| May 7, 2013
| 11:42 AM
I have been a Cubs fan since 1948, so I have seen some poor baseball. However, it is time to release Marmol for the Cubs' good and also for his own good. Bill A., Newburgh, Ind.
I don’t really see that happening, at least not until they exhaust...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 8:55 PM
Northern State at Winona, 1 p.m. doubleheader
Major League Baseball—Philadelphia Phillies at Cincinnati Reds, 6 p.m. (ESPN); Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Minnesota Twins, 7 p.m. (FXSP)
| Apr 9, 2013
| 7:51 AM
If you believe the 2013 Cubs were built to stink -- spoiler alert: they were -- then you had to like Edwin Jackson’s miserable start in Monday’s home opener and Starlin Castro’s aggravating last out that was a wind shift from turning...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 9:58 PM
|HIGH SCHOOL TRACK AND FIELD|
Dakota Clash Meet at Pierre, 1 p.m.
|MEN’S CITY LEAGUE BASKETBALL|
|at Washington Street Gym|
6:30 p.m. — F League Playoff, Titan Machinery/S&S Lumber vs. Culver’s/Harr Motors.
| Apr 1, 2013
| 6:57 AM
Cubs manager Dale Sveum and team president Theo Epstein believe the Cubs will take a big step forward this season, and I’m thinking, I guess losing only 90 games would be a big step.
Another 100 losses, however, is easily attainable, don’t...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 5:17 PM
HOUSTON -- You could have written a worse ending for the Cubs' spring training, but not one that was uglier than Saturday, especially not from Darwin Barney's perspective.
While the Cubs were in the process of losing to a team of Astros' prospects 6-3,...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 9:22 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Newcomer Edwin Jackson has been named to start the Wrigley Field home opener April 8 against the Brewers. Jackson also will start the second game of the season behind Jeff Samardzija at Pittsburgh, with the third through fifth spots...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 9:41 PM
|HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL|
Yankton (6-14) at Brookings (16-6), 7 p.m.
Sioux Falls Lincoln (11-11) at Watertown (11-11), 7 p.m.
Sturgis (8-14) at Huron (14-7), 6 p.m.
Aberdeen Central (6-15)...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 8:26 AM
Athletes turned out in force to support former Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood and wife, Sarah, at the second annual Woody's Winter Warm-Up fundraiser at Harry Caray's Tavern at Navy Pier on Jan. 18. More than 400 patrons attended the event that benefits the Wood...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 12:41 PM
When popular athletes retire, charity work can become a double-edged sword. On one hand, they have more time to dedicate to their cause that they didn't have when they were playing games and training. On the other, they may not have the same star power...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Third base was the position that nobody could fill at the winter meetings, and after losing Jeff Keppinger to the Chicago White Sox, the Chicago Cubs were smart to re-sign Ian Stewart.
Stewart is a solid defensive third baseman and still has a chance...