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  • Sighting: Theo Epstein and Tom Ricketts watch World Series at The Fifty/50

    Sighting: Theo Epstein and Tom Ricketts watch World Series at The Fifty/50
    Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein and Cubs owners Tom and Todd Ricketts watched Game 6 of the World Series at The Fifty/50 in Ukrainian Village Thursday. Coincidentally, I was there as well and got to see Theo-madness first hand. When a...
  • How many GMs does it take for the Cubs to replace Hendry?

    How many GMs does it take for the Cubs to replace Hendry?
    Maybe it’s me, but it seems silly to hire an interim general manager to replace your interim general manager to hold the spot for your desired and reportedly signed general manager who can’t be your general manager officially because you can&...
  • I'm happy for Wood, but what are the Cubs doing?

    I'm happy for Wood, but what are the Cubs doing?
    Kerry Wood was going to retire. No, wait, he wasn’t. Kerry Wood didn’t think he could pitch in the majors anymore. No, wait, he wanted to pitch one more time. It looked as if the popular Cubs pitcher who was viewed by some as Tom Ricketts&...
  • New Cubs manager dines at Harry Caray's, 'Mob Wives' Chicago-bound, Jenny McCarthy's date at Market

    New Cubs manager dines at Harry Caray's, 'Mob Wives' Chicago-bound, Jenny McCarthy's date at Market
    Dale Sveum celebrated his first night as the Cubs' manager by having dinner Thursday at Harry Caray's Italian Steakhouse in River North. Sveum -- who will be introduced to the Chicago media Friday morning -- was joined by Cubs president of baseball...
  • Be afraid, Cubs fans, be very afraid

    Be afraid, Cubs fans, be very afraid
    The Cubs reportedly are pursuing Prince Fielder and Albert Pujols, the two biggest names on sale at Free Agents R Us, “sale’’ being a relative term. I’m not sure I believe it because it’s hard to believe much at this time of...
  • Theo is perfect -- for a lot of the wrong reasons

    This seems like the perfect hire. The best thing ever. The smartest move you could dream of. But it’s the Cubs. So, it will turn into a disaster. That’s what the Cubs do. Somehow, some way at some time, the hiring of Boston general manager...
  • Tip to Ricketts: Finish the Epstein deal now or you're finished

    Tip to Ricketts: Finish the Epstein deal now or you're finished
    Attention, Tom Ricketts: Your legacy is on the line. This is no time to be Baseball McCaskey.¬† It might seem early in the projected lengthy ownership of the Cubs by members of the Joe Ricketts Lucky Sperm Club, but this is it. This is Ricketts’...
  • Here's what Ricketts needs to do

    Here's what Ricketts needs to do
    If Theo Epstein is Tom Ricketts’ top choice as Cubs general manager, then fine. Epstein presided over Boston’s historic collapse this year, which makes him very Cub, but he also has a couple World Series titles, which makes him a god around...
  • If it's Starlin for Theo, who really makes that call?

    If it's Starlin for Theo, who really makes that call?
    As we wait for white smoke¬†out of Fenway Park, one of the swirling Cubs issues is this: Would you trade Starlin Castro for Theo Epstein? That’s the DEFCON 1 scenario as Tom Ricketts stalks Boston’s general manager. We don’t know if...
  • Hope the Cubs can play their game better than the owner is playing his

    Forbes Magazine valued the Cubs franchise at $773 million, which is about $72 million less than the purchase price when the Ricketts family took over, or about what Alfonso Soriano is owed. Interestingly, that’s up 6 percent from last year’...
  • Emanuel: No taxpayer dollars for Wrigley Field

    Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel plans to attend Opening Day at Wrigley Field today, even though he recently sent Cubs owners back to the drawing board to come up with a new proposal pay for renovations at the historic ballpark. Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts has...