| Mar 23, 2015
| 5:05 AM
As Cubs prospects jockey for a position on the roster before opening day, team brass is facing its own battle in a Chicago courtroom.
On Monday, the club will square off against two Wrigley rooftop businesses in the most pivotal moment since the team...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 6:32 PM
In their court battle Monday with the Cubs, two Wrigley rooftop businesses have said the team's 2,250-square-foot right field video board will block their views into Wrigley Field. In turn, they say, bankruptcy is possible, as is foreclosure on their...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 7:28 PM
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...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 2:20 PM
With a 6-foot-5 frame and an ability to hit tape-measure home runs, Kris Bryant easily is one of the most noticeable players in the Chicago Cubs' spring training camp.
But Bryant's presence has taken a back seat to issues regarding why he hasn't already...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 10:37 AM
If Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts needs investors, he should do like the Green Bay Packers did. Sell single shares of Cubs to individuals. They’d have no voice but would love to have a share or two.
Think how many new fans it could bring!...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 4:38 PM
MESA, Ariz. — Eleven years after an unknown Cubs player smashed Sammy Sosa's boom box in a mystery that remains unsolved, music filled the air Wednesday morning during the first full workout at Cubs' camp.
Let it be recorded for posterity's sake...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 6:16 PM
MESA, Ariz. — Loud music will be a staple of preworkout stretching.
Teaching tools such as a pitching machine that hurls smaller baseballs and 36-ounce bats will be implemented later.
But still no Sammy Sosa.
Welcome to this spring's Cubs...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 6:13 PM
For years, Cubs owner Tom Ricketts has made no secret of his desire to emulate the success of the Boston Red Sox.
His pursuit of Boston's top baseball executive, Theo Epstein, made headlines and the remaking of Wrigley Field — inspired by the...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 1:55 PM
A 7-foot monument to Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks began its four-day stay at Daley Plaza on Wednesday, attracting a hodgepodge of Chicagoans seeking to honor the beloved baseball icon.
Banks' wife, Liz, Cubs owner Tom Ricketts, Mayor Rahm Emanuel,...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 6:38 PM
Ernie Banks loved baseball and he loved the fans.
On Friday, the fans loved him back, paying their respects during a public visitation at Fourth Presbyterian Church in downtown Chicago.
Banks' casket is draped with a No. 14 flag. Above the casket is a...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 12:37 PM
A group of Wrigley rooftop businesses sued the Chicago Cubs and team chairman Tom Ricketts in federal court Tuesday, accusing the team of violating the terms of its revenue-sharing contract and trying to create a price-fixing scheme that would...