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Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon. (Getty Images)

Watch: Bartolo Colon Shakes Belly To Celebrate

At age 40, Colon is still befuddling hitters.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2014

Daniel Murphy. (Getty Images)

Mets’ Murphy Gets Talk Radio Flak For Taking Paternity Leave

MLB players are allowed three days of paternity leave, and Murphy took all his.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2014

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Gallo Goes There: Don’t Like New York? Why You Need Their Teams To Be Great

Okay, whoa. Whoa whoa whoa. Where are you going? Don’t leave. Not rooting for them more than your own favorite teams. That’s not what I mean. Not even rooting for them to win championships. But rooting for them to be good. Rooting for them to be legitimate contenders.

01/17/2014

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (credit: Al Bello/Getty Imags)

Keidel: New York, The Worst Sports Town In America

Local cable providers love to remind us that we have nine – yes, nine – professional sports clubs, a way of persuading us to click on this package or that so we can view the screen-in-screen horror we call baseball, football, and basketball.

12/20/2013

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TTYM: Bad Luck Bowler, Bubba Watson’s Major Trick And Ibanez Rivals Jepsen

  by @TaraLipinskyMore Columns  here. Watch Bubba Watson’s clever golf trick, a pro bowler blow a 300 game, a big guy battle a water bottle and Raul Ibanez giving Carly Rae Jepsen a run for her money. What? […]

08/12/2013

Brian Urlacher looks on during the Bears' final game of the 2012 season.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Bernstein: No Need For Urlacher To Retire A Bear

Let’s all stop the stupidity over Brian Urlacher needing to keep some kind of pristine connection to the Bears, as if the mere sight of him limping around the field in any other colors is somehow unthinkable.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2013

Anthony Rizzo #44 of the Chicago Cubs is greeted by Darwin Barney #15 after hitting a three-run homer in the fifth inning against the New York Mets at Citi Field on July 6, 2012 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Cubs Hang On To Beat Mets 8-7

Anthony Rizzo hit a three-run homer and Cubs closer Carlos Marmol caught a line drive and started a game-ending double play that blunted the New York Mets’ bid for another ninth-inning comeback, giving Chicago an 8-7 win Friday night.

07/06/2012

Joe Mather #21 of the Chicago Cubs (L) is congratulated by Luis Valbuena #24 after hitting a two-run home run in the 4th inning against the New York Mets at Wrigley Field on June 25, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs Beat Sloppy Mets 6-1

Joe Mather homered and Travis Wood outpitched Johan Santana, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 6-1 victory over the New York Mets on Monday night to snap a four-game skid.

06/25/2012

Chicago Cubs' Carlos Pena (22) hits an RBI triple off of New York Mets' Miguel Batista in the first inning of a baseball game on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, at Citi Field in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Cubs Beat Mets In 11 Innings, Following Touching Tribute To 9/11 Victims

The Cubs beat the New York Mets 10-6 Sunday night following a six-run 11th inning, in a game that ended nearly five hours after the Mets held a touching ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11.

09/12/2011

Lenny Dykstra

Dykstra Charged With Grand Theft Auto And Drug Possession

Lenny Dykstra was charged on Monday with grand theft auto and drug possession by prosecutors who claim he used phony information to lease a car from a Southern California dealership.

06/06/2011

Gary Carter

Hall Of Famer’s Brain Tumor Likely Cancerous

Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter has a brain tumor that is likely cancerous.

CBS Chicago–05/28/2011

Carlos Zambrano

Cubs Rout Mets Thanks To 4-Run Fourth Inning

In another cold and windy day in Chicago, the Cubs took on the New York Mets a day after having their Wednesday night game cut short due to bad weather.

CBS Chicago–05/26/2011

Gary Carter

MLB Hall Of Famer Carter Diagnosed With Brain Tumors

Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter says doctors discovered four “very small” brain tumors after he had an MRI on Friday in Florida.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2011

Empty seats at Wrigley Field

Bernstein: Where Are The Cub Fans?

If we were really paying attention, we would have seen this coming.

670 The Score–05/10/2011

Andre Ethier

Ethier’ Hitting Streak Snapped At 30 Games

Andre Ethier’s 30-game hitting streak was snapped during a during a 4-2 loss on Saturday night.

CBS Chicago–05/08/2011

Lenny Dykstra

Ex-All-Star Dykstra Indicted In Bankruptcy Fraud Case

Former New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Lenny Dykstra has been indicted by a Los Angeles federal grand jury in a bankruptcy fraud case.

CBS Chicago–05/07/2011

Rick Hahn

White Sox Assistant GM Interviewed With Mets On Tuesday

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Mets have interviewed Chicago White Sox assistant general manager Rick Hahn in their search to hire a GM. Hahn spent several hours Tuesday at Citi Field talking to chief […]

10/12/2010

Rick Hahn

White Sox Assitant GM Rick Hahn To Interview For Mets

NEW YORK — Starting their search for a new general manager, the New York Mets are set to interview Rick Hahn, Allard Baird and Josh Byrnes next week. Mets spokesman Jay Horwitz says Thursday that […]

670 The Score–10/08/2010