Posts tagged "Major League Baseball"

Magic Johnson, Chicago's Guggenheim Partners buy LA Dodgers for $2 billion

Magic Johnson, Chicago's Guggenheim Partners buy LA Dodgers for $2 billion
Magic Johnson‘s won again. The 5-time NBA Champion with the LA Lakers, a National Title with the Michigan State Spartans, and current winner of the battle against HIV – a fight in which he has been battling since the early-90′s. Now Johnson and local Chicago Guggenheim Partners have won the rights to own the Major League... Read more »

The MLB isn't mad about Ryan Braun Supreme Court ruling

The MLB isn't mad about Ryan Braun Supreme Court ruling
Milwaukee Brewer and reigning MVP Ryan Braun has been exonerated on allegations that he used Performance Enhancing Supplements and will be able to play the first fifty regular season games. He was suspended for fifty games after testing positive for P.E.D’s – MLB recently enforced a “zero-tolerance” policy for players who test negative for using banned substances... Read more »

"Wait Til' Next Year" Has Never Sounded Better For The Chicago Cubs

"Wait Til' Next Year" Has Never Sounded Better For The Chicago Cubs
  You have heard it your entire life if you haven’t either lived under the Millennium Park Bean or out of the baseball world.   “There’s always next year!”   Makes me sick in September, to hear the Southside fans (whether the Sox make it to the playoffs or not still shout, “05′ son, 05′ son, 05′... Read more »
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Theo Epstein Could Reverse Curse For The Cubs Like He Did For The Red Sox

Theo Epstein Could Reverse Curse For The Cubs Like He Did For The Red Sox
  According to ESPN’s Buster Olney, the Chicago Cubs who are on a search for “Chicago’s Next Top GM” may be interested in some heavyweight prospects to take over the position that Jim Hendry most notoriously held for nearly a decade. Among these names are:   Jerry DiPoto, Senior VP, Scouting & Player Development, Diamondbacks... Read more »

Carlos Zambrano Wants To Retire After Ejection

Carlos Zambrano Wants To Retire After Ejection
    Carlos Zambrano was ejected in the fifth inning of last night’s game against the Atlanta Braves. After giving up two back to back home runs, he was booted for throwing two noticeably aggressive pitchers at Braves veteran Chipper Jones. But the drama didn’t stop there for the 11 year Cub pitcher. After being ejected,... Read more »

"The Windy's" Preview Finale: The William "Big Red" Carter Award

"The Windy's" Preview Finale: The William "Big Red" Carter Award
  The William Leon Carter Award is the highest category of achievement given in the Chicago’s Finest Awards. Named after my grandfather William Leon Carter, this Windy award goes to the individual who contributes to not only their professional teams but also to the community. This also awards players who show hard work and dedication. William “Big Red” Leon... Read more »
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Chicago Cubs, Wrigley Field Drop Old Style Beer Following 2011 Season

Chicago Cubs, Wrigley Field Drop Old Style Beer Following 2011 Season
    As if the season could get any worse for Cubs fans, the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field announced they are severing ties with their long standing beer staple Old Style. Old Style beer has been just as big a part of Wrigley Field as the ivy which grows from the cold, hard brick... Read more »

Chicago's Finest Awards ("The Windy's) Preview: Welcome To The Neighborhood

Chicago's Finest Awards ("The Windy's) Preview: Welcome To The Neighborhood
            Hello everyone and welcome to the first annual Chicago’s Finest Awards (The Windy’s) Preview Nominee blog.   “The Windy’s” spotlight not only the athletes on field success, but their off the field contributions and efforts. Each category will be colorized periodically in blogs followed by a poll question you... Read more »

Leave Starlin Castro Alone!

Leave Starlin Castro Alone!
To young for the pressure?   Starlin Castro was just nominated to his first Major League Baseball All-Star Game as the National League representative for the shortstop position. Lead the Cubs in almost every statistical category (except for home runs) for the majority of the first half of the season, and gave north side fans... Read more »
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