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  1. Damon enjoying life, won't call it retirement

    Kyle Brasseur | Special to

    BOSTON -- Asked Wednesday what his thoughts were on former teammate Manny Ramirez becoming a minor league player-coach for the Triple-A Iowa Cubs, Johnny Damon wasted no time in showing support for Ramirez. "Good for him," Damon said while visitin...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
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  3. U.S. can experiment as back line begins to emerge

    Jeff Carlisle

    For the first two years of this World Cup cycle, the center of the U.S. defense was a significant area of concern. There was near-universal recognition that fresh blood was needed, but the new generation of defenders was slow to emerge thanks to a co...

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  4. Wildcats could play more Wrigley games

    Brian Bennett

    Northwestern could soon be playing more football games at Wrigley Field. The school and the Chicago Cubs have scheduled a news conference for Tuesday to announce a "major business announcement." The Chicago Tribune's Teddy Greenstein reports the t...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  5. Turning stadium layouts into colorful prints

    Patrick Dorsey

    If you've ever bought sports tickets, you've almost certainly seen the images: Overhead shots of arenas, parks and stadiums stripped clean of every detail but the outlines. But you probably haven't seen them like this. These are no seating gui...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  6. The Designated Player: An Introduction to Our New MLS Column

    Graham Parker

    As the European leagues get underway for their new season this week, Major League Soccer is entering the run-up to the playoffs. And with the transfer window still open, we took the opportunity to grab a European signing for a new column inspired by ...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  7. Wrigley readying for soccer match

    Doug Padilla

    The transformation of Wrigley Field into a soccer venue began in earnest Friday as the mound was removed and sod was placed on the infield. Italy's AS Roma will take on Poland side Zaglebie in an international club friendly Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Add...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  8. A look at soccer inside MLB stadiums

    Patrick Dorsey

    This weekend starts a wave of big-time international soccer exhibitions at Major League Baseball stadiums. Saturday it's England's Liverpool versus Toronto F.C. at the Blue Jays' Rogers Centre. On Sunday, it's England power and UEFA Champions Leag...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  9. espnW -- Ballpark eats can do serious damage to a diet

    Sarah Spain

    In this week's "That's What She Said," Sarah Spain discovers the horror of ballpark food's calorie counts. Her advice: Be informed and avoid the all-you-can-eat section.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2012
  10. 'UFC Undisputed 3' Roster Reveal: Featherweights

    Jon Robinson

    ESPN's exclusive "UFC Undisputed 3" roster reveal countdown continues with the featherweight division. From Kenny Florian to Jose Aldo, these 16 fighters are ready to do some serious damage. Check out our list to see who made the cut to be in the g...

    Blog | Conversation | October 18, 2011
  11. Michael Wilbon presents his observations on the BCS, the NFL, the...

    Michael Wilbon

    You've listened to Michael Wilbon argue on TV for years. Now he's plying his debating skills for us, too. Here's his position paper. Read it. Learn it. Live it.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2010
  12. Jayson Werth's deal says more about Boras

    Scott Boras will often make extraordinary claims -- and make almost unbelievable comparisons. The perception of some executives is that he will present really high numbers in speculation about his clients so he can make the eventual terms look more p...

    Blog | December 06, 2010
  13. MLB: The Jayson Werth deal was perhaps the most ridiculous Scott ...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney blogs from the first day of the winter meetings by looking at the Jayson Werth deal -- which may have said more about Scott Boras than about Werth -- and then looking at the markets for Carl Crawford and Adrian Beltre off that deal.

    Blog | Conversation | December 06, 2010
  14. Northwestern Football Plans to Invade The Friendly Confines

    Photo: Ron Vesely/Getty Images Should pickles really be an ingredient in a standard Chicago dog? Taking a cue from the 2009 NHL Winter Classic, Northwestern Football is planning a field trip of their own to Wrigley Field. According to the Chicago...

    Blog | January 15, 2010
  15. The U.S. Soccer Federation Leaves Chicago Fans With a Case of the...

    Photo: Jerry Lai/US Presswire Chicagoan's react to the news that native son, Steve Urkel, will not be carrying the Olympic torch in 2016. On Tuesday, the U.S. Soccer Federation selected 21 stadiums in 18 major U.S. cities as part of the U.S....

    Blog | January 13, 2010
  16. An Open Letter to Clark Hunt

    The following letter is from El Jefe, Dustin Christmann, whom around FCD parts is know as "First Fan." He's called that because that's what he is, the first fan in cub history. Way back before there was an FCD, back before they were the Dallas B...

    Blog | August 23, 2009
  17. White Sox/Cubs minute-by-minute

    Nick Friedell

    One writer's take on Sunday's Cubs-White Sox game

    Blog | Conversation | June 28, 2009