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Look Lou Piniella turns 70 on Wednesday, and he's OK with that...Look Piniella enjoyed his four seasons in Chicago immensely despite the back-to-back playoff flops in 2007 and '08 and the bad year in 2010 that ended with his premature retirement in
While many in Chicago immediately thought of the famous "Billy Goat curse," when a severed goat's head was delivered to Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts at Wrigley Field this week, I immediately wondered if it was a message from the "Rahm-father,"
THE Chicago Cubs baseball team has found a severed goat's head at Wrigley Field, and they're treating the cruel reference to a longtime "curse" as a crime. Police have been asked to investigate after a man stopped the white van he was driving, walked
The long journey taken by Dontrelle Willis apparently is coming back to where it began -- with the Cubs. The Cubs have signed the left-hander, whom they drafted in 2000, to a minor league contract. The deal is pending a physical and does not include
The Chicago Cubs now have the taint of racism on them in the form of Joe Ricketts intended racially tinged Super PAC ad campaign against the president of the United States. This billionaire Romney supporter bankrolled the purchase of the Cubs and saw
They are in Year 3 at Target Field, one of baseball's best new ballparks. Cubs: They are in Year 97 at Wrigley Field, one of baseball's most iconic settings. HEX Twins: Curse of the Black Spruce Trees, which were removed from Target Field after the
Wrigley, you'll recall, is the young dwarf Nigerian goat who started in Mesa Feb. 25 -- Ron Santo's birthday -- with the goal of walking with humans halfway across the country to attempt to break the Chicago Cubs billy-goat curse and raise money for
The Chicago Cubs lost again Thursday evening by a score of 8-7 to the Philadelphia Phillies. The Cubs find themselves in the familiar position of last place in the NL Central Division with a 15-23 record. The common
Mesa Republic editor Everyone knows that the swallows return to Capistrano every year around March 19. There's even a sweet, romantic song about it, which has been covered by the Ink Spots, Guy Lombardo, Elvis Presley and, I think, Metallica.
About 2.35 million people visited Taste of Chicago this year, 300,000 fewer than attended the city's iconic summer fest in 2010, according to a Chicago Park District estimate released Wednesday. . The crowd was the smallest for the Taste since 1986,