Chicago Cubs

Rendering of the bleacher expansion and one of several new signs at Wrigley Field, once renovations are completed. (Credit: Chicago Cubs)

Judge Allows Cubs To Continue Building Outfield Signs

In a win for the Cubs, a federal court judge on Thursday refused to grant a request by the owners of a pair of Wrigley Field rooftops to stop the team’s installation of outfield signs that would block their valuable view.


Cubs prospect Kris Bryant. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Levine: Kris Bryant Won’t Be Distracted By Service Time Issue

“I have a pretty good opportunity in front of me,” Bryant says.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2015

Wrigley Field rooftops. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Cubs, Rooftop Owners Will Learn Fate Of Latest Dispute On Thursday

The feud has to end someday, you’d think.

CBS Chicago–02/18/2015

Kevin Youkilis. (Winslow Townson/Getty Images)

Kevin Youkilis Joins Cubs As A Special Assistant

Youkilis and Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein have a past history.

CBS Chicago–02/18/2015

Chris Sale. (Getty Images)

Pitchers, Catchers Report This Week

The Cubs report to Mesa this Thursday, while the White Sox report to Glendale this Friday.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2015

Ernie Banks

The Bernstein Brief: Macabre Drama Surrounding Ernie Banks’ Estate

Banks now will be remembered too for all the creepy discord in the aftermath of his death.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2015

Baseball Hall-Of-Famer Ernie Banks Hits Golf Balls From The Stands At Wrigley Field To Kick-Off The 2011 BMW Championship at Wrigley Field on September 12, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Timothy Hiatt/Getty Images for BMW)

Ernie Banks’ Sons Fight Father’s Will Giving Assets To Agent

The twin sons of Ernie Banks asserted Monday that his agent and caretaker coerced the Chicago Cubs baseball great into signing a new will giving her all his assets.


Ernie Banks speaks before he throws out a ceremonial first pitch before the Cubs take on the Milwaukee Brewers during the Opening Day game at Wrigley Field on March 31, 2008. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Legal Dispute Erupts Over Ernie Banks’ Remains

Banks’ estranged wife is attempting to block his remains from being cremated.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2015

Rendering of the bleacher expansion and one of several new signs at Wrigley Field, once renovations are completed. (Credit: Chicago Cubs)

Rooftop Owners Want Restraining Order To Stop Wrigley Signs

The owners of two rooftop bars with views into Wrigley Field are asking a judge to temporarily block the Chicago Cubs from putting up a video scoreboard and advertising signs that they say would block their view.


James Shields. (Getty Images)

Cubs Were Runners-Up In James Shields Sweepstakes

Shields instead signed a four-year deal with the Padres.

CBS Chicago–02/12/2015

Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Want Jake Arrieta To Be Innings-Eater In 2015

The goal is for Arrieta to hit the 200-inning mark this upcoming season.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2015

Cubs shortstop prospect Addison Russell, left. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Baseball Prospectus Rates Addison Rusell As No. 2 Prospect, While Kris Bryant Is No. 5

The Cubs boast four of the game’s top 38 prospects, according to BP.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2015

Cole Hamels. (Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Levine: After James Shields Chase, Could Cubs Pursue Cole Hamels?

Ace left-hander Hamels remains on the trade block for the Phillies, Bruce Levine writes.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 10: James Shields #33 of the Kansas City Royals throws a pitch against the Baltimore Orioles during Game One of the American League Championship Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 10, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Report: Padres Sign James Shields To 4-Year Deal

The Cubs reportedly offered Shields a three-year deal.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2015

James Shields. (Getty Images)

Levine: Shields, Cubs Could Be A Match If Padres Offer Fails

Will the James Shields free agent drama end soon?

CBS Chicago–02/08/2015

James Shields. (Getty Images)

Heyman: James Shields’ Market Has Really Cooled

The Cubs remain in the Shields sweepstakes, but there are many suitors.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2015

Cubs prospect Kris Bryant. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Kris Bryant, Addison Russell Highlight Cubs Non-Roster Invitees To Spring Training

Pitchers and catchers report on Feb. 19 for spring training.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2015

Cubs manager Joe Maddon. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Tampering Case Against Cubs Over Joe Maddon Hiring Still Open

The Cubs have vehemently denied the Rays’ accusation.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2015

Pedro Strop. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Pedro Strop, Cubs Reach $2.5M Deal To Avoid Arbitration

Strop posted a 2.21 ERA in 2014.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2015

James Shields. (Getty Images)

Levine: James Shields Could Be A Fit With Cubs

For the past eight years, Shields has averaged nearly 224 innings pitched.

CBS Chicago–02/05/2015