Curtis Granderson’s $5 million gift to alma mater UIC is providing youngsters new opportunities.
Anthony Rizzo hit a tie-breaking homer, Travis Wood went deep and drove in three runs, and the Chicago Cubs beat the New York Mets 7-4 Thursday night to complete the three-game sweep.
It can happen to the best of us.
Daisuke Matsuzaka will oppose Edwin Jackson tonight at Wrigley Field.
The big hits have often eluded the Cubs, but not on Tuesday in a comeback win against the Mets.
Zack Wheeler opposes Jake Arrieta tonight at Wrigley Field.
Well, he did keep it on the playing field, so that’s a start.
Acceleration, reactions times, throws, angles — it can all be assessed now.
At age 40, Colon is still befuddling hitters.
MLB players are allowed three days of paternity leave, and Murphy took all his.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter has a brain tumor that is likely cancerous.
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.