It’s that time of year again. Cubs season ticket holders got their annual love letter from Tom Ricketts, where he thanks them for supporting them through thin and thin and reminds them that things won’t always this be this bad and asks them if they need help finding their checkbooks.Read More
The Cubs are serious about this Wrigley Field renovation stuff. So serious they had their de facto chairman, Tom Ricketts stare glass eyed into a camera in all sorts of casual Friday apparel to state the case why the Cubs are tired of waiting for the rooftop owners to agree with them on their renovation plan, so screw it, the Cubs are going back to their original plans and they’re going to just do it. Probably. Perhaps.
The video, shot on location on beautiful Wrigley Field, and in its bowels, makes the case that this time, it’s really time to get started on this renovation thing, eventually, maybe, hopefully.Read More
So today, Gordon Wittenmyer of what’s left of the Chicago Sun-Times decided to play Snopes and debunk five things he thinks are myths about the Cubs rebuilding plan. Because two years of rebuilding 100 years of suck is more than enough, so it’s time to expose Theo Epstein for what he really is, a big fraud who poops his pants.
Cubs’ rebuilding project has taken on as much fiction as fact
Myths? Fiction? Hey, it’s not like a headline writer’s got time to actually read the article.
How quickly will the on-field misery for players and fans continue? How many more doomed-from-the-start seasons will be endured until somebody besides the opponent is celebrating at Wrigley?
Well, it’s been 105 years of on-field misery for players and fans, so what’s a year or two or five more?Read More
As it scrapes and fights to remain in business, the Chicago Sun-Times is running celebrity columns. Jenny McCarthy has already written a couple, even though her qualifications as a celebrity are now based solely on the fact that she still looks great naked, she has some very strange takes on immunizations and she can get celebrity millionaires to have lots of sex with her.
Today’s celebrity column was written by another famous sex symbol, Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. His column is mostly about what rubes baseball fans are. At least, that’s what he’s counting on.Read More
Some days it doesn’t pay to be busy. I was tied up all day, and so this morning, when I read Al Yellon’s open letter to Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer about re-signing Kerry Wood, I tried the old, “clear my calendar, THIS is all I’m doing today.” It didn’t work.
So I’m just now getting to enjoy it fully. I’m sure Theo and Jed’s response came marked “cease and desist” and included some court orders about the distance Al has to stay from….everyone. Given the Cubs attendance prospects this year, Al can still sit in left field and not violate it.Read More