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  1. Podcast: Ricketts on state of Cubs

    Cubs owner Tom Ricketts talks with the media on Wednesday in Mesa, addressing the status of the Wrigley Field renovation, expectations for the team in 2014, his belief in Theo Epstein and more. Click here for more audio from ESPN Chicago....

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  2. Ricketts committed to Series -- at Wrigley

    The Chicago Cubs open their home schedule on Monday without a deal with the city and neighborhood for renovations to Wrigley Field, but team chairman Tom Ricketts said they are "100 percent committed" to seeing the project through and winning a World...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  3. Rooftop owners balk at Wrigley plan report

    With a renovation of Wrigley Field -- including a JumboTron in right field -- reportedly close, Wrigleyville rooftop owners say they will use "any and all means necessary" to make sure the Chicago Cubs honor the remaining 11 years of the contract tha...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  4. Rosemont mayor eyes meeting with Cubs

    Rosemont, Ill., Mayor Brad Stephens said he would like to meet with Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts as early as Tuesday morning about moving the franchise to his suburb if the club can't reach an agreement on renovations to Wrigley Field by its self-...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  5. Ricketts fine being patient with Rahm

    Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts remains determined to work with Mayor Rahm Emanuel on renovations to Wrigley Field despite a controversy involving Rickets' father that drew the ire of Emanuel last week. Read the entire story....

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  6. Ricketts: Wrigley was 'under-invested'

    With his Chicago Cubs set to open their 98th season at Wrigley Field, team chairman Tom Ricketts said the iconic park was under-invested in by previous owners and needs renovations to get it "up to speed." Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel confirmed this...

    Blog | April 05, 2012
  7. Ricketts hopes Castro case ends 'shortly'

    The Chicago Police Department said Thursday the investigation into sexual assault allegations against Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro is ongoing, and Cubs owner Tom Ricketts said he hopes the matter is resolved "shortly." Read the entire sto...

    Blog | April 05, 2012
  8. Theo introduced as Cubs prez of baseball

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts introduced former Boston Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein as president of baseball operations during a news conference Tuesday at Wrigley Field. Read the entire story....

    Blog | October 25, 2011
  9. Quade out of loop on pursuit of Epstein

    Owner Tom Ricketts said from the start that his search for a new general manager would be kept under wraps. As the Chicago Cubs come close to finalizing a deal for Boston Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein, that low-key approach apparently extended...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  10. Podcast: Ricketts press conference

    Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts talks to the media about his decision to fire VP/GM Jim Hendry....

    Blog | August 19, 2011
  11. Ricketts eyes GM with winning record

    Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts said Friday that the search for Jim Hendry's replacement as general manager begins immediately, but there's no timeline for when the position will be filled. Read the entire story....

    Blog | August 19, 2011
  12. Cubs owner Ricketts backs GM Hendry

    CHICAGO -- Lou Piniella won't be back next season as the Chicago Cubs manager, but general manager Jim Hendry will return and lead the search for a new manager, team chairman Tom Ricketts said on Tuesday. "Jim is our general manager full stock," R...

    Blog | July 20, 2010
  13. Ricketts' state of the Cubs

    Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts discussed the state of the Cubs Wednesday on "The Waddle & Silvy Show" on ESPN 1000. Here are Ricketts' takes on ... Plans for Wrigley Field "Right now we're really in the process of studying what's the next step f...

    Blog | May 19, 2010
  14. Cubs' Ricketts supports Piniella

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs owner Tim Ricketts doesn't believe in guarantees, but he expects manager Lou Piniella to last the season. Two days after Cubs general manager Jim Hendry gave Piniella, who is in the final year of a four-year contract, a vot...

    Blog | May 19, 2010
  15. Dempster: Players owe Ricketts success

    New Chicago Cubs owners the Ricketts family already have made plenty of improvements inside and out of Wrigley Field, now the players have to return the favor with success on the field, said pitcher Ryan Dempster. "What they did already was huge,"...

    Blog | April 13, 2010