Somehow the Cubs, and in specific the Cubs Ownership has come into the crosshairs of the “Trump Train” because of the spending against him done in the primary race of Florida by the Ricketts Family. Now to his credit the Donald did win by a whopping 20 points in the Sunshine State, beating out Marco Rubio, who the Ricketts were […]Read more ›
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Ever since Joe Maddon decided to opt out of his contract with the Tampa Bay Rays the buzz around the Cubs is that they’re the front runners to land one of the best managers in baseball. Maddon managed the Los Angeles Angels for one year in 1999 and left after Mike Scioscia was appointed the next season. Seven years later […]Read more ›
This morning the CEO of the Chicago Cubs issued a PSA to the fans of the Chicago Cubs and to the City of Chicago. In it he discussed his displeasure not only with the lack of success by his team, but the inability to work out an agreement with the rooftop owners who have long disputed his plans to expand […]Read more ›
As I practice throwing sharpened pencils into the too-low accoustic-tile ceiling in my “office”, my mind wanders into Twilight Zone recesses and I am able, with too little sleep and a little too much caffeine for encouragement, to ponder the possible ways that the Cubs can get into a playoff game. I recognize the hallucinogenic aspect of this, but it also confirms my belief […]Read more ›
Northwestern University will play some football games at Wrigley Field along with soccer and softball games. Previously, Wrigley Field hosted Illinois vs. Northwestern in a game criticized because of the end zones were too close to the brick-wall outfield. That problem has apparently been overcome as the parties have agreed on an arrangement that will allow WR’s to have breathing room. Expanding the array of sports being played at Wrigley Field comes on the heels […]Read more ›