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  1. Astros-White Sox Preview

    Astros-White Sox Preview

    Preview | July 17, 2014
  2. Fight card set for U.S. Cellular Field

    Dan Rafael

    Last August, light heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara knocked out former titleholder Gabriel Campillo at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago in what was the main event of an entertaining card -- the first outdoor pro boxing event in Chicago since the S...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  3. Tote board: Odds for new Sox closer

    Doug Padilla

    The Chicago White Sox will need a new closer now that Matt Lindstrom is on the disabled list, so in the spirit of horse racing's Triple Crown season, we will break down the contenders to win this particular race. Ronald Belisario Post Position: 1...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  4. Hoffman has best outing of the year

    Christopher Crawford

    If you were thinking that this was the week that things would start clearing up near the top in the MLB Draft, you were sadly mistaken. This weekend was a prime example of just how volatile this year's class is, and we saw a former contender for the ...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  5. White Sox-Rockies Preview

    White Sox-Rockies Preview

    Preview | April 08, 2014
  6. White Sox turn Indians into contenders

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The joke is that the Chicago White Sox are so bad that they make everybody else look like a playoff contender. The reality is that they actually have made a contender out of the Cleveland Indians. With an 8-1 victory Saturday, the In...

    Blog | September 14, 2013
  7. Konerko: Sale 'tough kid, wants to be great'

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox team captain Paul Konerko takes special pride in beating the contenders this time of the season. The 37-year-old first baseman drove in two runs in support of All-Star pitcher Chris Sale, who dominated against the defe...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  8. White Sox-Royals Preview

    White Sox-Royals Preview

    Preview | August 21, 2013
  9. Dunn's teammates want him to stay, win in Chicago

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Once the word was out that Adam Dunn had cleared waivers, many people -- including some in the Chicago White Sox clubhouse -- were hoping he would get an opportunity to play for a contender. The affable gentle giant has played more than 12...

    Blog | August 10, 2013
  10. Deadline Report: Bullpen Upgrades

    Jonah Keri

    Three contenders snagged relief pitchers Monday, addressing pressing needs to better position themselves for playoff runs. The third announced deal of the day was also the most surprising. The Tampa Bay Rays struck an unusual deal with the Chicago...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  11. Biogenesis case thorn in side of some contenders

    Jayson Stark

    The Rangers and Tigers seem to somewhat be caught in limbo as the Biogenesis case drags on with the trade deadline looming.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2013
  12. Jake Peavy solid as scouts watch

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Jake Peavy looked strong in his first start back from the disabled list, with another two more outings to prove he can help a contender. Peavy went six solid innings in his return from a rib fracture, pitching in his first game since Ju...

    Blog | July 20, 2013
  13. Alfonso Soriano homers to back Matt Garza as Cubs club White Sox...

    Matt Garza pitched seven strong innings and the Chicago Cubs pulled away late to beat the White Sox 8-2 on Monday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 08, 2013
  14. Trade Deadline Preview: AL Central Edition

    Jonah Keri

    An underachieving team full of stars, a fringe contender hanging around, two also-rans with heavy incentive to sell, and a post-blockbuster team in limbo. Don't sleep on the AL Central as the trade deadline approaches, or even five weeks before. D...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  15. White Sox, Phillies, Brewers must rebuild

    Jim Bowden

    With the addition of an extra wild-card team, it's becoming increasingly difficult for GMs to decide whether their teams are contenders, so I've decided to do it for them. Wednesday I examined three teams on the edge of contention, and explained w...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  16. Anthony Rendon among best in-house solutions for contenders - ML...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski examines five in-house upgrades for contending MLB teams, including the Washington Nationals calling up Anthony Rendon.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2013