The Cubs’ manager orchestrates an extra-inning victory just as the not-time-to-panic stage was looming.
Every big-league announcer has to develop a knack for creative filibustering.
Joe Ricketts launched DNA Info. His son Tom runs the Chicago Cubs. What are we to think?
Sosa made it into an elite SOTU club, if not the HOF.
Should ‘roids be allowed in the Hall of Fame? Baseball writers are putting themselves in their answers.
I hate it when I’m right about my team losing
Doug Glanville talks baseball on the Interview Show.
To: Cubs fans, Chicago mediaFrom: A fan of your more sensible Central Division rivals I realize that the departure of Sammy Sosa was acrimonious, but: YOU MUST CHILL. I HAVE HIDDEN YOUR KEYS. And while I also realize that Sosa may have looked somewhat odd at a recent social function, and that journalism is expected […]
Baseball scribes would rather moralize about performance-enhancing drugs than make hard decisions about whether their use should keep players out of the Hall of Fame.
Nick the Swish is still Dirty Thirty.
Alfonso Soriano gets held to a new, higher standard by Cub fans.
George Castle’s new book Baseball and the Media has a compelling nugget about embattled slugger Barry Bonds.
Dan McGrath says there’s no conspiracy. But where’s his evidence? Where’s the proof that a tight little cluster of Tribune Company overlords, whose chain of command descends to the Cubs clubhouse and the Tribune sports department, isn’t jerking the hapless satraps at the bottom? Satraps like manager Don Baylor and sports editor Dan McGrath. Dan, […]
Sammy Sosa, Slugger With a Heart of Gold