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Tom Ricketts

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  • Allow owners to invest in Cubs and Wrigley

    Is free enterprise a thing of the past in Chicago? Who owns the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field, Tom Ricketts or Rahm Emanuel? As reported, our emperor, the mayor, wants to control the details of a multimillion-dollar expansion and investment by the...
  • Cubs go into damage control mode on latest renovation plan

    Cubs go into damage control mode on latest renovation plan
    Cubs executive Crane Kenney went into damage control mode today, a day after Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired a brush-back pitch at the team for what he said was the team’s failure to fully disclose to him all of its new plans for renovating Wrigley Field....
  • Who is in charge of Cubs, Wrigley?

    Is free enterprise a thing of the past in Chicago? Who owns the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field, Tom Ricketts or Rahm Emanuel? As reported, our emperor, the mayor, wants to control the details of of a multimillion-dollar expansion and investment by the...
  • Once again, clumsy Cubs are politically tone deaf

    Once again, clumsy Cubs are politically tone deaf
    The Cubs are the worst team in the majors and haven't scored a run in 20 innings but Wednesday's low point of the season had little to do with baseball. Mayor Rahm Emanuel embarrassed the Cubs behind the microphone as badly as any pitcher has on the...
  • Cubs battle over Wrigley signs with rooftop owners

    Cubs battle over Wrigley signs with rooftop owners
    Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts is offering a new pitch to long-suffering fans as he struggles to get a Wrigley Field renovation underway: If the rooftop owners are going to sue us anyway over blocked views into the stadium, we might as well get more...
  • Hawks fans are all a-Twitter during playoffs

    Hawks fans are all a-Twitter during playoffs
    This could only happen in the Windy City. The one awful series in this legendary NBA first round involved your Chicago Bulls. Fortunately, the Blackhawks are starting to look like favorites to repeat as Stanley Cup champions. And we’re approaching...
  • Theo gets the right guy, just like last time (oops)

    The Cubs will introduce Rick Renteria as their new manager today. Please hold your applause until you’re done yawning. The Cubs already have lost that news conference, like it was a home game or something. Theo Epstein has taken a while to...
  • 'Cubs (stupid) Way:' Jackson keeping his job

    'Cubs (stupid) Way:' Jackson keeping his job
    The Choice (and remember, death is not an option): Jose Veras closing games for the Cubs or Edwin Jackson starting them? At least the Cubs are willing to look at other closer options. Veras can just sit there while the likes of Hector Rondon, Pedro...
  • Cubs find a new way not to have pitching

    Cubs find a new way not to have pitching
    Masahiro Tanaka chose the Yankees over the Cubs. Yoenis Cespedes chose the A’s -- the A’s, do you hear me? -- and not the Cubs a couple years ago. What is Theo Epstein doing wrong? Or maybe it’s Tom Ricketts’ fault,...
  • First legal shot in dispute between Cubs, rooftop owners

    First legal shot in dispute between Cubs, rooftop owners
    Talks between the Cubs and rooftop owners are at an impasse amid the first legal shot, continued disagreement over outfield advertising signs and convention weekend rhetoric.  As a result, the much-hyped $300 million Wrigley Field renovation — and...
  • A Dear Tom letter

    A Dear Tom letter
    Dear Cubs Fanboy Owner (and you know who you are, Tom Ricketts), The option to move the team out of Wrigley Field remains open. You should’ve done this on Day One. You should’ve thanked everyone for coming, explained how thrilled you and...