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  • Cubs unveil new drawings, expanded underground clubhouse

    Cubs unveil new drawings, expanded underground clubhouse
    A top Cubs executive today unveiled drawings of the team’s latest revised proposal for the renovation of Wrigley Field, saying an expanded, underground clubhouse and other changes will add $75 million to the overall cost. The 30,000-square-foot...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Now Cubs will miscommunicate in a different language

    Now Cubs will miscommunicate in a different language
    Cubs season-ticket renewals went out this week. Yeah, baby, seize on that Manny Acta mania. Or is it Rick Renteria fever? No, wait, it’s Dave Martinez delirium. The good news for season-ticket holders is the Cubs will not raise prices next...
  • 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...
  • Susannah Collins: From silly 'Shoot The Puck' duty to growing folk hero

    Susannah Collins ought to thank the Blackhawks. They made her a folk hero, and folk heroes never die. Neither do the connections to the villains who took them out. Looking at you, Rocky Wirtz. During a Comcast SportsNet segment, Collins made an on-air...
  • Sticking points remain between Cubs, rooftop owners as talks continue

    Sticking points remain between Cubs, rooftop owners as talks continue
    Extra-inning talks continued into the weekend over the Ricketts family's proposal to rehab Wrigley Field, with Mayor Rahm Emanuel stepping up to the plate as agreement between the Cubs and rooftop club owners remained elusive, sources familiar with the...
  • Night games re-emerge as Wrigley sticking point, alderman says

    Night games re-emerge as Wrigley sticking point, alderman says
    Late last week, Ald. Thomas Tunney indicated he was optimistic the framework of a deal between City Hall and the Ricketts family to renovate Wrigley Field would be announced by Monday's home opener. On Wednesday, Wrigleyville's alderman found himself...
  • Ald. Tunney demands changes to Wrigley plan

    Ald. Tunney demands changes to Wrigley plan
    On the eve of the first City Hall hearing on the plan to rehab the aging but iconic Wrigley Field, Ald. Tom Tunney spelled out his list of demands. Wrigleyville’s alderman sent a letter to the Cubs on Wednesday saying that if the organization...