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WHITE SOX: Reinsdorf says Robinson’s race not a big deal in 1947 Brooklyn

WHITE SOX: Reinsdorf says Robinson’s race not a big deal in 1947 Brooklyn

CHICAGO | There was probably no color-blind corner of the United States in 1947, the year Jackie Robinson became baseball’s first African-American player in modern times.

April 20, 2014 9:00 pm
‘Hands up’ has a different meaning for Mulder in startling comeback try

‘Hands up’ has a different meaning for Mulder in startling comeback try

While baseball is typically a game of inches, Mark Mulder has discovered it’s more like two feet, or the distance between his mid-section and his face.

January 12, 2014 6:30 pm
Hawkins’ 10th team still 3 short of MLB record

Hawkins’ 10th team still 3 short of MLB record

CHICAGO | LaTroy Hawkins put his arm this year where his mouth was in 2012.

May 12, 2013 5:00 pm
MLB NOTES: Region products try to rev up careers in minors

MLB NOTES: Region products try to rev up careers in minors

Jeff Samardzija of Valparaiso, Curtis Granderson of Lynwood and Lloyd McClendon of Chesterton are household names in the majors. John Mallee of Schererville soon will be as Astros hitting coach.

April 07, 2013 9:30 pm
Memoir tells the story of Midway's Hollywood history

Memoir tells the story of Midway's Hollywood history

Before transcontinental flights, planes stopped at Midway Airport to refuel and luminaries such as Katherine Hepburn, John Wayne and President John F. Kennedy were often spotted there.

December 12, 2012 12:00 am
Treasured Ornaments: Region notables share their favorite holiday decorations

Treasured Ornaments: Region notables share their favorite holiday decorations

We connected with a few people who were willing to share stories of their special ornaments, from comic to heart-warming.

December 11, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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SHELF LIFE: The Minimalists explore simplicity as lifestyle

There’s an old joke about how a millionaire on vacation in Mexico tries to convince a fisherman that he should start a business selling his fish, work 60 to 70 hours a week running it, make tons of money and then he can do anything in the world he wants.

December 09, 2012 12:00 am
Illinois sparking a refugee health care revolution

Illinois sparking a refugee health care revolution

A movement spreading across Illinois is creating a health care revolution for refugees from countries including Burma, Bhutan and Iraq.

December 07, 2012 9:00 am
Making muscles smarter

Making muscles smarter

This new machine, called the off-axis neuromuscular trainer, is an offshoot of the trusty elliptical trainer that has been a workout favorite for decades.

December 07, 2012 9:00 am
Chicago endurance athletics blogger: Top five tips for a healthier diet

Chicago endurance athletics blogger: Top five tips for a healthier diet

What started as a bet for David Wallach, author of Chicago endurance athletic blog, Pace of Chicago, resulted in a healthy life change.

November 19, 2012 9:00 am
Blackhawks are only bystanders as lockout damages their franchise, NHL

Blackhawks are only bystanders as lockout damages their franchise, NHL

CHICAGO | Patrick Kane revels in October, almost as much as he did for the month of June two years ago, when his tough-angle overtime goal in Philadelphia snared an uncommon pro sports championship for his adapted city.

October 10, 2012 7:00 pm Photos

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