Theo Epstein put a clause in right-hander Tyler Chatwood’s three-year, $38 million deal that would give him extra money for just one Cy Young vote.
LaVar, 50, has never seen a microphone he couldn’t eat, a courtesy he couldn’t trample, a boast he couldn’t top, a dignity he couldn’t demolish.
This is what nobody has wanted to say all season, or at least not since Trubisky took over the starter’s job: Maybe he’s a bust.
Haven’t we visited every physical, mental, legal and moral ramification of taking performance-enhancing drugs in baseball and every other sport?
They sucker their fans into believing in them, then inevitably dash their spirits.
Director Rebecca Carpenter shows her father’s — and her family’s — struggle with the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).
TELANDER: All right, we’ll calm down now and acknowledge there’s only one reason Vegas gamblers like the 3-5 Bears’ chances: No Aaron Rodgers.
Sun-Times columnist Rick Telander remembers Bears legendary running back Walter Payton, who died 18 years ago today, Nov. 1, 1999.
TELANDER: The Bulls are a patched-together team with no real focus, philosophy or identity.
TELANDER: That will be the essence of the issue between Portis and Mirotic. Can the wounded man ever forgive the aggressor?
TELANDER: Do you say it’s been a great year or do you say it’s been a disappointing year? Both are accurate.
The trip to the title last year exhausted all of the fan base’s energy. The fulfilled yearning for success opened a floodgate of joy, tears, thanks.
Tip your hats, Cubs fans, when starting pitcher Jake Arrieta takes the field Wednesday against the Dodgers in Game 4 of the NLCS.
Yasiel Puig scored on Justin Turner’s homer. But you just had the feeling beforehand that the two big hitters were going to beat the Cubs.
The Cubs went ahead 2-0 on a home run by Albert Almora Jr. in the fourth inning, then sort of faded away.