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Tom Ricketts. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Abbatacola: An E-Mail From Tom Ricketts

A satirical e-mail from Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts to 670 The Score’s Matt Abbatacola.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2013

Tom Ricketts

Abbatacola: Blame Tom Ricketts

Oh, poor Tom Ricketts. All he wants to do his fix his broken toy and the big bad politicians of Chicago won’t let him.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2013

Blackhawks fans celebrate the team's recent success. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Abbatacola: God Favors The ‘Hawks

For my entire adult life, I believed God was too busy to be concerned with sports.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2013

Roberto Alomar gives his Hall of Fame induction speech last July. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Abbatacola: The Hall Of Fame Sucks

I absolutely hate Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame voting.

CBS Chicago–11/29/2012

Maurice Jones-Drew and Brian Urlacher. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Expert Picks: Unanimous Again, Bears To Beat Jaguars Easily

Every week during the Bears season, our experts from 670 The Score, CBS2 and WBBM Newsradio 780 & 105.9 FM will provide their weekly picks for the Bears game.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2012

Chicago Bears v Dallas Cowboys

Expert Picks: Majority Picking Bears To Lose In Dallas

Every week during the Bears season, our experts from 670 The Score, CBS2 and WBBM Newsradio 780 & 105.9 FM will provide their weekly picks for the Bears game.

CBS Chicago–10/01/2012

Lovie Smith and Jay Cutler. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Expert Picks: No Disagreement, Bears Bounce Back To Beat Rams

For the second time in three weeks, the group is in complete agreement.

CBS Chicago–09/21/2012

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Abbatacola: Jay Cutler Is A Bad Leader – Get Over It

Jay Cutler isn’t going to stand in the middle of the Bears’ locker room and give a Knute Rockne inspired speech at halftime.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2012

Aaron Rodgers and Jay Cutler.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Expert Picks: Majority Going With Packers In A Close One

After unanimously picking the Bears to beat the Colts in Week 1, our panel has differing opinions against the Packers.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2012

The Bears and Colts met in Super Bowl XLI in 2007. (Photo by:Eliot J. Schechter/Getty Images)

Expert Picks: It’s Unanimous, Bears Will Roll Over Colts

Every week during the Bears season, our experts from 670 The Score, CBS2 and WBBM Newsradio 780 & 105.9 FM will provide their weekly picks for the Bears game.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2012

(credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Abbatacola: Penn State, Do The Right Thing

Penn State officials have the opportunity to speak for the victims of the Jerry Sandusky child-sex scandal. PSU must make the changes.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

A dejected Cubs fan. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Abbatacola: Walk Away, Cubs Fans

I am giving you permission to “take a break” from your team. How long? You should walk away for as long as you need.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2012

Aramis Ramirez. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Abbatacola: Aramis Ramirez Deserved Better From Fans

When Aramis Ramirez came back to Chicago for the first time since leaving for the Milwaukee Brewers and a 3-year, $36 million contract, I expected him to receive a warm welcome from Cubs fans.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2012

Tom Ricketts

Abbatacola: Right Move, Wrong Time

Tom Ricketts confuses me. I want to believe that he is a smart business man and will grow into a great owner in baseball, but sometimes he makes decisions that raise more questions than provide answers.

670 The Score–08/19/2011

Jim Hendry

Abbatacola: Hendry Downplays Zambrano’s 35th Pitch

Cubs’ GM, Jim Hendry, spoke to reporters before game one of the Crosstown Classic at Wrigley Field. “We’re going to put Z on the DL,” Hendry said.

670 The Score–07/01/2011

Carlos Zambrano

Abbatacola: Zambrano Leaves Game after 34 Pitches

Carlos Zambrano left Thursday’s game in the second inning with lower back soreness.

670 The Score–06/30/2011

Kerry Wood

Abbatacola: Wood Creates Foundation To Help Chicago Children

“I believe it’s important to make a difference in a child’s life.” – Kerry Wood

670 The Score–06/30/2011

Doug Davis and Koyie Hill

Abbatacola: Cubs’ Pitching Is The Problem

There are many reasons to explain the Cubs’ 32-47 record. The main reason in this lost season is the Cubs’ starting pitching.

670 The Score–06/28/2011

(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Abbatacola: Cubs Playing Better But With Same Results

Despite losing the series to the White Sox, the Cubs are playing much better baseball as a team.

670 The Score–06/22/2011

Kosuke Fukudome

Abbatacola: Cubs Pound Brewers 12-7

The Cubs hadn’t won a series since the end of May when the Mets were at Wrigley. The pitching duel turned out to be a slugfest as the Cubs took three of four from Milwaukee.

670 The Score–06/16/2011