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Ernie Accorsi watched the 1958 NFL championship game between the New York Giants and Baltimore Colts as a 17-year-old Colts fan. He went on to become general manager of both teams that played in the historic contest. He has probably watched the game 40...
Tags: Sports, Raymond Berry, Gino Marchetti, Sam Huff, Gale Sayers
On Dec.28, 1958, the NFL's best offense and defense, its finest quarterback, its best possession receiver and big-play threat, its most dominant defensive lineman and prototype offensive tackles, its best-rounded linebacker and its most promising...
Tags: Sports, Gino Marchetti, Chicago Bears, Sam Huff, Art Donovan
April 18, 2009 Healthy Kids Day - YMCA Attention parents and kids from grades K-12, you are invited to the 25th Annual Children's Book Party. Location: All YMCA's Across San Diego County Time: 8:30 am to 10:30am Cost: Free and open to the public Contact:...
Tribune staff reporterPaul Konerko would be the first to admit he has a pretty hard head. But not even Konerko could have imagined a curveball bounced off his noggin could change the complexion of a ballgame, if not a season.After Cubs starter Kerry Wood hit him in the...
Tags: Sports, Mike Schmidt, Joe Girardi, Baseball, Royce Clayton
Tribune staff reporterYou never will hear Kerry Wood complain about the unbalanced schedule. If Wood had his way, the Cubs would face the Reds 117 times, not the 17 times this season's schedule dictates. The 24-year-old right-hander improved to 6-0 lifetime against...
Tags: Kerry Wood, Sammy Sosa, Chris Stynes, Chicago Cubs, Sean Casey
Tribune staff reporterIf pending free agent Scott Rolen is auditioning for a lucrative contract from the Cubs, he didn't exactly hurt his cause Tuesday. Rolen hammered a game-winning three-run homer off Kyle Farnsworth in Philadelphia's 7-4 victory over the Cubs....
Tribune staff reporterThe Cubs fared better against Japanese sensation Kazuhisa Ishii this time. Instead of scoring one run against him, as they did last Sunday at Wrigley Field, they scored two. And they boosted their hit total from three all the way to four. That might...
Tags: Sports, Shawn Green, Robert Machado, Chicago Cubs, Fred McGriff
Tribune staff reporterJeff Fassero, a wily veteran of 11 major-league seasons, was hoping to catch a break. After hitting Sean Casey to load the bases in the ninth inning Monday, Fassero protested to plate umpire John Shulock, saying his 0-1 fastball had hit Casey's bat,...
Tags: Sports, Moises Alou, Robert Machado, Aaron Boone, Chicago Cubs
Tribune staff reporterThe sun was shining. The wind was blowing out. It was 67 degrees at game time. Seemingly a perfect setting Thursday at Wrigley Field. Sammy Sosa even came to the plate in the ninth inning with the tying run at third base. But with two outs, the Cubs...
Tags: Sports, Roberto Alomar, Baseball, Joe Girardi, Chicago Cubs
Tribune staff reporterWhat does it mean when a team strands 15 of its 17 base runners and still pulls out a victory? Four words: Jon Lieber was pitching. "It was the same Lieber as always," catcher Joe Girardi said. The same Lieber who won 20 games last year and continues...
Tags: Sports, Joe Girardi, Alex Gonzalez, Sammy Sosa, New York Mets
Tribune staff reporterThe Cubs, who have just two victories to show for their seven Wrigley Field dates this season, failed to make themselves at home Saturday against Cincinnati. Elmer Dessens (1-3) blanked the Cubs over 7 1/3 innings before giving way to relievers Gabe...
Tags: Sports, Gabe White, Robert Machado, Aaron Boone, Chicago Cubs
Tribune staff reporterWhen Reds manager Bob Boone halted Friday's game to discuss an issue with first-base umpire Tim McClelland, Cubs manager Don Baylor said Boone's motives were clear. "You have to find something to distract a pitcher who's dominating you," Baylor said....
Tags: Sports, Moises Alou, Baseball, Sammy Sosa, Matt Clement
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