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New rules, new attitudes. That may be what's needed to understand the changes to the baseball draft. Always the quirkiest distribution system for talent in pro sports, Major League Baseball has added layers of complications with spending limits and...
Robin Ventura leads with his heart. That's why he was flying into home plate on that awful night in Sarasota, Fla., 15 years ago. It's why he pushed himself beyond exhaustion in his recovery from an ankle damaged so bad it would ultimately require a rare...
Future baseball Hall of Famer Tony La Russa stood next to Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau on the Patriots sidelines Wednesday in Foxborough, Mass., as both watched coach Bill Belichick teach football at minicamp. Neither man was there to pick Belichick's brain...
A year ago, some team might have made an offer that rocked Alex Young's world. The Pirates, Nationals or Red Sox, maybe even the Cubs, might have dug deep for the left-hander from Carmel High School. They still could, of course, but 2012 is definitely...
Paul Konerko has put up some impressive numbers since coming to the White Sox in 1999. But the Tribune's seven Hall of Fame voters agree the slugger is not worthy of Cooperstown —for now. MARK GONZALES In the post-steroid era, not many hitters...
Tribune staff reporterApril is a good month to be a sports fan in Chicago. The Blackhawks are in the playoffs, the Bulls are heading into the postseason vying for the NBA's best record, and the Cubs and White Sox have opened their seasons under new management, fostering...
Tribune reporterGov. Pat Quinn stood inside the auditorium of a sprawling new Salvation Army community center that officially opened in West Pullman Saturday and put into perspective the meaning of a new swimming pool, performing arts center, soccer field and other...
Bill "Moose" Skowron, who went from marbles, softball and dreams on the parks and playgrounds of the Northwest Side to attain fame as one of the greatest athletes from Chicago, has died. He was 81. Skowron, whose most enduring renown came as a member...
Christine O'Reilly has fond memories of her early days with the White Sox. Might not have been too funny then, but she laughs now. O'Reilly had landed a part-time job at old Comiskey Park through a grammar school friend who was an Andy Frain usher. "I...
Forget the Mets' financing troubles attached to the Fred Wilpon/Bernie Madoff connection. Look past the Red Sox's franchise-reshaping, where these days only the uniforms seem unchanged, and the slow-moving sale of the Dodgers. The chaos at the Padres'...
Ozzieball was always a misnomer. Taking their lead from the guy in the manager's office, White Sox marketing types and some of their more casual fans romanticized the Ozzie Guillen era as one of in-your-face baseball — aggressive baserunning,...
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