The Independent

Paul Konerko falls off Hall of Fame ballot

Matthew Rago, Editor-in-Chief

January 28, 2020

Like former Chicago baseball stars Ron Santo and Harold Baines before him, oft-overlooked former White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko collected only 2.5% of Hall of Fame votes this year, disqualifying him from future eligibility. Also like Santo and Baines, Konerko will rely on the Veterans Committee - which eventually immortalized...

Recently retired Paul Konerko is 42nd all time in career home runs.

Saying Goodbye To An All-Time Great

October 7, 2014

Once in a great while a city gets an important player that plays for one of their teams. For the Chicago White Sox, that player has been P...

FC Barcelona

“Crisis” in Catalonia

March 26, 2013

  In sports, legacy is often associated with greatness. Whether it’s Phil Jackson bringing the triangle offense to the NBA or Joe DiMaggio redefining what a hitting...

Chicago Fire Soccer

Barb Greasy, Staff Writer

September 26, 2006

On Oct. 8, 1997, on the 126th anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire, Chicago kicked off its inaugural season of the disaster's namesake, the Chicago Fire, which had just been founded as Chicago's Major League Soccer (MLS) team. Navy Pier's Gateway Park held the ceremony in which the team's logo, colors and uniform were revealed....

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