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  • Once again, clumsy Cubs are politically tone deaf

    Once again, clumsy Cubs are politically tone deaf
    The Cubs are the worst team in the majors and haven't scored a run in 20 innings but Wednesday's low point of the season had little to do with baseball. Mayor Rahm Emanuel embarrassed the Cubs behind the microphone as badly as any pitcher has on the...
  • RedEye's guide to Printers Row Lit Fest

    RedEye's guide to Printers Row Lit Fest
    There's nothing wrong with the usual summer fest trifecta of curb-sitting, head-bobbing and beer-sipping, but if you're craving a little more substance, mark your calendar for Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest, held June 7 and 8 in the blocks...
  • Emanuel urges Cubs, rooftop owners to avoid court

    Emanuel urges Cubs, rooftop owners to avoid court
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today offered the latest tea leaves to read in the ongoing saga over possible renovations to Wrigley Field, saying he encouraged the Chicago Cubs and owners of rooftop buildings to continue to negotiate on a deal that would avoid a...
  • HBO teases Foo Fighters doc series partly shot in Chicago

    HBO teases Foo Fighters doc series partly shot in Chicago
    HBO released the first teaser for "Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways," and Chicago features prominently in the 20-second clip. Band leader Dave Grohl appears to be hopping on a CTA train and later walking down an "L" stop's stairs. In between, we see...
  • Dodgers’ home plate becomes dinner plate

     
    Clown Emmett Kelly makes himself right at home at Dodger Stadium using home plate as a dinner plate....
  • So many negative issues facing U.S. are difficult to understand

    First, let me say I consider myself a good citizen. I pay my taxes (grudgingly). I fly my flag on holidays, and even days that aren't. I get teary-eyed during the national anthem at Wrigley Field. I put a flag on the grave of my World War II veteran...
  • What you missed while watching the Hawks playoffs run

    What you missed while watching the Hawks playoffs run
    One of the side effects of Blackhawks Fever is that sports fans may have missed just about everything else grabbing headlines for the past month and a half. That's where RedEye comes in. Will Thibs stay or will he go? Is he leaving the Bulls? Will...
  • Ricketts' actions make fans no longer care about Cubs

    The Ricketts family may have accomplished what years of losing and disappointment could not: I am to the point where I no longer really care about the Cubs.  From their desecration of Wrigley Field (anything, any sign, for a buck) to their leaving WGN...
  • Cubs' owner disrespects local tradition

    The man buys a baseball team valued at $1.2 billion that comes with an enviably popular ballpark, that is in a neighborhood of a city, and is a landmark, that has a contract with rooftop owners until 2024.  So what does he do? He decides to turn Wrigley...
  • Ballmer's Clippers bid: A Chicago appreciation?

     Ballmer's Clippers bid: A Chicago appreciation?
    Steve Ballmer's reported $2 billion bid for the Los Angeles Clippers shows us sports team valuations are like the pricey palaces some of these pro franchises call home. The roof moves, sliding back and forth as conditions warrant. If the Clippers, whose...
  • Kenney reveals he has signed 5-year contract extension

    Kenney reveals he has signed 5-year contract extension
    With the Cubs hoping to win city approval of the latest revisions to their Wrigley Field renovation plan, business operations President Crane Kenney revealed he has signed a five-year extension through 2019. Kenney's announcement Saturday during an...
  • Cubs, WBBM make radio deal official

    Cubs, WBBM make radio deal official
    The Chicago Cubs formally announced a partnership with CBS Radio Thursday, moving the games to WBBM 780-AM next season and ending a play-by-play history on WGN-AM 720 dating back 90 years. Cubs games will be broadcast on AM only, officials said at a...