It was 20 years ago tonight – August 4, 1993 – that Robin Ventura made the ill-fated decision to charge the mound against the then-Texas Ranger hurler, the legendary Nolan Ryan. On the other hand, the famous beat-down that ensued last only a few seconds while the Sox current losing streak has hit 10 games, a much more prolonged sort of pain.
With the Bears’ abysmal record in the post-Ditka era — seven playoff appearances and four playoff victories in 28 seasons — at some point George McCaskey has to consider that McCaskey family leadership is part of the problem.
Four contenders vie for the top spot.
About 2:10 p.m. officers responded to reports of gunshots in a parking lot on the northeast side of Gurnee Mills, 6170 W. Grand Ave., and found a 26-year-old man of Zion, with gunshot wounds.
Community leaders in Greater Englewood and Austin think a concerted effort to close the gaps in homeownership, wages and life expectancy between Black and white Chicagoans could stem the city’s loss of Black residents.
Jussie Smollett heads to trial, nearly 3 years after the former ‘Empire’ star was accused of hate crime hoax
The 39-year-old actor and singer is charged with lying to Chicago police in 2019 when he claimed he was the victim of a racist and anti-gay attack near his Streeterville apartment.
Nikola Vucevic has had a rough month, and that was all on display in the loss to Miami. With the season a quarter of the way through, it’s now up to the coaching staff to figure out how to get him going if the Bulls want to be a threat in the postseason.