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  1. Rios not bothered by being ignored

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- After watching Texas Rangers teammate A.J. Pierzynski get a five-minute video salute and a standing ovation on Friday night, you would think Alex Rios would be upset. The White Sox honored Pierzynski for his eight seasons of solid play. Ri...

    Blog | August 24, 2013
  2. Pierzynski touched by White Sox tribute

    Bruce Levine

    A.J. Pierzynski returned to U.S. Cellular field on Friday for the first time since leaving as a free agent after the 2012 season, and he got a standing ovation and four-minute video tribute from his former team. The veteran catcher went 1-for-5 on th...

    Blog | August 24, 2013
  3. Sox trio vying for comeback POY

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox surprisingly lead the American League Centeral as the season reaches its final weeks. The team's standing is largely because it has arguably the three top candidates in the race for American League Comeback Player of ...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  4. Sox talk down series with first-place Tribe

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO - As they prepare for a series against the first-place Cleveland Indians, the Chicago White Sox sit just 3 .5 games back in the standings. But the South Siders aren't getting ahead of themselves. In fact, if you talk to the team's manager o...

    Blog | May 25, 2012
  5. Like his GM once did, Sale showed fight

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Chris Sale talked his way back into the Chicago White Sox rotation by standing up to general manger Kenny Williams much the same way Williams did 25 years ago when he was demoted by GM Larry Himes. There is a fine line between defending...

    Blog | May 11, 2012
  6. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 12, Brewers 7

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Let's take a quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 12-7 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday. The good: The Cubs took three of four from division leader Milwaukee, picking up two games in the standings. Kosuke Fukudome had a huge da...

    Blog | June 16, 2011
  7. Cubs bonding in face of adversity

    Bruce Levine

    As the Chicago Cubs try to avoid sinking to the bottom of the National league standings, their work ethic and fellowship continue to stay afloat. After Carlos Zambrano met with manager Mike Quade on Monday and formally apologized to teammate Carlo...

    Blog | June 07, 2011
  8. Chicago Cubs say that contrary to a published report, they are in...

    Bruce Levine

    The Cubs say that contrary to a published report, they are in good financial standing with MLB.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2011
  9. Cubs postgame notes

    Bruce Levine

    Here are a few notes following the Cubs' 4-3 loss to the Brewers on Tuesday. • The Cubs continue to go south in the standings, having lost seven straight games. The team is currently in the midst of its longest losing streak since dropping e...

    Blog | August 03, 2010
  10. Cubs not focused on standings

    Bruce Levine

    The Cubs and manager Lou Piniella are realistic about their chances to overtake the Reds and the Cardinals in the Central division race. Going into action Monday night, Piniella's club was 10 games out in the loss column with 69 games left on the...

    Blog | July 19, 2010
  11. For Twins, it's all according to plan

    Bruce Levine

    From the Minneapolis Star Tribune: Must have been something in the Chicago water on June 9. Two teams languishing behind the Twins in the AL Central standings met at U.S. Cellular Field -- with the White Sox routing the Tigers 15-3 -- and then both o...

    Blog | July 15, 2010
  12. Ricketts still confident in Hendry

    Bruce Levine

    LOS ANGELES -- Cubs chairman of the board Tom Ricketts spoke on the record Sunday about general manager Jim Hendry's standing with the team after a disappointing start to the season. Read the entire story....

    Blog | July 11, 2010
  13. Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts speaks to GM Jim Hendry's job status

    Bruce Levine

    Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts spoke about GM Jim Hendry's job status.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2010
  14. Playing the NL, good news for the Sox

    Bruce Levine

    While the South Siders begin to go north in the standings, the North Siders are heading south after the White Sox's 2-1 victory over the Cubs on Saturday. This crosstown series, with two disappointing teams, was predictable from the standpoint th...

    Blog | June 12, 2010
  15. Ricketts taking losses a bit more personally

    Bruce Levine

    Tom Ricketts kicked off a media tour of Wrigley Field on Friday, standing in the Chicago Cubs clubhouse and looking toward the future of the historic franchise he and his family purchased. Although the Ricketts family fortune probably would indica...

    Blog | April 09, 2010
  16. Realistic goals

    Bruce Levine

    Rebuilding the team that fell 14 games in the standings from 2008 might not be as difficult a chore for general manager Jim Hendry as some people might assume.[+] EnlargeMitchell Layton/Getty ImagesCarlos Zambrano was hampered by injuries this season...

    Blog | October 06, 2009