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  1. 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
  2. Optimism for future -- not this year

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- Owner Tom Ricketts was obviously overly optimistic about his Chicago Cubs' chances this year when he spoke to reporters on Wednesday, but his take on his club might not be far off. "The whole organization has a great vibe from top t...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  3. Cubs Notes: Bryant comes 'full circle'

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- The top draft pick from last season, Kris Bryant, spent his first day of his first spring training in a little awe of his surroundings. But he got through it just fine after facing veteran Carlos Villanueva in the Chicago Cubs' first l...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  4. 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
  5. Day 5 Notes: Renteria: Eliminate anxiety

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- New Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria will address his team for the first time Wednesday as full squad workouts are set to begin. He says his speech won't be that different than the one he gave to pitchers and catchers last week: elim...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  6. As spring home opens, Wrigley fixes wait

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- It's hard to marvel at the Chicago Cubs' new spring training facility without thinking about the stall in the long-awaited renovation of Wrigley Field. Almost 2,000 miles away from where the Cubs play during the season -- under brig...

    Blog | February 12, 2014
  7. In fan Q & A, Epstein defends ownership

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO - Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein came to the strong defense of team ownership near the end of an hour-long question-and-answer session with fans on Day 2 of the Cubs Convention on Saturday. "Here's the best thing about the Ricketts an...

    Blog | January 18, 2014
  8. Maddux, Ryno invited to event, but Sosa ...

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO - Missing from this weekend's Chicago Cubs convention are Hall of Fame players Greg Maddux and Ryne Sandberg. Both were invited but had prior commitments. Former outfielder Sammy Sosa, on the other hand, still needs to mend fences with the te...

    Blog | January 18, 2014
  9. 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
  10. Ricketts forum: Wrigley rehab in 4 years?

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO - One of the Saturday highlights of the annual Cubs Convention is the Ricketts Family Forum. It's where the owners of the Cubs -- this year it was chairman Tom with brother Todd and sister Laura -- answer questions from the fans about their t...

    Blog | January 18, 2014
  11. Offseason questions: Who's the manager?

    Jesse Rogers

    With the conclusion of the World Series begins the official offseason for Major League Baseball, though the Chicago Cubs' winter started the day after their year ended with the firing of manager Dale Sveum. Undoubtedly, hiring his replacement is t...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  12. Goat's head sent to Wrigley

    Jesse Rogers

    A goat's head was delivered to Wrigley Field on Wednesday addressed to Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts, a team spokesman confirmed. Read the entire story....

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  13. Goat's head delivered to Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts at Wrigl...

    Jesse Rogers

    A goat's head was delivered to Wrigley Field on Wednesday addressed to Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts, a team spokesman confirmed.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2013
  14. Theo Epstein - Wrigley Field deal vital to 'next level' for Chica...

    Jesse Rogers

    Theo Epstein wouldn't speculate on what will happen if Monday's self-imposed deadline to come to an agreement with the city to approve a renovation of Wrigley Field passes, but said the improvements are "fundamentally important."

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2013
  15. Wrigleyville rooftop owners offer plan to keep Wrigley Field view...

    Jesse Rogers

    Wrigleyville rooftop owners unveiled a proposal Friday calling for the use of their buildings for advertising sold by the Chicago Cubs in exchange for continued unimpeded views of Wrigley Field.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2013
  16. Ricketts may reach out to Sosa

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts indicated Saturday that he may be open to reaching out to Sammy Sosa and repairing the relationship with the former star. Ricketts was asked during the Cubs Convention if he would reach out to Sosa. Re...

    Blog | January 19, 2013