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  • Retired pro cyclist Christian Vande Velde lists Lemont house for $950,000

     Retired pro cyclist Christian Vande Velde lists Lemont house for $950,000
    Former professional racing cyclist Christian Vande Velde has listed his five-bedroom, 8,000-square-foot ranch-style house in Lemont for $950,000. Vande Velde, 38, retired from pro cycling in 2013, a year after he admitted to using blood doping products....
  • Cubs acquire another pitcher from Mariners

    Cubs acquire another pitcher from Mariners
    The Chicago Cubs seem to like Seattle Mariners pitching prospects. For the second time in four weeks Wednesday, the Cubs acquired a minor league pitcher from the Mariners' organization, obtaining Lars Huijer in exchange for left-hander Mike Kickham....
  • Cubs acquire Dexter Fowler from Astros

    Cubs acquire Dexter Fowler from Astros
    The acquisition of switch-hitting center fielder Dexter Fowler tentatively completes a massive offseason for the Cubs. “If we can improve our team for now and the future, we’ll look to do it,” general manager Jed Hoyer said Monday...
  • This beard's for you: Motte's all Cub now

    This beard's for you: Motte's all Cub now
    The transformation is complete. Bespectacled, bearded and wearing a winter hat despite the fact that the temperature inside the packed hotel conference room was downright pleasant, the man who for so many years tormented Cubs fans as a member of the...
  • Miguel Montero to Google: Did I get traded to the Cubs?

    Miguel Montero to Google: Did I get traded to the Cubs?
    Miguel Montero is the Cubs' new starting catcher. Based on his reaction to his first taste of life as a Cub, he may also want to be your new best friend. The two-time All-Star's Twitter feed suggests he was more of a puppy who had spent his entire...
  • Starlin Castro, Welington Castillo among Cubs' concerns

    Starlin Castro, Welington Castillo among Cubs' concerns
    With the additions of marquee left-hander Jon Lester and colorful manager Joe Maddon, this weekend's Cubs Convention will provide a more festive atmosphere for Cubs fans than last January, when restless supporters asked when the rebuilding program would...
  • On The Fly: It's Man-Child vs. Taskmaster

    On The Fly: It's Man-Child vs. Taskmaster
    So we have the Super Bowl battle of coaches: Pete Carroll vs. Bill Belichick. It's the carefree, goofy California man-child vs. the serious, ultra-competitive Machiavellian taskmaster. A study in contrasts? Maybe not. Former Patriots quarterback Drew...
  • Dexter Fowler traded from Houston Astros to Chicago Cubs for Luis Valbuena and Dan Straily

    The Chicago Cubs hope Dexter Fowler will provide outfield strength and spark at the top of the batting order. "He does control the strike zone really well," Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer said Monday after acquiring Fowler from the Houston Astros for...
  • White Sox's time to respond after Cubs take aim

    White Sox's time to respond after Cubs take aim
    The Cubs and White Sox took care of their own business last month that brought free agent left-hander Jon Lester and All-Star catcher Miguel Montero to Wrigley Field, and Jeff Samardzija, David Robertson and Melky Cabrera to U.S. Cellular Field. It...
  • Cubs have plenty of potential moves to make at midseason

    Cubs have plenty of potential moves to make at midseason
    The overwhelming optimism during this weekend's Cubs Convention overshadowed the work by Cubs executives on potential moves that might not pay off until later this season — at the earliest. The Cubs are convinced that the control issues of hard-...
  • Rick Sutcliffe: Fans swayed Jon Lester to Cubs

    Rick Sutcliffe: Fans swayed Jon Lester to Cubs
    Rick Sutcliffe pitched eight seasons for the Chicago Cubs and will return to Mesa, Ariz., in February as a spring training instructor. But Sutcliffe revealed that he was involved in the recruitment of marquee left-hander Jon Lester as the suggestion...