| Aug 13, 2014
| 9:06 PM
Javier Baez’s first home run at Wrigley Field didn’t travel as far as Glenallen Hill’s rooftop shot in 2000, but Baez’s homer Wednesday night that landed on Waveland Avenue brought extra meaning to many of the 31,191 fans who...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:48 PM
A group of owners of rooftop clubs overlooking Wrigley Field sued the City of Chicago today in Cook County Circuit Court, asking a judge to review the decision that allowed the Chicago Cubs to build as many as seven outfield signs that would block views...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Cleveland Indians right-hander John Axford was traded to Pittsburgh on Thursday in a waiver deal as the Pirates look for help for their bullpen.
Axford, 31, lost his closer job in May to right-hander Cody Allen. The Pirates will be responsible for the...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:18 AM
Owners of eight Wrigley Field rooftop clubs sued the city of Chicago and its Landmarks Commission Thursday, asking a judge to throw out the panel's unanimous decision last month to allow the Cubs to erect seven outfield signs that the businesses say...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 7:19 PM
3 TIDBITS ON THE MOUNTIES
1., A Super Seven? Stroudsburg returns seven of 11 on offense, but must replace seven on defense. Gerald Douglas, who ran for 1,709 yards and 23 touchdowns, will be the centerpiece on offense. Joel Ozoemena (23 catches, 479...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 7:13 AM
KODAK, TENN — The last of the original "Core Four" prospects to make it through the Cubs' system is likely to be center fielder Albert Almora, the initial first-round draft pick of the new regime in 2012.
By the time Almora makes it —...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Summer nights in Chicago can't be beat.
Even with this (frighteningly?) mild weather Chicagoans know to wring every drop out of our finest season.
I'm lucky to have a view of Wrigley Field from my deck. Far enough away to avoid the drunks but close...
| Sep 3, 2014
Ronald Swanson took a chunk of his high school graduation money in 1954 and bought his first Bears season ticket.
The next year he became a Northwestern University football season ticketholder, later adding a Northwestern basketball ticket to the mix....
| Aug 27, 2014
| 11:11 AM
The Chicago Cubs said Tuesday that the City of Chicago and utility companies have begun work outside Wrigley Field in preparation for the stadium’s renovation.
Sheffield Avenue will be closed from Thursday to Sunday for excavation and an...
| Aug 29, 2014
It has been 26 years since the Sting's final game and three full decades past their last championship.
Yet fond memories of Chicago's pioneering pro soccer team still echo in the city's sports memory bank. The iconic bee. Black and gold uniforms. Short...
| Aug 23, 2014
Jake Arrieta beat his former teammates as the Cubs cooled off the first-place Orioles 4-1 on Friday afternoon at Wrigley Field. The Cubs acquired Arrieta in July 2013 with reliever Pedro Strop in exchange for pitcher Scott Feldman and catcher...