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  • Orioles' game Friday vs. Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park postponed

    Orioles' game Friday vs. Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park postponed
    BOSTON — As seen during this week’s homestand at Camden Yards, the Orioles typically do all they can to avoid doubleheaders — and the obstacles they bring — but playing one Saturday in Boston could prove beneficial to the Orioles...
  • A friendship in Chicago, a challenge in Iraq

     A friendship in Chicago, a challenge in Iraq
    Mahmoud Saeed is leaving Chicago soon, going home to the wreckage of Iraq. He'll travel light. Four suits, he thinks. A few of his hundred or so hats. Some photos of Jackie and Samir. Going back to Iraq right now may seem like a crazy thing to...
  • Longtime Zimmer friend shares fond memories

    Longtime Zimmer friend shares fond memories
    Roger Craig's association with Don Zimmer dated back to their days in the Brooklyn Dodgers' organization in the 1950s as teammates and continued as they managed against each other into the early 1990s. Craig often saw a fiery and amusing side of Zimmer,...
  • Is Wrigley Field itself cursed?

    Is Wrigley Field itself cursed?
    You can't really recount the history of Wrigley Field without darkness closing in — the darkness of legendary homers in the gloamin' as well as the darkness of curses and superstitions involving priests, ashes and farm animals. And what of the...
  • Counterpoint: Rebuilt Wrigley Field outdated in 20 years

    Counterpoint: Rebuilt Wrigley Field outdated in 20 years
    In 1976, a renovated Yankee Stadium re-opened with much fanfare. The fee to upgrade "The House That Ruth Built," originally constructed in 1923, was $160 million, a fairly hefty figure in those days. Just more than 20 years later, George Steinbrenner...
  • Building the perfect Chicago hot dog

    Building the perfect Chicago hot dog
    Of all the regional foods out there, the one that's mystified me the most is the hot dog. Yes, hot dogs have deep roots in Chicago. A version was served during the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition; they were popularized on countless street carts...
  • Tony Gwynn's death changing some lives for better

    Tony Gwynn's death changing some lives for better
    The mark Tony Gwynn left on baseball was obvious after all the heartfelt tributes from players, executives, media and fans after his death June 16 from oral cancer. A beautiful memorial service took place last week in San Diego, and Philadelphia fans...
  • Tony Gwynn did it his way -- as a Padre

    Tony Gwynn did it his way -- as a Padre
    After the Padres held a fire sale during the 1993 season, Tony Gwynn got a call from his dad the day before Thanksgiving, telling him to leave the organization. Three days later, his father died. “His words were still ringing in my ear,”...
  • 'Smokie' links return to Wrigley Field

    'Smokie' links return to Wrigley Field
    No, they aren't the original "Smokie Links" that Cubs fans have demanded back for decades, but there's no denying the need for a return of smoked sausages to the Friendly Confines. On Friday, that return became official as the Cubs introduced "Wrigley...
  • Wayne Newton brings the show on the river?

    Wayne Newton brings the show on the river?
    Mr. Las Vegas briefly became Mr. Chicago on Friday. Wayne Newton visited WGN-TV in the morning and performed “Danke Schoen” on a boat on the Chicago River. Later, Newton and a group of backup singers performed at the marquee outside...
  • Blackhawks take batting practice at Wrigley Field

    Blackhawks take batting practice at Wrigley Field
    Bryan Bickell swung the bat with authority, and Patrick Sharp said Friday's experience brought back memories of playing baseball during his youth. The pair joined Blackhawks teammates Michal Handzus and Sheldon Brookbank to take batting practice at...