Baffoe: Temper Expectations Regarding The Joe Maddon FrenzyMaddon's a really good manager, but big names haven't panned out for the Cubs in years past.
Wisch: Chicago Sports Got You Down? Here Are Some Pick-Me-UpsYes, right now, it’s a pretty rough time to be a sports fan in the Land of Lincoln. But all is not lost. In fact, even as the temperature in Chicago starts to bottom out, there are some pick-me-ups on the local sports scene that are still warming my heart this week.
Video: Brandon Phillips Curses Out Reporter In Clubhouse Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips shouted obscenities Wednesday night at a newspaper reporter who commented on the star's sagging on-base percentage.
Video: Sosa Caught With Corked Bat Today marks the 10th anniversary of Sammy Sosa's ejection in the first inning of a game against the Devil Rays for using a corked bat.
Dusty Baker: Cueto And Garza Should 'Box And It Would Be Over With'Reds manager Dusty Baker says he doesn't understand why Cubs pitcher Matt Garza was incensed by Johnny Cueto's pitch high over David DeJesus' head.
Bernstein: Bulls' Likeability ErodingI don’t like the Bulls team we have seen lately, the one acting like undisciplined, unprofessional idiots while antagonizing officials and whining about calls.
Devin Mesoraco Could Mean Extra Value At Catcher For RedsDevin Mesoraco is an x-factor who could provide extra value to a team that’s already one of the best in the big leagues.
Mark Prior Attempting Comeback With Dusty Baker's RedsFormer Cubs pitcher Mark Prior is attempting another comeback -- this time with his former manager.
Reds Give Dusty Baker 2-Year Contract ExtensionThe Reds and manager Dusty Baker have agreed to a two-year contract extension.
Stubbs Leads Reds Past Cubs 6-5 In 11 InningsDrew Stubbs hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the 11th inning Wednesday night and Cincinnati beat the Chicago Cubs 6-5 hours after Reds manager Dusty Baker left the ballpark for chest X-rays.
Reds Beat Cubs 3-1 Behind BaileyHomer Bailey pitched effectively into the eighth inning, Ryan Hanigan hit a three-run double and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Tuesday night to move closer to the NL Central title.
Filmmaker Creates Campaign To Give Adam Greenberg 'One At-Bat'If you don't remember Adam Greenberg, it's because his career with the Cubs ended almost as quickly as it started.