| Dec 12, 2013
| 6:04 AM
The Chicago City Council had barely finished giving the Cubs additional freedom to expand Wrigley Field and schedule night games Wednesday when Mayor Rahm Emanuel delivered a message to the Ricketts family: It's time to break out the jackhammers already....
| Dec 5, 2013
The holiday shopping season is here, and many of us will be tempted to pull out credit cards and use them with reckless abandon. Please let me offer this foolproof way to combat frenzied shopping and avoid overspending:
1. Go to your...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:47 PM
There's no doubt Chicago baseball icons Greg Maddux and Frank Thomas will end up in the Baseball Hall of Fame.
The real question is whether the "Big Hurt'' will join "Mad Dog'' at the induction ceremonies in July in Cooperstown, N.Y., or have to wait...
| Dec 1, 2013
Can a museum celebrating more than 140 years of Chicago baseball history coexist under the same roof with two other museums — a national hall of fame for sports mascots and an institution chronicling Standard Oil's early history in northwest...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 5:35 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to change where digital billboards can be put up along Chicago expressways, even as state officials have raised questions about some of the city's locations for the 100-foot-tall ads.
Earlier this month, the mayor quietly...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 10:16 AM
The topic was bound to come up when White Sox pitchers Hector Santiago, Addison Reed and Donnie Veal gathered recently for teammate Matt Lindstrom’s wedding.
In an offseason in which almost any Sox player could be put up for a trade, rumors...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 4:58 PM
The Chicago Cubs' owners want to sell beer and wine in their new outdoor plaza connected to Wrigley Field, according to a proposal unveiled Tuesday at a City Council meeting that could increase the Ricketts family's competition with neighboring bars....
| Nov 12, 2013
Four years ago, medical tests revealed L'Tanya King had tumors on her liver. She needed surgery, so she took an eight-week leave from her job as a technical services manager at Oil-Dri Corp. of America.
It was then she felt the full embrace of her co-...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 7:09 PM
White Sox general manager Rick Hahn could not provide an answer Tuesday about whether veteran Paul Konerko will return for his 16th season with the Sox.
Hahn did say, however, that he thinks Konerko will return only if he feels like he can contribute in...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 6:08 PM
White Sox Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf said during the 2011 SoxFest he wasn't sure whether to begin a rebuilding process or go for it until two days before giving Adam Dunn his four-year, $56 million contract.
"It was a tough call because we've really taken...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:52 PM
White Sox general manager Rick Hahn and left-handed pitcher Hector Santiago were among a large group of people that gathered at U.S. Cellular Field on Tuesday, but it wasn’t to announce any major league offseason moves.
The Sox instead...