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  • Earning his stripes — again

    Ryne Sandberg has done it again. Cast aside by the Cubs a year ago, he has turned in another highly successful season as a minor league manager. Sandberg guided the Lehigh Valley IronPigsto the Governor's Cup championship series in the International...
  • It's time to root, root, root for ...

    Cubs fans claimed they would be patient and understanding with the idea of sitting through a rebuilding program. Not that fans had any experience at it. The Cubs always acted like the Yankees with a learner’s permit. The Cubs were always about...
  • Pete Wentz's band parts ways with singer, Chicagoan competing on 'Survivor,' Steve Nash dines at Le Colonial

    Pete Wentz's band parts ways with singer, Chicagoan competing on 'Survivor,' Steve Nash dines at Le Colonial
    Black Cards -- the band founded by ex-Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz – has parted ways with singer Bebe Rexha. Wentz told mtv.com that the split was a mutual decision and added that the band will continue in some capacity. "Right now, (the...
  • Theo, have I got a deal for you

    Theo, have I got a deal for you
    Victor Martinez DH’d for the Tigers in 112 games last season. Now he’s out for the year with a knee injury. Tell me Theo Epstein was phoning Detroit about Alfonso Soriano. Sounds like a pipe dream. Sounds like I’m wake ‘n bakin&...
  • Hamilton ready to get paid

    For Josh Hamilton, these could have been truly glorious days. If not for the Cardinals' fifth rally in Game 6, Hamilton still would be taking bows for hitting an extra-inning, game-winning home run in the World Series. His drive to center field should...
  • Chicago wrestler Colt Cabana teaming up with Jamie Kennedy, 'Hunger Games' cast coming to Aurora, Common hosting gala

    Chicago wrestler Colt Cabana teaming up with Jamie Kennedy, 'Hunger Games' cast coming to Aurora, Common hosting gala
    Jamie Kennedy is on a mission to make professional wrestler and Deerfield native Colt Cabana (real name Scott Colton) a star. Kennedy – known for his roles in “Scream,” “Son of the Mask” and “Malibu’s Most...
  • Who's on third? It's the new Abbott and Cubstello act

    Wilson Betemit will be available. No kidding. Really. In case you were looking for a replacement for Aramis Ramirez at third base next year, Betemit will be right there for the Cubs. Yes, the very same Betemit who had three memorable RBIs for the White...
  • Why Theo Epstein should love Chicago. (And why Chicago loves him already.)

    Why Theo Epstein should love Chicago. (And why Chicago loves him already.)
    Why has the Theo Epstein story generated so much interest? It’s an answer with layers. First, he is a rock star. Winner of two World Series with the Boston Red Sox. Young. Handsome. Smart. Someone who people really believe could help turn around...
  • Sounded like Epstein introduced himself as the new GM (and that's a good thing)

    Sounded like Epstein introduced himself as the new GM (and that's a good thing)
    Drawing conclusions on the first day can be dangerous, but hey, it’s what we do. And so, the conclusion from the introductory news conference for the Cubs’ new general manager and new scouting and player development honcho Tuesday is that...
  • Epstein played nice with Dempster, and here's why

    Epstein played nice with Dempster, and here's why
    The more I read Theo Epstein’s alleged defense of Ryan Dempster’s killing the aborted Atlanta deal, the more I think the Cubs president comes back to blaming Dempster for the aborted Atlanta deal. Epstein, in fact, should've blamed Dempster....
  • Truth is, Epstein and Hoyer appear truth-challenged

    Truth is, Epstein and Hoyer appear truth-challenged
    Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer seem to have a problem. A big problem. The Cubs’ top two baseball wonks appear to have developed a hole where their credibility and integrity used to be. Understand, credibility and integrity rank pretty high in a...