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  • Crane Kenney: Wrigley bleachers won't be ready until May

    Crane Kenney: Wrigley bleachers won't be ready until May
    Crane Kenney, president of business operations for the Cubs, said the target date for the opening of the left field bleachers is early May and late May for the right field bleachers.  Bleacher season ticket holders have three options for home games...
  • Theo Epstein expects Cubs fans to hold him accountable for poor seasons

    Theo Epstein expects Cubs fans to hold him accountable for poor seasons
    Cubs President Theo Epstein repeatedly expressed his appreciation Saturday to a patient crowd of Cubs followers. "Hold us accountable," Epstein told a group of more than 1,000 during a discussion at the Cubs Convention. Epstein explained the factors...
  • New England Patriots might go unscathed — and that's deflating

    New England Patriots might go unscathed — and that's deflating
    Bill Belichick played the rumpled dunce, wrinkled sweatshirt, rolled-up sleeves, the world's most detailed football coach shrugging and sighing and professing to have no idea about footballs. "I had no knowledge of the various steps involved in the game...
  • From the archives: Mr. Cub takes on the world

    From the archives: Mr. Cub takes on the world
    This column was orginially published on July 24, 2005. Two steps into the swanky Ritz-Carlton hotel in this Pacific Ocean postcard of a town off the western edge of Los Angeles, Ernie Banks asked the hostess he'd just met about her husband. She blushed....
  • Cubs and city of Chicago to host Ernie Banks memorial on Wednesday

    Cubs and city of Chicago to host Ernie Banks memorial on Wednesday
    The widow of Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks, speaking publicly for the first time since her husband's death Friday, told his legions of fans that the North Side legend "was very beloved" by his family as well. "It is certainly a sad day for us," Liz...
  • An Ernie Banks moment

    An Ernie Banks moment
    News of Ernie Banks’ passing Friday night shocked me. Nobody that relentlessly upbeat could be part of such a bummer. I never thought Ernie was immortal to the point he would be saying “Let’s play two’’ until the planet...
  • Deflategate? Trying To Gain An Edge Isn't Uncommon

    Cheating, getting an edge, pushing the boundaries, skirting the intent of a rule ... it only seems like the Patriots invented the art form. But it has been going on for years. Here's how in various sports, with contributions from Courant staff writers...
  • Sammy Sosa to miss Ernie Banks' funeral

    Sammy Sosa to miss Ernie Banks' funeral
    Former Cubs slugger Sammy Sosa will not be attending the funeral of Ernie Banks on Saturday, a friend of Sosa's told the Tribune on Wednesday. Sosa is scheduled to travel Saturday to Japan on a business trip that already had been pushed back as he...
  • El insólito caso de las trampas en la NFL y el béisbol: espiral de escándalo que se repite

    El insólito caso de las trampas en la NFL y el béisbol: espiral de escándalo que se repite
    Imaginen que dentro de unos 10 años a los altos ejecutivos de la NFL se les ocurra desempolvar el caso de los balones desinflados utilizados por los Patriots previo al Super Bowl 2015 y decidan castigar retroactivamente a los responsable del escándalo que...
  • Orioles' success story part of Andy MacPhail legacy

    Orioles' success story part of Andy MacPhail legacy
    BALTIMORE — When Andy MacPhail departed Chicago in 2006 after two postseason appearances in 12 years running the Cubs, he left with one of the more memorable exit lines in franchise history. "It's time," he said. "The clock on the MacPhail-o-meter...
  • There's a Sosa-like feel to Cutler apologists

    There's a Sosa-like feel to Cutler apologists
    Many of the emails and tweets I received Sunday evening and Monday in the wake of the the Bears’ usual death spiral against the Packers concluded that the “same old Jay’’ narrative is either dumb or lazy. First off all, I wrote...