Ryan Dempster Gives Up $13 Million, Plans To Not Pitch In 2014

Red Sox pitcher Ryan Dempster announced that he'd sit out the 2014 season at spring training today, voluntarily relinquishing the $13.25 million he was scheduled to make this year. » 2/16/14 11:31am 2/16/14 11:31am

Ryan Dempster Was Throwing BP At Fenway At 3 A.M.

How did Ryan Dempster cap off his night of celebrating following the Red Sox's World Series victory? He made his way—a little buzzed, we imagine—to the Fenway Park mound and offered to throw batting practice to his buddies. » 10/31/13 4:44pm 10/31/13 4:44pm

Ryan Dempster Beans A-Rod, But Joe Girardi Is The One Punished

Despite repeatedly throwing at Alex Rodriguez in an obvious attempt to bean the Yankees slugger, Red Sox pitcher Ryan Dempster avoided on-field punishment in an incident Sunday night that left Joe Girardi ejected, the Boston bullpen looking for a fight, and the Yankees banned from retaliation. » 8/18/13 9:07pm 8/18/13 9:07pm

Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, And Ryan Dempster Ate Pizza Together…

Celebrities dropping by Wrigley Field to promote their latest piece of crap is nothing new, though we're not sure if tonight's stunt before the Marlins-Cubs game has ever been done before. » 7/18/12 10:38pm 7/18/12 10:38pm

Young Cubs Fan Mocks Ryan Dempster's Pain

This young fan in blue has thoroughly enjoyed Ryan Dempster's comical fall over a dugout railing, not realizing that the pitcher has just fractured his big toe and will spend a month on the DL. Go Cubbies! » 7/08/09 1:35pm 7/08/09 1:35pm

Those Cubbies, They're Out Of Control

Our fear of a Cubs World Series title this year are well documented, and they're not doing much to assuage those fears right now: They've won five in a row and opened up a game-and-a-half lead over our Cardinals despite a creeping fear that this is as good as St. Louis is going to get this year. » 4/23/08 11:10am 4/23/08 11:10am

Ryan Dempster Says ... No Wait ... He Says ... Really ... The Cubs ...…

You'll have to forgive us, considering this happened pretty early in the day yesterday, but, well ... sometimes we just can't help ourselves. We have to point out legendary romantic Ryan Dempster's bold proclamation for the Cubs this season. » 2/14/08 1:05pm 2/14/08 1:05pm

We Think Ninjas Would Make Great Closers, Actually

You might think of Ryan Dempster as the red-bearded "closer" for the Chicago Cubs ... but he knows himself as something so much more. Ryan Dempster ... ninja! » 3/22/07 3:00pm 3/22/07 3:00pm

Greg Maddux, Wise Man In The Clubhouse

Earlier, we talked about new Dodgers pitcher Greg Maddux's pretty debut for Los Angeles, tossing a no-hitter for six innings and generally showing why it's always a pleasure to have a Greg Maddux on your team. » 8/04/06 1:15pm 8/04/06 1:15pm