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  • Giants' Beckham in company with NY's greatest rookies

    Giants' Beckham in company with NY's greatest rookies
    The Giants' season may not be going anywhere, but Odell Beckham Jr. and his impressive rookie campaign give fans reason to be excited for the future. The wideout is averaging more than 100 receiving yards per game through his first 11 games, a feat no rookie receiver has accomplished in the Super Bowl era.
  • Chicago Magazine Chicagoans of the Year 2014: The Jackie Robinson West baseball team

    Chicago Magazine Chicagoans of the Year 2014: The Jackie Robinson West baseball team
    He felt sick. Worse than sick. “Devastated,” 12-year-old D.J. Butler recalls. His father, Darold Butler, the coach of his team, understood the pain. It had been 30 years since a squad from Jackie Robinson West, a baseball league on Chicago&...

    Baseball filled with interesting sights and sites, especially in Chicago

    Baseball filled with interesting sights and sites, especially in Chicago
    The job of a baseball writer takes you to some interesting places, and in 2014 I was lucky enough to witness the Hall of Fame inductions of Frank Thomas and Greg Maddux, Jackie Robinson West's amazing run at the Little League World Series and Madison...

    Sy Berger dies at 91; father of the modern-day baseball card

    Sy Berger dies at 91; father of the modern-day baseball card
    On a garbage scow off New Jersey, an executive for a powerful organization was getting rid of a costly problem. He watched in silence as a lever was pulled and box after box plunged into the dark waters: Goodbye, Mickey Mantle. Goodbye, Jackie Robinson....

    Will Jon Lester and Jeff Samardzija jerseys be hot sellers for Christmas?

    It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas for Chicago baseball fans — and retailers. Baseball's winter meetings this week brought a lot of enthusiasm back to Chicago with free-agent left-hander Jon Lester signing with the Cubs and the White...