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Chicago Cubs Buyer Ricketts Offering Stakes In The Team To Private Investors

Crain's Chicago Business | Ann Saphir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Tom Ricketts is offering private investors a stake in the Chicago Cubs as he works to finance a $900-million acquisition of the team by his family. C...

White Sox Visiting White House On Visit Arranged By Axelrod

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The Chicago White Sox are heading to the White House. A group of about 35 including players, team officials and family members, will ...

White Sox Visit White House, Meet Obama (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago White Sox players, coaches and team personnel toured the White House Monday and met with "First Fan," President Obama. "He said he hopes that...

Grant Hill: Miraculous or Medicated?

Chris Kyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Chris Kyle

At age 36, Grant Hill is the seventh oldest player in the league, yet he did not miss a single regular season game. That's not impressive. It's remarkable.

Athletic Blacks vs Smart Whites: Why Sports Stereotypes Are Wrong

Casey Gane-McCalla | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Casey Gane-McCalla

Biological factors do not compel people from certain races to excel in certain sports. Cultural factors do.

Bill Murray Plunks Woman During Pro-Am

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LUTZ, Fla. — One day after she was plunked on the head by Bill Murray's wayward tee shot, Gayle DiMaggio had a request: a signed copy of his mov...

Breasts Barred From The Olympics

Bettina Prentice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bettina Prentice

Fifteen elite female ski jumpers from a dozen countries have filed a lawsuit against the Vancouver Olympic Organizing Committee for the right to compete in the 2010 Olympic Games.

Pakistan Loses 2011 Cricket World Cup Hosting Rights Due To 'Uncertain Security Situation'

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Pakistan has been stripped of hosting rights for the 2011 World Cup because of the "uncertain security situation" in the country, the International Cr...

Cubs Manager Piniella Didn't Take Blagojevich's Advice

Chicago Tribune | Paul Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Lou Piniella shrugged off a Tribune story that revealed ex- Gov. Rod Blagojevich sent him a lineup suggestion in a 2007 letter. "I've talked to him, b...

Hud Mellencamp, John Mellencamp's Son, Wins Indiana Golden Gloves

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

INDIANAPOLIS — The 14-year-old son of rock singer John Mellencamp has won a division title in the Indiana Golden Gloves boxing tournament. Hud ...

Just Like a Woman: My 12 Downs at Quarterback (VIDEO)

David Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Murray

Many hours of practices, film sessions and coaching were about to culminate in 12 plays at quarterback before my friends, my family, and perhaps most important by now, my coach and the 50 women I was calling "teammates."

Julia Stiles Pens Mets Article For WSJ

wsj.com | JULIA STILES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Once again, the Yankees are harshing my mellow. When the Mets renovated their bullpen by adding J.J. Putz and Frankie Rodriguez, the Yankees had to tr...

Liam Neeson And Sons To The Knicks Game

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Liam Neeson took his sons Daniel and Michael to the Knicks game Wednesday night. The Neeson men, along with friend Aidan Quinn, watched the Knicks de...

John Madden Retires From Broadcasting

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — John Madden's last game as a football announcer was a thrilling Super Bowl decided in the final seconds. The perfect ending to a run...

Blagojevich's Cubs Advice To Lou Piniella

Chicago Tribune | Todd Lighty and Robert Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Like any frustrated Cubs fan, former Gov. Rod Blagojevich had his own ideas about how manager Lou Piniella should run the team....

Hulk Hogan: I Could Kill Like OJ

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

HULK Hogan is sounding homicidal over the way his wife Linda dumped him, forced him out of his $18 million mansion, allegedly started spending his mon...

Masters Ratings Down From Last Year

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Television ratings for the final round of the Masters are down slightly from last year. This year's final round fell on Easter Sunda...

Alex Rodriguez Lays Groundwork for Initial Public Offering

The Sportsman's Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
The Sportsman's Daily

In between rehabbing his hip and working the MILF circuit, Alex Rodriguez spent a wild weekend with several out-of-work investment bankers who convinced A-Rod of his potential value as a publicly traded company.

Jermaine Dye, Paul Konerko Each Hit 300th Home Run Back-To-Back

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

DETROIT — Jermaine Dye and Paul Konerko reached 300 career homers with consecutive drives in the second inning and the Chicago White Sox beat th...

Cubs Opening Day: Goat Head Found Hanging Outside Wrigley Field

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO - As if the rain and cold weather threatening the Chicago Cubs' home opener against the Colorado Rockies weren't enough, there's another goat ...

Cubs Shutout Rockies To Win Chilly Home Opener 4-0

AP | RICK GANO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Ted Lilly held Colorado hitless for 6 2-3 innings on a raw day at Wrigley Field and the Chicago Cubs won their home opener Monday by h...

Masters Golf: Tiger and Phil -- Boy, Do Those Two Guys Hate Each Other or What?

Matthew DeBord | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Matthew DeBord

One of these days, Woods and Mickelson are going to need to recognize that, like Palmer and Nicklaus, they are forever joined, even if Tiger will have the grander career.

White Sox Sued By Man Claiming He Was Injured By Crowd Fight Over T-Shirt

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) -- An Indiana man is suing the Chicago White Sox claiming he was injured by fans struggling over a free T-shirt launched from a can...

Where's Tiger? Woods Struggles Through First Two Rounds At Masters

AP | TIM DAHLBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

AUGUSTA, Ga. — If Tiger Woods is wondering what it will take for him to win a fifth green jacket this weekend, he might look at what Sandy Lyle ...

Masters Leaderboard, News, Highlights and Video

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

AP NEWS UPDATE (4/13 7:55 AM): Cabrera wins Masters in playoff for his 2nd major The cheers came from every corner of Augusta National, the kind of m...