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  1. Rooftop owners sue to block Wrigley Field changes

    The owners of eight rooftop clubs overlooking Wrigley Field have filed a lawsuit to overturn Chicago's approval of the Cubs' plan to revamp the century-old ballpark.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2014
  2. Playground basketball is dying

    Myron Medcalf and Dana O'Neil

    At Rucker Park in New York, people sat on rooftops and climbed trees to watch Julius Erving play. In Louisville, Kentucky, Artis Gilmore would pull up in his fancy car, still wearing his fancy suits, and just ball. Kevin Durant first measured the wor...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  3. Playground basketball is dying

    ILLUSTRATIONS BY OLIVER BARRETTMyron Medcalf & Dana O'Neil

    Once an American staple, hoops on blacktops across the United States has all but faded away.

    Eticket | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  4. Additional Wrigley Field changes approved

    Jon Greenberg

    One year after the Commission on Chicago Landmarks approved a massive renovation of the stadium, the Cubs were back in city hall to get approval for a revised plan that would include more outfield signage.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2014
  5. Raphael Honigstein pays tribute to Dirk Kuyt, the unsung hero of ...

    Raphael Honigstein

    Netherlands

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  6. Chicago Cubs to break ground on Wrigley Field renovation in July

    Jon Greenberg

    The Chicago Cubs will break ground in July on their long-awaited renovation to Wrigley Field, team officials told reporters on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2014
  7. Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts opts to return to original Wrigle...

    Darren Rovell

    Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts announced he has decided to go back to his original renovation and expansion plan that could significantly affect rooftop sight lines.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2014
  8. Bud Selig sides with Chicago Cubs ownership in disagreement with ...

    Jesse Rogers

    Major League baseball commissioner Bud Selig stands firmly on the side of Chicago Cubs ownership when it comes to their fight with local rooftop owners.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2014
  9. Owner Tom Ricketts says Chicago Cubs not interested in move to su...

    Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts thinks a move to the suburbs might be lucrative but says his team remains committed to refurbishing century-old Wrigley Field.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2014
  10. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- What are the Ukranians fighting for?

    Brett Forrest

    Violence, political unrest in Kiev rattle Ukraine's Olympic contingent in Sochi.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2014
  11. Tom Ricketts, owner of Chicago Cubs, says deal with rooftop owner...

    Jesse Rogers

    Owner Tom Ricketts is uncertain what will happen if the Chicago Cubs and rooftop owners can't work out a deal for placement of a video replay board at Wrigley Field but insists the team has to have a resolution before they invest in the 100-year-old ball

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014
  12. Like Chris Jones' idol Ernest Hemingway, sports heroes aren't per...

    Chris Jones

    In ESPN The Magazine's Cuba Issue, Chris Jones writes that like Hemingway in Havana, our sports heroes aren't perfect, but they open up new worlds for us to explore.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2014
  13. MLB - 2014 Topps baseball cards a sign spring training is nigh

    Jim Caple

    Nothin' says the end of winter like the release of the new set of Topps baseball cards. (OK, it's still cold, but Off Base felt warm spring training breezes as soon as he opened the first pack.)

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014
  14. Chicago Cubs, rooftop owners talks on Wrigley Field renovation st...

    Jesse Rogers

    Negotiations between the Chicago Cubs and neighborhood rooftop owners came to a standstill on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2014
  15. Chicago Cubs report progress in negotiations with Wrigley Field's...

    Jon Greenberg

    Team seeks to remove threat of legal roadblocks to planned $300 million Wrigley renovations

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2014
  16. Owner: Rooftops like neighbor watching TV

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO - In his ongoing battle with the rooftop owners near Wrigley Field, Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts fired another shot across the bow in comparing them to a neighbor watching television through your window. "So you're sitting in your livin...

    Blog | January 18, 2014