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Cubs Catcher Makes History In Marathon Game

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 07.30.2014 | Sports

Having run out of relief pitchers heading after 15 innings, the Chicago Cubs turned to backup catcher John Baker to take the mound. And boy did it pay...

Sport and Society for Arete - The Week

Richard Crepeau | Posted 06.27.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

It was one of those very special weeks in SportsWorld. At least three things stood out: two in baseball and one in the bizarre world of the NCAA. It...

Let's Play Two! What We Can Learn from Ernie Banks

Ken Reed | Posted 04.08.2014 | Sports
Ken Reed

Ernie Banks' positive attitude was infectious. He learned that he could make everyone around him smile, and a lot more comfortable, by creating his own weather.

Take A Trip To Cub Camp (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

We certainly have been seeing quite a few sexy 2014 calendars popping up over the past couple of months and we honestly couldn't be happier about it. ...

Cubs Fire Manager After 2 Seasons

AP | JAY COHEN | Posted 11.30.2013 | Sports

CHICAGO — Theo Epstein is proud of the talent in the Chicago Cubs' minor league system. The president of baseball operations thinks Dale Sveum i...

Cubs Catcher Carted Off Field After Collision

Posted 08.08.2013 | Sports

The Phillies' front office may have held its breath on Wednesday night when All-Star Chase Utley tried to score from second base on a single in the se...

Soriano Back To The Bronx

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 09.25.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Alfonso Soriano took one look around Yankee Stadium and broke into a big, familiar smile. "This is my house, this is my home," he sa...

These Were NOT The Dinner Guest This Barbecuer Was Expecting

Posted 07.22.2013 | Green

One Connecticut barbecuer had a few more dinner guests than he expected when three adorable black bear cubs showed up to his back porch this weekend. ...

Cubs Player Suspended After Twitter Tirade

Posted 06.12.2013 | Sports

Third baseman Ian Stewart was suspended by the Cubs organization after he went on a Twitter rant expressing his frustration toward the team's front of...

WATCHL Cubs Catcher Belts 3 Homers

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 07.29.2013 | Sports

CHICAGO — Dioner Navarro's first home run just cleared the basket at Wrigley Field and his second nearly hooked foul. But the third?...

WATCH: Angry Wife Throws Beer In Husband's Face At Ball Game

Posted 05.21.2013 | Sports

A baseball fan got a little more than he bargained for on Sunday when he leapt to protect his wife from a home run ball at the Chicago Cubs game and e...

Cubs 1B Gets New Deal

AP | Posted 07.13.2013 | Sports

CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs have viewed Anthony Rizzo as a part of their future since they acquired him. Now he's locked in....

Twelve Days in Heaven (aka Botswana), Part 1 -- Chitabe Camp [PHOTOS]

Susan Portnoy | Posted 07.01.2013 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

Botswana is a magical land of lush plains, staggeringly beautiful sunsets and wildlife that will blow your mind. Over 12 days I explored four camps, in various regions of the Okavango Delta, each with their own personality: Chitabe, Vumbura Plains, Abu and Mombo.

Cubs Make Embarrassing History

Posted 04.15.2013 | Sports

Nothing is going right for the Cubbies. Clinging to a 4-1 lead over the Giants in the top of the sixth inning, the Cubs not only started giving ou...

Upton Brothers Put On A Show

AP | GEORGE HENRY | Posted 04.07.2013 | Sports

ATLANTA -- B.J. and Justin Upton never had the nerve to imagine an ending like the one they provided Saturday night – not even after they both m...

Have Baseball GMs Wasted $1 Billion in Bad Contracts?

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 02.02.2013 | Sports
Larry Schwimmer

Don't let the fear of losing a great player to another team cause you to sign an expensive, long-term contract at a disadvantageous time. Let the competition waste millions.

No. 100

AP | Posted 12.01.2012 | Sports

CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs got their 100th loss of the season when Lucas Harrell threw six shutout innings to lead the Houston Astros to a 3-0 w...

The Heckler Editor Brad Zibung Makes Fun of Chicago Sports -- and The Interview Show Microphones

Mark Bazer | Posted 11.28.2012 | Sports
Mark Bazer

Brad Zibung, editor of the satirical sports website The Heckler, stopped by The Interview Show, hosted by Mark Bazer at The Hideout, to talk Jay Cutler, the challenges of making fun of the Cubs when nobody cares and more.

Reds First Team To Clinch Playoff Spot

AP | RICK GANO | Posted 11.20.2012 | Sports

CHICAGO -- Dusty Baker was missing when the Cincinnati Reds became the first team in the majors to clinch a playoff spot. The main man in the dugout w...

Cubs Fan Jumps on Oriole Bandwagon

Gary Arnold | Posted 11.19.2012 | Sports
Gary Arnold

As a young boy, I didn't want to go to Baltimore to deal with the medical issues. But when the Orioles emerged as American League East Division Champions in 1979, I felt a connection as a result of those trips.

WATCH: Cubs Rookie Goes Flying

Posted 09.12.2012 | Sports

Running out an infield single is apparently an increasingly dangerous pastime, especially if you play for a bad team in the NL Central. Just two w...

Benches Clear In D.C... Twice

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.07.2012 | Sports

As the Nats' bats stayed hot against the Chicago Cubs on Thursday night, the tempers of both ball clubs flared, too. The benches cleared twice at Nati...

Nats Clinch 1st Winning Season In D.C.

AP | Posted 09.03.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Ross Detwiler allowed four hits in seven shutout innings and Adam LaRoche homered Monday, giving the Washington Nationals their first wi...

Bankers Guilty Of Scamming U.S. Cities

Reuters | Posted 10.31.2012 | Business

* Part of U.S. probe of $3.7 trillion muni bond market * Fraud by ex-UBS employees spanned five years -prosecution * Def...

WATCH: Rangers Pitchers' Hilarious Harry Caray Impressions

Posted 08.21.2012 | Sports

Texas Rangers starting pitchers Derek Holland and Ryan Dempster just can't seem to stay away from the camera. Following their acting debut at the MLB ...