Chicago Sports News and Rumors
Anthony Rizzo, rookies and pitching vault Cubs to 10 over .500Share Tweet
LEADING OFF: Price Jays Debut; Burnett to Doc; Cubs-Piratesnytimes.com 7 hours agoA look at what's happening all around the major leagues Monday:Share Tweetyahoo.com 8 hours agoMove over Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees, or Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals. There's a new best rivalry in baseball. Not surprisingly, the Kansas City Royals are involved. The Royals had their issues with other clubs earlier in the season, bu…Share TweetAddison Russell smacked a solo home run to back Clayton Richard, who helped himself by hitting an RBI double, leading the Cubs to a 4-3 victory Sunday over the Brewers to complete a four-game sweep.Share Tweet
Yankees 12, White Sox 3: A Resurgent Didi Gregorius Helps Yankees Past the White Soxnytimes.com 10 hours agoGregorius, who had the unenviable task of replacing Derek Jeter, drove in two runs and scored twice on Sunday, and he is batting .472 in his last 11 games.Share Tweet
Yankees Rough Up Samardzija, Beat White Sox 12-3nytimes.com 11 hours agoJacoby Ellsbury and Mark Teixeira homered against Jeff Samardzija, and the New York Yankees pounded the Chicago White Sox 12-3 on Sunday.Share Tweet
Are the Blackhawks a dynasty? They couldn’t care less – because they’re not donethehockeynews.com 12 hours agoThe pee wasn’t even dry on David Keith’s Chicago Blackhawks sweater when the questions started. There he was, holding his two-year-old grandson, who had undoubtedly gotten caught up in all the excitement of his dad, Duncan, winning the Stanley Cup and f…Share Tweet
Maddon ejected after losing challengeMLB.com 13 hours agoThe Cubs not only lost a challenge Sunday but manager Joe Maddon, who was ejected in the third inning.Share Tweetyahoo.com 18 hours agoThe Chronicles of Stanley is a weekly series this summer that tracks the Chicago Blackhawks as they each get their special alone time with the Stanley Cup. There have been plenty of NHL players have celebrated along with siblings also in the league who …Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 20 hours agoDuring Marc Trestman’s two years as the head coach in Chicago, the Bears ranked 24th and 30th in rushing attempts and threw the ball 65 percent of the time. That didn’t do much to erase the label that Trestman had earned in previous stops as an offensiv…Share Tweet
Avi sails! Garcia robs another homerMLB.com Aug 1 (yesterday)While Avisail Garcia's defense hasn't been letter perfect, he has helped the White Sox with some big plays in right field. One of those came during Saturday night's 8-2 victory over the Yankees, a score that might not have been so one-sided without him.Share Tweet
White Sox 8, Yankees 2: Stepping From Class AAA to Majors, Young Yankees Pitchers Can’t DeliverBryan Mitchell and Diego Moreno, the two young pitchers the Yankees turned to instead of making a trade, were not ready for their opportunity in a loss to Chicago.Share Tweet
Cabrera, Ramirez Homer as White Sox Beat Yankees 8-2Melky Cabrera and Alexei Ramirez homered and John Danks struck out eight as the Chicago White Sox beat the New York Yankees 8-2 on Saturday night.Share Tweet
The Top 10 moments for 2014-15thehockeynews.com Aug 1 (yesterday)1. Hawks win the Stanley Cup – June 15, 2015 Thanks to the (literally) tireless efforts of Conn Smythe winner Duncan Keith, the Chicago Blackhawks claimed their third Stanley Cup in six seasons, dusting off the Tampa Bay Lightning in six games. Keith, w…Share TweetESPN.com Aug 1 (yesterday)Bears hold LT Jermon Bushrod out of first padded practiceShare Tweet
Former White Sox Organist’s Offbeat Approach Resonated for DecadesThe former Chicago White Sox organist Nancy Faust’s tradition of playing each player’s state song apparently began the long, surprisingly intricate history of walk-up music.Share Tweet
Yankees 13, White Sox 6: Yankees Bypass A-List Trades, Content With Pitchers for Now and Laternytimes.com Jul 31 (2 days ago)Putting their money where their prospects are, the Yankees did little to buttress their fragile pitching staff. Meanwhile, their offense got two home runs from the white-hot Mark Teixeira to roll past the Chicago White Sox, 13-6, on Friday.Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 1 (2 days ago)Billy Pierce, a seven-time All-Star pitcher who spent the prime of his career with the Chicago White Sox, died Friday morning at the age of 88 after a battle with gallbladder cancer. Pierce spent 18 season in the majors, debuting with the Detroit Tigers…Share Tweet
Take Me Out to the Rooftop: Wrigley Changes Bring New Looksnytimes.com Aug 1 (2 days ago)Top of the first, one out. It's a Friday in July, the start of a holiday weekend, and the Chicago Cubs are hosting the Miami Marlins.Share Tweet
With Cubs, White Sox chasing wild-card spots, their plans are paying offESPN.com Aug 1 (2 days ago)With Cubs, White Sox chasing wild-card spots, their plans are paying offShare Tweet
LaRoche works scoreless 9th in pitching debutMLB.com Aug 1 (2 days ago)White Sox designated hitter Adam LaRoche retired the side in the ninth inning of Friday night's 13-6 loss to the Yankees.Share Tweetnytimes.com Aug 1 (2 days ago)Mark Teixeira is on a hot streak, and it doesn't seem to matter whether he's swinging right- or left-handed.Share Tweet
Pace: I want to make sure we're not gun-shyJul 29Bears GM Ryan Pace discusses the decision to release defensive lineman Ray McDonald.
Jay Cutler making strides heading into training campJul 23ESPN Bears reporter Jeff Dickerson says quarterback Jay Cutler has been spending extra time with his teammates this offseason.
Jay Cutler's performance key at campJul 17ESPN Bears reporter Jeff Dickerson says quarterback Jay Cutler, who will be playing under his fifth offensive coordinator in Chicago, needs to produce this season.
Ray McDonald charged with domestic violenceJul 9ESPN legal analyst Lester Munson discusses the charges against former Bears and 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald.
5-on-5: Biggest fallersJul 30After starting 24-8 last season, Toronto played .500 ball the rest of the way. With a planned transition to a new defensive identity this year, J.A. A...
5-on-5: Biggest risers, fallers for 2015-16 NBA seasonJul 28After a summer of deals, which teams are on the inside track to success next season and which are headed for a down year? Our 5-on-5 panel weighs in.
The MMQB MailbagJul 22Today is a good day for logic around the NFL. Because: • The Tennessee Titans on Tuesday signed the second pick in the draft, quarterback Marcus Mariota, meaning that five days before the first practice of the NFL preseason, all 32 first-round picks hav…
Adande: Jordan wouldn't let pride get in the wayJul 21The healthiest sign in DeAndre Jordan's return engagement with the Clippers is that the final decision was made for the right reasons, overcoming what would have been a prideful mistake.