Tom Ricketts

Joe Maddon. (Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Temper Expectations Regarding The Joe Maddon Frenzy

Maddon’s a really good manager, but big names haven’t panned out for the Cubs in years past.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2014

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: ‘Friendlier’ Negotiations Taking Place Between Ricketts, Some Rooftop Owners

A deal doesn’t appear imminent, but this would be considered progress.

CBS Chicago–10/23/2014

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. (Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Owner Ricketts Declares Team Is On Road To World Series

Tom Ricketts expressed plenty of optimism in a message to season-ticket holders.

CBS Chicago–10/08/2014

Javier Baez, left, and Anthony Rizzo. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Finding Faith In A Very Watchable, Bad Cubs Team

It was June 26, 2012, when the rebirth began at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2014

Jorge Soler in spring training. (Getty Images)

New MLB Rule For International Prospects Could Greatly Affect Cubs

Chicago’s focus on a market inefficiency may not be such a big advantage now.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2014

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. (Getty Images)

Report: Ricketts Still Weighing Cubs’ TV Options

“There are … a lot of options on the table,” Tom Ricketts says.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2014

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. (Getty Images)

Levine: Ricketts Turns Focus To Future

When will Cubs be able to spend big? Tom Ricketts is leaving that up to the front office.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2014

Wrigley Field rooftops. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Rooftop Owners Won’t Sue Cubs If Team Installs Just 2 Signs

The team hasn’t responded yet, so this may not mean much in the big picture.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2014

A youngster works a computer tablet. (CBS)

Sports Executives: Social Media Making Ticket Sales A Bigger Challenge

The couch versus the stadium; that’s the challenge facing many sports teams when trying to get more fans in the seats.

06/17/2014

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. (Getty Images)

View: Renderings Of Cubs’ Proposed Signage Expansion At Wrigley

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts is playing hardball with the rooftop owners.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2014

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: The First Draft of Ricketts’ Wrigley Expansion Message

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts has had it with the rooftop owners.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2014

Yankees manager Joe Girardi. (Getty Images)

Girardi Expresses Support For Cubs Ownership In Battle Against Rooftop Owners

“They want to make improvements, and that’s understandable,” Joe Girardi says of the Cubs.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2014

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. (Getty Images)

Wisch: Court Is The Last Place Cubs Need To Be

The Cubs would be best served to buy out the contract with the rooftop owners.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2014

Jose Abreu, left, and Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Abreu Story Obscuring Truth

Let’s work harder to see what’s happening before letting convenient narratives run wild.

CBS Chicago–05/07/2014

Sammy Sosa. Photo by Getty Images

Wisch: Stained By PEDs, Sosa Needs To Come Clean

The frosty relationship will continue until Sammy Sosa tells the truth.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2014

Warren Buffett. (Getty Images)

Reports: Warren Buffett Interested In Buying Minority Share Of Cubs

Cubs ownership is considering selling shares to investors to help finance the Wrigley renovation.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2014

Wrigley Field's scoreboard.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Gray Day Won’t Dampen Cubs’ Spirits At Home Opener

It’s a big day for the Chicago Cubs, and as long as the rain holds off this afternoon, the weather won’t wash away fans’ excitement for the team’s home opener, and the start of a yearlong commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field.

04/04/2014

Wrigley Field. (Getty images)

Levine: Should Ricketts Family Sell Soon?

With good moves and television rights exploding, the Ricketts family has made a pretty penny on the Cubs.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2014

Clark the mascot takes out CBS 2 reporter Mike Puccinelli. (CBS)

Cubs’ New Mascot Clark ‘Strangles’ WBBM-TV Reporter Mike Puccinelli

Sometimes people forget that cute, furry mascots can be real animal, and one must remember to never EVER poke a bear.

04/04/2014

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. (Getty Images)

Cubs Owner Ricketts Sheds Light On Possible Selling Of Shares

Cubs ownership is looking for some investors to help finance the Wrigley renovations.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2014

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