Word on the Street: Ex-Cub arrested in LA

Word on the Street: Ex-Cub arrested in LA

Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011
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Ex-cub arrested in LA... again

Police report former Cubs outfielder Milton Bradley was arrested for investigation of felony battery on Tuesday in a San Fernando Valley home. He has posted bail and is due in court on Oct. 18.

Bradley has had multiple run-ins with the law and was arrested back in January for allegedly threatening a woman. The Dodgers traded him to Oakland after he threw a water bottle at fans and had an issue with a reporter. (ChicagoTribune)
Alomar interested in White Sox opening

Indians first-base coach Sandy Alomar Jr. knows his name has come up in early speculation about the White Sox' managerial situation.Alomar says if his phone rings, he is willing to listen.

Although Alomar has never managed at any level, he did spend parts of five season with the White Sox and is widely respected around baseball. (MLB.com)

'You can put it on the board' for another four years

The White Sox announced that Hawk Harrelson is getting a four year extension to stay on as the team's play-by-play guy. He will continue to sit beside Steve Stone who joined as the color commentator in 2009. (HardballTalk)

Ozzie signs 10 million deal

Ozzie Guillen was introduced as the Marlins' new manager this afternoon after signing a four-year, 10 million deal. The move earned him a 25 raise and three additional guaranteed years in a managerial position. (HardballTalk)

Ex-Bears Tommie Harris signs with Chargers

Former Bears defensive tackle Tommie Harris has signed with the Chargers since being released by the Colts. Harris was let go by the Bears after the 2010 season and cut by Indianapolis after training camp. He is expected to add additional depth to the Chargers' banged-up defensive line. (ChicagoTribune)

Ontario police press charges on banana suspect

Various reports indicate the Ontario police have pressed charges on the man suspected of throwing a banana at Flyers winger Wayne Simmonds.

Chris Moorhouse has been charged with "engaging in a prohibited activity on a premise under the povinical Trespass to Property Act." His conviction could leave him responsible for a maximum fine of 2,000. (ProHockeyTalk)

NHL won't punish Wayne Simmonds

I think it's safe to say Simmonds has had an insane week. After dealing with the banana incident, Wayne was back in the spotlight after allegedly using a homophoic slur against Sean Avery.

After a lot of chirping between the two during the game, the NHL has decided to not suspend of fine Simmonds. (ProHockeyTalk)

Rangers win riveting goaltending duel over Blackhawks in overtime

Rangers win riveting goaltending duel over Blackhawks in overtime

Antti Raanta stopped all 26 shots he faced for his first shutout of the season and Nick Holden netted the winner as the New York Rangers beat the Blackhawks 1-0 in overtime on Friday night.

The Blackhawks, playing without Jonathan Toews, Brent Seabrook and Corey Crawford, are now 1-2-1 in their last four games. Nevertheless, they remain atop the Western Conference with 38 points.

Scott Darling stopped 36 of 37 shots in the loss.

[SHOP: Gear up, Blackhawks fans!]

Two seasons ago Darling and Raanta battled for the Blackhawks’ backup spot. Friday marked their first head-to-head matchup, and it was stellar.

The Blackhawks thought they broke the scoreless tie six minutes into the third period, when Marian Hossa got one past Raanta. But the Rangers challenged for offside and officials agreed, nullifying the goal.

Blackhawks preparing for EPIX all-access look leading up to Winter Classic

Blackhawks preparing for EPIX all-access look leading up to Winter Classic

The 2017 Winter Classic featuring the Blackhawks and Blues is right around the corner.

Players from both sides already squared off in a game of NHL 17 to generate some hype into the game, but nothing compares to behind-the-scenes footage of the two teams leading up to it.

Beginning Dec. 16 at 9 p.m., EPIX will air a one-hour episode each week that provides an all-access look inside the lives of the Blackhawks and Blues, on and off the ice.

[SHOP: Gear up, Blackhawks fans!]

The game will be on Jan. 2 at 12 p.m. on NBC, with the final episode airing Friday, Jan. 6.

Here's a two-minute preview involving the Blackhawks, who are labeled "A Good Bunch of Guys."