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Tribune reporterWitnessing a five-run deficit in the first two innings Thursday that included a two-out throwing error, two walks and another defensive lapse drew an unflattering comparison from White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen. "It was like a Little League game out...
Tribune staff reporterRon Santo's heart was broken again Tuesday when he was denied entrance into the Baseball Hall of Fame, leaving the former Cubs icon to wonder whether his day ever will come. The nine-time All-Star learned Tuesday morning the Veterans Committee again...
Ask Paul resurfaces to answer questions about the possibility of a Jeff Samardzija sighting at Wrigley Field, moving Alfonso Soriano down in the order, and whether the Cubs should bring back Sammy Sosa for the playoff push. Does Jeff Samardzija have a...
Dock Ellis, the former major league pitcher who claimed to have thrown a no-hitter while on LSD but later turned his exploits into the basis of an anti-drug crusade and counseling career, died Friday of liver disease at County-USC Medical Center. He was...
Special to The TimesThe fictional manager of the Durham Bulls (played with grit by the late Trey Wilson) said it best in the classic film "Bull Durham." Baseball, he reflected, "is a simple game. You throw the ball. You hit the ball. You catch the ball." So why do the...
Ask Paul takes a timeout from his Hurricane Ike hiatus to answer your questions about resting key players before the playoffs, Derrek Lee's sick bat, whether sportswriters should have a weight limit and other relevant issues: Paul, I know I'm getting way...
Tags: Roger Ebert, Football, Chicago Cubs, Sports, Bipolar Disorder
From wire reportsFormer Orioles great Brooks Robinson caught on quickly: Preventing runs was just as important as scoring them. A human highlight film at the hot corner, Robinson finished No. 1 in fan voting for the all-time Rawlings Gold Glove team released yesterday....
Tags: Greg Maddux, Don Mattingly, Willie Mays, Gary Sheffield, Sports
WatchdogGonna be a slow Sunday night for the cyberspace posse that regularly is on the trail of critiquing ESPN baseball analyst Joe Morgan . . . often legitimately so. Morgan will be making his annual visit to Cooperstown for the......
Tags: ESPN (tv network), Sports
The Swampby Frank James Slate's often provocative media critic Jack Shafer provokes again, questioning why 15,000 reporters are going to the political conventions which he says are news-free gatherings. Shafer comes to bury conventions, not to praise them. With...
WatchdogIdeally, I should rewrite ESPN's news release about its plans for the final game at Yankee Stadium in my own words. But after all that Mike Francesa transcription and answering 113 questions in my live chat, I don't feel like......
Tags: Boxing, Archie Moore, Reggie Jackson, Billy Crystal, Whitey Ford
WatchdogBilly Crystal was supposed to be one of ESPN's booth guests Sunday night, but he couldn't make it because of an illness in his family. I was reminded of that when I heard Tony Kornheiser doing a Howard Cosell imitation......
WatchdogThe popular Fire Joe Morgan blog is no more. (Parental discretion advised due to naughty language.)......
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