| Apr 9, 2010
The Chicago Cubs opened up Wrigley Field to the media today, giving tours of the stadium's off-season renovations.
Owner Tom Ricketts spoke in the remodeled Cubs clubhouse, noting that the entire project cost more than $10 million, and that many of the...
| Jan 13, 2010
The Pennsylvania High School Football All-State Teams have been announced. Congratulations to all of the players on the 1st and 2nd teams. Susquehanna Township QB Ben Dupree is the "AAA" Player of the Year. Lancaster Catholic QB Kyle Smith is the "AA"...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 8:44 AM
Forbes Magazine valued the Cubs franchise at $773 million, which is about $72 million less than the purchase price when the Ricketts family took over, or about what Alfonso Soriano is owed.
Interestingly, that’s up 6 percent from last year’...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 10:15 AM
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 renovations at the historic ballpark.
Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts has...
| Dec 3, 2010
| 7:22 PM
The lasting legacy of Ron Santo — aside from the 342 home runs and five Gold Glove awards, the millions he helped raise for charities and the laughter he provided with his inimitable grunts and groans during Cubs broadcasts — might be the...
| Dec 3, 2010
Chicago Cubs great and longtime WGN Radio announcer Ron Santo has died. He was 70.
In a statement Friday, Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts praised Santo for "his passion, his loyalty, high great personal courage and his tremendous sense of humor."
| Dec 10, 2010
| 10:01 AM
11:47 a.m. Ron Santo's hearse arrived at Wrigley Field and circled the ballpark as several hundred mourners-- lined up two and three deep on Addison and Clark streets -- applauded. After circling the park, the hearse, bearing two No. 10 flags on its front...
| Jul 20, 2010
| 10:09 PM
After all those dirt-kicking, base-tossing tantrums, Lou Piniella is going out with more of a whimper.
This isn't the way he envisioned his final days as the Chicago Cubs' manager.
The team had bigger plans, too.
Piniella announced Tuesday he will...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 9:08 AM
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...
| Jan 22, 2011
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...
| Aug 22, 2010
| 10:23 PM
After all the wins, all the losses and all those arguments, Lou Piniella clearly felt it was time to leave.
Saying the final goodbye after a half-century in baseball, that was the hard part.
"I cried a little bit after the game. You get emotional. I'm...
| Sep 22, 2010
| 10:23 AM
This week's Ask Paul addresses the managerial search, Ramirez's defense, Nady's future and whether Ask Paul is playing out the string.
What's all this about hiring Ryno? The guy has no big league experience. Wouldn't it be better to hire Joe Girardi, Joe...