| Apr 3, 2009
| 4:34 PM
NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL
CHICAGO CUBS (97-64, 1st)
MANAGER: Lou Piniella (3rd season)
PAYROLL: $145 million
X-FACTOR: Isn't combustible Milton Bradley, now on his sixth team, the only choice for this category everywhere he goes?
BEST CASE: A deep...
| Feb 10, 2009
A-Roid has admitted he used the juice and now the questions are who hasn't and who cares?
Bonds, Palmeiro, McGwire, Clemens, Sosa (soon enough) and now A-Rod. The men that splashed the headlines for years now are an after thought and a punch line. These...
| Dec 14, 2008
| 8:58 PM
Would you pay $10 to skate at the Friendly Confines?
If you're a neighbor of the Cubs, you're about to get that opportunity.
The Cubs sent e-mails to neighbors and neighborhood groups last week announcing a community skate on the hockey rink soon to...
| Oct 7, 2008
LOS ANGELES -- For the first time in two decades, the Dodgers popped champagne corks in October.
With a 3-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs in Game 3 of their National League division series Saturday night at Dodger Stadium, the Dodgers completed a three-...
| Oct 4, 2008
| 11:56 PM
It's going to take some time for the Cubs second straight playoff disaster to really sink in, but the mood in the clubhouse after Saturday's 3-1 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 3 of the National League Division Series was a mixture of sadness...
| Oct 2, 2008
| 10:47 PM
The volume was pumped up considerably Thursday night at the start of Game 2 of this National League Division Series at Wrigley Field, after Wednesday's crowd sat on its hands most of the night.
"I thought it was a corporate crowd [Wednesday] night,"...
| Sep 24, 2008
| 10:10 PM
Lou Piniella was only a few syllables away from naming Ryan Dempster as his Game 1 starter in the playoffs Wednesday after the Cubs 9-6, 10-inning victory over New York at Shea Stadium.
Another clunker from Carlos Zambrano, combined with Dempster's 14-...
| Sep 24, 2008
| 4:30 PM
Welcome to tonight's live blog, covering every moment of the second game between the Mets and Cubs. Just so you know, we'll keep our eyes on the other important scores of the night. Hey, how huge was Johan Santana's start......
| Sep 18, 2008
| 9:22 PM
Yogi Berra's old adage seldom has seemed as appropriate as it was during the ninth inning of Thursday's showdown at Wrigley Field between the Cubs and Milwaukee.
"It ain't over till it's over" proved to be the perfect rallying cry of a team that...
| Sep 17, 2008
| 8:39 PM
The Milwaukee Brewers overcame the loss of injured starter Ben Sheets and, boosted by Prince Fielder's three-run double, beat the Cubs 6-2 Wednesday night to end a five-game losing streak.
Sheets left after two innings because of tightness in his right...
| Sep 14, 2008
| 10:29 PM
Immediately after finishing off the game of his life, Carlos Zambrano got down on one knee and thrust his arms toward the sky.
The emotional right-hander threw the Cubs' first no-hitter in 36 years Sunday night, a 5-0 win over Houston at Miller Park in...