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  1. Giants and Tigers and reasons to root in the World Series - MLB

    Jim Caple

    Giants or Tigers? Tough call, but you've gotta choose. We've got helpful hints if you're still waffling about which team to cheer in the World Series.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2012
  2. Robin Ventura was made to manage

    Buster Olney

    DETROIT -- Long before Robin Ventura even knew he wanted to manage, Chicago White Sox GM Ken Williams had written down his name as a possible candidate, among other names, in a folder that Williams updates and maintains. Ventura is understated and e...

    Blog | September 02, 2012
  3. The Chicago White Sox found a manager who fits the modern prototy...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that in Robin Ventura's first season as manager of the Chicago White Sox, he has proved to have all of the necessary qualities a big league skipper needs in the modern game.

    Blog | Conversation | September 02, 2012
  4. Wrapping up a Chicago baseball season to forget

    Gene Wojciechowski

    After predicting two division titles, it's time to reflect on a season to forget.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2011
  5. Axelrod, Reed showing Sox they belong

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - As recently as last month, general manager Kenny Williams scoffed at the notion that the White Sox's farm system had nothing much to offer. "I hear that [criticism], but we have this guy, and this guy and that guy," Williams said. We...

    Blog | September 14, 2011
  6. Chicago White Sox general manager Ken Williams considers a youth ...

    Chicago White Sox general manager Ken Williams said Monday that this week could determine whether the Sox "turn over the entire roster" and go young.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2011
  7. Chicago White Sox GM Kenny Williams: Others 'magnified' Ozzie Gui...

    Doug Padilla

    Chicago White Sox GM Kenny Williams says others "magnified" his rift with Ozzie Guillen.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2010
  8. Streaking Sox looking more like buyers

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The 2010 season restarts on Tuesday for the Chicago White Sox, who open a three-game series against the Atlanta Braves. Winners of six straight, the White Sox stand at .500 with 94 games left and trail the division-leading Minnesota Twi...

    Blog | June 22, 2010
  9. Ruben Amaro and the Phillies could go two ways -- Buster Olney --...

    Buster Olney

    Philadelphia has been extremely underwhelming given the talent all over the roster. And it forces Ruben Amaro to make a decision. Does he make a move to stir up some impatience or wait for talent to get healthy? Buster examines.

    Blog | Conversation | June 16, 2010
  10. Guillen denies he almost fought with GM

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen denied a report that he and general manager Kenny Williams almost came to blows after Wednesday night's game against the Detroit Tigers. "I'm not in shape to fight anyone," Guillen said Friday be...

    Blog | June 11, 2010
  11. Strain between Chicago White Sox's Ozzie Guillen and Ken Williams...

    Buster Olney

    Ozzie Guillen and Ken Williams have always had an interesting relationship, but a World Series title in 2005 may have served as a Band-Aid over a festering situation. Now, in the midst of losing, things seem certain to get messy, or end poorly.

    Blog | Conversation | June 11, 2010
  12. Stephen Strasburg wasted no time in alerting observers about his ...

    Buster Olney

    Everybody who saw Stephen Strasburg last night felt like they were seeing something authentic, something hard to place. Even the plate umpire had to adjust to what he was dealing with. So, too, will the rest of the league.

    Blog | Conversation | June 09, 2010
  13. Podcast: Williams on 'Talkin' Baseball'

    BRUCE LEVINE

    White Sox general manager Kenny Williams was his usual blunt self as he responded to questions on ESPN 1000's "Talkin' Baseball" on Saturday. I asked Williams point blank if the White Sox were still in the running for free agent outfielder Johnny...

    Blog | February 13, 2010
  14. Buster Olney Blog -- MLB -- Jim Thome gives Joe Torre his Straw m...

    Buster Olney

    It's Strawberry fields for Joe Torre -- at least that's what it means for L.A. to pick up Jim Thome, writes Buster Olney. Plus, what was the reasoning behind Kenny Williams' decision to wave the white flag? It wasn't good poker, at the very least.

    Blog | Conversation | September 01, 2009
  15. The effects of the MLB trade deadline already are on display

    Buster Olney

    You already can see how baseball has shifted ever so slightly after the trade deadline. In places such as San Diego, the reality is bleak, Buster Olney says.

    Blog | Conversation | August 02, 2009
  16. Buster Olney: Why Jake Peavy could go to the White Sox

    We all thought Jake Peavy could end up in Chicago, but on the Sox? Buster says it could happen and then checks other deals that could be in the making. Plus notes, movements, analysis, injuries and why Brad Penny might be ripe for the trading block.

    Blog | Conversation | May 21, 2009