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  1. Sleeper stolen base options for 2014

    Eric Karabell

    One of my favorite players to watch while seeing spring games in Arizona last week was Oakland Athletics outfielder Billy Burns, because pretty much every time the guy got on base -- and he was on base quite a bit -- he tried to steal second. And at ...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  2. Talkin' keepers: Hitters to stash for 2014

    Eric Karabell

    August is a time when a large portion of the fantasy sports-playing world collectively turns its attention to football, leaving behind average or poor fantasy baseball teams in the process. Of course this isn't ideal, and it affects even the contendi...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  3. Samardzija: Urlacher was 'perfect' for Bears

    Jesse Rogers

    PITTSBURGH -- Count Chicago Cubs pitcher -- and former football player Jeff Samardzija -- as another person who will miss Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher. Urlacher announced his retirement on Wednesday, after 13 years in the NFL, the same ...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  4. Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija brings football mentality to mound

    Jim Caple

    What do you get when you cross a football player with a pitcher? You get one tough S.O.B. You get the Cubs' Jeff Samardzija, bloody finger and all.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2013
  5. Best MLB team prop bets for 2013 - MLB

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski uses the ZiPS projection system tells the best MLB prop bets to make for 2013.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2013
  6. Northwestern Wildcats to play up to five games at Wrigley Field

    Jesse Rogers

    Northwestern will play up to five games at Wrigley Field as part of a multiyear agreement with the Chicago Cubs.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2013
  7. Wrigley is grossest, filthiest ballpark ever

    Steve Etheridge

    The Chicago Cubs are the most dependably futile franchise in sports, an IRL manifestation of Charlie Brown trying to kick the football. Right now they boast a triple-digit loss column and somehow, miraculously, are not in last place, depriving fans t...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  8. Cubs players getting into the NFL spirit

    Doug Padilla

    PITTSBURGH -- To mark the occasion of the first Sunday of NFL football, Chicago Cubs players will wear an NFL Football jersey of their choice on the flight from Pittsburgh to Houston on Sunday night. The themed flight is in the interest of bonding...

    Blog | September 09, 2012
  9. Jeff Samardzija, a former two-sport star at Notre Dame, doesn't l...

    Doug Padilla

    Jeff Samardzija doesn't like the "Shamrock Series" uniforms the Irish will wear in Chicago.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2012
  10. Slider gives Jeff Samardzija a lift

    Sahadev Sharma

    Chicago Cubs reliever Jeff Samardzija may never be the elite starter many fans hoped for when the Cubs drafted him in fifth round of the 2006 draft and lured him away from football with a lucrative contract, but he is sliding in the right direction. ...

    Blog | August 06, 2011
  11. Jon Greenberg: No reason Chicago baseball fans can't dream

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- First and foremost, this is a baseball city. Not a Bears town, not a hockey town or a Bulls town. Not a lingerie football town (yet). Those are all unifying teams. Unlike the segregating infrastructure of Chicago's history, basebal...

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2011
  12. Keith Moreland is the Chicago Cubs new radio color analyst

    Bruce Levine

    Former Chicago Cubs stalwart Keith Moreland will be the team's new radio color analyst, replacing Ron Santo, WGN Radio announced on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2011
  13. Samardzija too proud to jump to football

    ESPNChicago.com

    As a record-setting receiver for Notre Dame, Jeff Samardzija might have had a bright NFL future, but he chose baseball and signed with the Chicago Cubs in 2006. After three seasons of shuttling between the major and minor leagues as well as the start...

    Blog | February 10, 2011
  14. Chicago Cubs' Jeff Samardzija too proud to make jump back to foot...

    The Chicago Cubs' Jeff Samardzija said he is too proud to make the jump back to football.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2011
  15. Did Mark Cuban Just Challenge The BCS To A Duel?

    Getty Images "Mark, you can't threaten to choke out the BCS. That's not cool." The BCS must not be too happy with the Chicago Cubs and Texas Rangers these days. That's because after failed attempts to purchase both MLB teams, Dallas Mavericks own...

    Blog | December 16, 2010
  16. Zambrano marvels over football at Wrigley

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano couldn't believe his eyes Thursday morning when he popped his head out from the Cubs' dugout to catch a glimpse of Northwestern's football team practicing at Wrigley Field. Read the entire story....

    Blog | November 18, 2010