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Cal Ripken Jr.

White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: An Early All-Star Game Rant

So long as home-field advantage is on the line, there should be nothing honorary about the game.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2014

Cal Ripken Jr. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Mother Of Cal Ripken Jr. Held At Gunpoint For Second Time In Two Years

Police charged a man Wednesday with trying to carjack baseball great Cal Ripken’s mother in a bank parking lot in Maryland.

670 The Score–10/16/2013

Standing in front of a mock-up of Mrs. O'Leary's barn, Chicago Firefighter Preston Roberson teaches kids some of the basics of fire safety, including checking the batteries on smoke detectors every spring and fall. (Credit: CBS)

Firefighters Remind Homeowners To Check Smoke Detectors

Cal Ripken Jr., a calf, the Energizer Bunny and Chicago Fire Commissioner Jose Santiago teamed up on Michigan Avenue Monday in front of a mock-up of Ms. O’Leary’s famous barn, to promote fire safety and battery sales, with the end of Daylight Saving Time approaching next month.


Cal Ripken Jr. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Ripken: Ventura Will Be Fine

While the hiring of Robin Ventura as White Sox manager caught most of the baseball world by surprise, one Hall of Famer isn’t too worried about Ventura taking over on the South Side.

670 The Score–10/19/2011