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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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Cubs are Playing Baseball at Wrigley on Opening Night

The Cubs held a conference call Tuesday afternoon to address the rumors about Wrigley Field’s status for Opening Night and provide an update on The 1060 Project. Julian Green, the Cubs Vice President of Communications and Community Affairs, addressed the reports that surfaced the Cubs would not be playing baseball at Wrigley Field on Opening […]


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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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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Weather Delays Push Right Field Bleachers to Early June

Crane Kenney and Carl Rice, Vice President of Ballpark Operations, gave a tour of Wrigley Field on Monday to a group of media members to show the progress and provide an update on the first phase of The 1060 Project. Kenney said the left field and center field bleachers remain on target to be open […]


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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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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Judge Denies Rooftops Request for Temporary Restraining Order

After hearing both sides state their cases Wednesday, Judge Virginia Kendall handed down her ruling Thursday morning and denied the rooftops request for a temporary restraining order. Judge Kendall said “the rooftop owners did not satisfy the burden of demonstrating irreparable harm if the signs went up” according to the Tribune. Multiple reports indicated the […]


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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Cubs File Motion Opposing Rooftops Request for Restraining Order

The Cubs responded Tuesday to the rooftops filing a request for an injunction, or restraining order, to stop the ongoing construction at Wrigley Field. According to the Tribune, the team “asked a judge Tuesday to deny an emergency request from two rooftop businesses to temporarily stop construction at Wrigley Field” and to dismiss the lawsuit […]


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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Rooftop Owners Seeking Restraining Order to Stop Sign Installation

According to a report from the Tribune, the rooftop owners that filed a lawsuit against the Cubs and Tom Ricketts last month for violating terms of its revenue-sharing contract went back to Federal Court on Thursday seeking a restraining order to stop the installation of the outfield signs. The two rooftop club owners are attempting […]


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