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  • Cubs fire manager Rick Renteria

    The Cubs Friday fired Rick Renteria as manager. "Today we made the difficult decision to replace Rick Renteria as manager of the Chicago Cubs," general manager Theo Epstein said in a statement. "On behalf of Tom Ricketts and Jed Hoyer, I thank Rick...
  • Cubs' Tom Ricketts: 'That's Theo's money'

    Cubs' Tom Ricketts: 'That's Theo's money'
    Clearing nearly $41 million from last season’s player payroll, coupled with a lucrative television contract on the horizon, points to an aggressive shopping spree for the Chicago Cubs. And owner Tom Ricketts stated that available money will be...
  • Joe Maddon would be perfect fit as Cubs manager

    Driving along I-57 in the 1972 Chevrolet Chevelle he just bought at a car dealership in New Lenox, Joe Maddon commented to his passenger how much he loved coming to Chicago. This was April 2010 and Maddon, then the Rays manager, was in-between taking...
  • Cubs preach patience with Wrigley renovations

    Cubs preach patience with Wrigley renovations
    The biggest eyesores at Wrigley Field the past few years have been the play on the field and the nets protecting fans from any threat of falling concrete in the main seating bowl. At least one of those is expected to be corrected next year. As for the...
  • Chicago's top sports executives show lighter side

    Chicago's top sports executives show lighter side
    Had a tycoon traipsed into a downtown hotel Thursday and offered Bears Chairman George McCaskey $3 billion to buy the team, it would have taken McCaskey longer to order lunch than to answer. "We've been in it for 95 years (and) my brother likes to say...
  • Chicago sports owners' best one-liners

    Chicago sports owners' best one-liners
    Thursday saw a rarity in Chicago sports not unlike the northern lights or a Cubs World Series appearance. The Media Advertising Club of Chicago's annual luncheon at the Marriott Chicago brought together the chairmen of the city's five major franchises...
  • Smiles all around as Wrigley renovation begins

    Smiles all around as Wrigley renovation begins
     Sunny skies and a row of smiles reflected the friendliness and optimistic mood among team executives and civic leaders Saturday as the Cubs celebrated their "1060 Project" groundbreaking ceremony at Wrigley Field. More than 350 people attended the...
  • Cubs' Ricketts still weighing TV options

    Cubs' Ricketts still weighing TV options
    GENEVA -- Less than three weeks after receiving approval from the city of Chicago’s landmarks commission on their latest renovation plan, Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts said the franchise still is deliberating its choices for its next television...
  • Rooftop owners sue city over Wrigley Field renovations

    Rooftop owners sue city over Wrigley Field renovations
    Owners of eight Wrigley Field rooftop clubs sued the city of Chicago and its Landmarks Commission Thursday, asking a judge to throw out the panel's unanimous decision last month to allow the Cubs to erect seven outfield signs that the businesses say...
  • Bosio believes Cubs have a lot to play for down stretch

    Bosio believes Cubs have a lot to play for down stretch
    LOS ANGELES — From owner Tom Ricketts to pitching coach Chris Bosio, the Cubs collectively acknowledge the franchise has a long way to go in achieving its goal of sustained success. But Bosio pointed to a perk that could be used as a measuring...
  • With Kyuji Fujikawa active, Cubs must make move

    DENVER — President Theo Epstein said the Cubs "don't have anything in the hopper as of yet," but a move of some significance could be made Wednesday to make room for the activation of reliever Kyuji Fujikawa. The Cubs will have to adjust their 40-...