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Drunk Umpire Passes Out At Illinois High School Game, Attacks First Responders

A an umpire at a Stark County High School baseball game was arrested after drunkenly passing out and attacking first responders trying to help him, according to a report.

05/14/2013

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Brooks, Payton Players To Meet For Breakfast: Report

Baseball players from Brooks and Payton high schools will be face-to-face even before their controversial make-up game next weekend.

05/02/2013

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday stops by Brooks College Prep, which was snubbed by a North Side rival over the weekend. (CBS)

Mayor Slides Into Middle Of High School Baseball Controversy

A perceived snub by a North Side school prompted Mayor Emanuel to go to Brooks College Prep Monday on the South Side. CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports.

04/29/2013

Jake Peavy pitches during the first inning against the Cleveland Indians. (Credit: Jason Miller, Getty)

Peavy, Konerko, White Sox End Skid, Beat Indians

Jake Peavy struck out 11 in seven innings, Paul Konerko homered and the Chicago White Sox broke a five-game losing streak, beating the Cleveland Indians 3-1 Sunday.

04/14/2013

Nick Swisher #33 of the Cleveland Indians hits a two run home run during the first inning against the Chicago White Sox. (Credit: Jason Miller, Getty)

Sale, Sox Slammed By Cleveland 9-4

The loss was Chicago’s fifth straight, all on the road. The White Sox are 0-5 away from home for the first time since 1972.

04/13/2013

Marco Scutaro #19 of the San Francisco Giants forces out Alfonso Soriano #12 of the Chicago Cubs at second base during the fourth inning. (Credit: David Banks, Getty)

Bumgarner Shuts Down Cubs In Giants’ 3-2 Win

Pinch-hitter Dioner Navarro hit a two-out, two-run homer off Bumgarner in the seventh to pull the Cubs to 3-2. It was Navarro’s second career pinch home run in two days, each hit from a different side of the plate. His tying homer in the ninth Friday was hit from the left side.

04/13/2013

The Jackie Robinson Hall of Fame plaque. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Negro League Advocate Seeks New Spotlight On Former Players

An advocate for the surviving players from Negro league baseball is hoping a new film about Jackie Robinson – who broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball – will lead to more recognition for the former players.

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Jeff Samardzija. (Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Cubs Fall To Braves 5-1

Chicago ended a six-game road trip with four losses as it heads to Wrigley Field for the home opener against Milwaukee on Monday.

04/07/2013

Conor Gillaspie #12 of the Chicago White Sox hits a triple in the 5th inning against the Seattle Mariners. (Credit: Jonathan Daniel, Getty)

Alex Rios Powers White Sox Past Hernandez, Mariners 4-3

Alex Rios hit a tie breaking, two-run homer off Felix Hernandez in the sixth inning and the Chicago White Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 4-3 on Saturday.

04/06/2013

Edwin Jackson  delivers a second-inning pitch against the Pittsburgh Pirates. (Credit: Joe Sargent, Getty)

Cubs Shutout By Pirates 3-0

Edwin Jackson gave up two runs in five innings but lost to the Pirates for the first time in seven career starts. The Cubs produced just two singles and only put a runner on third once.

04/03/2013

Starting pticher Chris Sale #49 of the Chicago White Sox delivers the ball against the Kansas City Royals during the Opening Day game at U.S. Cellular Field. (Credit: Jonathan Daniel, Getty)

Sale Outpitches Shields, White Sox Beat Royals 1-0

Chris Sale outpitched James Shields, Tyler Flowers homered and the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 1-0 in the season opener on Monday.

04/01/2013

Eduardo Arredondo #14 (C) and Luis Cruz #47 of Mexico celebrate with their teammates after they won 5-2 against the United States during the World Baseball Classic First Round. (Credit: Christian Petersen, Getty)

Team USA Falls Flat In 5-2 Loss To Mexico At WBC

Team USA has a lineup full of MVPs and All-Stars, and sent out the reigning NL Cy Young winner for its opening game of the World Baseball Classic.

03/09/2013

Stadium lights at Wrigley Field. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Will Cubs Bolt From WGN-TV After 65 Years?

For decades, the Cubs and WGN-TV have been nearly synonymous but that could be changing.

02/18/2013

The Chicago Cubs have signed outfielder Scott Hairston to a  two-year deal with terms not being disclosed. (Credit: Getty)

Cubs Sign Scott Hairston To Two-Year Deal

The Chicago Cubs have signed outfielder Scott Hairston to a two-year deal with terms not being disclosed.

02/10/2013

A general view as the Northwestern Wildcats take on the Illinois Fighting Illini during a game played at Wrigley Field on November 20, 2010. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: NU To Play More Games At Wrigley

Northwestern and the Chicago Cubs have announced a new partnership that will lead to more games at Wrigley, according to a report in the Chicago Tribune.

02/02/2013

Maine West High School (Credit: CBS)

Three More Families Join Maine West Hazing Lawsuit

Three families have joined a lawsuit against Maine Township High School District 207, alleging their children were also hazed at Maine West High School.

CBS Chicago–11/28/2012

Photo from the 2012 Maine West Yearbook of Mike Divincenzo. (Credit: Chicago Sun-Times)

Another Hazing Incident Revealed At Maine West High School

A hazing scandal at Maine West high school is expanding, following revelations of an incident involving the baseball team back in 2008.

11/26/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For October 1st

Hisashi Iwakuma gets the Angels on Tuesday, which could be a tough matchup, but the Angels could be eliminated by that game as well.

10/01/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For September 24th

There are two main reasons for optimism with Kyle Seager down the stretch. First, he’s regained his power stroke in September, with nine extra base hits (three homers) resulting in a .305/.345/.488 line.

09/24/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Weekly Fantasy Advice For September 17th

After 517 plate appearances, it seems safe to say Norichika Aoki is mostly for real. The 30-year-old Japanese import has a .289/.359/.430 line this season, including 68 runs and 26 stolen bases.

09/17/2012

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