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For the Love of the Game. Go Cubs Go.

Stella Mowen | Posted 01.17.2017 | Sports
Stella Mowen

2016 MLB World Series Game 7. Photo © Monika Pawlak featuring Stella Mowen There is power in events that bring people together to root each other o...

The Ghost of Wrigley Field?

Roger Wright | Posted 10.28.2016 | Chicago
Roger Wright

The Chicago Lutheran theological Seminary. Site of present day Wrigley Field. Am I the ghost of Wrigley Field? That echo of distant laughter you can...

Why And How The Cubs Win

Jim Fannin | Posted 10.18.2016 | Sports
Jim Fannin

Every company wants consistent profits. Every NFL football team wants to win the Super Bowl. Every MLB baseball team wants to win the World Series. Most people want to be successful. How do individuals and teams reach the pinnacle of their field year after year?

Cubs Win for Steve Goodman

Roger Wright | Posted 04.04.2016 | Chicago
Roger Wright

This year the Cubs are actually predicted to win the World Series. Predicted by people who actually know about stuff like this. Could it happen? Of course it could. And if it does, know that the guy playing the music in the back of your mind will be Steve Goodman.

If Bill Veeck Came Back for the Cubs

Roger Wright | Posted 10.21.2016 | Chicago
Roger Wright

The cold autumn rains of October started when the game was almost over. Sheets of crying rain against the lights of the stadium. Wrigley Field slowly draining, the crowds taking one last look, the giant switch thrown and the empty park goes dark.

A Preservation Home Run: Chicago's Wrigley Field

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 10.21.2013 | Chicago
National Trust for Historic Preservation

If all goes to plan, it seems the only history Cubs fans will have to worry about is when their team will finally win a World Series at Wrigley Field.

White Sox Beat Blue Jays Despite Solid Pitching From Romero

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.06.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO - Ricky Romero closed out a shaky first half with a positive outing. It just wasn't enough to get a victory.Romero pitched six solid innings, ...

WATCH: Michelle Obama Makes Shocking Confession

Posted 04.27.2012 | Chicago

First Lady Michelle Obama, Chicago Cubs fan? Yes, it's true! On Thursday, Michelle came clean about one area where she and Barack do not see eye to...

A New Year, A New Menu For Cubs Fans

Posted 04.05.2012 | Chicago

Wrigleyville will awaken from its offseason slumber Thursday with the Chicago Cubs' opening day game against the Washington Nationals. This year's ...

New iPhone App Tracks the "Misery" of Chicago Sports Fans

Brad Spirrison | Posted 09.25.2011 | Chicago
Brad Spirrison

Chicago sports fans are living in the worst of times. The White Sox are underachieving while the Cubs are historically bad. Now there is a new iPhone app to quantify our anguish.

PHOTOS: Cubs Legend To Make Final Trip To Wrigley, Mourned By Family, Friends, Players

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- The funeral procession for Ron Santo was expected to make a trip Friday past Wrigley Field, giving Chicago Cubs fans a chance for one ...

South Side Pride: The 10 Best Things About U.S. Cellular Field

CBS 2 Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Summer's almost here and baseball season is in full swing. As the weather warms up, we're sure the urge to go to a ballgame will grow stronger and str...

Top 5 Rejected Ads For The Cubs New 'It's a Way of Life' Campaign

Windy Citizen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In honor of today's Cubs home opener against the Brewers and my own lack of confidence in the Cubs' postseason chances this year (unless our offense c...

Father, Daughter Bond Over Love Of White Sox

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

"Daddy, what rhymes with Pierzynski?" So goes the conversation in my house almost nightly from April through September. "Mierzynski, Clearzyns...

Chicago Baseball Season: The Things We Love About Baseball In Chicago (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

What is not to love about baseball in Chicago? Baseball season marks the end of a long, long winter and the beginning of beers and hot dogs in the sun...

Chicago White Sox Opening Day: Mark Buehrle To Throw The First Pitch For The Eighth Year In A Row (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As early as 8 a.m. Monday, White Sox fans gathered at U.S. Cellular Field for the South Siders' home opener. The team will play the Cleveland Indian...

Cubs 2010 Schedule: Will This Be Their Year?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Cubs don't play their first home game until next week, but if you want to make it to Wrigley for a game this year--you better get your tic...

Chicago Cubs, White Sox On The Olympics: Lindsey Vonn Is Hot (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In the final days of the 2010 Winter Olympics, many are sad to see their favorite ice skaters, ski jumpers or curlers go--but Chicago baseball players...

Cubs Schedule 2010: When Chicago Cubs Play In 2010

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Baseball season isn't here yet, but no one can blame you for jumping the gun. The Chicago Cubs play their first 2010 home game on April 12 against the...

Chicago Cubs Tickets Go On Sale Today

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It's that time of year again. It's still cold, but we fool ourselves into thinking winter will be over soon. Last year's miserable baseball season is ...

Jim Thome To Leave The White Sox

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Ozzie Guillen's most glaring weakness as a manager probably has been parting ways with his White Sox players. Guillen often has tiptoed out of his off...

Cubs Looking To Mark Grace For Broadcast Role?

Chicago Tribune | Paul Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Mark Grace is likely to be on the short list of candidates to replace Bob Brenly in the Cubs broadcast booth if Brenly gets the...

Media-Tations on Chicago Baseball Managers

Jon Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jon Greenberg

Chicago baseball is in some kind of golden age. You know this. It's been 102 years since both teams made the post-season. Enjoy it while you can.

What's Really Important

Bill Marovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Bill Marovitz

For the next month, all of our worldly concerns will take a back seat to ... baseball. For the first time in over 100 years, both Chicago baseball teams are in the playoffs.

Big Z Makes History: Where Were You?

Jon Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jon Greenberg

Carlos Zambrano represents Chicago better than any scrappy white infielder, mustache-sporting coach or well-muscled, child-rearing middle linebacker.