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World Series

Lennie Merullo, a member of the Chicago Cubs 1945 World Series team, throws out a ceremonial first pitch before the Chicago Cubs Miami Marlins game at Wrigley Field June 7, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Merullo is the only surviving member of the Chicago Cubs who has ever played in a World Series game in a Cubs uniform. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Lone Living Cub From ’45 World Series Returns To Wrigley

Now 97, Lennie Merullo used a walker and got help from his son when he threw out the first pitch Saturday before the Cubs played the Miami Marlins.

06/07/2014

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

Where have the days of Michael Barrett and A.J. Pierzynski exchanging blows gone? (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Crosstown Classic Lacks Luster

With both teams shy of their bright futures, the series doesn’t have the same feel.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2014

David Ortiz, left, takes a selfie with President Barack Obama. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

View: David Ortiz Takes Selfie With President Obama

Red Sox slugger Ortiz pounced at a rare opportunity.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2014

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Five Sporting Events Worth Traveling For

Some of the best American sporting events worth traveling for are the Daytona 500, the Masters Tournament, the Super Bowl the U.S. Open and the World Series.

12/31/2013

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Keidel: Redbirds Will Be Back In Catbird Seat

Despite your monolithic love for the Cardinals, no one was rooting for the Redbirds more than I was. Not only as a Yankees fan, but as a native New Yorker imbued with an epic allergy to all things New England, I am biologically skewed against the Red Sox.

11/01/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 30: The Boston Red Sox celebrate after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Six of the 2013 World Series at Fenway Park on October 30, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Boston Red Sox defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1.

Five Things You Missed: World Series, Game 6

The Red Sox win their eighth World Series. Here are five things you missed from game 6.

10/31/2013

The Boston Red Sox celebrate after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Six of the 2013 World Series.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Red Sox Win World Series Title, Beat Cards 6-1 In Game 6

BOSTON (AP) — David Ortiz and the Boston Red Sox romped to their third World Series championship in 10 seasons, thumping October ace Michael Wacha and the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 Wednesday night in Game […]

10/30/2013

Fenway Park. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Red Sox Aim To Win Title At Fenway, 1st Since 1918

Ted Williams never did it. Not Carl Yastrzemski. Not Carlton Fisk. Not even Pedro Martinez and Curt Schilling, who ended The Curse nearly a decade ago but did it on the road.

670 The Score–10/30/2013

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 28: Jon Lester #31 of the Boston Red Sox pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Five of the 2013 World Series at Busch Stadium on October 28, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri.

Five Things You Missed: World Series, Game 5

The Red Sox take a 3-2 lead back to Boston. Here are five things you missed from game 5.

10/29/2013

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 26: Manager John Farrell #53 and Jarrod Saltalamacchia #39 of the Boston Red Sox argue an obstruction call with Home Plate Umpire Dana DeMuth #32 in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Three of the 2013 World Series at Busch Stadium on October 26, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri.

Five Things You Missed: World Series, Game 3

The Cardinals won game 3 on a controversial call. Here are five things you missed.

10/27/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 24: Pete Kozma #38 of the St. Louis Cardinals scores in the seventh inning against the Boston Red Sox during Game Two of the 2013 World Series at Fenway Park on October 24, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Five Things You Missed: World Series, Game 2

The Cardinals tied it up in game 2 of the 2013 World Series. Here are five things you missed.

10/25/2013

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Sports Verdict: Bigger World Series Impact? Koji Uehara Vs. Michael Wacha

The Cardinals and Red Sox are squaring off against one another yet again this year in the Fall Classic. While much of the spotlight will fall on marquis players like David Ortiz, a battle over a limited seven game sample such as this often boils down to X-Factors.

10/24/2013

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Five Things You Missed: World Series, Game 1

Game 1 of the 2013 World Series is in the books. Here are five things you missed from the game.

10/24/2013

Stephen Drew celebrates with David Ortiz after scoring in the second inning on a hit by Dustin Pedroia.(Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Red Sox Blow Out Cards In Series Opener

Mike Napoli hit a three-run double right after umpires reversed a blown call, Jon Lester made an early lead stand up and the Boston Red Sox romped past the sloppy St. Louis Cardinals 8-1 in Game 1 on Wednesday night for their ninth straight World Series win.

10/23/2013

A fan shows his support for the Cubs. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Photo: Cubs Mascot Was A Giant Squirrel In 1908

A lot has happened since the Cubs won the World Series in 1908.

670 The Score–10/18/2013

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Keidel: House Of Cardinals; Is St. Louis America’s Team?

The New York Yankees are America’s team. Or are they? The Evil Empire just doesn’t feel so daunting anymore, winning just one title since the last year of the ’90s dynasty.

10/11/2013

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Sports Verdict: Which Team Will Win The World Series? Dodgers Vs. Red Sox

With the Red Sox and Dodgers both finishing the season atop their division with 90+ wins, which of these two has the best chance to finish the season as champions?

09/26/2013

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

Bernstein: Time To Appreciate Paul Konerko

He may be finishing in Chicago as unassumingly as he arrived.

670 The Score–09/04/2013

Dayan Viciedo reacts after striking out. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Angi: For The White Sox, You’ve Gotta Walk Before You Can Win

There’s a mantra that will lead the organization in the right direction: You’ve gotta walk before you can win.

08/15/2013

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