Monthly Archives: March 2013
CUBS CF David DeJesus SS Starlin Castro 1B Anthony Rizzo LF Alfonso Soriano RF Nate Schierholtz C Welington Castillo 3B Luis Valbuena 2B Brent Lillibridge RHP Jeff Samardzija PIRATES LF Starling Marte RF Garrett Jones CF Andrew McCutchen 3B Pedro Alvarez 1B Gaby Sanchez 2B Neil Walker C Russell Martin SS Clint Barmes RHP A.J.
PITTSBURGH – Opening Day is a return to the scene of the crime, as far as Jeff Samardzija is concerned. The place he had perhaps his two most dominant starts last season. The place where his best season – his prove-it season – was abruptly stopped short when he reached a long-planned innings limit. A
On a winter afternoon at the iO improv comedy club in Wrigleyville, three classes are in session, a tiler needs to be paid for the bathroom he just repaired and founder Charna Halpern has just returned from another round of negotiations for a $7 million bank loan she’s about to use to take the biggest
As if he didn’t have enough troubles, Justin Bieber was facing the prospect of several nights in Europe without a monkey. When he arrived in Munich on Thursday for some concert dates, Bieber lacked the paperwork to bring his capuchin monkey into Germany, a customs spokesman told the AP. Authorities put the critter in quarantine.
From the White House: “President Barack Obama walks with daughter Sasha as First Lady Michelle Obama walks with daughter Malia as they arrive at St. John’s Church in Washington, D.C. where they attend Easter Service, Sunday, March 31, 2013.” (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
Season three of “Game of Thrones” starts tonight on HBO. If you’re in need of a bit of a refresher as to what happened when and where and with whom the past two seasons, check out this cool interactive recap-map. As you scroll your way across the kingdoms of Westeros (there’s Qarth — the greatest
Ending a 17-day walkout, musicians of the San Francisco Symphony reached a tentative agreement Sunday on a 26-month contract. Concerts will resume Tuesday. No contract details were released pending a ratification vote later this week by the full orchestra and then approval by the symphony’s board of governors. The musicians went on strike March 14
Chris Sale will make his first Opening Day start on Monday. AP PHOTO Chris Sale will start on Opening Day for the White Sox against the Kansas City Royals on Monday (3:10 p.m.). After the Sox’ Sunday workout at U.S. Cellular Field, Sale talked to media about his first Opening Day start. Here’s what he
The sight of Niklas Hjalmarsson starting for the Blackhawks on Sunday afternoon in Detroit wasn’t that surprising. The sight of him doing so alongside Duncan Keith was. Hawks coach Joel Quenneville shook up his defensive pairings for the first time all season, breaking up the long-standing duo of Keith and Seabrook, and the Swedish duo
President Barack Obama wants to sign an immigration reform bill–and sees it as a “legacy item,” David Axelrod said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” Axelrod, a former Obama top advisor who is a NBC News analyst, told guest host Chuck Todd Republicans are wrong if they suspect that Obama wants the issue more than