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Slim to None? Cubs Blow First Game

Jon Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jon Greenberg

This team has been so good all year, and the rest of the National League so average, it seemed predestined that in the 100th anniversary of the Cubs' last World Series title, they would win again and exorcise the old demons that have haunted this club and its fans for so long. This was a new team, you were told, a new beginning. So why does it feel the same?

The Mood At Wrigley

Jon Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jon Greenberg

It's a long plane ride out West. Maybe the Cubs will have their own Manifest Destiny, taking two in L.A., and come back for an encore in Chicago. It's nice to dream.

Balls in Our Fields: Chicago Says Let's Play Two

Jon Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jon Greenberg

The Cell isn't even the center of Chicago's baseball world this year. I was at that place, Wrigley Field, Tuesday for the Cubs-Dodgers workout, where pre-game interviews consisted of finding a dozen different ways to ask someone how it feels to do something they haven't done yet.

From One Cubs Fan to the Masses

Alden Loury | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Alden Loury

While it's a bit unfair to blame Bartman for the Cubs' failure to reach the World Series in 2003, that display was indicative of what's wrong with today's so-called sports fans.

New Ads On Wrigley Field Walls

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

"Though advertising has been kept off the walls at Wrigley Field since its inception, with the exception of the Under Armour ads on the doors in the p...

Wrigley Field: FInding Real Fans At The Circus

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Sports Illustrated scribe Gary Smith embedded at Wrigley Field for the Cubs Labor Day series against the Phillies for the magazine's current cover sto...

Wrigleyville Going Dry For Playoffs?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE Mayor Daley spoke out in favor of the seventh-inning booze ban and warned that bars that violate it could lose their liquor licenses. "We do...

Meeks Taking School Protest To Wrigley

Chicago Sun-Times | Rosalind Rossi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Six thousand protesters, wearing bright orange T-shirts, could ring Wrigley Field during the first Chicago Cubs playoff game, under a plan by state Se...

Wrigley Rooftop Bud Sign Stays: Judge

Chicago Sun-Times | Shamus Toomey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Cook County judge this afternoon ordered the removal of the brown tarp that is covering the Budweiser billboard on a rooftop behind Wrigley Field's ...

Zambrano: 'Gosh, I Wish We Could Have A New Ballpark'

Chicago Tribune | Paul Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

There's no doubt the Cubs enjoyed their two-day stay in the Brewers' home clubhouse at Miller Park, and not just because they allowed only one hit in ...

Replay Comes To Wrigley

Chicago Tribune | Dave van Dyck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The second-oldest ballpark in baseball, the last to be adorned with lights and the final one, begrudgingly, to enter the electronic signage age, Wrigl...

Anatomy of a Trip to Wrigley

Sam Panayotovich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Sam Panayotovich

I can't stand the Cubs and most of their fans, but the way they support their team really is something.

9 Potential Buyers Eying Chicago Cubs

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Nine potential buyers who have been preapproved by Major League Baseball have received the financial books on the Chicago Cubs, two people familiar wi...

Mark Cuban Wants Zell's Cubs, Wrigley Field

Chicago | Phil Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban, one of the Major League Baseball-approved bidders for the Chicago Cubs, expects to receive confidential financia...

Tribune Expects To Finalize Chicago Cubs Sale In Early '08

Reuters Via Yahoo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Publisher and broadcaster Tribune Co said on Wednesday it now expects to complete the sale of the Chicago Cubs baseball team, Wrigley Field and other ...