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Phil Humber Tosses Perfecto

SEATTLE — Phil Humber had Tommy John surgery before his career even started. He bounced around a bit as he tried to make it in... more

over 3 years ago | Huffington Post | Permalink

Sox's Humber Pitches Perfect Game

Phil Humber, who underwent Tommy John surgery seven years ago, threw the first perfect game in the majors in almost two years, leading the Chicago White Sox to a 4-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday. more

over 3 years ago | Fox Chicago | Permalink

White Sox' Humber Throws Perfect Game

Humber needed only 97 pitches en route to his perfecto, threw first pitch strikes to 17 of the 27 batters he faced, struck out nine Seattle hitters, had 13 flyouts and only went to a three-ball count with three batters. [ more

over 3 years ago | Chicagoist | Permalink

White Sox Pitcher Tosses Perfect Game

Philip Humber has tossed a perfect game as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Seattle Mariners, 4-0, on Saturday at Safeco Field. The 29-year-old right-hander... more

over 3 years ago | Huffington Post | Permalink

Flawless In Seattle: Phil Humber Throws Perfect Game Against Mariners

White Sox pitcher Phil Humber threw the 21st perfect game in Major League Baseball history Saturday as the White Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 4-0.more

over 3 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

The Most And Least Popular Cities In America

Detroit's never really been one for popularity contests -- and now it seems we've completely lost the game. A new poll from Public Policy Polling... more

over 3 years ago | Huffington Post | Permalink

Jose Canseco Signs Another Minor League Contract

An independent Massachusetts minor league team has signed former major league slugger and admitted steroids user Jose Canseco. more

over 3 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

4 wounded in South Side shootings

Three teens and a man were shot Thursday afternoon on Chicago’s South Side. more

over 3 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Pierzynski Drives In 4 As White Sox Top Indians 10-6

A.J. Pierzynski hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 10-6... more

over 3 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Emanuel backtracks on longer school day

Under pressure from parents who oppose a 7.5 hour school day, Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced that 7 hours would be enough for elementary school students. “No longer will we have to make false choices,” he said. “Teachers will not have to pick between science and social studies, math versus... more

over 3 years ago | Catalyst | Permalink

A waste of life

Artists Theaster Gates and Marc Bamuthi Joseph look at environmental and urban violence in Red, Black, and Green: a Blues by Elly Fishman A spoken-word artist and dancer, Marc Bamuthi Joseph created a hip-hop environmentalist campaign called Life Is Living and, starting in 2009, took... more

over 3 years ago | Chicago Reader | Permalink

West Side Principals' Network

Some unconfirmed tidbits from the West Side network principals' meeting, sent in by a friend of the blog, plus a Powerpoint deck from the meeting: 1) Principal (Stephen Ngo) from World Language is leaving to take over Steinmetz.  In its 7 years, World Language has now had 4 principals and... more

over 3 years ago | District 299 | Permalink

Opponents of CPS' longer school day join forces against plan

For several months, the greatest resistance to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed 71/2-hour school day came from parents in middle-class and upper-middle-class communities who say their kids don't need the extra class time. more

over 3 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Durkin: NFL Mock Draft 2.0

Twenty days and counting until the 77th annual meeting of NFL franchises to select eligible football players. more

over 3 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Report Documents Political Donations By MLB Teams

It’s Major League Baseball’s opening week, and as we tune in to the Cubs and White Sox, it's interesting to see how these teams play when it comes to politics. more

over 3 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink