• Today in History

    Today in History

  • Chicago White Sox starting pitcher James Shields delivers during the second inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday, July 26, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    White Sox avoid Chapman, down Cubs 3-0 behind Shields

    CHICAGO (AP) — James Shields allowed four singles in 7 2/3 innings, Adam Eaton homered and the White Sox stayed unbeaten since Chris Sale’s suspension by beating the Cubs 3-0 Tuesday night in Chicago’s crosstown rivalry.

  • Flying Buffalo, Natalie J overall winners of boat race

    CHICAGO (AP) — The annual 333-mile sailboat race from Chicago to Mackinac, Michigan ended with Flying Buffalo winning the Mackinac Trophy Division of 108th running of the Chicago Yacht Club event for the fourth time.

  • CORRECTS TO RELIEVER- Chicago Cubs reliever Aroldis Chapman, center, listens to a question as he meets reporters before a baseball game between the Chicago White Sox and Cubs Tuesday, July 26, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    New Cubs closer Aroldis Chapman arrives to a mixed reaction

    CHICAGO (AP) — Star closer Aroldis Chapman joined the Cubs on Tuesday, arriving to a mixed reaction in Chicago and saying he couldn’t remember what management told him about off-field expectations and behavior.

  • THIS CORRECTS THE SPELLING OF THE FIRST NAME TO TAMIKA, AND NOT TANIKA AS ORIGINALLY SENT -New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony speaks with Tamika Catchings of the WNBA Indiana Fever as they spent the U.S. Olympic basketball team's precious day off running a two-hour town hall meeting at a South Los Angeles youth center Monday, July 25, 2016. Anthony gathered basketball stars, community leaders and police officers to speak with teenagers and young adults about the importance of respect, communication and safety. (AP Photo/Greg Beacham)

    New WNBA format sets up playoff chase after Olympic break

    NEW YORK (AP) — The new WNBA playoff format involving the top eight teams will set up an exciting last few weeks of the season when the league returns from the monthlong Olympic break.

  • Chicago White Sox left fielder Melky Cabrera shows the ball after robbing Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant of a would-be home run during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, July 25, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    White Sox beat Cubs 5-4 on Saladino’s single

    CHICAGO (AP) — Tyler Saladino hit a game-ending RBI single, and the Chicago White Sox put a damper on the Chicago Cubs’ trade for Aroldis Chapman with a 5-4 victory on Monday night.

  • Former high school basketball standout gunned down

    CHICAGO (AP) — A former Chicago high school basketball standout who went on to play in college has been shot to death on the city’s West Side.

  • In this May 18, 2016, file photo, New York Yankees' Aroldis Chapman throws a pitch against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the ninth inning of a baseball game, in Phoenix. The Chicago Cubs acquired hard-throwing reliever Chapman in a trade with the Yankees on Monday, July 25. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

    Cubs get closer Aroldis Chapman in trade with Yankees

    CHICAGO (AP) — Before the Chicago Cubs completed a trade for Aroldis Chapman, owner Tom Ricketts and president of baseball operations Theo Epstein decided they had to hear from the closer himself about a domestic violence allegation in the offseason.

  • Milwaukee Brewers' Will Middlebrooks, center, is helped off the field by head athletic trainer Dan Wright, left, and manager Craig Counsell, right, with an injury after popping out during the third inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Sunday, July 24, 2016, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Benny Sieu)

    Brewers place 3B Will Middlebrooks on DL with leg injury

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have put Will Middlebrooks on the 15-day disabled list after the third baseman left Sunday’s game against the Chicago Cubs with a strained lower right leg.

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign event at the Florida State Fairgrounds Entertainment Hall, Friday, July 22, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    For Clinton, concern lingers over enthusiasm for candidacy

    KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (AP) — Hillary Clinton has a problem.