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  • Wednesday, October 5, 2011

    5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.  Greg Jarrett                               6:09 a.m.  Chicago Inspector General Joseph Ferguson provides details on his report regarding questionable cash donations to a charity founded by Maggie Daley. 6:39 a.m.  The I-phone 4S - Is...
  • Here's what Ricketts needs to do

    Here's what Ricketts needs to do
    If Theo Epstein is Tom Ricketts’ top choice as Cubs general manager, then fine. Epstein presided over Boston’s historic collapse this year, which makes him very Cub, but he also has a couple World Series titles, which makes him a god around...
  • If it's Starlin for Theo, who really makes that call?

    If it's Starlin for Theo, who really makes that call?
    As we wait for white smoke out of Fenway Park, one of the swirling Cubs issues is this: Would you trade Starlin Castro for Theo Epstein? That’s the DEFCON 1 scenario as Tom Ricketts stalks Boston’s general manager. We don’t know if...
  • Why Theo Epstein should love Chicago. (And why Chicago loves him already.)

    Why Theo Epstein should love Chicago. (And why Chicago loves him already.)
    Why has the Theo Epstein story generated so much interest? It’s an answer with layers. First, he is a rock star. Winner of two World Series with the Boston Red Sox. Young. Handsome. Smart. Someone who people really believe could help turn around...
  • Cubs to honor Ron Santo with Wrigley Field statue this summer

    Cubs to honor Ron Santo with Wrigley Field statue this summer
    The Cubs Convention resumed Saturday morning at the Hilton Chicago with news that the team plans to unveil a statue Aug. 10 honoring Ron Santo, who died in December. That was followed by the sometimes combative but always entertaining question-and-answer...
  • Misericordia Breakfast Fundraiser with Tom Ricketts

    Please join Misericordia for a special breakfast to benefit the children and adults of Misericordia Home featuring guest speaker Tom Ricketts, Chairman of the Chicago Cubs. This event is on Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. in the Jean Marie Ryan...
  • Cubs players pants their manager

    Cubs players pants their manager
    Consider Mike Quade “Cubbed.’’ After his team choked away a four-run lead in Cincinnati on Monday, the Cubs manager called a closed-door meeting, which is hysterical for a team that can’t close the door. Anyway, Quade watched...
  • Oh, snap: Zambrano, not Quade, managing just fine, thank you

    Oh, snap: Zambrano, not Quade, managing just fine, thank you
    Mike Quade must hate this. The guy from a Chicago suburb who worked his way up the Cubs’ chain finally gets a shot at his dream job, and his best starter is an idiot. A modified version of The Full Zambrano was on display in the retch-inducing 7-...
  • Why a Bronzeville condo only costs $9,900

    Why a Bronzeville condo only costs $9,900
  • Is there any truth in what Ricketts has to say?

    Is there any truth in what Ricketts has to say?
    It has gotten to the point where you hope that Tom Ricketts is just getting some bad advice in delivering his message. Because after Ricketts’ comments Wednesday evening about his team that is competing to own the worst record in baseball and about...
  • Isn't it time someone important became alarmed over Cubs' arm injuries?

    Isn't it time someone important became alarmed over Cubs' arm injuries?
    It wasn’t that Carlos Marmol threw a wild pitch to lose Monday’s game inWashington. It wasn’t that Marmol had no idea there was a runner on base and did nothing to stop Jayson Werth from stealing third to set up the aggravating ending....
  • Friday, March 4, 2011

    5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Greg Jarrett 6:09 a.m. U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (d-5th) discusses current events with Greg and how they'll impact us here in the Midwest. 6:39 a.m. Michael Phillips reviews both the new Matt Damon film, 'The Adjustment Bureau', and...