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  • Photos: United Center’s new food and scoreboard for the 2019-2020 season

    With just days to go before the start of the 25th Anniversary season at the United Center, the home arena of the Chicago Blackhawks and Bulls welcomed media to preview new menu offerings as well as witness the capabilities of the new state-of-the-art scoreboard.

  • Photos: Chicago Bears unveil expanded and remodeled Halas Hall

    The Chicago Bears have unveiled the results of an expansion and remodeling project at their headquarters, Halas Hall in Lake Forest.

  • Powell: Eloy Jimenez Provides A Special Night At Wrigley

    By Kevin Powell If anyone other than Eloy Jimenez belted a two-run go-ahead homer in the ninth inning of the Crosstown Classic opener at Wrigley, it would have been an incredible moment for the White Sox. The fact that it was Jimenez muscling out a two-seam fastball to the left field bleachers, made it all the more special. “It was an amazing moment,” Jimenez said after the Sox 3-1 win. “I just tried to hit a line drive up the […]

  • Powell: Sox Win Third Straight; Yoan Moncada Finding His Comfort Zone

    By Kevin Powell Just a few weeks into the season Yoan Moncada is reminding everyone why he was once the top-ranked prospect in baseball. “There is a combination of things,” manager Rick Renteria said after the White Sox beat the Royals 5-1 for their third straight win. “I think he’s attacking earlier and he’s also defending late. He’s not necessarily chasing out of the zone late he’s putting balls in play that he normally might just take.” Moncada recorded his […]

  • Powell: After Missing On Manny Machado, It’s Time For The White Sox To Move On

    By Kevin Powell It was a good effort. They had a good run. But after Manny Machado chose Southern California over one of the great baseball towns in America, it’s time for the White Sox to move on. “I do not want to say this only comes down to money,” general manager Rick Hahn said just hours after the Machado news broke. “That’s disrespectful to players who have worked extremely hard to choose a location in free agency based on […]

  • Video: Kenny Williams reacts to Manny Machado news

    Kenny Williams reacts to the news that Manny Machado has signed with the San Diego Padres.

  • Powell: Spring Training Notebook – Tom Ricketts Talks Emails, Suspensions And The Cubs TV Network

    By Kevin Powell Leaked emails. Domestic violence. A controversial TV network. It’s been quite a few months for the Cubs off the field. “Obviously this is a different kind of gathering than we’ve had in the past few years,” Tom Ricketts said to a full interview room at the team’s Spring Training home in Mesa. “There are few more off field distractions than there have been in years past. You’re never going to get around them. We’re a very high-profile […]

  • Powell: Spring Training Notebook — Are The White Sox Ready To Start Winning?, A Michael Kopech Update, And Cole Hamels Talks Bryce Harper And Manny Machado

    By Kevin Powell As year three of the rebuild begins, it’s easy for White Sox fans to be excited. “I look at him as the Babe Ruth of our generation,” Michael Kopech said of teammate Eloy Jimmenez. “He’s gonna be OK.” So how would Kopech try and get one of the most prized hitting prospects in Sox history out? “I don’t know. I’ve seen that guy hit about everything as far as anyone can hit. I don’t know if there’s […]

  • Addison Russell Addresses Domestic Abuse Suspension: ‘I want to own my actions’

    By Kevin Powell MESA, Ariz. —  With Joe Maddon and Theo Epstein looking on from the back of the media room, Addison Russell spoke with reporters for the first time since receiving a 40-game suspension for violating MLB’s Domestic Violence Policy. “I want to own my actions,” Russell said at the Cubs spring training complex. “I want to be accountable for the hurt that I put (ex-wife Melisa Reidy) through, and the pain that she went through. That’s what I […]

  • Photos: Cubs Spring Training

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