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  1. Baseball says goodbye to Mr. Cub

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- It was never going to be a somber occasion. How could it be? The baseball world gathered to remember one of the most positive, happy and kind-hearted players ever to don a Chicago Cubs uniform. The memorial for Ernie Banks on Saturday morn...

    Blog | January 31, 2015
  2. Ricketts pokes fun at White Sox attendance

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO - Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts fired off a hefty volley -- and got the biggest laugh -- in what should be renewed intensity to the Cubs/White Sox rivalry. During Saturday morning's Ricketts Family Forum at his team's annual fan conventi...

    Blog | January 17, 2015
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  4. Cubs Convention: What you might hear

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The 30th annual Cubs Convention is this weekend at the Chicago Sheraton & Towers. Hopes are high for 2015 and optimism is never greater than at the fan convention. While the media gets an hour with players and coaches Friday, the real f...

    Blog | January 13, 2015
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  6. For Cubs, Jon Lester, it was all about belief

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- At the end of the day, one word can describe the pursuit and acquisition of lefty starting pitcher Jon Lester for the Chicago Cubs: Belief. The Cubs believed in Lester enough to give him the richest contract in team history. Lester b...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  7. Agent Scott Boras: 'There are grand incentives to tank a season'

    Jesse Rogers

    PHOENIX - It was a simple question, but baseball mega-agent Scott Boras doesn't do simple. Boras usually makes one public appearance for the media at events like this week's general managers meetings and will entertain questions about his star cl...

    Blog | November 12, 2014
  8. Baseball executive on potential Maddon hiring: 'There is no scrip...

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- If in fact the Chicago Cubs are looking into hiring former Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon for the job that current skipper Rick Renteria occupies they're heading into some unchartered baseball territory, at least according to one longti...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
  9. Ricketts on Wrigley: Time to move forward

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - One day after the Chicago Cubs received approval for their revised plans to renovate Wrigley Field, chairman Tom Ricketts described an upbeat feeling at the corner of Clark and Addison streets. "Obviously, it's very important for us to g...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  10. Greenberg: Future-focused deal good for Chicago Cubs, Jeff Samard...

    Jon Greenberg

    The pitcher goes to a winner in Oakland, while Epstein & Co. score another coup.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2014
  11. Enough talk, time to start fixing Wrigley

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts is mad as heck and he's probably, no, definitely this time, not going to take it anymore. On a video posted to the team's Wrigley Field website, Ricketts said the Cubs are going through with their $500...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  12. 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
  13. Insight into Cubs' future business plans

    Jon Greenberg

    Earlier this week, I wrote about Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer's admission that diminished attendance over the past few seasons has hurt the baseball budget. The reason attendance is down, from 3.3 million in 2008 to 2.64 million in 2013, is bec...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  14. 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
  15. Herd on ESPN Radio: Show in Review

    Cubs owner Tom Ricketts talks about Chicago's recent struggles, the future of Wrigley Field, his expectations for Theo Epstein and more. Ricketts ESPN NBA analyst Tim Legler gives his takes on Wizards-Bulls, what comes next for the Knicks, Warriors...

    Blog | Conversation | April 23, 2014
  16. Herd on ESPN Radio: Show Preview April 23, 2014

    Colin will be joined by Cubs owner Tom Ricketts (10:45 a.m. ET), ESPN NFL draft Insider Todd McShay (11:30) and ESPN NBA analyst Tim Legler (12:15 p.m.) on Wednesday. As always, email the show (theherd@espnradio.com) or tweet us at twitter.com/theh...

    Blog | Conversation | April 22, 2014
  17. 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
  18. Why should Cubs fans continue to believe?

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- I've learned how to deal with the frustration of being Chicago Cubs fan. It's something that every Cubs fans must embrace as they root for their favorite team. The losses pile up and the frustration mounts year after year, but we keep comi...

    Blog | April 11, 2014