Depth in the starting rotation and power arms in the bullpen lend credence to the belief the Sox can contend in the AL Central. Patch Editor Ron Kremer outlines three reasons to keep your eyes on the Sox this summer.
Friday, April 5, 2013
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Take a look at images from U.S. Cellular Field as the Chicago White Sox kicked off the 2013 season, and see if you recognize a neighbor or two.
The smell of brats cooking on grills made its way through parking lot C off Shields Avenue. By 11 a.m. the beer was flowing. It was opening day on the southside. Chicago White Sox baseball is deep in traditions for southside families. With a growing number of baby bears in the south suburbs, it wasn't hard to find Sox fans from the North side. "I've been a lifelong Sox fan," says Dan Kochevar from Glen Ellyn. Brothers Tim and Dan Bergin from Chicago Heights hold a lifelong love for the Chicago White Sox. "We have been coming to the park since 1967," said Tim Bergin. "Of course it was Old Comiskey across the street. We have had some great memories. Remembering the 2005 season when the team beat Boston in the division." Dan Bergin …
Sunday, March 31, 2013
What is it that has the president so pessimistic as spring unfolds? Oh ... that.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
A current gay NFL player could come out in a few months and continue to play in the league, according to an online columnist. His biggest concern? Harm from homophobic fans. How would you react if he played for your favorite team?
In the same week the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in the case of California's Proposition 8, which bans same-sex marriage case, a CBS Sports online columnist says a current gay NFL player could come out publicly within the next few months. This player would become the first athlete in one of America's major team sports to be openly gay and continue to play. READ: Check Out the Full CBSSports.com Column for More Details But the obstacle keeping this unidentified player from revealing his sexual orientation isn't the fear of how teammates or even opposing players will react, writes CBSSports.com's Mike Freeman, citing former and current NFL players as sources for this information. It's a worry of what fans might do, Freeman reports…
Monday, March 25, 2013
See a collegiate rugby game up close and personal.
It will be a unique opportunity for South Siders to see two collegiate rugby teams battle it out. The Brother Rice rugby program is hosting the University of Notre Dame and Ohio State University. The game will take place on Saturday, March 30 at Brother Rice High School. The varsity match will start at 7 p.m. and an early match will take place at 5:30 p.m. The entry fee of $5 will go toward the Brother Rice High School rugby program in their bid to the National High School Rugby Championships. The Crusaders are the reigning state champions.
Sunday, March 24, 2013
The star linebacker claims he got a raw deal as his career in Chicago ends.
Saturday, March 16, 2013
The Mustangs took home their first basketball state championship since 1976.
The Mustangs are bringing home the big one after a solid 63-48 win over Cahokia High School in the Class 3A championship game, the Chicago Tribune reports. The title, the first for Morgan Park since 1976, comes after a stellar season in which the Mustangs went 33-3. Read the full story.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Watch the Morgan Park Mustangs battle it out live, right here on Patch.
The Morgan Park Mustangs (28-3) take on Fenger in the semifinal game of the Class 3A basketball sectionals. The Mustangs have had a stellar season, ranking as one of the top teams in the state in various polls. They look to keep their playoff run alive Wednesday night. Tune in to watch all the action live right here on Patch. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Come back anytime to watch a full replay. Follow Beverly-Mt. Greenwood Patch on Facebook and sign up for Breaking News Alerts.
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Hockey is red hot in these parts, thanks to the Hawks' historic start to the NHL season.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Sandburg wrestling standout Chris Pajak outpolled seven others in voting for Southland Patch MVP, Feb. 18-24. He is now eligible for Patch Athlete of the Month honors.
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