City Council Lifts Ban On Sports Betting, Allows Sportsbooks At Or Near Chicago Stadiums“These are not mini-casinos in any way. They will not have slot machines, card games, roulette wheels, or table games. The sportsbooks will, however, have a large and positive impact on the city," Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts said.
Theo Epstein Expects To Remain With Cubs For 2021, But It Could Be His Last SeasonEpstein's deal expires after next season, and he's always been clear that 10 years the magic number before a change in executive leadership is necessary for any organization.
Theo Epstein Says Cubs Planning To Create Diversity Committee"The majority of people that I’ve hired, if I’m being honest, have similar backgrounds as me and look a lot like me,” Epstein said. “That’s something that I need to ask myself why. I need to question my own assumptions, my own attitudes. I need to find a way to be better.”
Tom Ricketts Addresses Father's Racist Email Controversy; 'Our Family Was Never Raised That Way'Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts on Monday insisted his father is not racist, after the publication of several emails from Joe Ricketts in which he shared Islamophobic jokes, comments, and conspiracy theories.
Cubs Family Patriarch Apologizes For Racist EmailsSome of the emails Splinter News published Monday featured Joe Ricketts making Islamophobic comments, such as "Islam is a cult and not a religion."
Ricketts Pulls Out Of Plans To Invest In United Soccer League TeamSterling Bay said it will redesign its $6 billion, 54-acre Lincoln Yards project on Chicago's North Side excluding the stadium.
Ricketts Family Tries To Oust Alderman Tom TunneyTom Ricketts owns the Cubs and most of Wrigleyville. Now some are saying he wants to own the alderman.
Ricketts To Own New Chicago Soccer TeamThe owner of the Chicago Cubs is now getting into the soccer game.
Ofman: Tom Ricketts Discusses Cubs Chances In Another World SeriesWBBM’s George Ofman recently shared that view and thoughts from Ricketts about his team’s chances to win another World Series, Anthony Rizzo’s stature and how the Cubs will navigate a star studded free agent class for 2019.
Levine: Tom Ricketts Excited By Cubs' Offseason Moves, 2018 Outlook"Everyone is in a good place," Ricketts says. "Everyone is hungry."
Baffoe: 'Moving Forward' On Sammy Sosa Issue Isn't So Much About SosaThe Cubs have never seemed to acknowledge that Sosa’s time with the team produced far more positives than perceived slights since.
Tom Ricketts Still Not Ready To Welcome Sammy Sosa Back With Cubs: 'Put Everything On The Table'Ricketts pointed to Sosa's place as a controversial figure in baseball's steroid era as the reason why he hasn't been welcomed back.
Tom Ricketts Calls Nationals 'A Real-Deal Team,' Lauds Cubs Overcoming 'Hangover Effect'"We're in really good position," Ricketts says as the Cubs enter the playoffs.
Ted Cruz Is Really Embracing The 'Twins' Joke With Tom RickettsThe two posed for a photo Wednesday with the Cubs' championship trophy.
Tom Ricketts Echoes Theo Epstein's Focus For Cubs In Coming Years: Add PitchingThe Cubs wouldn't trade their situation for anyone's in MLB, but they're eyeing more pitching depth.