| Jul 30, 2014
| 1:35 AM
The Sports Xchange
By Brian Hedger, The Sports Xchange
Cubs are prepared to make another deal
CHICAGO -- Despite making a big splash earlier this month by trading away two stalwarts of their rotation, the Chicago Cubs could be diving into the trade...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 9:29 PM
Next year won't be the first time WBBM-AM 780 will be airing Cubs games.
The station also carried the Cubs from 1929 to '40, along with several other outlets in town.
Talk about good timing. The Cubs were a powerhouse, winning four National League...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 5:57 PM
BOSTON -- With the exception of Theo Epstein, it was quite the reunion Monday for Chicago Cubs executives Jed Hoyer, Jason McLeod and Kyle Evans.
The front office threesome returned to Fenway Park in what Hoyer described as “a little bit of a...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:40 AM
MIAMI -- Before a major league scout left the press dining room Monday night at Marlins Park, he looked at two tables occupied by representatives from other clubs.
"I think I'm the only guy here not to watch (Jeff) Samardzija," the scout joked.
| Jun 17, 2014
| 9:17 PM
MIAMI -- After receiving his seventh no-decision in puzzling season, ace Jeff Samardzija insisted late Tuesday night that he was unaware of any suggestion that the Chicago Cubs were making a late push to sign him to an extension in the midst of...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:20 PM
MIAMI — While ace Jeff Samardzija can control his future after the 2015 season, Jake Arrieta is making the Cubs feel better about their own.
Arrieta took another step toward becoming a more reliable part of the Cubs' future with his latest...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Both Chicago managers were jeered Tuesday night, though Robin Ventura probably couldn’t hear White Sox fans shouting at their TVs from his dugout spot in Baltimore, some 700 miles away.
It was one of those rare nights of Chicago baseball symmetry,...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 3:16 PM
This week's long-anticipated Fenway Park homecoming for Cubs President Theo Epstein has been postponed due to circumstances beyond his control.
Epstein instead will have to watch the Cubs-Red Sox series on TV from his Wrigleyville residence because of...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 7:24 PM
BOSTON — The chance to run his hometown team wasn't as attractive at this time for Jason McLeod as the opportunity — he hopes — to watch many prospects blossom into major league stars.
McLeod told reporters Monday that he will remain...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:56 PM
The Cubs and White Sox are in varying states of development, harboring eclectic groups of transient veterans and emerging young players.
In the cases of many of these players, it will be: Now you see them, now you don't.
In the meantime, the work-in-...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 6:25 AM
It’s never too early for a Cubs fan to give up because it’s never too early for the Cubs to give up.
The Cubs were again built to stink in 2014, and boy, did the offense ever live down to that in the opener in Pittsburgh.
| Mar 27, 2014
| 10:16 AM
The Yale-Harvard Regatta is two years shy of its 150th anniversary and, as such, is the oldest collegiate sports event in the United States. Yale-Harvard football is old, too, but the regatta predates that by 23 years.
The first race came about...