Crain’s Chicago Business managing editor Ann Dwyer reports on a $1 billion deal that's now dead and whether the merger of Advocate and NorthShore is on life support. Plus: Guaranteed Rate Field is a lock.
The new name for U.S. Cellular Field is striking out with many White Sox fans. The story of how Guaranteed Rate Field came to be.
Chicago sports teams are turning to their heroes of the past to boost the team brands, and a billionaire biotech pioneer wants to revive print newspapers, and he's putting his money on Tribune Publishing. Crain's Chicago Business has the story.
In 1949, a Chicago Tribune reader asked editor and publisher Colonel Robert McCormick a question: If you had only three full days in Chicago, what are the things you would see and do without fail? The Tribune’s Rita Fitzpatrick responded with a brimming list, which made us wonder: If the reader returned to Chicago today, what could she revisit?
White Sox great Minnie Miñoso, Chicago's first black major league player, died this Sunday. Professor Adrian Burgos Jr., who specializes in Latin American studies and baseball at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, joins us to discuss Miñoso's legacy.
The clouds have cleared, the weather is warm, and anything is possible. Does that include a winning season on the south side? Paris Schutz has the details on the White Sox' home opener against the Minnesota Twins. Watch a web extra interview with White Sox Executive Vice President Kenny Williams.
An excerpt from 1,001 Days in the Bleachers: A Quarter Century of Chicago Sports, by Ted Cox
Alexandra and John Nichols Chief Correspondent and Chicago Tonight Host Phil Ponce and his two sons, Dan and Anthony, sang the national anthem on opening day for the White Sox.
Former White Sox manager and three-time World Series Champion Tony La Russa joins us to talk about his life, career and new book.
He broke the color barrier in Chicago baseball and was the first black-Latino in the Major Leagues. Now White Sox star Minnie Minoso is up for the baseball Hall of Fame. We examine his credentials.
The Blizzard of Oz blows out of town. Just what led to yesterday's surprise announcement, and what does the future hold for Ozzie Guillen and the White Sox? Paris Schutz has the latest. And we go to the Channel 11 archive to revisit Ozzie Guillen's Chicago Tonight appearance on the day he was hired, almost eight years ago.