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  • Do's and don'ts for the Crosstown Classic

    Do's and don'ts for the Crosstown Classic
    Right about the time you're settling down for some Memorial Day barbecue and beverages on Monday, the Cubs and White Sox will renew their Crosstown Classic rivalry. This year it's only four games—two at each ballpark—and they're all back to...
  • 99 problems, Cubs-style

    99 problems, Cubs-style
    The pieces aren't in place yet for the Cubs, but the plan is and so is the braintrust. Whether Tom Ricketts, Theo Epstein and Dale Sveum will succeed remains a mystery, and the fact is there's more to be done. A lot more. So on the cusp of Wrigley...
  • 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...
  • Cubs can only improve in 2013 (but don't bet on it)

    Cubs can only improve in 2013 (but don't bet on it)
    The Cubs were built to lose 100 games, so what was with the obsession to avoid it? The actual issue is losing 100 games and still not getting the top pick in the draft. So Cub. I can understand players not wanting to be a part of 100 losses. I...
  • Position analysis: Soriano retains value

    Position analysis: Soriano retains value
    Before the final game of the season, Alfonso Soriano said he's ready for the trade rumors to start this winter. The next day, Cubs President Theo Epstein said he doesn't believe people "get an accurate picture of (Soriano) watching him across the field,"...
  • Position analysis: LaHair in fight in right

    Position analysis: LaHair in fight in right
    It’s hard to find any major league player who went through a 2012 season quite like Bryan LaHair did with the Cubs. After being installed as the first baseman in spring training, LaHair got his first real shot at proving himself in the majors at...
  • More Cubs rumors

     
    One of the downsides of the MLB offseason is that you have to rely on rumors and speculations until something actually materializes.  At this point, the Cubs are in the middle of various potential moves (or so we think):   The Cubs are supposedly...
  • Cubs' Ryan Dempster puts teammates to work at casino-themed benefit, Charlie Sheen coming to Chicago, Tom Morello vs. Rahm Emanuel

    Cubs' Ryan Dempster puts teammates to work at casino-themed benefit, Charlie Sheen coming to Chicago, Tom Morello vs. Rahm Emanuel
    How did Ryan Dempster convince his Cubs teammates to wear tuxedos and man the blackjack and craps tables at his charity event Wednesday, just hours after the team’s game against the Atlanta Braves? I’m not exactly sure. But whatever he did,...
  • Sighting: Julius Peppers celebrates Bears win at Lux Bar and other sports sightings

    Sighting: Julius Peppers celebrates Bears win at Lux Bar and other sports sightings
    Julius Peppers hung out in the Gold Coast neighborhood following Sunday’s game at Soldier Field, just like he did after the Bears’ previous home game. The Bears defensive end, who dined at Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse following his team’...
  • Had any trouble with your meat hand lately?

    Had any trouble with your meat hand lately?
    You're about to become the most fun — or at least most memorable — guest at this year's July Fourth picnic. "How 'bout that wacky Anthony Weiner and his satyriasis?" you might say over brats. "Anthony Weiner has psoriasis?" your bewildered...
  • John Cusack defends 'The Raven' against critics, The Miz dines at Japonais, 'Mob Wives Chicago' teaser debuts

    John Cusack defends 'The Raven' against critics, The Miz dines at Japonais, 'Mob Wives Chicago' teaser debuts
    Some actors choose to ignore the critics. And then some, like John Cusack, choose to take the critics on. The Evanston native and “Hot Tub Time Machine” star went on the defensive Friday after his new film, “The Raven,”...