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  • Hahn's poker game with Peavy

    Hahn's poker game with Peavy
    Jake Peavy is scheduled to start Tuesday, which means he is scheduled to be traded before that. That’s the thinking. That’s the rumor. That’s why Peavy packed several extra bags and cleaned out his locker as the White Sox left for a...
  • DuPage County chairman wants to pitch Cubs on moving west

    DuPage County chairman wants to pitch Cubs on moving west
    Add DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin to the list of suburban politicians angling to lure the Chicago Cubs to his turf if there’s an unlikely collapse of the city-sanctioned framework plan to renovate Wrigley Field. Citing what he...
  • Emanuel: Changes clear way for Wrigley Field approval

    Emanuel: Changes clear way for Wrigley Field approval
    After months of public posturing and private arm-twisting, Chicago aldermen are poised to sign off today on a Cubs plan to remake Wrigley Field and the surrounding neighborhood following last-minute tweaks to the $500 million project that brought on board...
  • Interview: Kristin Cavallari shows softer side, sticks up for Jay Cutler

    Interview: Kristin Cavallari shows softer side, sticks up for Jay Cutler
    Normally it's Kristin Cavallari supporting fiance and Bears quarterback Jay Cutler on game day from the suites at Soldier Field, but during Cavallari's promotional appearance on behalf of her Chinese Laundry shoe line Saturday at the Von Maur store in...
  • Kerry Wood still has his fastball when it comes to making pitch for charity

    Kerry Wood still has his fastball when it comes to making pitch for charity
    When popular athletes retire, charity work can become a double-edged sword. On one hand, they have more time to dedicate to their cause that they didn't have when they were playing games and training. On the other, they may not have the same star power...
  • Rosenbloom: It's Ricketts' money, so let him spend it

    Rosenbloom: It's Ricketts' money, so let him spend it
    Tom Ricketts might not believe it or care, but I’m with him on this one. Let him run his business like a business, and he won’t ask the city, county or state for a dime to help the Cubs fix up Wrigley Field. Deal. During the Cubs...
  • If the phone doesn't ring, Sammy, it's the Cubs

    If the phone doesn't ring, Sammy, it's the Cubs
    Sammy Sosa said during a video website interview that he thinks the Cubs should retire his number. This comes after another year in which the Cubs retired Sosa from their annual fan convention. But still, the Sosa question persists like an infection...
  • Sports stars unite for charity at Woody's Winter Warm-Up

    Sports stars unite for charity at Woody's Winter Warm-Up
    Athletes turned out in force to support former Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood and wife, Sarah, at the second annual Woody's Winter Warm-Up fundraiser at Harry Caray's Tavern at Navy Pier on Jan. 18. More than 400 patrons attended the event that benefits the Wood...
  • Still no Wrigley deal after Emanuel, Ricketts, aldermen meet

    Still no Wrigley deal after Emanuel, Ricketts, aldermen meet
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel summoned Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts and the aldermen representing the area to City Hall on Thursday afternoon in an effort to seal the deal on a $300 million Wrigley Field rehab, a Cubs source said today. Progress was made, but...
  • Wrigley neighbors want slow down of stadium renovation talks

    Wrigley neighbors want slow down of stadium renovation talks
    As the owners of the Chicago Cubs push to quickly wrap up a Wrigley Field rehab deal, the stadium's neighbors are calling for a slow down of the negotiations. In a letter sent Wednesday to Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the Lake View Citizens’ Council raised...
  • Rosemont makes a play for Cubs, but they'd rather play the clown

    Rosemont makes a play for Cubs, but they'd rather play the clown
    I’m still waiting for confirmation from the Elias Sports Bureau, but I believe that Tom Ricketts now leads the Chicago Owners League in negotiating errors. It’s hard to think he surpassed Michael McCaskey in such a short time, but the...