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  • Blackhawks will play Capitals in 2015 Winter Classic

    Blackhawks will play Capitals in 2015 Winter Classic
    The Blackhawks are headed to the great outdoors — again. As first reported by TSN in Canada, the Hawks will face the Capitals in the 2015 Winter Classic on New Year’s Day in Washington. The site is yet to be announced, but it likely will...
  • 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....
  • 10 Blackhawks games to watch in 2014-15

    The NHL released the 2014-15 regular-season schedule Sunday afternoon and made it official that the Blackhawks will face the Capitals in the 2015 Winter Classic in Washington. The Jan. 1 matchup was reported last week but wasn't formally announced until...
  • 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...
  • Five that surprise: Greg Maddux and Frank Thomas

    Five that surprise: Greg Maddux and Frank Thomas
    Here are five little known things about 2014 Hall of Famers Greg Maddux of the Cubs and Braves and Frank Thomas of the White Sox. Maddux • Began playing Little League baseball in Spain, where he lived (Madrid) from ages 4 to 10 because his father...