Rambling about the Cubs on the Eve of the Eve

Hello again, everybody. Real games are so close I can almost taste them. Well, to be fair, I just had some hot dogs, so I like, literally just tasted baseball. And yes, I am very well aware that is an erroneous use of “literally.” The North Side is abuzz with the excitement of baseball, video […]


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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 Weekend Headlines: Maddon’s Men Won Some Games and Hit Some Home Runs

It was a long weekend for the Chicago Cubs, one in which the organization played five games in three days and went 4-1 in the exhibition season. The Cubs had a good three days with a couple of exceptions and one big scare. RHP Jacob Turner will miss at least a month dealing with an […]


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Tom Ricketts: Organization Will Be Disappointed if Cubs Don’t Win the Division

Tom Ricketts joined Mully and Hanley (670 The Score) following the Cactus League openers to talk about his team. One of the big topics discussed during the interview were the recent headlines that were made about the Cubs talking to the Brewers about playing at Miller Park despite the fact the team mentioned in January […]


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Jed Hoyer Addressed Several Cubs Topics Early in Spring Training

The Cubs are preparing for what has the makings of an interesting and fun, but unpredictable season at the big league level. The front office has given Joe Maddon a lot of young talent to work with and it will be up to Maddon and his staff to put the players in position to win […]


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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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The Daily CCO: The Spring Games Begin This Week and Cubs News from Day Ten of Camp Maddon

Countdown to Cubs Cactus League Openers: 3 days The Cubs exhibition season begins this week with a pair of games in the Valley on Thursday afternoon. The Cubs have decided not to play an Intrasquad game this year. The pitchers have not built up enough innings and with a split squad day kicking off the […]


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