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Gordon Beckham. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Trading Deadline Creates Tension For White Sox Players

(CBS) – With countless “deals on the table” around Major League Baseball, the uncertainty of where a man and his family will be on Aug. 1 weighs heavy on players. White Sox players such as […]

CBS Chicago–07/21/2014

Chris Sale.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Sale Masterful In Win Over Padres

White Sox ace Chris Sale completely dominated the Padres on Sunday, running his record to 5-0 with a 1.59 ERA.

CBS Chicago–06/01/2014

Derek Jeter, left; Paul Konerko (Getty Images)

Levine: Retiring Greats Jeter, Konerko Gush About Each Other

Derek Jeter and Paul Konerko have been friendly adversaries for 15 years of Yankee-White Sox wars. Both iconic players are now bowing out after historic careers.

05/22/2014

Alfonso Soriano with the Cubs in April 2012. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Baffoe: There Is More Yankee Class At Wrigley This Week Than Just Jeter

Here’s to Alfonso Soriano, who always displayed the utmost professionalism in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2014

Jose Abreu #79 of the Chicago Whites Sox is congratulated by Adam Dunn #44 after Abreu hit a solo home run in the top of the ninth inning against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on May 12, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

White Sox Rally Falls Short In 5-4 Loss To A’s

White Sox manager Robin Ventura questioned the effort of his players after a 5-1 loss to Arizona on Sunday in Chicago, and he spoke about the “uninspired” effort again before playing at Oakland on Monday night hoping for a spark. All he could complain about after the latest loss is that the comeback came too late.

05/13/2014

Cubs' Jeff Samardzija, left, and White Sox's Paul Konerko. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Konerko Wants Broadcaster’s Mic As Part Of His Final Career Mementos

Making some of his final baseball stops, Paul Konerko is looking forward to his bounty of mementos from his final active season.

05/10/2014

New Bears cornerback Kyle Fuller, right, with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Let Fuller Be Himself

If Kyle Fuller is better than Charles Tillman, there’s no need for an apprenticeship.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2014

Paul Konerko. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Konerko Goes Back To The Future In Beating Cubs

Paul Konerko has a four-game hitting

CBS Chicago–05/08/2014

Jose Abreu hits a two-run home run against the Tampa Bay Rays. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Offense Is Tops In Baseball

A sample size of the 2014 White Sox offense shows the polar opposite of the inept 2013 squad that finished 29th in runs scored.

04/29/2014

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu. (David Banks/Getty Images)

White Sox’s Abreu Setting All Sorts Of Early Season Records

Abreu has set an MLB rookie record for RBIs in the season’s first month.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2014

Paul Konerko #14 of the Chicago White Sox walks up to bat during the second inning against the Kansas City Royals at U.S. Cellular Field on September 27, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Konerko And White Sox Adjusting To New Role

Paul Konerko has been more interested observer than participant in the first two weeks of the season.

04/16/2014

White Sox general manager Rick Hahn. (David Banks/Getty Images)

White Sox GM Hahn Calls Danks, Youngsters’ Development Keys To Season

Rick Hahn needs some of the younger White Sox to reach their potentially quickly.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2014

Paul Konerko. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Levine: Konerko Turns Down Opening Day Start

The essence of leadership is being selfless. Paul Konerko has proved one more time why he has been the ultimate teammate and leader of the White Sox for 16 years.

03/30/2014

Paul Konerko. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Konerko On Opening In Cold: ‘It Sucks’

White Sox veteran Paul Konerko doesn’t think baseball is meant to be played in Chicago in April.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2014

Jose Quintana. (Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Set Rotation, Mull Dunn Or Konerko For Opener

The White Sox will break up the lefties in their starting rotation.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2014

Paul Konerko. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Konerko, White Sox Ready To Evolve

Paul Konerko is ready to take on a minor or major role for the 2014 White Sox.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2014

Matt Davidson. (Rob Tringali/Getty Images)

White Sox GM Hahn: Konerko To Get Around 200 PAs, Davidson Still Vying For 3B Job

White Sox general manager Rick Hahn sees value in Paul Konerko on and off the field.

CBS Chicago–03/03/2014

Paul Konerko. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Lindholm: The Cost Of Paul Konerko’s Roster Spot

The White Sox may face late-inning binds because of Konerko’s lack of versatility.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2014

Gordon Beckham. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Beckham Ready To Prove He Is The Man

White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham could bat second, eighth or ninth in the order.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2014

Paul Konerko. (Getty Images)

Levine: No Sadness For Konerko In Facing Last Go-Round

Konerko also doesn’t plan — for now — on staying in baseball after his retirement.

CBS Chicago–02/26/2014

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