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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Rapid Reaction: Rays 3, White Sox 2

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Here's a quick look at the Chicago White Sox's 3-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday night. How it happened: The White Sox and Rays were doing battle in must-win games for both playoff contenders. Jake Peavy and James Shields match...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  4. Dunn thrilled to be on contender

    Bruce Levine

    No one involved in the Chicago White Sox's run for a playoff spot is enjoying the hunt more than Adam Dunn. The happy-go-lucky 12-year veteran has never even been close to playing on a playoff contender. Dunn experienced disappointing endings in ...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  5. Paul Konerko sees Sox as a contender

    Bruce Levine

    Most baseball experts were ready to hand the AL Central championship to the Detroit Tigers in spring training, but Chicago White Sox captain Paul Konerko believes that his team can play with Detroit. "The key for us is that we came out of the gat...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  6. Quentin, pitching power surging White Sox

    Bruce Levine

    There are numerous theories as to why the Chicago White Sox are now contenders rather than just another bad team. The obvious sign for a team on a good streak is outstanding starting pitching, and the White Sox have had an abundance of that during th...

    Blog | June 24, 2010