A three-game series in the middle of June, by definition, means as much as one bug hitting a windshield on a summer drive. Even if it’s the Dodgers.
Embrace the torture of it. Why can’t the tournament’s callousness be its calling card, the way beauty is the Masters’ and fescue the British Open’s?
Did the former Bull help bring about the U.S.-North Korea summit? If so, it would seem the world took a strange turn somewhere along the way.
Why shouldn’t fans dream bigger than a .500 record? Because with these three teams, a lot has to go right before that’s even a possibility.
Imagine being on the ground floor of something big, as opposed to taking the Warriors’ buy-an-all-star-team approach. You’ve already done the latter.
Is it real? Or is this Henry Rowengartner breaking his arm and ending up with a turbo fastball, only to return to earth? Don’t know. Don’t care.
The next time Cubs manager Joe Maddon says wild pitcher Tyler Chatwood is making progress, will Chatwood believe him? Post-Colangelo, he shouldn’t.
The truth is, we don’t know how good the Bears quarterback is or will be. ‘‘We’’ means ‘‘those of us abstaining from marathon games of Bear pong.’’
One pitcher has had everything go wrong, short of his arm detaching from his body, and don’t rule out that just yet. The other is having a fine year.
Illinois’ governor has produced a digital ad comparing his struggles as Illinois’ leader to that of the Cubs before they turned everything around.
The White Sox pitcher throws out a ceremonial first pitch Friday after surviving a brain aneurysm. It was a communal outpouring of gratefulness.
Baseball is going through an unsettled period brought on by a clash of cultures, and Anthony Rizzo’s slide shows Maddon is conflicted.
Sometimes the best explanation for a player being alternately bad and good is the simplest one: This is who Darvish is, meaning he should improve.
The Bulls don’t need the Missouri freshman reminding everyone how good he is. They need him to make himself invisible heading into the NBA Draft.
The concept of a rebuild is one thing. The reality is another. When the product seems to have been bought at a dollar store, it’s hard to be patient.