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Lou Gehrig

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  • Brain Science

    Brain Science
    Northwestern University researchers have found a common link that leads to the cause of ALS, better known to some as Lou Gehrig's disease. ALS is a degenerative disease that takes its toll on most major motor skills. The root of ALS has been linked to a...
  • Saints Win Thriller Over Texans

    Saints Win Thriller Over Texans
    The Saints came back from two fourth quarter deficits to the beat the Houston Texans in a thrilling 40-33 victory at the Superdome Sunday. The Saints trailed for the entire first half, and didn't get their first lead of the game until Drew Brees found...
  • Worst Food-borne Illness Outbreaks?

    Worst Food-borne Illness Outbreaks?
    The Decade's 10 Biggest Food-borne Illness Outbreaks: (Source: CNN.com) Tainted cantaloupes have left 13 people dead in what has become the deadliest U.S. outbreak of a food-borne illness in more than a decade, according to the CDC. Incidence rates of...
  • Book Review: 'Stan Musial' by George Vecsey

    Book Review: 'Stan Musial' by George Vecsey
    Stan Musial An American Life George Vecsey Ballantine/ESPN Books: 397 pp., $26.00 Here is a theory I have: There are three kinds of baseball players — the Good, the Great and the Gods. In the first category is everybody who made it to the...
  • Donate to Iron Phi!

    Dear WGN Friends and Family: I am currently entering my junior year as a music business major at Belmont University in Nashville where I am a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity. Many famous and influential men have been members of Phi Delta Theta...
  • Yanks' Granderson, Teixeira Having Historic Season

    Yanks' Granderson, Teixeira Having Historic Season
    Yankee fans this season have been treated to 103 homers and the Bronx Bombers show no signs of slowing down. Remarkably, however, almost half of those round trippers have come from only two players. Outfielder Curtis Granderson and first baseman Mark...
  • Lisa & Michael

    Lisa & Michael
    Every love story has a great beginning. This is ours. When I least expected it, my soul mate walked into my life …. Michael and I met online at match.com.  We both had been in long term relationships in the past but nothing that was felt just...
  • Fans learn the art of pencil-and-paper baseball scorekeeping

    Fans learn the art of pencil-and-paper baseball scorekeeping
    Lara Hall's husband, Jay Hood, recently bought her diamonds for her birthday — baseball diamonds, printed on the pages of a vintage scorebook from the 1960s. The book, an unused Houston Colt .45s scorekeeping manual, cost Hood about $5 on eBay. For...
  • New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter chasing 3,000

    New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter chasing 3,000
    He is Mr. November, and every other month in which Major League Baseball is played. He has more hits than Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, a higher career batting average than Mickey Mantle and a higher postseason average than Joe DiMaggio. And it won't be...
  • Kalamazoo's Derek Jeter Hits Home Run For 3,000 Career Hit

    Derek Jeter's importance to the Yankees and his place in baseball history has often defied statistical definition. But he now has a significant number to go next to his name. Jeter collected his 3,000th career hit on Saturday at Yankee Stadium, a home...
  • Best Jeter Moment? You Be The Judge!

    Best Jeter Moment? You Be The Judge!
    As all New Yorkers know Derek Jeter collected his historic 3,000th career hit during Saturday’s game with a home run.   It was storybook, too good to be scripted, unbelievable.  It was vintage Jeter.   In a career that has featured so many...