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  1. 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
  2. Ernie Banks tried to talk Barack Obama out of running for preside...

    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.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2013
  3. Sox would allow Konerko to join Team USA

    Bruce Levine

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Chicago White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko may have a decision to make in the next day or two about playing in the World Baseball Classic. Team USA first baseman Mark Teixeira of the New York Yankees withdrew with a right w...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  4. Rizzo to play for Italy in WBC

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo said Wednesday he will play for Italy in the World Baseball Classic this March. Rizzo, who was not invited to play for the United States, was given permission by the Cubs this week. "You really don't wor...

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  5. GM Williams won't discuss president report

    Bruce Levine

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Chicago White Sox general manager Ken Williams declined to discuss a USA Today report that he will be promoted to vice president of baseball operations and assistant GM Rich Hahn will become general manager at the end of their sea...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  6. Cubs, Sox to have 5 on Team USA roster

    Bruce Levine

    There will be five players representing Chicago during the World Cup and Pan-American Games. Top Chicago Cubs prospects Brett Jackson and Jeff Beliveau will join White Sox minor leaguers Jordan Danks, Andrew Garcia and Justin Cassel on Team USA. ...

    Blog | September 15, 2011
  7. Ramirez braves cold for his first convention

    Bruce Levine

    Aramis Ramirez arrived at his first Cubs Convention in what could be his last year with the team. Ramirez had always told me he'd never come to the United States in the wintertime, because he hated the cold weather. His appearance seems to be a hu...

    Blog | January 16, 2011
  8. Impostors? Ozzie defends Latin players

    Bruce Levine

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen responded on Thursday to comments Los Angeles Angels outfielder Torii Hunter made to USA Today about Latin players. In the article, Hunter said: "People see dark faces out there, and the perceptio...

    Blog | March 11, 2010
  9. Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen disagrees with Torii Hunt...

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen disagrees with Torii Hunter's assertion that Latin-American players are impostors.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2010