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  1. Gio Gonzalez pitches 4-hit gem while Nationals get 19 hits in rou...

    WASHINGTON -- Gio Gonzalez pitched eight sparkling innings and Ryan Zimmerman tied a career high with four hits and drove in three runs as the Washington Nationals roughed up the Chicago Cubs without recently traded Jeff Samardzija for a 13-0 victory Satu

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 05, 2014
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Samardzija too proud to jump to football

    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
  8. 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
  9. Jeff Samardzija nabs 1st win, 1st RBI of season as Cubs top Cards...

    Jeff Samardzija pitched shutout ball in his first major league start this season and drove in a run to lead the Chicago Cubs past the St. Louis Cardinals 5-1 on Monday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 13, 2010
  10. Jeff Samardzija hopes to nab spot in Chicago Cubs' rotation

    As much as he loves a good football conversation, Jeff Samardzija wants this to be the year people are talking baseball when he is the subject.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2010
  11. Cubs sign Samardzija to five-year, $10 million deal

    Jeff Samardzija decided to give up football and stay with baseball.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2007
  12. Samardzija plays before smaller crowds in minors

    Notre Dame receiver Jeff Samardzjia is considering a dual career in pro football and pro baseball.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2006
  13. Samardzija agrees with Cubs, will play for Irish in fall

    The Chicago Cubs agreed to a contract Sunday with fifth-round draft pick Jeff Samardzija of Notre Dame, a star wide receiver for the Fighting Irish football team.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2006