a coach. One pitcher is overpaid, the other wants to be. Fun. The postgame explanations, of course, were that everybody has a competitive streak and nobody likes losing,...