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  1. Hendricks wins again -- and fast

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The comparisons to Hall of Fame great Greg Maddux aren't going to go away anytime soon for Chicago Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks. Not after he threw a gem against the Milwaukee Brewers in 2 hours, 22 minutes to beat them 3-0 on Tuesday night...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  2. Maddux starts at head of Hall rotation

    Doug Padilla

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Just like he carved up opponents from 60 feet, 6 inches away, Greg Maddux moved through his Hall of Fame speech Sunday with deft precision. There was family to thank, teammates and coaches he appreciated and a few people who w...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  3. Frank Thomas, Joe Torre, Tony La Russa, Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux,...

    Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2014
  4. Why didn't the Braves win more titles?

    David Schoenfield

    This weekend's Hall of Fame induction ceremony features the best class we've had in a long time, with three first-ballot Hall of Famers in Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas and three legendary managers in Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa and Joe Torr...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  5. Maddux's edge takes him to Cooperstown

    Doug Padilla

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Greg Maddux didn't use a blazing fastball to have one of the best pitching careers in major league history, yet he was intimidating nonetheless. He crafted 355 victories over a storied 23-year career that at its peak earned hi...

    Blog | July 26, 2014
  6. Renteria: Greg Maddux's longevity 'a gift'

    Sahadev Sharma

    CHICAGO -- With Greg Maddux's Hall of Fame induction right around the corner, Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria shared his thoughts on one of the greatest pitchers of all time. Renteria's first season on a big league bench was in 2008 with the Sa...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  7. Reinsdorf: Caray had La Russa all wrong

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- When Jerry Reinsdorf took ownership of the Chicago White Sox in 1981, Tony La Russa was already in place, like 25-foot ceilings on a new home, or the sunroof of a new car. Well, those are the traits that eventually could be likened to L...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  8. MLB - Greg Maddux: A Hall of Fame tribute

    A Hall of Fame tribute to Greg Maddux

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  9. Chase Utley powers Phillies by Cubs in Wrigley Field opener

    Utley leads Phillies past Cubs in Wrigley opener

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 04, 2014
  10. No logo on Greg Maddux's Hall plaque cap

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The cap on Greg Maddux's Hall of Fame plaque won't have a logo on it when Maddux is inducted in July, and the part-time member of the Texas Rangers' coaching staff says he's "good with it." Maddux said he just "couldn't pick" b...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  11. Maddux, Ryno invited to event, but Sosa ...

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO - Missing from this weekend's Chicago Cubs convention are Hall of Fame players Greg Maddux and Ryne Sandberg. Both were invited but had prior commitments. Former outfielder Sammy Sosa, on the other hand, still needs to mend fences with the te...

    Blog | January 18, 2014
  12. Time is here for Cubs to pitch to Tanaka

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Here comes the pitch. No, not the type that put former Chicago Cubs pitcher Greg Maddux into the Hall of Fame on Wednesday, it's the one the current front office will be throwing towards Japanese star pitcher Masahiro Tanaka. Can the Cu...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  13. Letting Greg Maddux leave was a Hall of Fame blunder by Chicago C...

    Jon Greenberg

    Letting Greg Maddux leave for Atlanta was a Hall of Fame blunder by the Cubs.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2014
  14. Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2014 announced

    Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas were elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers' Association of America on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2014
  15. Sandberg welcomed back to Wrigley

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Hall of Fame Chicago Cubs second baseman Ryne Sandberg received a big ovation from the crowd as he took the Philadelphia Phillies lineup to home plate in his return to Wrigley Field on Friday. Sandberg, who was passed over twice by the ...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  16. Ernie Banks tried to dissuade Obama

    Bruce Levine

    Ernie Banks, the latest recipient of the highest honor a civilian can receive from a President of the United States, dropped a minor bombshell on Tuesday. The Hall of Fame shortstop said he tried to talk to then-Senator Barack Obama out of running...

    Blog | August 13, 2013