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  1. Alcantara, 3 others make Triple-A All-Stars

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Led by rising infield/outfield prospect Arismendy Alcantara, four members of the Iowa Cubs made the Triple-A All-Star Game, which will be played the day after the major league All-Star contest, July 16. Missing from the team is the Cubs' N...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  2. Series Preview: Cubs at Giants

    Jesse Rogers

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The Chicago Cubs take on the San Francisco Giants in a three-game series beginning with an afternoon contest on Memorial Day Monday. The series: • Monday, 3:05 pm: Jeff Samardzija (0-4, 1.46 ERA) versus Yusmeiro Petit (3-1, ...

    Blog | May 26, 2014
  3. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 12, White Sox 5

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs salvaged the final contest of their four-game crosstown series with the Chicago White Sox, beating them 12-5 on Thursday night at U.S. Cellular Field. Here's a quick look: How it happened: Mike Olt capped a big ...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  4. Cubs-Reds postponed

    Jesse Rogers

    CINCINNATI -- Monday night's Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds game has been postponed due to rain. The contest was initially delayed 57 minutes before being called off. No make-up date has been announced. Both the Cubs and Reds will keep their pla...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  5. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 9, Diamondbacks 2

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-2 on Tuesday night to take the first two games of the series. Here's a quick look: How it happened: Mike Olt broke open a close contest with a three-run home run in the fifth inning while...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  6. Injuries testing Cubs' improved depth

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- A day off for the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday gives us a chance to assess the team as it heads into the stretch run of spring training. There are nine Cactus League games remaining and two more exhibition contests in Houston before t...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  7. Opening Day lineup all but set

    Jesse Rogers

    PEORIA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum revealed that his starting lineup for Tuesday's contest against the Texas Rangers at Hohokam Park will most likely be his opening day lineup for the regular season. David DeJesus will lead off and p...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  8. Cubs to hold contest to design Wrigley logo

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs will hold a logo contest for their 2014 season to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of Wrigley Field, the team announced on Wednesday. "Millions of fans have enjoyed historic moments at Wrigley Field for almost a cen...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  9. Hinrich jersey in toilet wins Gooden's tix

    Jesse Rogers

    DEERFIELD -- Milwaukee Bucks forward Drew Gooden offered tickets via Twitter to Monday's game against the Chicago Bulls to any of his followers who sent him him a twit-pic of a Bulls jersey in a toilet, and the winner sent in a shot of a submerged Ki...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  10. Bears not looking past Panthers, Smith

    Jesse Rogers

    LAKE FOREST -- Sometimes a head coach of a 5-1 team has to invent ways to keep his team focused for a contest against a 1-5 squad. But Lovie Smith just needs to point to last year's game against the Carolina Panthers to keep his players interested. ...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  11. Hawks' games vs. Sharks, Coyotes canceled

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Add two more cancelled games to the five already eliminated from the Chicago Blackhawks' schedule as all NHL contests were cancelled through Nov.1, the league announced on Friday. The decision comes one day after talks broke down betwee...

    Blog | October 19, 2012
  12. Games vs. Pens, Flyers among casualties

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Another sign the NHL is getting closer to cancelling regular season games came on Thursday when the league said goodbye to the rest of the preseason schedule which included Chicago Blackhawks contests against the Pittsburgh Penguins and Ph...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  13. Lockout KOs 4 Hawks preseason games

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- News on Wednesday that the NHL has canceled preseason games through Sept. 30 eliminated four of six exhibition contests for the Chicago Blackhawks. Two games against Detroit and one each against Philadelphia and Pittsburgh were canceled du...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  14. Rapid Reaction: Blackhawks 4, Stars 1

    Jesse Rogers

    A quick look at the Chicago Blackhawks' 4-1 win over the Dallas Stars on Friday night. How it happened: The Hawks took a rare, early two-goal lead thanks to a Dave Bolland score 10 seconds into the contest followed by a Patrick Sharp goal 92 secon...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  15. New Hawk Oduya gaining confidence

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO-You'll excuse new Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Johnny Oduya if he didn't know his point shot was tipped in by Andrew Shaw to tie the game 1-1 in the second period of Friday's contest against the New York Rangers. "Was a nice tip by Bryan B...

    Blog | March 09, 2012
  16. Toews won't return on trip

    Jesse Rogers

    DETROIT -- The Chicago Blackhawks were hopeful captain Jonathan Toews would be able to join them on their current road trip, but coach Joel Quenneville ruled him out of Sunday's game against the Red Wings as well as Tuesday's contest in St. Louis. ...

    Blog | March 03, 2012