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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 earn...

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

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 10.21.2015 | 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.

New York Mets Beat Chicago Cubs To Take 3-0 Lead In NLCS

AP | Benjamin Hart | Posted 10.21.2015 | Sports

CHICAGO (AP) — Daniel Murphy is a contact hitter known for shaky fielding and occasionally getting lost on the bases. This playoff imperson...

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

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.20.2015 | Comedy

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How Much Does Illinois Collect in State Taxes Per Person?

Reboot Illinois | Posted 10.16.2015 | 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 Fire Manager After 2 Seasons

AP | JAY COHEN | Posted 11.30.2013 | Sports

CHICAGO — Theo Epstein is proud of the talent in the Chicago Cubs' minor league system. The president of baseball operations thinks Dale Sveum i...

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...

Soriano Back To The Bronx

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 09.25.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Alfonso Soriano took one look around Yankee Stadium and broke into a big, familiar smile. "This is my house, this is my home," he sa...

These Were NOT The Dinner Guest This Barbecuer Was Expecting

Posted 07.22.2013 | Green

One Connecticut barbecuer had a few more dinner guests than he expected when three adorable black bear cubs showed up to his back porch this weekend. ...

Cubs Player Suspended After Twitter Tirade

Posted 06.12.2013 | Sports

Third baseman Ian Stewart was suspended by the Cubs organization after he went on a Twitter rant expressing his frustration toward the team's front of...

WATCHL Cubs Catcher Belts 3 Homers

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 07.29.2013 | Sports

CHICAGO — Dioner Navarro's first home run just cleared the basket at Wrigley Field and his second nearly hooked foul. But the third?...

WATCH: Angry Wife Throws Beer In Husband's Face At Ball Game

Posted 05.21.2013 | Sports

A baseball fan got a little more than he bargained for on Sunday when he leapt to protect his wife from a home run ball at the Chicago Cubs game and e...

Cubs 1B Gets New Deal

AP | Posted 07.13.2013 | Sports

CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs have viewed Anthony Rizzo as a part of their future since they acquired him. Now he's locked in....

Twelve Days in Heaven (aka Botswana), Part 1 -- Chitabe Camp [PHOTOS]

Susan Portnoy | Posted 07.01.2013 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

Botswana is a magical land of lush plains, staggeringly beautiful sunsets and wildlife that will blow your mind. Over 12 days I explored four camps, in various regions of the Okavango Delta, each with their own personality: Chitabe, Vumbura Plains, Abu and Mombo.

Cubs Make Embarrassing History

Posted 04.15.2013 | Sports

Nothing is going right for the Cubbies. Clinging to a 4-1 lead over the Giants in the top of the sixth inning, the Cubs not only started giving ou...

Upton Brothers Put On A Show

AP | GEORGE HENRY | Posted 04.07.2013 | Sports

ATLANTA -- B.J. and Justin Upton never had the nerve to imagine an ending like the one they provided Saturday night – not even after they both m...

Have Baseball GMs Wasted $1 Billion in Bad Contracts?

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 02.02.2013 | Sports
Larry Schwimmer

Don't let the fear of losing a great player to another team cause you to sign an expensive, long-term contract at a disadvantageous time. Let the competition waste millions.

No. 100

AP | Posted 12.01.2012 | Sports

CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs got their 100th loss of the season when Lucas Harrell threw six shutout innings to lead the Houston Astros to a 3-0 w...