Joe Maddon

Cubs manager Joe Maddon, left, and Bears coach John Fox. (Getty Images)

Wisch: Welcome To Chicago’s Golden Age Of Coaching

There are a lot of smart men leading sports franchises in Chicago now.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2015

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

Sporting News Picks Cubs To Win 2015 World Series

Expectations are high inside and outside Chicago.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2015

Sam Fuld. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Levine: Former Maddon Outfielders Seem Like Good Fit For Cubs

Chicago could be eyeing Sam Fuld and/or Jonny Gomes to add a veteran presence.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2014

Jonny Gomes. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs Showing Interest In Jonny Gomes

“I’ve got a man crush on him,” manager Joe Maddon says of Gomes.

CBS Chicago–12/11/2014

Cubs fans. (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Bernstein: From Bears Misery To Baseball Hope

Tuesday provided a batch of good sports news that Chicago needed.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2014

Cubs manager Joe Maddon, left, and White Sox manager Robin Ventura. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Embrace The Fun Of The Chicago Baseball Offseason

Excitement! Subplots! Stars! A rivalry spiced up! This is fun.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2014

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

Cubs’ World Series Odds Improve Drastically

At 12-1, the Cubs are now one of the favorites to win the 2015 World Series.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2014

New Cubs bench coach Dave Martinez. (J. Meric/Getty Images)

Levine: Dave Martinez Returns To His Roots

Martinez will be Joe Maddon’s bench coach and likely work with the outfielders and baserunners.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2014

Dave Martinez, left, and Joe Maddon. (J. Meric/Getty Images)

Cubs Hire Dave Martinez As Bench Coach

Martinez was a longtime member of Joe Maddon’s staff in Tampa Bay.

CBS Chicago–12/04/2014

Adrian Peterson, left, talks with lawyer Rusty Hardin. (David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)

Baffoe: What I’m Not Thankful For In 2014 Sports

Thursday Night Football, the Derrick Rose debates and Ronnie Woo Woo are on the list of turkeys.

CBS Chicago–11/25/2014

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

Now Joe Maddon’s Offering To Buy Fans A Round Of Drinks

Maddon wants to hang out at the Cubby Bear after a win this upcoming season.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2014

Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro.  (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs’ 2015 Season Opener Moved To Sunday Night Baseball On April 5

The Cubs will open against the Cardinals on ESPN2.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2014

Carl Crawford. (Harry How/Getty Images)

Levine: Carl Crawford Could Be On Cubs’ Radar

Chicago needs an outfielder, left-handed hitting and a speedster. Crawford fits the bill.

CBS Chicago–11/11/2014

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

Levine: Cubs To Be Investigated For Tampering In Maddon Signing

At issue is when agent Alan Nero had contact with the Cubs.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2014

Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer, left, manager Joe Maddon, center, and president of baseball operations Theo Epstein. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Report: MLB Probing Cubs For Tampering In Joe Maddon Hiring

Theo Epstein and Maddon have denied any tampering occurred.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2014

Joe Maddon. (Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Joe Maddon Thanks Rays Fans, Organization In Tampa Newspaper Ad

Maddon became a household name in his nine seasons managing the Rays.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2014

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

Maddon: ‘Not Into’ Traditional Bullpen Book

“I kind of like that freedom unless you have an absolute hammer at the end of the game,” Cubs manager Joe Maddon says.

CBS Chicago–11/06/2014

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. (Getty Images)

Ricketts: We’re Ready To Talk Extension When Epstein Is

We’re excited about looking forward,” Cubs owner Tom Ricketts says. “We’re excited about having a great new manager.”

CBS Chicago–11/06/2014

Rick Renteria. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Bernstein: No Crying For Replaced Coaches

Any improvement within league rules shouldn’t warrant criticism.

CBS Chicago–11/05/2014

Cubs president Theo Epstein. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Epstein: ‘Underestimated How Tough’ It Is To Manage The Cubs

“He’s going to be here a long time,” Theo Epstein says of Joe Maddon.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2014