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Chicago connections to Super Bowl XLVII

Chicago connections to Super Bowl XLVII
You know what would be really cool? For the Chicago tie to the Super Bowl to be that the Bears would be in it. You know what’s not really cool? Reality. The Bears are on the outside looking in. Instead of preparing for an epic battle in New Orleans, most players are probably busy handing out Super Bowl party invites. And even though some of those players are living it up in Hawaii for the Pro Bowl festivities, at the end of the day, no one really gives a rat’s ass about the Pro Bowl. That’s actually a proven scientific fact. Google it...

2005 White Sox World Series ring for sale on Ebay

2005 White Sox World Series ring for sale on Ebay
A 2005 Chicago White Sox World Series Championship ring is for sale on eBay. Whose is it? Don’t know as the seller is anonymous. So how much does this baseball bling cost? The “buy it now” price is $24,999.99. Here’s the description posted in the listing:...

Texas Rangers sign A.J. Pierzynski away from White Sox

Texas Rangers sign A.J. Pierzynski away from White Sox
The Chicago White Sox are hoping that Tyler Flowers hits better than .100 next season, because he’s the new full time catcher on the south side. A.J. Pierzynski is off to the Texas Rangers, for a one year deal, pending the physical. His remarkable eight-year run with the White Sox is now over. When Opening Day comes next April, Paul Konerko will be the last remaining player from the 2005 World Series team still with the White Sox...
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White Sox GM Rick Hahn discusses the club's direction

White Sox GM Rick Hahn discusses the club's direction
New White Sox General Manager Rick Hahn was very busy on Thursday. He did an interview on The Score, Chicago Tribune Live, and this conference call with us White Sox bloggers. It was all about getting the message out. He’s also been busy with transactions- re-signing Jake Peavy to a two year, $29 million dollar... Read more »

Profiling White Sox top prospect Jared Mitchell

Profiling White Sox top prospect Jared Mitchell
2009 first round draft pick Jared Mitchell (#23 overall) has a future in the Chicago White Sox outfield. The question is just when. Right now there really isn’t room with Alejandro de Aza, Dayan Viciedo and Alex Rios roaming the outer grass at the MLB right now. But when the chance arrives, Mitchell has all... Read more »

White Sox interested in trading Cubs for Ryan Dempster?

White Sox interested in trading Cubs for Ryan Dempster?
“Could the Cubs send Ryan Dempster 8.1 miles south to the White Sox?” That was the question posed by WSCR’s David Schuster during the Sox pregame show Saturday. “Dempster has pitched well but has nothing to show for it,” Schuster further explained minutes before the White Sox took on the Cleveland Indians at U.S. Cellular... Read more »
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White Sox Morel, Cubs LaHair: opposite ends of statistical spectrum

White Sox Morel, Cubs LaHair: opposite ends of statistical spectrum
Today’s White Sox vs. Cubs series began with very little pomp and circumstance. Since 2008, when both teams were in first place upon meeting, the red line rivalry has approached with less excitement and intrigue every season. This year, both teams entered with very low expectations and so far living down to them, as each... Read more »

Dunn, Rios and Beckham: White Sox trio of Underachivement

Dunn, Rios and Beckham: White Sox trio of Underachivement
The three big albatross contracts on the Chicago White Sox are those belonging to Adam Dunn, Alex Rios and Jake Peavy. They are the three most overpaid underachievers on the Sox; at least in 2011 anyway. They are three players most Sox fans point the finger at for what went wrong last year. I agree... Read more »

Look inside the White Sox front office

Look inside the White Sox front office
Get ready for the 2012 Chicago White Sox season with a look inside how things are done in the front office. For those of you who have ever wondered how the Sox or any MLB team for that matter gets built, we bring you the insight of Dan Fabian, White Sox Director of Baseball Operations.... Read more »
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2012 White Sox Preview: reasons for optimism?

2012 White Sox Preview: reasons for optimism?
Last preseason held very high hopes for the Chicago White Sox. In 2011, most publications ranked them in the top 10, often top 5 in MLB power rankings entering the year. This year, you’ll see them in the high 20s across the board in pretty much all publications. ESPN picked them dead last, and Sports... Read more »
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