Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Judge Denies Rooftops Request to Stop Installation of Right Field Video Board

According to a report from the Tribune, U.S. District Judge Virginia Kendall “denied a request by two nearby rooftop businesses for the Cubs to stop installation of their right field video board” on Thursday afternoon. The Tribune explained the ruling “could mean an end to the acrimonious dispute between the team and Skybox on Sheffield […]


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Wrigleyville Rooftop Owner Indicted on Fraud Charges

The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Friday morning federal fraud charges had been filed against Marc Hamid, owner of Skybox on Sheffield, for “under-reporting attendance and revenue” between 2008 and 2011. According to multiple reports, Hamid was indicted “on federal fraud charges for not paying about $600,000 owed to the Cubs as well as state and […]


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Cubs Paying Ernie Banks’ Funeral Expenses

The Chicago Cubs handled what could have added to the ongoing court battle over Ernie Banks’ estate. Donnellan Funeral Home filed a claim in court last Wednesday for reportedly more than $35,000 to cover the expenses the funeral home incurred for Ernie Banks’ funeral. The Sun-Times first learned that the Ricketts family and the team […]


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Rambling About the Cubs as the Games Have Begun!

Hello again, everybody. It is nice to be back in the saddle with some actual baseball being played. Sure, the outcomes don’t matter, and the spring games really tell us nothing, but baseball is back, and Opening Night is right around the corner. So, lets get down to the BRASS TACKS and going rambling on […]


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Five of the Six Cubs Limited Partners Released

The Tribune has uncovered the identities of four of the six investors in the Chicago Cubs, with help from the team’s media guide. According to the Tribune, four of the six investors are Andrew Berlin, William Comrie, the DeVos family and Cory Thabit. The fifth investor is listed as “O.C., L.L.C.” and the sixth partner […]


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Chicago Cubs Reportedly Valued at $1.8 Billion

According to a report from Forbes, the Cubs were valued at $1.8 billion in order to complete the transaction of the minority shares of the team to six investors. Tom Ricketts confirmed the sale of minority ownership shares to six investors Wednesday after reports from Comcast SportsNet and the Sun-Times indicated the Ricketts family had […]


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Tom Ricketts Confirms Sale of Minority Ownership Shares, Cubs Reportedly Raise Around $175 Million

Tom Ricketts met with the media Wednesday after addressing the team. And the Cubs Chairman confirmed the Ricketts family sold minority ownership in the Cubs to six investors. Comcast SportsNet reported the Ricketts family completed deals last week with six investors that included South Bends Cubs owner Andrew Berlin, for non-controlling interest in the Chicago […]


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Report: Cubs Sell Minority Ownership Shares to Six Investors

According to a report from Patrick Mooney, the Ricketts family has sold minority ownership shares to six investors that includes South Bend Cubs owner Andrew Berlin. Major League Baseball has approved the sale of the shares into the Ricketts family’s holding company. The Cubs reportedly completed the deals late last week. The non-controlling interest “doesn’t come […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: Spring Has Sprung

Pitchers and catchers finally reported to Spring Training and the on the field workouts officially began Friday. And Joe Maddon kept the media hopping for the first three days of his camp. The Cubs unveiled the patch the team will wear throughout the season to honor Ernie Banks. South Bend Cubs owner, Andrew Berlin, announced […]


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Andrew Berlin Purchases Minority Ownership Stake in the Chicago Cubs

The owner of the South Bend Cubs, the Low-A affiliate of the Cubs, is now a limited partner in the organization. Andrew Berlin announced Friday that he purchased a minority stake in the Chicago Cubs. According to a report from WSBT, Berlin confirmed he would not be part of the decision making process of the […]


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