Paul Konerko and Jimmy Rollins were named co-winners of the Robert Clemente Award Friday, presented to the player who best represents the game of baseball through positive contributions on and off the field, including sportsmanship and community involvement. This is the first time the award has been given to two winners on one year. Konerko,
Bears cornerback Tim Jennings said Tuesday that having permanent captains “sets the foundation of consistency” for a football team. The Bears have been using rotating captains each week, and that decision has come into question in light of the recent locker room crisis. “If it was my decision I got to have permanent captains throughout
Even the announcers need to work on their game in the preseason. Bulls analyst Stacey King was in mid-season playoff form last night when Jimmy Butler capped a 20-point fourth quarter by hitting a three-pointer at the buzzer to defeat the Hawks. Stacey gave us “Jimmy B,” “Jimmy Buckets,” “Jimmy Jordan” and, of course, his
(Updated Mon. Oct. 20, 2014, following new info from Federal Railroad Administration) Hundreds of Metra engineers and conductors are tested every year on operating rules, but apparently a Metra manager wasn’t scoring their results correctly until federal officials stepped in. A safety assessment of Metra by the Federal Railroad Administration found that a new Metra manager was
Volkswagen sold 7.4 million cars and trucks, slightly more than General Motors’ 7.36 million. Toyota is expected to keep the No. 1 spot.
It was raining on and off today in downtown Chicago. A pedestrian choosing not to use their umbrella makes their way through the light rain Tuesday afternoon at North Franklin Street and West Lake Street. | Michael Schmidt/Sun-Times A pedestrian makes their way through the rain Tuesday afternoon at North Franklin Street and West Randolph
Today I went to the Independence Park Farmers Market. A pit bull named Boudha owned by Sarah and Teresa Melzer-Hire happily checks out the dog treats being sold by Mushyface Cookie Co. owned by Jeff and Michelle Larsen Sunday morning at the Independence Park Farmers Market on Irving Park Road at Hamlin Avenue. This is
ATLANTA — As expected, Falcons wide receiver/kick returner Devin Hester will play against his former team Sunday at the Georgia Dome. Hester was not on the Falcons’ inactives list after fighting a hamstring injury all week. He was listed as questionable Friday, but told reporters in Atlanta he planned to play. Hester will serve as