Monthly Archives: July 2012
MINNEAPOLIS — Left-hander Francisco Liriano pitched six strong innings in his White Sox debut against his former team, A.J. Pierzynski hit a two-run, tiebreaking homer in the ninth inning, and the Sox held on for a 4-3 victory against the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night. Pierzynski also scored the tying run in the seventh inning.
After a day off Monday, the refreshed Bears had another eventful practice on a hot, muggy afternoon at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais. Generally, you have to take their word for it when they say they’re making progress. But it’s a little easier to see with the naked eye this season. Wide receivers coach Darryl
Bears quarterback Jay Cutler said new offensive coordinator Mike Tice listens to him and other players. “I have a little bit of input. Not much,” Cutler said. “I’ve got a few things that I whisper in [Tice's] ear and he’s always receptive of it. “At the end of the day we’re going to do what’s
MINNEAPOLIS — The White Sox announced that left-hander John Danks will have exploratory surgery on his left shoulder on Monday, ending his season. Danks has not pitched for the Sox since May 19 against the Cubs. He threw four innings in a minor league rehab assignment for AAA Charlotte on June 12 but wasn’t right
Sun-Times sports columnists Rick Telander and Rick Morrissey are in London covering the Olympics. Telander ran into Princess Kate in the Olympic Village and her husband Prince William and writes about them HERE. The Telander/Morrissey London Olympics blog is HERE.
So if you don’t like heat in the heartland, should you move to Cincinnati? That’s one conclusion you might come to after looking over a study released last week by the Union of Concerned Scientists on temperature data in Chicago and several other Midwest cities over the past 60 years. But Laurence S. Kalkstein, a
Cubs confirm Ryan Dempster has been traded to the Texas Rangers for two Class A prospects. That means the top two performing members of the Cubs’ rotation have been dealt in a 24-hour period, with lefty Paul Maholm already gone, with Reed Johnson, to the Braves for prospects Monday night. According to reports from Texas,
MINNEAPOLIS – Whatever cell-phone minutes White Sox general manager Ken Williams had left on his phone after pulling off three trades in the last few weeks have been banked and may be used in August, when trades can be made if players clear waivers. The deadline for non-waiver deals passed at 3 p.m. Tuesday with
The PGA of America announced that general public tickets are available to the 39th Ryder Cup Gala, which features the captains, players and Grammy award winners Chicago and Justin Timberlake, the U.S. team’s ambassador. The event starts at 8:30 p.m. at the Akoo Theatre in Rosemont the evening of Sept. 26 and will feature a