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  • Ninth-inning homer, failed bunt sink Marlins

    Ninth-inning homer, failed bunt sink Marlins
    MIAMI — Put this Marlins loss on Juan Pierre, he's willing to take it. The Marlins had embattled Cubs closer Carlos Marmol on the ropes Thursday, working men onto first and second with nobody out in the bottom of the ninth. Down 4-3, thanks to...
  • 99 problems, Cubs-style

    99 problems, Cubs-style
    The pieces aren't in place yet for the Cubs, but the plan is and so is the braintrust. Whether Tom Ricketts, Theo Epstein and Dale Sveum will succeed remains a mystery, and the fact is there's more to be done. A lot more. So on the cusp of Wrigley...
  • Cubs tradition: Throwing out ceremonial first discussion of fans' patience

    Cubs tradition: Throwing out ceremonial first discussion of fans' patience
    If you believe the 2013 Cubs were built to stink -- spoiler alert: they were -- then you had to like Edwin Jackson’s miserable start in Monday’s home opener and Starlin Castro’s aggravating last out that was a wind shift from turning...
  • Cubs can only improve in 2013 (but don't bet on it)

    Cubs can only improve in 2013 (but don't bet on it)
    The Cubs were built to lose 100 games, so what was with the obsession to avoid it? The actual issue is losing 100 games and still not getting the top pick in the draft. So Cub. I can understand players not wanting to be a part of 100 losses. I...
  • Position analysis: Rizzo an anchor at first base

    Position analysis: Rizzo an anchor at first base
    Perhaps Anthony Rizzo’s best moment as a Cub wasn’t seen by fans at the ballpark or watching on TV. Amazingly, he didn’t even have a bat in his hand at the time. That moment of truth occurred in the Cubs’ clubhouse in Phoenix...
  • Cubs position analysis: Castro making strides

    Cubs position analysis: Castro making strides
    The Cubs wanted Starlin Castro to be a model citizen, improve his fielding, add a little power and use his speed more often this year. Castro did all of those things to some degree and ultimately was rewarded with a seven-year, $60 million deal, with a...
  • Cubs' Ryan Dempster puts teammates to work at casino-themed benefit, Charlie Sheen coming to Chicago, Tom Morello vs. Rahm Emanuel

    Cubs' Ryan Dempster puts teammates to work at casino-themed benefit, Charlie Sheen coming to Chicago, Tom Morello vs. Rahm Emanuel
    How did Ryan Dempster convince his Cubs teammates to wear tuxedos and man the blackjack and craps tables at his charity event Wednesday, just hours after the team’s game against the Atlanta Braves? I’m not exactly sure. But whatever he did,...
  • Kerry Wood raising money for charity with cupcakes, 'Jersey Shore' star Ronnie appearing in Schaumburg, Jennifer Hudson and David Otunga visit Chicago Indoor Racing

    Kerry Wood raising money for charity with cupcakes, 'Jersey Shore' star Ronnie appearing in Schaumburg, Jennifer Hudson and David Otunga visit Chicago Indoor Racing
    How did the Cubs’ Kerry Wood spend the night before his team’s season opener against the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field? By decorating cupcakes. Wood — all 6-foot-5 of him — squeezed the cream cheese frosting out of a...
  • Sighting: Jennifer Hudson, 'Playboy Club' cast at Paris Club

    Sighting: Jennifer Hudson, 'Playboy Club' cast at Paris Club
    Jennifer Hudson performed a private show at Paris Club's upstairs lounge, Studio Paris, Tuesday. The cast of NBC's "The Playboy Club" -- including Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Amber Heard, Naturi Naughton and Laura Benanti -- watched the series premiere of the...
  • Bears' Lance Briggs appearing at Sprinkles Cupcakes

    Bears' Lance Briggs appearing at Sprinkles Cupcakes
    The day before facing the Carolina Panthers at Soldier Field, the Chicago Bears’ Lance Briggs will face a notoriously long line of Sprinkles Cupcakes customers in the Gold Coast. Briggs will take orders from customers at the upscale cupcake bakery,...
  • Pete Wentz's band parts ways with singer, Chicagoan competing on 'Survivor,' Steve Nash dines at Le Colonial

    Pete Wentz's band parts ways with singer, Chicagoan competing on 'Survivor,' Steve Nash dines at Le Colonial
    Black Cards -- the band founded by ex-Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz – has parted ways with singer Bebe Rexha. Wentz told mtv.com that the split was a mutual decision and added that the band will continue in some capacity. "Right now, (the...
  • Inside baseball with John Grisham

    Inside baseball with John Grisham
    John Grisham — “International best-selling author of 23 novels!” the stadium announcer boomed out moments earlier — took his seat in Row B, alongside the Cubs dugout at Wrigley. Next to him, Michael Harvey, the best-selling crime...