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Frank Thomas RETIRES: 'Big Hurt' Announced Retirement At Press Conference Friday

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Frank Thomas, one of the greatest sluggers of the last two decades, announced his retirement from baseball on Friday. "I'm happy with this announce...

Jim Thome To Leave The White Sox

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Ozzie Guillen's most glaring weakness as a manager probably has been parting ways with his White Sox players. Guillen often has tiptoed out of his off...

Carlton Fisk: Mark McGwire's Claims That Steroids Didn't Affect Home Runs 'A Crock'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Former Chicago White Sox catcher and Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk had some not-so-nice things to say about steroid abusers in baseball Tuesday, calling ...

Retail Planned For Area Around Sox Park

WBBM Newsradio | Steve Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

35th Street is a long way from Wrigleyville, but the block where the old Comiskey Park once stood could become home to some elements of that North Sid...

No-Drama Obama's Rules to Live by

Julie Farby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Julie Farby

Turns out even an unflappable man-God like Obama is human after all: he even has a list of pet peeves (gasp!).

Ozzie Guillen On Wrigley: 'I Puke Every Time I Go There'

Chicago Tribune | Mark Gonzales | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The White Sox's series with the Cubs is two days away, but manager Ozzie Guillen had no problem warming up for his dreaded visit to Wrigley Field....

Frank Thomas Working Cubs-White Sox Games For Comcast

Crain's Chicago Business | Ed Sherman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Frank Thomas is coming back to Chicago. Not as a hitter, although the White Sox could use every bit of help they can get these days. Rather, "The Big ...

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...

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...

Weather Channel Anchor Gaffe: 'Chicago White C*cks' (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Via the Windy Citizen comes this mispronunciation gaffe from a Weather Channel anchor covering the White Sox opening day delay April 6. Watch:...

New Ballpark Food: White Sox Getting A Wine Bar

Chicago Tribune | Phil Vettel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

And wine by the glass at the Cell? Believe it; a wine bar (actually a free-standing cart) on the lower level, along the first-base line, will dispense...

Nate Silver Predicts The Cubs And White Sox 2009 Records And Stats

Chicago Magazine | Nate Silver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Our statistical wunderkind predicts the booms and busts of the 2009 Cubs and White Sox....

White Sox Chairman: We'll Sign Sammy Sosa If Obama Tells Us To

Chicago Tribune | John Kass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Sox are trying to come up with an official "Obama" hat. If the White House approves, the sales will go to charity. "Hey, he's the president," [te...

Winter Classic Kicks Off New Year: Will it be Any Better?

Jon Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jon Greenberg

What do Chicago sports fans have to look forward to in 2009, aside from Hawk Harrelson and bad singing at Wrigley?

Chicago Sports Teams Lobbying Against Tax Increase

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago sports moguls are lobbying to block a City Hall squeeze play that might hurt their ability to compete for players. Mayor Daley want to raise ...

Chicago Dreams

Bill Marovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Bill Marovitz

October was set up to be a crazy, zany month with fans preoccupied with our national pastime. Now, we can all get back to things of lesser significance, like the presidential election and the economy.

Sox Season a Success? You Can Put it on the Board

Jon Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jon Greenberg

There were few tears, if any, shed Monday night by a Sox team that never quit, even as it was running on fumes. This team didn't promise a World Series. There was no "curse" to break. The epitaph of the 2008 White Sox? They lived on the edge and died with their spikes on.

White Sox Playoffs: Game Three Slideshow

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago


Cubs Lose, Cubs Lose, Cubs Lose!

Monroe Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Monroe Anderson

Although I've lived less than two miles from Wrigley Field for more than 30 years, I've never been much of a Cubs fan for three reasons.

Big-Game Hunter

Jon Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jon Greenberg

Last week I wrote about John Danks' balls. Not the specifics, mind you, but rather celebrating their basic existence. It's a good thing.

White Sox-Rays: Game Two Live Pitch-By-Pitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The White Sox have gone to a right-handed heavy lineup for Friday night's contest against the Rays and Scott Kazmir, the team's left-handed ace. Dewa...

Media-Tations on Chicago Baseball Managers

Jon Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jon Greenberg

Chicago baseball is in some kind of golden age. You know this. It's been 102 years since both teams made the post-season. Enjoy it while you can.

White Sox-Rays: Live Pitch-By-Pitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Rays have had a breather, while the White Sox are coming off a breathtaking win in the American League Central tiebreaker game Tuesday night. The...

What's Really Important

Bill Marovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Bill Marovitz

For the next month, all of our worldly concerns will take a back seat to ... baseball. For the first time in over 100 years, both Chicago baseball teams are in the playoffs.

Balls in Our Fields: Chicago Says Let's Play Two

Jon Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jon Greenberg

The Cell isn't even the center of Chicago's baseball world this year. I was at that place, Wrigley Field, Tuesday for the Cubs-Dodgers workout, where pre-game interviews consisted of finding a dozen different ways to ask someone how it feels to do something they haven't done yet.