| Feb 15, 2015
| 8:35 AM
Manager Joe Maddon was happy to learn his spring training roster will consist of 60 players.
He deems it a manageable number that will allow him and a retooled coaching staff ample time to distinguish those likely to make the opening-day roster and...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 4:39 PM
Last month we put out a call for a new Cubs victory song to be played at Wrigley Field to replace Steve Goodman's "Go Cubs Go," which we respectfully suggested would make more sense being played before games ("The Cubs are gonna win today") than...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 6:13 PM
For years, Cubs owner Tom Ricketts has made no secret of his desire to emulate the success of the Boston Red Sox.
His pursuit of Boston's top baseball executive, Theo Epstein, made headlines and the remaking of Wrigley Field — inspired by the...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 5:05 AM
The sounds form a cacophony of construction — jackhammers' percussive pelting, the persistent beeping of vehicles in reverse and the shrill whine of buzz saws.
Meanwhile, the sights are not exactly picturesque — the gray concrete trucks, the...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 9:44 PM
Ernie Banks, one of baseball’s most ebullient and optimistic ambassadors, died Friday, his wife, Liz, confirmed. He was 83.
Known worldwide as “Mr. Cub,” Banks became the Chicago Cubs' first African American player on Sept. 17, 1953,...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 7:26 AM
AC/DC – the bend but don’t break hard-rock band -- will bring its first tour since 2008-10 to Wrigley Field on Sept. 15.
Tickets go on sale Monday, February 16 at 10am and can be purchased online at www.Tickets.com or www.Cubs.com/acdc . ...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 5:47 AM
American Airlines has signed on as the official airline of the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field, stealing the designation from hometown carrier United Airlines and starting a major marketing push to boost its name at its Chicago hub.
United, based in...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 11:57 AM
The Chicago Bulls and Blackhawks said Thursday they will move ahead with building an office complex next to the United Center, and the Hawks will look into acquiring enough nearby property to also build a two-rink practice facility on the Near West Side....
| Jan 21, 2015
| 12:37 PM
A group of Wrigley rooftop businesses sued the Chicago Cubs and team chairman Tom Ricketts in federal court Tuesday, accusing the team of violating the terms of its revenue-sharing contract and trying to create a price-fixing scheme that would...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 6:58 AM
"The Middle School Rules of Brian Urlacher" by Sean Jensen was published by Broadstreet Feb. 17. The first in a planned Middle School Rules series, the book for young readers details the former Bears linebacker's childhood and how it impacted his later...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 5:11 AM
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.