Spain and Fitz talk about the surprising hire of new White Sox manager Tony La Russa and Jeff Passan and Jason Goff join the show to weigh in on the move. Plus, Bobby Marks on the latest NBA news, what kind of punishment will MLB hand the Dodgers’ Justin Turner, are the Bucs the best team in the NFL and the Jets take you never knew you needed.
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The White Sox mistakenly sent an email welcoming Tony La Russa that included AJ Hinch's signature on a photo of La Russa, an error that was due to multiple variations of the graphic being prepared for various candidates, a source told ESPN.
Sarah & Jason discuss why Tony La Russa is not being sincere with his comments today.
Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon discuss the White Sox bringing on Tony La Russa as their new manager, possible punishments for Justin Turner, concerns NBA players have with the late December season start date, and much more.
Tony Reali and the national panel discuss the White Sox's hiring of Tony La Russa, MLB's investigation into what happened with Justin Turner's breaking of COVID-19 protocol, coronavirus scares in the Big Ten, and more.
Wait, the White Sox hired Tony La Russa? Why it will or won't work and what those across MLB are saying
Didn't see the 76-year-old Hall of Famer coming back in 2021? We break down the decision.
Back at it again: Tony La Russa joins a long list of coaches who've done reunion tours with previous teams
After 34 years and two other managing jobs, La Russa comes back to Chicago. He's not the first to go back to a previous job. Here's how other notable coaches fared in their second tours.
Hall of Famer Tony La Russa, who last managed in the major leagues by guiding the Cardinals to the World Series in 2011, has been hired by the White Sox at age 76.
Sure, the 2020 season just ended. No, we haven't a clue how the offseason will play out. We're ranking all 30 MLB teams for next year anyway.
David Schoenfield joins Buster to discuss the consistent force of the Dodgers lineup, Blake Snell being pulled early if he gets into trouble, Dave Roberts’ pitching strategy, why Austin Barnes should start at catcher in game six, Manuel Margot being half an inch away from stealing home, layoffs in ticket offices and Tony LaRussa being rumored for the White Sox job (5:33). Later, Hembo drops by to talk about possible vindication for Clayton Kershaw and Snell’s magic number (21:40).
Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon discuss the Titans' impressive win on Tuesday Night Football, if the Dodgers can come back in the NLCS, Le'Veon Bell's ugly end with the Jets and much more.
The White Sox have been given permission by the Angels to interview Tony La Russa for their managerial vacancy, a source confirmed to ESPN.
David Schoenfield joins Buster to discuss why Joe Morgan was the perfect player, the White Sox basically firing Rick Renteria and if they’d considering hiring A.J. Hinch, the Braves’ no longer middling pitching, the Dodgers’ bullpen, the Rays taking control of the series, and Jose Altuve’s defense (11:37). Plus, Hembo hops on to talk about Morgan having greatest two-year stretch of any modern infielder, and his takeaways from Monday’s games (29:17).
The White Sox have parted ways with manager Rick Renteria, who led the team to its first playoff berth since 2008.
We look at the top priorities for clubs that got an early start on their hot stove seasons.
The White Sox's breakout season was stopped by a three-game loss at Oakland in the wild-card round. But it looks as if they have a bright future after ending a string of seven consecutive losing records with their first playoff appearance since 2008.
BBTN: Matt Vasgersian on the Padres' comeback, vintage Kershaw and his A's moving on. Plus, Todd Radom on Target Field
Matt Vasgersian joins Buster to discuss the Padres’ comeback win, how a homer in an empty ballpark plays differently, vintage Clayton Kershaw, Matt’s relief the A’s won an elimination game and calling two marathon playoff games in one day (11:55). Later, Todd Radom hops on to analyze a clip of Lou Gehrig “confirming” Babe Ruth called his shot, talk about Target field and administer the weekly quiz (34:36).
Fernando Tatis Jr. led a five-homer attack for San Diego, Clayton Kershaw was on top of his game, and the Braves and A's moved on to the next round.
The Oakland Athletics ended 14 years of postseason futility, riding Chad Pinder's go-ahead, two-run single in the fifth inning and repeated costly walks by Chicago's relievers to rally past the White Sox 6-4 on Thursday and win the decisive third game...
The White Sox's Eloy Jimenez left Game 3 against the Athletics because of right foot discomfort following a double in his second at-bat.
The Reds, Padres and Brewers all could be swept, while the A's and White Sox play a winner-take-all Game 3. Here's what you need to know.