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Past articles by Phil:

Column: It’s not Pat Hughes’ mistake Chicago Cubs fans will remember of his no-hitter call but what he got right — and we all should be so lucky

Chicago Cubs radio voice Pat Hughes made a rare mistake on the last batter of Thursday's Chicago Cubs no-hitter, but fans are likely to remember how he nailed the last pitch. As Phil Rosenthal leaves the Chicago Tribune after 16 years, he hopes he'll be well-remembered too. → Read More

Danny Parkins’ ‘What About Chicago’ radiothon raises at least $664K for the city’s Austin neighborhood: ‘The audience came through in an amazing way’

“Obviously, the audience came through in an amazing way,” said WSCR-AM's Danny Parkins after his 24-hour "What About Chicago" radiothon raised at least $664,000 for a food-desert grocery. → Read More

Next season will be the last for announcer Pat Foley, who has been ‘synonymous with Chicago Blackhawks hockey for well over a generation’

Pat Foley is retiring as Chicago Blackhawks TV announcer after next season, his 39th with the team. → Read More

Chicago White Sox DH Yermín Mercedes tells HBO’s ‘Real Sports’ about his private equity backers: ‘Nobody believed in me at that point. And they believed in me.’

Chicago White Sox rookie Yermín Mercedes tells HBO's "Real Sports" he has no problem sharing his MLB earnings with private equity investors “because those people trusted me." → Read More

Why Danny Parkins is leading a 24-hour radiothon addressing food deserts on WSCR-AM 670: ‘That’s the Chicago that I know and am proud of’

Danny Parkins is hosting WSCR-AM 670's "What About Chicago" radiothon: "If you have this cool job with a pulpit, you should occasionally use it for more than questioning trades." → Read More

Marquee Sports Network drafts Chris Myers to call the Chicago Cubs’ series vs. the Miami Marlins

Chris Myers will fill in for Boog Sciambi on Marquee Sports Network during the Chicago Cubs' series vs. the Miami Marlins. → Read More

Arlo White is finally set for his debut as voice of the Chicago Fire — ‘Just to walk in is going to be such a thrill’ — before heading to the Olympics for NBC

“Just to walk in is going to be such a thrill,” Chicago Fire voice Arlo White, a British Chicago-phile, said of calling matches from Soldier Field's main TV booth. → Read More

Column: If the Cubs, White Sox and other MLB teams can play in full ballparks, why should fans tolerate empty seats in TV and radio booths?

How is remote announcing in the best interests of baseball? If it’s safe for fans, players and game-day staff to come back in full force, then it’s safe for fully vaccinated play-by-play announcers and color commentators. → Read More

Jason Benetti is set to call Olympic baseball for NBC this summer, the latest broadcasting gig for the Chicago White Sox announcer

NBC has named Chicago White Sox announcer Jason Benetti its baseball play-by-play man for the pandemic-delayed Tokyo Olympics, set to begin in Japan next month. → Read More

MLB introduces Lou Gehrig Day at Wrigley Field and elsewhere. ‘It’s super-personal for me,’ Chicago Cubs announcer Boog Sciambi says.

Chicago Cubs announcer Boog Sciambi says he's “super-excited about (this) inaugural Lou Gehrig Day throughout Major League Baseball.” Sciambi is a founding board member of Project Main St., an ALS charity that’s the brainchild of Sciambi’s childhood friend Tim Sheehy, who succumbed to the disease in 2007. → Read More

Chicago White Sox are offering COVID-19 shots Friday and Saturday, promising the vaccine’s benefits and $25 ballpark gift cards — plus Tim Anderson bobbleheads

The Chicago White Sox and Cook County Health are holding a COVID-19 vaccination event for fans attending games Friday and Saturday, when the Sox host the Baltimore Orioles. → Read More

Trevor Williams shakes off a string of subpar starts with 6 strong innings in the Chicago Cubs’ 4-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates: ‘He was pretty special tonight’

Coming off four consecutive starts in which he lasted less than five innings, Trevor Williams turned in a strong performance in the Chicago Cubs’ 4-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park. → Read More

Nico Hoerner is the latest in a run of Chicago Cubs to limp onto the 10-day injured list with a strained hamstring

Nico Hoerner became the latest Chicago Cub to go on the 10-day injured list with a strained hamstring before Wednesday’s game in Pittsburgh. → Read More

No longer calling Joe West ‘a joke,’ Hawk Harrelson heaps praise on the record-breaking umpire: ‘Do you realize how big a thing this is?’

Former Chicago White Sox announcer Hawk Harrelson once called Joe West "a joke." Now he says the record-breaking umpire is one of the best ever. → Read More

ESPN, please send Álex Rodríguez and Matt Vasgersian back to the ballpark. Winners and losers from the ‘Sunday Night Baseball’ broadcast of Chicago Cubs-St. Louis Cardinals.

ESPN should send Álex Rodríguez and Matt Vasgersian back to the ballpark, and other observations from the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals on "Sunday Night Baseball." → Read More

With Mark Giangreco gone, ABC-7 adds veteran Chicago sportscaster Mark Schanowski on a per-diem basis

One Mark out, another Mark in: Veteran Chicago sportscaster Mark Schanowski is returning to ABC-7, down a body since Mark Giangreco's exit. → Read More

Jeremiah Paprocki, 21, revels in his dream-come-true job as the Chicago Cubs PA announcer: ‘It still doesn’t feel real’

“It’s awesome to hear my voice coming out of the speakers,” said new Chicago Cubs PA announcer Jeremiah Paprocki, 21. “That is magical." → Read More

Ozzie Guillén and Frank Thomas dismiss the idea that Yermín Mercedes’ home run violated a code: ‘The unwritten rules have changed. ... Everybody’s having fun.’

NBC Sports Chicago studio analysts Ozzie Guillén and Frank Thomas seemed to agree on the importance of Chicago White Sox DH Yermín Mercedes obeying a take sign if he knew of it. They had little use for the idea that the so-called unwritten rules of baseball are somehow sacrosanct. → Read More

Trailblazing Jeremiah Paprocki — only 21 — is the Chicago Cubs’ new PA announcer at Wrigley Field

Have your pencils and scorecards ready, Chicago Cubs fans. A new voice is booming out of the Wrigley Field public address system: 21-year-old Jeremiah Paprocki. → Read More

‘Saturday Night Live’ parodies Michael Jordan’s cutthroat competitiveness from that ‘Last Dance’ quarters game with his bodyguard

A year after the "The Last Dance," Keegan Michael-Key and "SNL" parody Michael Jordan's cold-blooded competitiveness in an "extended" clip. → Read More