Wrigley Field Under Cubstruction was Main Focus of Cubs Business Operations Update

The fourth session attended during the second day of Cubs Convention was the Business Operations Update with Crane Kenney and his side of the Cubs front office. The main focus of the session was on the Wrigley Field Restoration and Expansion Project and Crane Kenney confirmed the bleachers will not be completed by Opening Night, […]


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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Rooftop Owners File Lawsuit Against the Cubs

The rooftop filed a lawsuit in federal court Tuesday against the Chicago Cubs and Chairman Tom Ricketts. According to the report in the Tribune, the rooftops are “accusing the team of breaching the terms of its revenue-sharing contract, engaging in deceptive business practices and acting in violation of anti-trust laws.” Or as Crain’s Chicago Business […]


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The Ricketts Family Purchases Three Rooftop Buildings

The Ricketts family recently completed the purchase of three rooftop buildings from two property owners. During Saturday’s session at the Cubs Convention, Tom Ricketts confirmed the family bought the buildings and the properties will continue to be run as rooftop clubs. The family purchased two properties on Sheffield Avenue and one on Waveland Ave. According […]


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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Rooftop Owners File Separate Lawsuit

According to reports from the Sun-Times and Crain’s Chicago Business, several rooftop club owners filed another lawsuit against the Commission on Chicago Landmarks. The lawsuit claims “the Cubs’ most recent tweak to their signage plan – scrapping one outfield sign and moving and shrinking the right field video board – was done to earn a […]


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The Daily CCO: The National Spotlight Keeps Shining on the Cubs and Kris Bryant

With Spring Training getting closer by the day, the Chicago Cubs continue to make headlines on a national level. Not only is a good segment of the fan base excited about the Cubs off-season, next week’s convention recently sold out, the national media is also paying attention and view the Cubs as one of the […]


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Cubs Have Several Unchecked Boxes on Off-Season To-Do List

When the Cubs’ off-season began in October, all signs were pointing toward the front office being rather active throughout the winter. And three months into baseball’s second season, it’s been more than was advertised. Not only has Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer made several changes to the big league roster, coaching staff and manager, the […]


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Rambling While the Cubs Future Takes Shape

Well, I guess there is only one thing to say at a time like this … Hello again, everybody! It is great to be back. Unfortunately, life gets in the way sometimes, but as this life starts to get back to normal, I felt it was time to get back to what I do, and […]


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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Landmarks Commission Approves Cubs Revised Plans

The Cubs received approval Thursday from the Commission on Chicago Landmarks, by a vote of six to one, to proceed with the revised plans to restore, renovate and expand Wrigley Field. The Cubs appeared before the Landmarks Commission for the fourth time in 18 months. The panel approved the reduction in number of outfield signs […]


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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Cubs Meeting with Landmarks Commission to Revise Approved Plans

The Cubs are on the Commission of Chicago Landmarks agenda for Thursday to have the team’s revised plans for the outfield signage and the outfield wall revised. The Landmarks Commission approved seven outfield signs last July as well as the location of the outfield walls. But the Cubs are looking to revise the approved plans […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: News, Notes and Rumors from the Thanksgiving Holiday

It was a long, and rather busy holiday weekend for the Chicago Cubs. The biggest news was the Cubs putting together contingency plans in case the bleachers are not ready for Opening Night against the Cardinals. And the best news came from the Dominican Republic in that Pedro Strop required only five stitches to close […]


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