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Starting pitcher Chris Sale #49 of the Chicago White Sox delivers the ball against the Oakland Athletics at U.S. Cellular Field on June 7, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Grand Slam Allows A’s To Overtake White Sox 4-3

Josh Donaldson hit his first career grand slam, Josh Reddick made a homer-saving catch in the ninth inning, and the Oakland Athletics rallied from a three-run deficit Friday night for a 4-3 victory over Chris Sale and the Chicago White Sox.

06/07/2013

Roosevelt University’s Mike Cassidy is a full service athletic director. He came on board in 2009 with the challenge of building an entire athletic department from scratch by himself. (Credit: CBS)

Meet The Man Behind Roosevelt’s Athletics Program

While many colleges are cutting back on sports, tiny Roosevelt University in the Loop is building an athletic program from the ground up in a big way.

02/09/2013

Metro Squash teaches young urban youths the relatively unknown sport. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Metro Squash

Squash in this case is not a vegetable. It’s a sport that helps inspire young people. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports on a Hyde Park-based program.

11/30/2012

Football Generic

IHSA: No Games For CPS During Teachers Strike

The state’s governing body for high schools has rejected a request from Chicago Public Schools that would have allowed athletic programs to continue during the teachers strike.

09/10/2012

A.J. Pierzynski and Adam Dunn

Dunn, Konerko Homer In White Sox Rout

Adam Dunn and Paul Konerko each hit two-run homers and the Chicago White Sox spoiled the debut of Oakland interim manager Bob Melvin.

670 The Score–06/09/2011

Bob Geren and Ozzie Guillen

Athletics Fire Manager Before Starting Series With White Sox

On Thursday, the Chicago White Sox and the Oakland Athletics will start a four-game series in Chicago. When the two teams square off, the Athletics will do so without the manager they started the season with.

670 The Score–06/09/2011

Matt Thornton

Bernstein: Sox Bullpen Off To Bad Start

Ten games into a major-league season is no time to declare a crisis. There will be normalization of underperformance, just as there is in the other direction. In time, players will be who they are.

670 The Score–04/12/2011

Hideki Matsui

Will Oakland A’s Become San Jose A’s?

Oakland Athletics owner Lew Wolff knows right where he wants the new ballpark for his team to be located, it’s just not in Oakland.

03/07/2011

Matt Murton

Former Cub Breaks Ichiro’s Record In Japan

TOKYO — Former-major leaguer Matt Murton broke Ichiro Suzuki’s record for the most hits in a single season in Japanese Professional Baseball on Tuesday. Murton achieved his 211th hit of the season with a two-run […]

10/05/2010

Cubs Take Series from A’s

On Thursday, Kosuke Fukudome’s game-winning single in the bottom of ninth gave the Cubs a 3-2 victory over the A’s and sealed the first series win for the Cubs since May 27th against the Dodgers.  […]

06/17/2010

Just Plain Ugly

Four fielding errors–two by Tyler Colvin and two by Derrek Lee–cost the Cubs a game Tuesday night at Wrigley field.  The errors lead to four unearned runs for the Athletics who took the game 9-5. […]

06/16/2010