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  • Cubs gala hits home run for charity

    Cubs gala hits home run for charity
    There was a lot to celebrate at the Chicago Cubs Charities' 5th annual Bricks and Ivy Ball, held at Union Station on April 8 with 700 guests in attendance. The Cubs had their first win of the season and the event raised a whopping $1.35 million to support...
  • Oakton kindergarten teacher named Golden Apple finalist

    Oakton kindergarten teacher named Golden Apple finalist
    You could say that Gregory Daniels learned a thing or two during three decades of hawking beer in the bleachers of Wrigley Field. "I've grown up at Wrigley Field," said Daniels, who teaches full-day kindergarten at Oakton Elementary School. "That paid...
  • Jon Lester has a long way to go to get back to being himself

     Jon Lester has a long way to go to get back to being himself
    While the Cubs' $155 million pitcher was put under the microscope last week for failing to hold runners in his debut, the team president threw a ceremonial first pitch at the mascot and got off scot-free. "He was crowding the plate," Theo Epstein said...
  • Padres new general manager working quickly to turn things around

    Padres new general manager working quickly to turn things around
    A.J. Preller was a fraternity brother and roommate of Jon Daniels when the two attended Cornell, so when Daniels became the Rangers' baseball head in 2003, he soon brought his old friend in to run the team's international and pro scouting. It's always...
  • 87-year-old Cubs fan: At least he has 1945 World Series memory

    87-year-old Cubs fan: At least he has 1945 World Series memory
    Drought? You bet. During a spring when California Gov. Jerry Brown declared his state a drought disaster area, Cubs fans, even the ones in California, don’t need to explain what a drought is. No World Series appearances since 1945? That’...
  • Cubs, not White Sox, getting national TV love early this season

    Cubs, not White Sox, getting national TV love early this season
    The Cubs and White Sox each lost 89 games last year. Both teams were lauded for making bold moves during the offseason. Expectations are high on the North and South sides of town. Yet only one of the Chicago teams is scheduled to be featured prominently...
  • The Cubs have no excuses

    What happened at Wrigley Field on Opening Night was inexcusable. Management had all winter to make sure one of the most important areas of the park would be in working order. Did it think the fans weren't going to drink or eat for nine innings? Or were...
  • Spring brings baseball, and its bards, to life

    Spring brings baseball, and its bards, to life
    The two men sat on stools at the tavern, eyes on the television set above the bar. The Cubs were playing the St Louis Cardinals. It was last Sunday night, opening day of a new Major League Baseball season, and a few minutes before the game began one of...
  • Some modest proposals to solve a few Wrigley Field issues

    Some modest proposals to solve a few Wrigley Field issues
    Even for a team with as much metaphysical baggage as the Cubs, having a plumbing catastrophe on opening day at Wrigley Field after selling the naming rights of your spring training home to a plumbing valve manufacturer is a weird coincidence. But the...
  • Relief help is on the way for Cubs fans in form of 74 portable toilets

    Relief help is on the way for Cubs fans in form of 74 portable toilets
    What a relief. And we're not talking about Tuesday night's game between the Cubs and Cardinals being postponed because of a forecast of rain and sub-freezing wind chills. The Cubs installed 74 portable toilets at Wrigley Field on Tuesday, and the team...
  • Cubs apologize for long bathroom waits, will install portable toilets

    Cubs apologize for long bathroom waits, will install portable toilets
    Portable toilets will be installed at Wrigley Field for the next two months after some fans waited in line more than an hour to use restrooms during the team's home opener Sunday night. Cubs President of Business Operations Crane Kenney apologized...