The thing about parachute day was that you never knew it was coming. An elementary school gym class would simply arrive to the boxy combination gymnasium/auditorium and there it would be: a massive circle of silk as bright as a circus tent, making even the glare from the industrial fluorescent lights in their basketball-proof wire…
Christmas Time is Here By: Meg Rowley I asked my mom the other day, and she told me that as a kid, I never pitched a fit when I didn’t get what I wanted for Christmas. We were watching A Charlie Brown Christmas, as we do this time of year. There is a scene when…
What Josh looks for in an aspiring young job seeker.
The Padres acquire the Braves’ young backstop, the Halos grab Yunel Escobar, the Astros re-up with Tony Sipp, and much more.
Friday, December 4, 5pm to 6pm CST, CSN Chicago’s Sports Talk Live
The pretty much unreplicatable way to get your first job in professional baseball.
(Major-league players and teams are ineligible.)
A look at how hypothetical moves would impact players’ fantasy stocks if they come to fruition this week.
A stressful, successful slice of an agent’s life.
Ben and Sam discuss home plate collisions, the neighborhood play, and moves by the Mariners, Mets, and Nationals.
How the Winter Meetings went down during a previous pilgrimage to Orlando.
A mix of weird and mundane at the Winter Meetings, from bats to Harold Baines to ball-washers.
What work is still left to be done for some of baseball’s playoff contenders?