Will Wrigley Field be ready for opening night? UPDATE: Yeah…

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Even when someone finds themselves impossibly excited about the Chicago Cubs, it doesn't take very long for some damn fool thing to happen that reminds you that you're dealing with the Cubs. Regardless of their record this upcoming season -- it may well be a few games under .500 or a ...

Jack White is the literal face of Cubs baseball

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

  The Chicago Cubs added an official mascot, Clark the Cub, this offseason. But we're pretty sure no one has more accurately summed up the Cub fan experience than rocker Jack White, who took in Tuesday night's game at Wrigley Field the night before his own show in the Windy City. I believe the dictionary ...

Why Wrigley Field still matters at 100

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Most stadiums are just places to put butts. Like a living organism, it takes time for these inanimate objects to grow into something more meaningful. The majority of Major League ballparks have not yet had this opportunity — 24 of the 30 have been built in my lifetime, and I’m still ...

Chicago Cubs: Team and city agree to Jumbotron at Wrigley field

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

On Thursday afternoon the proposed modernization of Wrigley Field took a big step forward. The Chicago Cubs and the city reached an agreement that will allow the franchise to build an electric Jumbotron and another sign above the outfield walls. The city's landmarks commission voted unanimously to approve the deal in ...

Chicago Cubs: City, Wrigleyville, and ownership close to renovation deal

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

I've been to Wrigley Field. While it's nice that it hasn't changed much since it was first built a zillion years ago, the place is actually kind of a dump. I guess it was easier to impress people in 1914.  The Chicago Cubs really need to renovate it, which is ...

Chicago Cubs Are Dealing With a Case of the Ricketts

Friday, May 18th, 2012

Back when the Cubs were for sale, Major League Baseball didn't award the team to Mark Cuban because it was concerned for all of the potential PR headaches he could bring them. He's no sporting gentleman! He wears t-shirts and criticizes officials! And so the team was sold to the Ricketts family, ...

Jets Sideline Trip Nothing New

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Predictably, everyone is up in arms over New York Jets strength and conditioning coach Sal Alosi tripping Dolphins gunner Nolan Carroll during Sunday's game, and with pretty good reason. As far a cheap shots go, that is as despicable as they come. A lot of people are even saying that ...

Week 12 College Football Picks

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

Record after week 11: 121-53 (88-83-3 ATS) Friday, November 19, 2010 9:30 pm ET Fresno State (6-3) at (3) Boise State (9-0) (-30.5) There was just no way to stay away from this game with so much riding on it. Boise is officially in the part of its schedule that could get it into ...