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GeorgeCastle

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Cubs Cannot Afford Not To Give Reed Johnson Occasional Starts

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If the Cubs are worried about clutch hitting, they need to get Reed Johnson in the lineup on a more regular basis.

Historical Odds Stacked Against Doug Davis Being Cubs' Pitching Sparkplug

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Doug Davis would probably prefer his old stance pitching against the Cubs rather than for them when he takes the mound in Wrigley Field Saturday.

Cubs' Carlos Pena Only Natural Cleanup Hitter Type For Team

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The Cubs' lineup is under-powered and under-performing, so Carlos Pena should be given a shot to bat cleanup.

Twins' Francisco Liriano's No-Hitter: Worth The Wait

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Waiting a baseball lifetime to see a no-hitter was worth it when Francisco Liriano spun his gem against the White Sox.

White Sox: Domino Theory Applies To Massive Downslide

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Negatives have fed on negatives to put the White Sox in their present predicament.

2011 NHL Playoffs: Blackhawks' Hockey Operations, Marketing Departments Must Work Hard This Off-Season

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The Blackhawks need to work harder than ever in the off-season just begun, or they may lose some of the fans that jumped on the bandwagon after last year's Stanley Cup.

2011 NHL Playoffs: Blackhawks On Verge Of Greatest Comeback In Chicago Postseason History

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The Blackhawks could pull off something never experienced by a Chicago postseason team in Vancouver Tuesday night.

2011 NHL Playoffs: NHL, Canucks' Coach Go Off-Duty In Epidemic of Thuggery

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Allowing the physical play to get out of hand is a big factor in the Hawks' budding comeback against the Canucks.

2011 NHL Playoffs: Blackhawks' Dave Bolland Inspiring Example To All Players In A Jam

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A healthy Dave Bolland can mean all the difference for the Blackhawks, as they discovered in Game 4 against the Canucks.

2011 NHL Playoffs: Hossa Playoff Scoring Drought Blackhawks' Two-Year Mystery

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When the number of goal-adept Blackhawks is decreased, that makes Marian Hossa's playoff scoring drought stand out even more.

Who Should Close For White Sox? Sergio Santos Has Right Personality, Stuff

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The Sox are searching for a new closer, and they need to look no further than Sergio Santos.

NHL Playoffs 2011: Blackhawks A Rare Chicago Team To Back Into Playoffs

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The Blackhawks got their coveted playoff spot -- by being a rare Chicago team to back into it. Now, can they use that chance and make the most of it?

White Sox Opener: Sox Nearly Unbeatable If Pitchers Come Through Like Jackson

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The Sox can graft dominant starting pitching onto their powerful lineup, as Edwin Jackson demonstrated at their home opener on Thursday.

Cubs' Starlin Castro Led Off Sunday; No. 3 Should Be His Destination

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There was much hubbub Sunday about Starlin Castro batting leadoff. There shouldn't have been -- it was a one-shot deal, and he ought to be slotted at No. 3.

Opening Day 2011: Cubs, Dempster Endure Severe Case of Deja Vu Two Ways

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Unusual things have happened throughout Cubs history -- and then they happen again, as transpired on Opening Day 2011 at Wrigley Field.

2011 Cubs Season Preview: Steady Revival In A Weakened NL Central?

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The 2011 Cubs have flaws, but they also have enough positive signs to make you wonder in the NL Central race.

2011 White Sox Season Preview: Sox To Edge Twins In A Two-Team AL Central Race

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Whatever edge the Twins had on the White Sox has dissipated for 2011, so the South Siders are the favorites in the AL Central.

Cubs Spring Training: Mike Quade Proves He's In Charge

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Managers need spring training, too. In the Cubs' case, Mike Quade quickly got into mid-season form.

White Sox Spring Training: Jake Peavy's Comeback Mission Half-Accomplished

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White Sox spring training has been all about Jake Peavy. He hasn't disappointed so far.

Blackhawks Magic Playoff Numbers: Three And 95

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Can the Blackhawks come out of the pack and make the playoffs? They can, if they take these two numbers into account.

Blackhawks' Jonathan Toews Has Both MVP Qualities: Stats And Leadership

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Jonathan Toews is making the strongest bid of any star for the Hart Trophy -- the NHL MVP award.

Cubs Won't Have To Dump Carlos Silva; He'll Do It To Himself

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Carlos Silva made headlines with his dugout blowup. The next headline he generates will be when he pitches himself off the Cubs.

Keith Moreland Shows Cubs, WGN Picked A Winner For The Booth With Pat Hughes

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Keith Moreland showed Sunday he'll work in smoothly as Pat Hughes' new partner in the Cubs radio broadcast booth

Will Albert Pujols Be A Cub In 2012? Only in Your Dreams...

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Will Tom Ricketts open his wallet and sign Albert Pujols?

Dave Duerson Dead: Recent Demons May Have Consumed Him

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Dave Duerson was one of the youngest of the 1985 Super Bowl Bears. Thus it was a shock when the news broke that he had died at age 50 Thursday in Miami, after an upstanding life in the NFL turned...

Keith Moreland Hired By WGN: Cubs Fans, Be Patient

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Ron Santo was the fans' favorite for two decades in the radio booth with Pat Hughes. Keith Moreland just needs fans' patience to succeed.

White Sox Spring Training Preview: As Adam Dunn And Chris Sale Go, So May The Sox

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As the Sox get ready for their pitchers and catchers to report later this week, two of their questions are: how will Adam Dunn do as a fulltime DH, and what will Chris Sale's role be?

Cubs Spring Training Preview: Aramis Ramirez Return To Form Is Key To Success

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Manager Mike Quade and batting coach Rudy Jaramillo have some challenges to get the Cubs back to winning. Foremost among them may be getting Aramis Ramirez back to All-Star form.

2011 White Sox: Jake Peavy Is Their Bottom Line

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Jake Peavy is working out in sunny California, ready to return to be a key part of the Sox' 2011 rotation.

Blizzard Of 2011: Chicago's Weathered Some Interesting Sports Events

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Think you've lived through some of Chicago's worst weather ever this week? Relive some of Chicago's most interesting sports events that were affected by the weather.

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