Chicago White Sox

American Shylock: Arnold Rothstein (1882–1928)
October 24, 2012

As a new World Series starts, Ron Rosenbaum remembers the gangster who fixed the 1919 World Series.

A Meditation on Loyalty
June 09, 2010

Zachary Roth and Luke Dempsey's eloquent and honest posts about the USA-England match raise interesting questions about the roles of identity, citizenship, and fandom. Loyalties are strange things. Driving to play in a charity “World Cup” event over the weekend with a friend from Liverpool, he casually mentioned he was having trouble fully giving himself over to Wazza & Co. Why? There are no Evertonians in the squad.

Baseball On Trial
October 20, 1920

The White Sox players who took a dive at the World Series.