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Animals Having Snow Much Fun at the Cincinnati Zoo

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden | Posted 01.06.2017 | Good News
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Many humans and mammals prefer to be inside when temps are close to zero, but some animals at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden say BRRRRing it on...

Sport and Society for Arete -End of Year Wrap

Richard Crepeau | Posted 12.29.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

It is customary for those who work in news and sports to look back on the year as it comes to its close and create lists of the ten best of "this and ...

Sport and Society for Arete - World Series Hangover

Richard Crepeau | Posted 11.07.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

Are you feeling a sense of loss? Has a slight sadness settled into your baseball psyche? Are these feelings part of a strange undertone in your celebr...

Cubs Win!

Jim Fannin | Posted 11.04.2016 | Chicago
Jim Fannin

No more "wait 'til next year!" Kiss goodbye the "Billy Goat Curse" forever. No longer are they the "Lovable Losers." That's right! The Chicago Cubs be...

Not a Sports Fan, But I Watched the World Series

Galina Nemirovsky | Posted 11.04.2016 | Sports
Galina Nemirovsky

I hadn't planned on watching the World Series because I'm not much of a sports fan, especially for non-local teams. When it was the New York Mets vers...

Bill Murray Had The Best Interview With Cubs President Theo Epstein After The World Series

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2016 | Sports

Die-hard Cubs fan Bill Murray got an exclusive interview with team president Theo Epstein after the historic World Series win early Thursday morning. ...

Priests, Bishop Flawlessly Execute 'Carpool Karaoke' Spoof

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 11.02.2016 | Religion

A hilarious new spoof of James Corden’s popular “Carpool Karaoke” series proves that Catholic priests can be milkshake-loving, Justin Timberlake...

5 Ways Chicago Cubs Family Ben And Julianna Zobrist Teach Their Children Major League Values

Kristie Christie | Posted 11.02.2016 | Parents
Kristie Christie

When Chicago Cubs second baseman, Ben Zobrist, went two for three during game two of the 2016 Major League Baseball World Series, he made it look easy. And when his wife, Julianna, takes the platform to sing God Bless America during game four, her voice is so beautiful that she'll make it seem effortless.

Bill Murray Belts Out 'Take Me Out To The Ballgame' As Daffy Duck During World Series

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 10.29.2016 | Sports

It’s no secret that actor Bill Murray ― the man, the myth, the legend ― is a die-hard Chicago Cubs fan. So it was only fitting that Murray was g...

A 92-Year Cubs Fan And A Lifetime Of Baseball Memories

Susan Berger | Posted 10.28.2016 | Sports
Susan Berger

My dad was the quintessential Cubs fan. Years ago as the Cubs made the playoffs, he reminisced. Now with the Cubs in the World Series, or as we Chicago fans say "Hell frozen over," it feels appropriate to share his story.

Here's Proof That Today Is The Day Ferris Bueller Took Off

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 06.06.2016 | Entertainment

On a spring day in the 1980s, a high school senior named Ferris Bueller faked being sick to get out of going to school. The charming truant then convi...

An Obituary for the Wrigleyville McDonald's

The Second City | Posted 03.25.2017 | Chicago
The Second City

From 4 a.m. gang fights to bros who over-bro'ed, the Wrigleyville McDonald's was a nurturer to us all-the tired, the poor, the too drunk to function.

FIVE Pro Spring Training 2016 Hacks

Mark DeCarlo | Posted 02.27.2017 | Travel
Mark DeCarlo

Right now is the best time of year for travelers and sports fans: Ice Hockey is heating up, football hangovers are mostly gone and its more than cold ...

Kris Bryant On Cubs Grievance: I'm 'Going To Bat For The People After Me'

The Huffington Post | Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.10.2015 | Sports

It has been a sensational start to a much anticipated career for 23-year-old Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant. The Las Vegas native earned Natio...

Wrigley Scoreboard Operator, Darryl Wilson and Hot Doug's, Doug Sohn, Dish on Life at Wrigley

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 10.21.2016 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

I am fascinated with the scoreboard at Wrigley Field. It is made of sheet steel, as are the numbers that are manually adjusted by operator Darryl Willson to reflect the scores of the games going on at any one time in the National and American Leagues during Cubs baseball games.

Bill Murray Looked Like The Black Swan On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.20.2015 | Comedy

Sorry, Natalie Portman. You've got some new competition for Black Swan. "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" kicked off the first night of its Brooklyn week with a br...

How Much Does Illinois Collect in State Taxes Per Person?

Reboot Illinois | Posted 10.16.2016 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

It's fair to say Illinois' taxpayers are well-versed in the art of paying taxes, but how much does the state goverment collect in taxes per capita? An...

Hero Woman Catches Baseball In Beer At Cubs Game, Proceeds To Chug Beer

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 04.20.2015 | Sports

Every once in a while, a human comes along who rises above the rest.

The Other Mr. Cub I Remember

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 03.27.2015 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Banks lived on Chicago's South Side. He often commuted to Cubs home games on the L train. He had no choice. Though he was the biggest name and biggest draw the Cubs had, he could not buy a home or rent an apartment in the neighborhood surrounding Wrigley Field.

WATCH: Cubs Grounds Crew's Major Tarp Fail

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 08.20.2014 | Sports

The skies opened up over Wrigley Field on Tuesday night and the Chicago Cubs' grounds crew struggled mightily in its attempt to keep the field playabl...

Cubs Catcher Makes History In Marathon Game

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 07.30.2014 | Sports

Having run out of relief pitchers heading after 15 innings, the Chicago Cubs turned to backup catcher John Baker to take the mound. And boy did it pay...

Sport and Society for Arete - The Week

Richard Crepeau | Posted 06.27.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

It was one of those very special weeks in SportsWorld. At least three things stood out: two in baseball and one in the bizarre world of the NCAA. It...

Let's Play Two! What We Can Learn from Ernie Banks

Ken Reed | Posted 04.08.2014 | Sports
Ken Reed

Ernie Banks' positive attitude was infectious. He learned that he could make everyone around him smile, and a lot more comfortable, by creating his own weather.

Take A Trip To Cub Camp (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

We certainly have been seeing quite a few sexy 2014 calendars popping up over the past couple of months and we honestly couldn't be happier about it. ...

Cubs Catcher Carted Off Field After Collision

Posted 08.08.2013 | Sports

The Phillies' front office may have held its breath on Wednesday night when All-Star Chase Utley tried to score from second base on a single in the se...