Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts and Cubs general manager Jim Hendry would be making a franchise-defining mistake if they pursued Joe Girardi before offering the job to Ryne Sandberg.
Gene Wojciechowski lists the 23 most important athletes in Chicago history.
Gene Wojciechowski has a memo for the Ricketts family, the new owners of the Chicago Cubs, listing actions they should avoid taking.
He wasn't greedy enough. He wasn't quotable enough. He wasn't controversial enough. But he was a winner -- a 355-game winner. And we'll miss him greatly this spring.
Manny hugs him. Bonds respects him. Chipper Jones ... not so much. Meet the baseball card photographer who made it big.
Sure, Dusty Baker has made his share of mistakes, but the Cubs' futility is a lesson in teamwork. So, the blame should follow suit.
LaTroy Hawkins has a clear disdain for being in the spotlight, Gene Wojciechowski found out. Too bad he's the Cubs closer.
Gene Wojciechowski examines Kerry Wood's sometimes-contentious relationship with umpires.
Who better to explain Greg Maddux's pitching genius than his coach for 11 years, Leo Mazzone, as author Gene Wojciechowski discovered.
Sammy Sosa sealed his fate with the Cubs by walking out on his teammates -- and lying about it.