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  • The myth and the legend: The Triangle Building

     
    The 2011 season isn’t over yet for the Chicago Cubs, but I think it’s safe to say that the majority of fans checked out back in June.  The team is obviously not making the playoffs and the World Series drought will continue.  Now is the time...
  • Cubs willing to wait to gauge Epstein’s interest in GM vacancy

     
    Theo Epstein is bored in Boston. Brian Cashman tires of having Yankees President Randy Levine and two Steinbrenner brothers tell him what to do....
  • Student architect shares vision for new Wrigley

     
    Cool post from Chicagoist on a Notre Dame student's design for a Wrigley Field reboot....
  • Die Hard Cubs Fan

     
    Julie Miller of Patrick T. Sheehan & Associates enjoys the view of the Chicago Cubs baseball game versus the Houston Astros at Wrigley Field on …...
  • To Mike Quade, the kids aren’t alright

     
    If you watch “Chicago Tribune Live” as much as I do, you would know that host David Kaplan is adamant about “the kids” getting a respectable amount of playing time for the Chicago Cubs.  I adamantly agree with him.  Bryan LaHair is...
  • Chicago Cubs 2011 offseason to-do list

     
    Now that my final grades are recorded and out of the way, it's time to go through the Cubs To-Do List for the coming offseason.   1.  Hire a GM as soon as possible The Cubs have already formally requested to speak with Red Sox GM Theo Epstein. Also, the...
  • Lineman transferring to Pitt

     
    Offensive lineman Tom Ricketts is transferring to Pitt, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Ricketts cited homesickness for securing his release from Penn State. A redshirt freshman, Ricketts will have three seasons of eligibility remaining after...
  • Is Wrigley ‘a dump’?

     
    One radio host said Wrigley isn't looking too good. Do you agree?...
  • Question of the Day: Which MLB managers are not likely to survive the season? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss Major League Baseball managers. Check back throughout the day for more responses and weigh in with a comment of your own. Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune Down goes (Bob) Geren! Who will follow him......
  • If Hendry stays, so could Pena

     
    Breaking News:   Doug Davis and Rodrigo Lopez are mediocre starting pitchers.   Who saw that coming? Sarcasm aside, I think it's safe to say that after the San Francisco Giants swept Tuesday's doubleheader and pushed the Cubs to 12.0 games back, it's time...
  • Emanuel to attend Cubs opener after rebuffing Wrigley renovation plan

     
    Posted by Kristen Mack at 12:13 p.m. Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel plans to attend Opening Day at Wrigley Field today, even though he recently sent Cubs owners back to the drawing board to come up with a new proposal pay for......
  • Sighting: Vince Vaughn, Jennifer Beals, Kerry Wood at Blackhawks game

     
    Vince Vaughn and Tom Ricketts (far right) watch the Blackhawks' Michael Frolik and Vancouver Canucks' Christian Ehrhoff collide at the United Center on April 24, 2011. (Reuters/Jeff Haynes) Vince Vaughn sat front row for Game 6 of the Blackhawks-Vancouver...