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  1. New 'Cub Way' beginning in Arizona

    Gene Wojciechowski

    MESA, Ariz. -- In case you're wondering if Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein already has his "Reverse the Curse" game face on, well, he does. On Saturday -- one day before Cubs pitchers and catchers begin their first official workout, five days ...

    Blog | February 18, 2012
  2. MLB -- Theo Epstein sets tone with 'The Cub Way'

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Theo Epstein kept a straight face at Cubs camp Saturday. That's because he's serious about doing things "The Cub Way" to reverse the curse in Chicago.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2012
  3. Woj: Santo's election shamefully late

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Thirty-two heartbreaking and unnecessary years. That's how long it took for Ron Santo to be elected -- finally -- to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Santo had toupees older than that. He might not have been a first-ballot candidate, but he su...

    Blog | December 06, 2011
  4. Ron Santo's election into Hall of Fame is shamefully late

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Ron Santo's posthumous election into baseball's Hall of Fame is shamefully late.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2011
  5. Hard questions for Theo Epstein in Chicago before Cubs fans can c...

    Gene Wojciechowski

    If he's after the tough questions with no easy answers, Theo Epstein has come to the right place: Wrigley Field. Remember, Cubs fans: Rome wasn't built in a day.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2011
  6. Tough Chicago questions for Theo

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Is it possible to have a ticker tape parade for a new general manager/cool executive title before he actually wins anything? If so, start preparing Michigan Avenue for the arrival of Theo Epstein. Don't get me wrong -- Epstein could be a terrific ...

    Blog | October 12, 2011
  7. Wojciechowski: Chicago's season to forget

    Gene Wojciechowski

    CHICAGO -- A large cardboard moving box, filled to the brim like a pint of freshly poured Guinness, sat between the Chicago White Sox lockers of Adam Dunn and Jake Peavy. On top of the pile was a book. "This yours?" I asked Dunn a couple of days a...

    Blog | September 28, 2011
  8. Wrapping up a Chicago baseball season to forget

    Gene Wojciechowski

    After predicting two division titles, it's time to reflect on a season to forget.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2011
  9. Mark Cuban is ready for Major League Baseball, and it's past time...

    Gene Wojciechowski

    It's a no-brainer by now: Baseball needs Mark Cuban much more than Mark Cuban needs baseball. The league has no excuse for keeping him from buying the Dodgers.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2011
  10. Cubs sinking under wishy-washy owner

    Gene Wojciechowski

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs have lost their way. And worse yet, team chairman Tom Ricketts is having trouble reading the directions on his baseball Garmin. His franchise is headed south. It has been pointed that way for a while, but the hope was t...

    Blog | June 21, 2011
  11. Wojciechowski: Chicago Cubs sinking fast under wishy-washy Ricket...

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Cubs fans deserve more than chairman Tom Ricketts is providing.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2011
  12. Zambrano and the blame game

    Gene Wojciechowski

    What do Carlos Zambrano and his bat have in common? They both snapped. You could see this latest meltdown -- one in a lonnnnnnng line of nut-job moments by the Chicago Cubs starter -- coming for days. And after what he said about his teammates Sun...

    Blog | June 06, 2011
  13. Chicago Cubs' Carlos Zambrano quick to blame everybody else

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Carlos Zambrano did it again, pointing the finger of blame at everyone else. Enough is enough already.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2011
  14. Cubs/Sandberg breakup extremely difficult

    Gene Wojciechowski

    As divorces go, the one between Ryne Sandberg and the Chicago Cubs was the result of irreconcilable differences. It was quick, but it wasn't painless. Sandberg, the Hall of Famer whose retired jersey number flaps from the right-field flagpole at W...

    Blog | May 30, 2011
  15. Ryne Sandberg's breakup with the Cubs is a complicated parting

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Ryne Sandberg played for the Cubs, went into the Hall of Fame as a Cub. He wanted to manage the Cubs, but the Cubs didn't want him, and that makes their parting so tough to take.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2011
  16. The Major League Baseball season opens this week amid a plethora ...

    Gene Wojciechowski

    The long, cold winter is over, and Opening Day is upon us. At last, we can start to get answers to all these offseason questions. Like, what if our man's predictions are actually right for a change?

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2011