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  • Young executives Theo Epstein, Andrew Friedman keep raising bar

    Young executives Theo Epstein, Andrew Friedman keep raising bar
    When Dodgers owner Mark Walter lured general manager Andrew Friedman from the Rays with a record five-year, $35 million deal in October, Cubs President Theo Epstein had two good reasons to celebrate.
  • Wrigley's transformation shows legacy businesses a way to modernize

    Wrigley's transformation shows legacy businesses a way to modernize
    There are now two giant video boards in Wrigley Field. And I love them. They are, dare I say, classy. Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts has managed to begin transitioning the facility into the new world while honoring the past and keeping the place...

    Empty ballparks, Tom Ricketts in Fargo and Masahiro Tanaka watch

    Empty ballparks, Tom Ricketts in Fargo and Masahiro Tanaka watch
    One of the classic Charlie Sheen stories took place back in 1996 when the actor bought 2,615 seats in left field at Anaheim Stadium to try to catch a home run. Sheen paid $6,500 for the seats to have the section to himself (and three friends), saying he...

    Prospects for rebuilt Cubs more exciting than renovated Wrigley Field

    Prospects for rebuilt Cubs more exciting than renovated Wrigley Field
    At the corner of Clark and Addison, where hope and patience intersect every opening day, the only thing rising higher than the giant new video board are expectations for the Cubs. From sunrise to sunset, crews toil on baseball's biggest construction...

    When Cubs send Kris Bryant back to minors, it's business not personal

    When Cubs send Kris Bryant back to minors, it's business not personal
    As Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant metaphorically explained the advantages of having a bulldog rather than a poodle for an agent, the 23-year-old slugger reminded everybody why he is a favorite to be best in show. Bryant continues to demonstrate a...