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Thursday, Mar 9, 2017 at 08:49 AM CST

Baez, Quintana Hope to Lead Teams at World Baseball Classic

Baez, Quintana Hope to Lead Teams at World Baseball Classic

For fans of the Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox, this week will provide them with an opportunity to see some of their favorite players donning different colors as the World Baseball Classic gets underway.

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017 at 05:10 PM CST

Matheny Makes Jab at Maddon Over Love of T-Shirts

Matheny Makes Jab at Maddon Over Love of T-Shirts

The rivalry between the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals has taken on a different look over the last few years, and Cardinals manager Mike Matheny made a subtle dig at Joe Maddon’s style during a press...

Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017 at 02:15 PM CST

Cubs Trim 6 Players From Spring Training Roster

Cubs Trim 6 Players From Spring Training Roster

It’s still early in spring training for the Chicago Cubs, but the team has already made a handful of roster moves as they begin the process of trimming their team down.

Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017 at 01:39 PM CST

Cubs Announce Winners of Ring Ceremony Contest

Cubs Announce Winners of Ring Ceremony Contest

After receiving over 1500 nominations, the Chicago Cubs have chosen the 20 lucky fans that will hand out World Series rings to coaches and players at Wrigley Field this spring.

Monday, Mar 6, 2017 at 03:26 PM CST

Video: Jason Heyward Breaks Out of Slump in Big Way

Video: Jason Heyward Breaks Out of Slump in Big Way

Coming into Monday's game, Chicago Cubs outfielder Jason Heyward hadn't gotten a single hit in spring training. Fortunately for him and the Cubs, that streak is history, and Heyward did it in emphatic fashion.

Saturday, Mar 4, 2017 at 04:56 PM CST

Watch Kris Bryant Crush a Spring Training Grand Slam

Watch Kris Bryant Crush a Spring Training Grand Slam

It's been five months since Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant hit a home run in game action, and he ended that "drought" in a big way Saturday afternoon.

Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 12:46 PM CST

White Sox Place Brett Lawrie on Waivers Friday

White Sox Place Brett Lawrie on Waivers Friday

The Brett Lawrie era in Chicago is over, as the White Sox placed him on waivers in order to facilitate his unconditional release from the roster.

Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 06:25 AM CST

White Sox Single-Game Ticket Sales Go On Sale Today

White Sox Single-Game Ticket Sales Go On Sale Today

Single-game tickets for the Chicago White Sox 2017 season go on sale Friday. Beginning at 10 a.m., individual game tickets will be available to the general public. Fans can purchase tickets online at whitesox.c...

Thursday, Mar 2, 2017 at 03:53 PM CST

Watch Theo Epstein Take Batting Practice vs. Ryan Dempster

Watch Theo Epstein Take Batting Practice vs. Ryan Dempster

With the World Baseball Classic approaching, former Chicago Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster is preparing to represent Team Canada, and this week he got some help in his preparations from an incredibly unlikely...

Thursday, Mar 2, 2017 at 01:26 PM CST

Joe Maddon Names Cubs' Opening Day Starter

Joe Maddon Names Cubs' Opening Day Starter

The Chicago Cubs will begin their World Series title defense in St. Louis on April 2, and we now know who will throw out the first pitch of their 2017 season.

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Selfie of Pistol-Toting Toddler Prompts Concern For Activist
Selfie of Pistol-Toting Toddler Prompts Concern For Activist

A photo being circulated of a person holding a young child who is gripping what appears to be a handgun with her finger on the trigger has a local activist and police searching for answers.

SWAT Team Responds to Home on Chicago's North Side
SWAT Team Responds to Home on Chicago's North Side

A Chicago Police SWAT team was responding on Thursday evening to an incident at a home in the Edgewater neighborhood on the city's North Side.

Rush Cancels DC Trip as Health Care Vote is Postponed
Rush Cancels DC Trip as Health Care Vote is Postponed

Congressman Bobby Rush, who is mourning the loss of his wife after she passed away last week, was going to fly to Washington D.C. for the vote on the new GOP health care plan, but has changed his travel plans amid news the vote has been postponed.

Food Pantry Volunteer Gets Surprise From Governor Rauner
Food Pantry Volunteer Gets Surprise From Governor Rauner

Howard Goldstein spent Thursday doing what he always does---volunteering with the Red Cross, serving food to his fellow veterans. Little did he know, that Bruce Rauner, the governor of Illinois was waiting in the wings.

3-Year-Old Boy Killed in I-90 Crash Near Huntley
3-Year-Old Boy Killed in I-90 Crash Near Huntley

A 3-year-old boy was killed and three other people were injured in a crash Thursday morning on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway near northwest suburban Huntley.

White House, in Gamble, Demands Make-or-Break Health Vote
White House, in Gamble, Demands Make-or-Break Health Vote

Abandoning negotiations, President Donald Trump demanded a make-or-break vote on health care legislation in the House, threatening to leave "Obamacare" in place and move on to other issues if Friday's vote fails. The risky move, part gamble and part threat, was presented to GOP lawmakers behind closed doors Thursday night after a long and intense day that saw a planned vote on the health care bill scrapped as the legislation remained short of votes amid cascading negotiations among conservative lawmakers, moderates and others.