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  • Loyola professor helps piece resurgent O's team together

    Loyola professor helps piece resurgent O's team together
    The opening scene of the movie "Moneyball" is a grainy close-up of Johnny Damon batting for the Oakland Athletics. Damon becomes the movie's pivotal point, a primary example of a player paid more than stats say he is worth. That surprised Loyola...
  • Hamilton ready to get paid

    For Josh Hamilton, these could have been truly glorious days. If not for the Cardinals' fifth rally in Game 6, Hamilton still would be taking bows for hitting an extra-inning, game-winning home run in the World Series. His drive to center field should...
  • Earning his stripes — again

    Ryne Sandberg has done it again. Cast aside by the Cubs a year ago, he has turned in another highly successful season as a minor league manager. Sandberg guided the Lehigh Valley IronPigsto the Governor's Cup championship series in the International...
  • Rooftop owners sue city over Wrigley Field renovations

    Rooftop owners sue city over Wrigley Field renovations
    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...
  • With Kyuji Fujikawa active, Cubs must make move

     With Kyuji Fujikawa active, Cubs must make move
    DENVER — President Theo Epstein said the Cubs "don't have anything in the hopper as of yet," but a move of some significance could be made Wednesday to make room for the activation of reliever Kyuji Fujikawa. The Cubs will have to adjust their 40-...
  • 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-...
  • Cubs' Ricketts still weighing TV options

    Cubs' Ricketts still weighing TV options
    GENEVA -- Less than three weeks after receiving approval from the city of Chicago’s landmarks commission on their latest renovation plan, Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts said the franchise still is deliberating its choices for its next television...
  • Bosio believes Cubs have a lot to play for down stretch

    Bosio believes Cubs have a lot to play for down stretch
    LOS ANGELES — From owner Tom Ricketts to pitching coach Chris Bosio, the Cubs collectively acknowledge the franchise has a long way to go in achieving its goal of sustained success. But Bosio pointed to a perk that could be used as a measuring...
  • Wada sharp as Cubs top Rockies

    Wada sharp as Cubs top Rockies
    With Thursday's 3 p.m. non-waiver trade deadline approaching, the audition continues for Cubs players strengthening their case to stay with the team and those showcasing their skills Monday night in front of teams such as the Mariners, Giants, Blue Jays...
  • Ricketts on Wrigley renovation: 'looking forward to moving forward'

    Ricketts on Wrigley renovation: 'looking forward to moving forward'
    Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts said Wednesday that he remains confident the team’s $575 million plan to renovate Wrigley Field and develop the surrounding area will receive the necessary approval from the city.  “Yeah, I think we’...
  • Emanuel urges Cubs, rooftop owners to avoid court

    Emanuel urges Cubs, rooftop owners to avoid court
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today offered the latest tea leaves to read in the ongoing saga over possible renovations to Wrigley Field, saying he encouraged the Chicago Cubs and owners of rooftop buildings to continue to negotiate on a deal that would avoid a...
  • George Lucas, Cubs, Donald Trump work the City That Works

    George Lucas, Cubs, Donald Trump work the City That Works
    So you're rich and you want to spend some of your money building something in Chicago. Lucky us. And lucky for you that George Lucas (would-be museum benefactor of "Star Wars" fame), Tom Ricketts (Cubs boss) and Donald Trump (coiffed developer) are...