Mother of 3-year-old killed in 2018 Grand Crossing fire sues foster mom, roommate The two-count suit alleges wrongful death against Maqkwone Jones’ foster mother — both individually and in her capacity as a foster parent for DCFS — as well as a man who lived with her.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 7:54 pm
So, rather than add to the chorus of folks conveniently ignoring a pandemic, summer heat and the rise of fascism by complaining about the timing of 2021’s schedule release, let’s just unveil the thing. WHITE SOX ANNOUNCE 2021 REGULAR-SEASON SCHEDULE CHICAGO – Major League Baseball and the Chicago White Sox today announced their 2021 regular-season schedule, with Opening Day for the White Sox on Thursday, April 1 at the Los Angeles Angels.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 6:04 pm
The 2020 season does not start until July 23. But Major League Baseball announced the schedule for 2021 on Thursday. The Red Sox will open the season at home on April 1 against the Baltimore Orioles.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 5:48 pm
Law students went public with their efforts to urge the administration to address the lack of Black faculty after the death of George Floyd. “That my silence was contributing to the racist environment, it no longer sat right for me to not speak up,” said McKayla Stokes, a recent graduate.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 5:28 pm
COVID-19 side effect: ‘The Great Restroom Shortage’ (LIVE UPDATES) Here’s what we know today about the continuing spread of the coronavirus and its ripple effects in Chicago and Illinois.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 4:50 pm
The Chicago White Sox and the Schaumburg Boomers have announced the selection of Boomers Stadium as Major League Baseball’s mandated training site for the club’s taxi squad during the 2020 season, according to a press release from the team. Boomers Stadium, which was built in 1999, is home to the Schaumburg Boomers of the Frontier League.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 4:15 pm
To reach such heights, or even to merely win a batting title, you need to have a preponderance of the factors below tilted in your favor, plus a healthy dose of good fortune: High line drive rate Low K rate High exit velocity overall and over all batted-ball types, including grounders Good foot speed Avoids extreme pull tendency on ground (immune from over-shifts) High walk rate (doesn’t give away outs) Home park environment that inflates singles and doubles (Coors, Fenway) Bats lefthanded (plat…
Posted: July 9, 2020, 5:00 am
Renteria hasn’t been able to offer any details about Moncada’s absence from camp, and that has led to coronavirus speculation. If he is not with the White Sox on Thursday, Moncada should eventually return. “Obviously, Moncada will be back soon,” Sox starting pitcher Lucas Giolito said.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 12:56 am
An array of injuries was largely responsible for the blight on the first five years of Byron Buxton’s still-promising major league career, with surgery last fall to repair labrum damage in his left shoulder serving as the latest setback. The most games he can get in this year for the Minnesota Twins? Buxton, who had the procedure on Sept. 10, worked his way onto a rehabilitation track that would have had him ready for the original opener on March 26.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 12:07 am
THERE APPARENTLY STILL IS a tree with magical broadcast limbs that grows in Peoria. Andy Masur — the new voice of the White Sox on WGN-AM (720) — knows all about it. The Bradley University grad (Class of ’89) will be the latest in a storied line of Chicago baseball air men who tightened their tones in the once-ribald river town.
Posted: July 8, 2020, 7:43 pm
Here at BCB, we are going to play simulated games for every game on the Cubs‘ 2020 original schedule via MLB The Show 20. Now that we have had an announcement of an actual 2020 season, we are going to continue these daily simulations through at least July 23, when the 60-game season is scheduled to begin. No matter what happens to the actual 2020 MLB season, we will play out the entire simulated season offline and let you know the results.
Posted: July 8, 2020, 7:30 pm
Murder charge filed in beating death of 1-year-old in Bronzeville Michael Robinson allegedly punched the child multiple times in the face Tuesday at a home in the 4200 block of South Calumet Avenue.
Posted: July 8, 2020, 3:24 pm
When the Minnesota Twins signed Rich Hill from the bargain aisle of free agency last winter, they expected the left-hander to be available around midseason after his recovery from elbow surgery. The Twins, who open on the road against the Chicago White Sox on July 24, are setting up a rotation with Hill in it. “There’s a lot of people who put in the time and the effort and gave me their time to make sure that I can be in the best position possible to go out there and perform,” Hill said Tuesday on a video conference call with reporters.
Posted: July 8, 2020, 1:19 am
The Facebook post comes from a blog post about an Illinois statute that prohibits carrying a firearm while wearing a face covering. But the Illinois State Police said that law does not apply to lawful concealed-weapon permit holders who abide by the state’s COVID-19 mask requirements.
Posted: July 7, 2020, 10:58 pm
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Posted: July 7, 2020, 10:29 pm
Arizona manager Torey Lovullo says that relief pitchers Silvino Bracho and Junior Guerra have both tested positive for COVID-19. The Milwaukee Bucks have closed their practice facility following the team’s Friday round of testing for the coronavirus. Bucks officials confirmed Sunday that they had closed the facility and that they aren’t planning to reopen it before leaving for Florida on Thursday to prepare for the NBA’s resumption of the season at Walt Disney World.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 1:55 am
Beginning the season a couple months late is nothing new for White Sox pitcher Dallas Keuchel.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 12:01 am
CBS 2’s Matt Zahn reports on what the Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Cubs are doing to stay safe as they practice this summer.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 10:57 pm
The White Sox took the field at Guaranteed Rate Field for the first time in 2020.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 7:36 pm
The Chicago White Sox plan to give Michael Kopech whatever he needs to deal with a personal matter. In the meantime, they have plenty of intriguing arms for their summer camp. Kopech was excused from team activities Friday, and general manager Rick Hahn said he doesn’t have a timeline for the return of one of baseball’s top pitching prospects.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 7:03 pm
Baseball is back! The Chicago White Sox and Cubs reported to their ballparks Wednesday for the 2020 season, including a Cubs pitching coach who battled a severe case of COVID-19.
Posted: July 2, 2020, 12:24 am
Baseball is back! The Chicago White Sox and Cubs will report to their ballparks Wednesday for the 2020 season.
Posted: July 1, 2020, 3:23 pm
The White Sox will be back on the field at Guaranteed Rate Field next Friday for their first workout. CBS 2’s Matt Zahn talked with Manager Rick Renteria and GM Rick Hahn.
Posted: June 26, 2020, 12:24 am