Fan confidence in the Cubs was up last week. With Aroldis Chapman now in the Wrigley Field bullpen, will it go through the roof? Vote now!
Buster Olney talks to Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago about the Cubs' deal for Aroldis Chapman, what Chapman brings to the club's bullpen, reaction in the clubhouse and more.
Kyle Hendricks' changeup has been a key to his success this season, while James Shields' fastball has helped him turn things around with the White Sox
The Crosstown Classic is here, and Chicago's two MLB ballparks are a contrast in concrete. And while the Cell has its perks, The View will take Wrigley -- and its surroundings -- any day.
From Mike Trout to Yoan Moncada, here are the players their teams should decline to trade as Monday's deadline approaches.
Corey Wootton is retiring from the NFL after six seasons in the league. He recorded a career-high seven sacks for the Bears in 2012.
Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer
Aroldis Chapman vs Cubs potential Oct opponents: Washington - 12 APP since 2012, 1 run, 26 K, 15.1 IP SF - 5 APP last 2 years, 10 K, 6.2 IP, 2 R & BS last Sept LA - 9 APP in career, 0 runs, 17 K, 5 hits, 9 IP
The Los Angeles Dodgers need a front-line starter and might be willing to deal top prospect Julio Urias if the Chicago White Sox shop Chris Sale.
The Big Ten has some historic venues. Cast your vote for the toughest place to play.
The Big Ten has led the nation in college basketball attendance for 40 years. So where is the toughest place to steal a win: MSU's Breslin Center, IU's Assembly Hall or Wisconsin's Kohl Center?
Brian Bennett ESPN Staff Writer
Lovie Smith, back in Chicago as the new Illinois coach, leads off Day 2 of Big Ten media days. Smith says the Illini "are not there yet" in terms of competing for championships, but he intends to get them to that point.
Urban Meyer, Mark Dantonio and Kirk Ferentz lead a parade of coaches and players who will take the stage on Day 2 of Big Ten media days.
Cubs honcho Theo Epstein said talking to Aroldis Chapman about his suspension for domestic violence was one of the key factors before making the deal.
With Aroldis Chapman, the Cubs have the NL's best bullpen. It doesn't make them World Series locks, but they are now clear favorites to get there.
With Aroldis Chapman set to step in Tuesday as the Cubs' closer, Mike Montgomery, who was acquired last week, gave up the winning run in the ninth.
Chris Sale apologizes to fans, teammates
"Do I regret standing up for what I believe in? Absolutely not. Do I regret saying business should not be first before winning? Absolutely not. ... I'll never understand why we need to do something on the business side on the field that might impede us winning a game." 'Main focus should be winning'
Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer
Watch Cubs reliever Mike Montgomery discuss taking the loss in the ninth inning against the White Sox on Monday after the Cubs scored two runs to tie the game in the top of the inning.