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6 hrs ago | Double G Sports

Derek Jeter's Remarkable Staying Powera

Robinson Cano was supposed to be the next Derek Jeter : a lifelong Yankee, who would go down as one of the greatest to ever play his position, and one day be immortalized in Monument Park alongside Jeter and the numerous other Yankee greats. Over the past decade, the succession from No.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Derek Jeter, Robinson Cano, Mariano Rivera, Alex Rodriguez, Jimmy Rollins

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Southside Showdown

Paul Konerko nominated for Roberto Clemente Award

Sep 3, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer , Chicago White Sox designated hitter Paul Konerko and Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Glen Perkins pose for a photo during Chicago White Sox designated hitter Paul Konerko Oct 28, 2012; Detroit, MI, USA; The 2012 Roberto Clemente Award trophy during a press conference prior to game four of the 2012 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports Each team nominates one player each season for the award, and for Konerko this will be his last chance to win the award as he'll be retiring at the end of this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Joe Mauer, Glen Perkins

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Jose Abreu proving he prepared himself well for long season

The baseball season is a grind, a mental and physical marathon with a level of difficulty like no other in sports, according to White Sox captain Paul Konerko. Jose Abreu is going to go the distance.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jose Abreu, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez

Southside Showdown

Paul Konerko Hoping to Return this Weekend

May 7, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago White Sox designated hitter Paul Konerko runs towards first base after hitting a three run double against the Chicago Cubs during the fifth inning at U.S Cellular Field. Mandatory Credit: Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports The end is fast approaching, and it unfortunately hasn't been the way Paul Konerko envisioned he would be leaving the game for good.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Chicago White Sox

Royals Review

White Sox Preview: We're still in the playoffs, but for how long?

Yesterday was a must win game. This weekend against Detroit are three huge must-win games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Sale, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, Adam Dunn, Gordon Beckham, Jose Abreu

BleacherReport

MLB Stars with the Most to Gain in Season's Final Weeks

It feels like spring training just ended, yet here we sit, with only two weeks left to go before all but 10 of MLB 's 30 teams head home for the winter. For some players, like the Chicago White Sox's Paul Konerko and New York Yankees' Derek Jeter, the end of the season means the end of their careers, with the next two weeks serving as their last chance to take in everything that comes along with being a professional ballplayer.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, Baseball Players, New York Yankees, Derek Jeter, Billy Butler, Adam Dunn

South Side Sox

Reading Room: Jose Abreu ties a White Sox rookie record his way

Plus: Paul Konerko closes in on the end, a White Sox scout gets his due, and Joe West might have a point It's fitting that Jose Abreu used a signature plate appearance to write his name into the White Sox record books on Sunday. Abreu tied Ron Kittle for the White Sox rookie record with his 35th homer in the ninth inning of the 6-4 loss to Minnesota , but look at how he did it.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jose Abreu, Mark Buehrle, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Kansas City Royals

Shields, Royals begin final playoff push against AL Central foes

Kansas City begins a three-game set against the White Sox on Monday, and after dropping 3-of-4 to Boston this weekend the club is done with out-of-division play for the season. The Royals enter Monday 1 1/2 games behind Detroit for the AL Central lead.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, James Shields, John Danks

The Miami Herald

Rookie May fans 10 as Twins beat White Sox 6-4

May struck out a season-high 10 in six innings and Minnesota overcame Jose Abreu's 35th home run, beating Chicago 6-4 to end a four-game losing streak. "I've always kind of been a strikeout guy," May said.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Anthony Swarzak, Eduardo Escobar, Jose Abreu, Kennys Vargas

Minnesota Twins

Swarzak will get Monday start vs. Tigers

Right-handed Anthony Swarzak will make his second start for the Twins in Monday's three-game series opener against the Tigers, facing off against Max Scherzer . A relegated reliever, Swarzak was the likely candidate announced by manager Ron Gardenhire on Saturday, but not confirmed in case he was needed out of the bullpen.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Anthony Swarzak, Max Scherzer, Tommy Milone, Kennys Vargas, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball

Chicago White Sox

Noesi can send White Sox to season-best win streak

When he was placed on waivers by the Rangers after posting a 14.21 ERA in five April relief appearances split between Seattle and Texas, the White Sox took a chance on Noesi, and he's been trending in the right direction as the season winds down. Noesi hopes to continue getting better while pushing the White Sox winning streak to a season-high five games on Sunday as Chicago tries to sweep Minnesota at U.S. Cellular Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Eduardo Escobar, Baseball Players, Anthony Swarzak, Trevor May, Tommy Milone, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox

Sat Sep 13, 2014

CBS Local

Levine: 'Wanted, Team Leader' Sign Going Up At White Sox Clubhouse

The White Sox must deal with a huge void as Team Captain Paul Konerko winds down the last two weeks of his illustrious career. The question next spring will be asked for the first time in over a decade: Who will be the team leader of the White Sox going forward? "It will have to be somebody that can have the qualities to lead," White Sox Manager Robin Ventura said before his team's double header on Saturday.

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MLB.com

Twin Bill

It's White Sox vs. Twins at U.S. Cellular Field in a straight doubleheader today, made necessary by last night's postponement. The Sox are coming off of the four-game series with Oakland, having won three of the four contests and the final two.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jose Quintana, Scott Carroll, Logan Darnell, American League, Major League Baseball, Jose Abreu

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Southside Showdown

What's left for the Chicago White Sox in '14?

Sep 10, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu runs to second base after hitting a double against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning at U.S Cellular Field. Mandatory Credit: Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports Here is a quick look at the rest of the White Sox schedule for 2014, as the season is close to being complete.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, Baseball Players, Jose Abreu

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Daily Record

Mike Tyson directs vulgarities toward Canadian TV host

Mike Tyson directs vulgarities at Canadian TV host -- Mike Tyson directed an expletive-filled rant at a Canadian television anchor in a live interview Wednesday after the host brought up the former heavyweight champion's conviction for sexual assault. CP24 news anchor Nathan Downer asked Tyson about his meeting with Toronto's scandal-plagued Mayor Rob Ford, who recently returned to work after a rehab stint.

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Related Topix: Sports, Boxing, More Sports, Mike Tyson, Mike Tyson's, Heavyweight Boxing, Baseball Players, Danny Santana, Josh Hamilton

McCovey Chronicles

San Francisco Giants Link Dump, 9/11

For Konerko, a Steady White Sox Presence, 16 Years of Earning His Keep Is an Ample Farewell Is anyone else sick of all the Paul Konerko fanfare? Like, come on guys, you don't need to give him a farewell tour. Admittedly, it was kinda nice when the Dodgers gave him Vin Scully as a memento of Konerko's debut with Los Angeles in 1997, but when the Astros gave him the world's biggest salami to commemorate his grand slam in the 2005 World Series, that was a little much.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Carlos Beltran, Andre Ethier, Clayton Kershaw, Aubrey Huff, Jason Schmidt

CBS Local

Levine: Konerko Wants To Play Regardless Of Broken Hand

The fate of Paul Konerko's last at-bats as a major league player has been the topic of great debate since a hairline fracture in his hand was discovered a week ago. Konerko vowed to play again for the home fans before the season ends on September 28. The thought of trying it out this weekend sometime remains a current goal.

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BTF's Baseball Primer

South Side Salute: For White Sox' Paul Konerko, 16 Years of Earning His Keep Is an Ample Farewell

The White Sox work harder for the hearts of fans, and they never doubt the sincerity of those who support them. Konerko, a serious slugger who never left the South Side, has been their perfect representative.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Derek Jeter

Daily Herald

Curtain slowly closing on Konerko's stellar career

But this is Konerko's final year before he slips off into retirement, so why let a broken bone prevent a proper exit? The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.

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Oakland Athletics

Kazmir, A's square off against White Sox lefty Sale

The Athletics know they could sure use a break after letting another close one slip through their fingers Wednesday night. But as many teams have learned the hard way this season, White Sox left-hander Chris Sale isn't the type to take a day off.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Sale, Baseball Players, Sean Doolittle, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball

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