You’re supposed to take a stand when you write a column.
You’re supposed to be decisive.
When it comes to whether the Bears should replace the natural grass at Soldier Field with an artificial surface, however, I couldn’t muster a whole-hearted endorsement.
But I would understand why they might want to.
Here’s the column, in case you missed it: www.suntimes.com/sports/hayes/2253798,CST-SPT-bear10.article
In a post to Twitter on Saturday, Stroman said he and his agent had engaged the Cubs in extension talks but the team “wasn’t interested in exploring it now.”
Arcangelo finished the 1 1/2-mile race in 2:29.23 and by 1 1/2 lengths in front of favored Fotre, with Tapit Trice third.
Cristall is a talented forward in his own right and a potential Blackhawks target with the 19th or 35th pick. But he’s also notable as the longtime best friend of Bedard, the Hawks’ guaranteed first pick.
The Sox’ pitching staff bent and bent and bent through eight innings of a 5-1 loss Saturday. Eventually, three outs away from what would have been the team’s seventh victory in eight games, it broke.
‘‘Why would I care about the playoffs right now when we’ve gotta worry about us and getting back to where we need to be as a team?’’ Grifol asked.