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  • Cubs detail Wrigley rehab in 2 phases

    Cubs detail Wrigley rehab in 2 phases
    Once the Cubs finish renovating Wrigley Field, some of the most luxurious seats at the historic stadium may not even come with a view of the field. As part of its four-year, $575 million overhaul of the stadium and surrounding area, the team wants to...
  • Cubs may expand legal rights along with bleachers

    Cubs may expand legal rights along with bleachers
    In 2013, the Chicago Cubs came up with a comprehensive proposal to renovate Wrigley Field that included a revamped west entrance, upgraded concession areas and a sparkling new clubhouse for players. In 2014, the team revised its plans after behind-the-...
  • Preparations for the Cubs' 2015 draft are in full force

    Preparations for the Cubs' 2015 draft are in full force
    LONG BEACH, Calif. — The 2015 amateur draft is 10 months away, but this week's Area Code Games marks one of the biggest events for the Cubs and the other 29 major league teams. "It's one of our Super Bowls for scouting as far as getting the best...
  • Cubs will honor Jack Brickhouse Friday

    Cubs will honor Jack Brickhouse Friday
    Almost 33 years after he broadcast his last Cubs game, and nearly 16 years after his death, Jack Brickhouse finally is getting his long-awaited tribute at Wrigley Field. The ebullient television and radio announcer, who broadcast Cubs games on WGN-9...
  • Ricketts family to host political fundraiser at Wrigley Field

    Ricketts family to host political fundraiser at Wrigley Field
    The annual Cubs-Sox series isn’t the only partisan event being held at Wrigley Field this season. The Ricketts family will hold a political fundraiser at the ballpark on Aug. 12 for Pete Ricketts, the Republican nominee for governor of Nebraska....
  • Tony Gwynn's death changing some lives for better

    Tony Gwynn's death changing some lives for better
    The mark Tony Gwynn left on baseball was obvious after all the heartfelt tributes from players, executives, media and fans after his death June 16 from oral cancer. A beautiful memorial service took place last week in San Diego, and Philadelphia fans...
  • Is Wrigley Field itself cursed?

    Is Wrigley Field itself cursed?
    You can't really recount the history of Wrigley Field without darkness closing in — the darkness of legendary homers in the gloamin' as well as the darkness of curses and superstitions involving priests, ashes and farm animals. And what of the...
  • Point: Wrigley Field should and will have a long, prosperous future

    Point: Wrigley Field should and will have a long, prosperous future
    Despite the lingering chatter that says the Cubs could, should or would leave Wrigley Field, believe this: it won't happen. The Cubs need Wrigley Field. The Lake View neighborhood needs Wrigley Field. The city and state need Wrigley Field. Major...
  • Counterpoint: Rebuilt Wrigley Field outdated in 20 years

    Counterpoint: Rebuilt Wrigley Field outdated in 20 years
    In 1976, a renovated Yankee Stadium re-opened with much fanfare. The fee to upgrade "The House That Ruth Built," originally constructed in 1923, was $160 million, a fairly hefty figure in those days. Just more than 20 years later, George Steinbrenner...
  • Cubs' Theo Epstein sees 'light at end of tunnel' after latest deal

    Cubs' Theo Epstein sees 'light at end of tunnel' after latest deal
    Theo Epstein was giddy a couple of weeks ago after reading a Sports Illustrated article imagining a 2017 World Series between the Cubs and Astros. A buzz-killer quickly pointed out the writer had the Astros beating the Cubs. "OK, they didn't get...
  • Greg Maddux didn't always have the look of a Hall of Famer

     Greg Maddux didn't always have the look of a Hall of Famer
    At 20, Cubs rookie Greg Maddux had a slight frame and boyish look that hid the fierce competitor inside him. According to a Tribune report on his first day in the majors in 1986, Maddux was even smaller than his listed size of 6 feet and 150 pounds, and...