Dec 31, 2012 13:32 EST
US media conglomerate Tribune Co. exited bankruptcy Monday after four years of court supervision, with the future of assets such as The Chicago Tribune and Los Angeles Times uncertain.
Dec 31, 2012 11:04 EST
US media conglomerate Tribune Co. exited bankruptcy Monday after four years of court supervision, with the future of its assets including The Chicago Tribune and Los Angeles Times uncertain.
Jul 23, 2012 17:11 EDT
Tribune Co. won final approval Monday to exit bankruptcy protection, giving a group of investors control of the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times and media properties, court documents showed.
Jul 16, 2012 13:52 EDT
A US judge has tentatively approved the reorganization plan of Tribune Co., allowing the owner of the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times and other newspapers, to emerge from bankruptcy.
Feb 09, 2012 10:57 EST
(Reuters) - The Detroit Red Wings will host the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 2013 Winter Classic that is expected to attract a record crowd, the National Hockey League (NHL) said on Thursday.
Nov 18, 2011 11:04 EST
(Reuters) - Milwaukee Brewers hitting coach Dale Sveum has been named as the new Chicago Cubs' manager, the Cubs said on Friday.
Nov 17, 2011 15:05 EST
The Chicago Cubs have hired Milwaukee Brewers hitting coach Dale Sveum as their new manager.
Oct 25, 2011 15:54 EDT
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Theo Epstein took the reins of the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday, declaring he would engineer a "culture change" for the long-suffering club and recreate the excitement he had with his former team, the Boston Red Sox.
Oct 22, 2011 03:15 EDT
The anticipated move of Theo Epstein from the front office of the Boston Red Sox to the Chicago Cubs was made official.
Sep 26, 2011 14:45 EDT
PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - The Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers will take their rivalry outside as the two teams are set to clash in the 2012 Winter Classic, the National Hockey League (NHL) said on Monday.
Jun 27, 2011 13:12 EDT
BOSTON (Reuters) - For five hours before a Missoula Osprey minor league baseball game last summer, Cheri Pijanowski hand washed 150 white folding chairs with bleach and water.
Jun 18, 2011 23:06 EDT
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The New York Yankees held off the Chicago Cubs for a narrow 4-3 win in interleague play at a sold-out Wrigley Field Saturday.
Jun 03, 2011 20:00 EDT
Chicago Cubs will become the second MLB team to reach out to troubled LGBT teens by recording an It Gets Better video. ?The Chicago Cubs will become the second MLB team after the San Francisco Giants to reach out to troubled LGBT teens by recording an It Gets Better video, the Chicago edition of GoPride.com reported. The It Gets Better Project begun by gay activist Dan Savage has received enormous support from Hollywood, the business community and leading Democrats, including President Barack Obama. The campaign encourages gay teens to not cave in to bullies, because life eventually gets better. The team announced on Friday that filming will begin after the team returns to Wrigley Field from its current road trip. ?The Cubs applaud the Giants for their stand against anti-LGBT bullying. Bullying of anyone for any reason is unacceptable,? said Cubs owner and board member Laura Ricketts. ?We are proud to join the Giants in taking a stand against bullying and encourage other professional s
Apr 23, 2011 19:41 EDT
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Chicago Cubs scored five times in the eighth inning to reclaim the lead for good and defeat the streaking Los Angeles Dodgers 10-8 at a windy Wrigley Field on Saturday.
Feb 21, 2011 16:09 EST
TORONTO (Reuters) - The NHL ended its outdoor adventure for another year with a successful return to Canada before heading indoors to ponder the future of the league's most intriguing and increasingly important events.
Dec 19, 2010 00:24 EST
Phil Cavarretta, 1945 NL MVP who led Chicago Cubs to last World Series, dies at 94. Phil Cavarretta, the 1945 National League MVP who led the Chicago Cubs to their last World Series appearance, died Saturday. He was 94.
Dec 10, 2010 19:08 EST
Friends, family fondly recall optimism, courage of former Chicago Cub standout Ron Santo. It didn't take long for the tears to give way to laughter, and that figured, because smiles were never in short supply when Ron Santo was around.
Dec 09, 2010 20:09 EST
Hundreds of fans line up at Chicago church to pay respects to Cubs legend Ron Santo. They came to pay their respects to Ron Santo, with stories of watching him gobble up grounders at third base or listening to him suffer on the radio as the Cubs dropped another game.
Dec 09, 2010 01:04 EST
Welcome to the Friendly Confines: Carlos Pena and Chicago Cubs agree to $10M, 1-year deal. Scott Boras called Carlos Pena's $10 million, one-year deal with the Chicago Cubs "a pillow contract."
Dec 03, 2010 18:34 EST
Chicago Cubs great Ron Santo, longtime radio announcer for perennial losers, dies. Ron Santo's love for the Chicago Cubs stretched from his days as a standout third baseman who one season even jumped and clicked his heels to celebrate victories to the two decades he spent unabashedly pulling for his team as a broadcaster.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|The Friendly Confines, Cubs Park|
Wrigley Field in 2004
|Former names||Weeghman Park (1914-1920)|
Cubs Park (1920-1926)
|Location||1060 West Addison Street, Chicago, Illinois 60613|
|Broke ground||March 4, 1914|
|Opened||April 23, 1914|
|Construction cost||$250,000 USD|
|Architect||Zachary Taylor Davis|
|Field dimensions||Left Field - 355 ft (108.2 m)|
Left-Center Field - 368 ft (112.2 m)
Center Field - 400 ft (121.9 m)
Right-Center Field - 368 ft (112.2 m)
Right Field - 353 ft (107.6 m)
Backstop - 60.5 ft (18.4 m)
|Chicago Whales (FL) (1914-1915)|
Chicago Cubs (MLB) (1916-present)
Chicago Tigers (APFA) (1920)
Chicago Bears (NFL) (1921-1970)
Chicago Sting (NASL) (1977-1982, 1984)
2009 NHL Winter Classic