| Aug 24, 2014
| 4:33 PM
CHICAGO -- Being swept out of the Windy City this weekend by a Chicago Cubs team already auditioning for 2015 roster spots didn’t sit well with Orioles manager Buck Showalter.
By the end of their 2-1 loss to the Cubs on Sunday afternoon, the...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:24 PM
A large financial piece of the Chicago Cubs' $375 million renovation of Wrigley Field remains unsettled after the team made significant revisions to its plans this year, including more outfield advertising.
At stake is up to $75 million in federal tax...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 5:35 PM
A festive Wrigley Field crowd momentarily turned quiet Monday after rookie sensation Jorge Soler, standing in foul territory off third base, was drilled in the right thigh by a line drive hit by Welington Castillo in the sixth inning.
| Sep 3, 2014
As a German in America I did something special on Labor Day weekend. I compared our two countries watching sport. This article is not about futbol (soccer) and baseball. It's about how we watch it — very differently.
On Saturday I caught Schalke...
| Sep 3, 2014
Ronald Swanson took a chunk of his high school graduation money in 1954 and bought his first Bears season ticket.
The next year he became a Northwestern University football season ticketholder, later adding a Northwestern basketball ticket to the mix....
| Aug 25, 2014
| 8:42 PM
The Orioles figured out a simple way Monday night to bust out of an offensive skid that cost them three games at Wrigley Field over the weekend.
Get home -- and start homering. And keep homering, in consecutive at-bats, if possible, until you’ve...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 11:11 AM
The Chicago Cubs said Tuesday that the City of Chicago and utility companies have begun work outside Wrigley Field in preparation for the stadium’s renovation.
Sheffield Avenue will be closed from Thursday to Sunday for excavation and an...
| Aug 29, 2014
It has been 26 years since the Sting's final game and three full decades past their last championship.
Yet fond memories of Chicago's pioneering pro soccer team still echo in the city's sports memory bank. The iconic bee. Black and gold uniforms. Short...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 11:03 PM
The Dodgers won a game started by Zack Greinke, which, on the surface, probably doesn't sound surprising.
Only this wasn't an ordinary start for Greinke.
Greinke was spared a deserved defeat Wednesday night, as the Dodgers did everything but turn on...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Remember, they all count the same now. The works of art, those that are uglier than sin and the what-exactly-was-that-again victory?
If anyone having trouble with what to make of the Dodgers’ 14-5 victory over the Cubs on Friday afternoon at...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel declined Tuesday to back up his campaign’s accusation that Ald. Robert Fioretti has no political backbone, choosing instead to outline his own record for tough decisions without ever mentioning the name of his latest rival for the...