The St. Louis Cardinals are under investigation by the FBI and Justice Department. Their top prospect (Oscar Taveras) died in a car crash last October.
This is one of those stories that can impact the baseball landscape for years.
The Illini might play in Illinois, but they've got a strong following across the Mississippi in St. Louis, too.
By Sarah Langs
If it seems like the Cubs have won a lot of close games lately, that feeling isn’t just an illusion.
MILWAUKEE — Joe Maddon’s glass is always half full. But the Cubs manager has a point when he says this team hasn’t come close to clicking on all cylinders.