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  • That's your $500 million Cubs news conference?

    That's your $500 million Cubs news conference?
    We know what a happy Tom Ricketts looks like: Day One of family ownership. That wasn't the way he looked or sounded Monday. If the guy was announcing an agreement to renovate Wrigley Field, the joy would’ve been read easily on Ricketts’...
  • Forget playing better, Cubs need to trade better

    Forget playing better, Cubs need to trade better
    Cubs manager Dale Sveum and team president Theo Epstein believe the Cubs will take a big step forward this season, and I’m thinking, I guess losing only 90 games would be a big step. Another 100 losses, however, is easily attainable, don’t...
  • Wrigley Field renovation talks continue at City Hall

    Wrigley Field renovation talks continue at City Hall
    Talks continue today at City Hall over the Wrigley Field rehab proposed by team owner Tom Ricketts, who opted not to travel to Pittsburgh for the team's first game of the regular season. Although negotiators took a break Sunday, daily talks have taken...
  • Tunney suggests parking garage part of Wrigley Field mix

    Tunney suggests parking garage part of Wrigley Field mix
    Wrigleyville's alderman said Wednesday that the Cubs are considering construction of a parking garage north of the ballpark to help relieve parking woes that residents worry would worsen if the city allowed more night games and concerts at the stadium....
  • Wrigleyville alderman optimistic about ballpark talks

    Wrigleyville alderman optimistic about ballpark talks
    Wrigleyville’s alderman expressed optimism Thursday that several key issues surrounding the costly renovation of the aging ballpark could be resolved by the Cubs’ home opener on Monday, but the dispute over signs outside Wrigley Field...
  • 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...
  • Alderman: Moving Wrigley Field scoreboard discussed, dismissed

    Alderman: Moving Wrigley Field scoreboard discussed, dismissed
    The alderman whose ward includes Wrigley Field said Wednesday that the idea of moving the ballpark's iconic scoreboard and putting in a giant video screen was discussed and dismissed during negotiations over how to pay for renovations at the park. Ald....
  • 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...
  • We didn't see much of Derrick Rose but heard plenty

    We didn't see much of Derrick Rose but heard plenty
  • Theo is perfect -- for a lot of the wrong reasons

    This seems like the perfect hire. The best thing ever. The smartest move you could dream of. But it’s the Cubs. So, it will turn into a disaster. That’s what the Cubs do. Somehow, some way at some time, the hiring of Boston general manager...
  • Ricketts becomes Tom Terrific

    Ricketts becomes Tom Terrific
    Tom Ricketts got it done. He got Theo Epstein to the Cubs. It always seemed like it would happen. The Cubs agreed to pay him $18.5 million, after all. It also seemed like it would never happen. The more stories that come out of Fenway, the more it seems...