Tag: Chicago Tribune

Can Theo Epstein's unique interview process work for the Cubs?

Can Theo Epstein's unique interview process work for the Cubs?
  Ever since the Chicago Cubs introduced former Boston Red Sox GM Theo Epstein as their President of Baseball Operations, things have gotten off to a rather expeditious start. Ten days after Theo was coronated, he went down to Florida to personally behead Cubs manager Mike Quade, setting the tone for a new era in... Read more »

Was Bobby Valentine Out Of Line For Starlin Castro Comments?

Was Bobby Valentine Out Of Line For Starlin Castro Comments?
  Bobby Valentine announced the recent Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals telecast and had some strong words about the young shortstop and Cubs player development system. During the seventh inning of the broadcast, during the Cards 6-2 rout of the Cubs, Valentine noticed a frustrated Starlin Castro seemingly giving body language as if he... Read more »

Could Matt Forte Be Using Soldier Field Conditions As Leverage Against The Chicago Bears?

Could Matt Forte Be Using Soldier Field Conditions As Leverage Against The Chicago Bears?
  In a recent article here on ChicagoNow, Chicago Sports Unlimited blogger reported that Matt Forte told the Chicago Tribune that he would intend on attending training camp and workouts despite yet being given an extension, much due to the fact that he alleges Bears GM Jerry Angelo gave his word that an extension was... Read more »
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Chicago Cubs, Wrigley Field Drop Old Style Beer Following 2011 Season

Chicago Cubs, Wrigley Field Drop Old Style Beer Following 2011 Season
    As if the season could get any worse for Cubs fans, the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field announced they are severing ties with their long standing beer staple Old Style. Old Style beer has been just as big a part of Wrigley Field as the ivy which grows from the cold, hard brick... Read more »