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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 12:09 PM CDT
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By James Neveau

1000 Wins, 10 Factoids: Maddon Celebrates Big Milestone

On Tuesday, Joe Maddon won his 1000th career game as a manager when his Chicago...View gallery

  • Joe Maddon Reaches 1000 Wins
  • Started College as a Quarterback, Not a Baseball Player
  • A Long Road to the Manager's Office
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 07:48 AM CDT

David Ross Advances to 'DWTS' Finale in Shocking Episode

David Ross Advances to 'DWTS' Finale in Shocking Episode

David Ross just inched even closer to yet another championship -- but not in baseball.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 11:07 PM CDT

Kris Bryant Guest Stars in Season Finale of 'Chicago Fire'

Kris Bryant Guest Stars in Season Finale of 'Chicago Fire'

Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant and pitcher Jake Arrieta are both award-winning players on the field, but off the field the duo will get to show off their acting chops in a popular TV drama on Tuesday...

Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 11:54 PM CDT

Maddon Launches Into Epic Rant After Controversial Call

Maddon Launches Into Epic Rant After Controversial Call

After Ian Happ was called out at second base on a controversial call, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon let loose with a sarcastic rant about changes he'd make to make baseball "safer."

Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 08:54 PM CDT

Theo Epstein to Speak at Yale's Class Day

Theo Epstein to Speak at Yale's Class Day

Theo Epstein has been named the best leader in the world, led the Chicago Cubs to a World Series championship, and cemented his legacy as one of the greatest executives in sports, and next week, he’ll head back...

Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 05:14 PM CDT

Sox Score Eight in the Eighth to Blow Out Padres

Sox Score Eight in the Eighth to Blow Out Padres

The Chicago White Sox trailed 3-1 heading into the bottom of the eighth inning, but after sending 14 batters to the plate, they scored eight runs and secured a 9-3 win on Sunday afternoon.

Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 04:47 PM CDT

Molina Smacks Two Home Runs as Cards Blank Cubs

Molina Smacks Two Home Runs as Cards Blank Cubs

Yadier Molina homered twice and Adam Wainwright threw seven shutout innings to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-0 win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.

Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 08:44 PM CDT

Happ Notches Memorable First Career Hit vs. Cardinals

Happ Notches Memorable First Career Hit vs. Cardinals

Ian Happ made his MLB debut on Saturday afternoon for the Chicago Cubs, and he made sure that it was a good one as he joined an exclusive club with a memorable first career hit.

Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 01:35 PM CDT

Shorthanded Cubs Call Up Top Prospect Ian Happ

Shorthanded Cubs Call Up Top Prospect Ian Happ

With several players banged up and under the weather, the Chicago Cubs dipped into their farm system again on Saturday, calling up their top-ranked prospect to play against the St. Louis Cardinals.

Friday, May 12, 2017 at 10:55 PM CDT

'Woo-Woo Wickers' Ejected From Wrigley Field: Report

'Woo-Woo Wickers' Ejected From Wrigley Field: Report

For Chicago Cubs fans, Ronnie “Woo Woo” Wickers is as much a fixture at Wrigley Field as Old Style and the ivy on the outfield walls, but according to a new column, he may not feel very welcome at the Friendly...

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Rockford Veteran Booted From Store Over Service Dog
Rockford Veteran Booted From Store Over Service Dog

Rockford-area war veteran Cesar Ordonez was denied service at a local store because of his service dog, and the former soldier caught the incident on video.

Shootings Down in Chicago Over Memorial Day Weekend
Shootings Down in Chicago Over Memorial Day Weekend

After a bloody Memorial Day weekend in 2016 that saw six people killed and over 60 wounded, Chicago Police are reporting that shootings are down this year, and they're crediting increased police presence in...

Tinley Park Man Among Dozens Killed in Terrorist Attack
Tinley Park Man Among Dozens Killed in Terrorist Attack

Dozens of people were killed in Egypt Friday when terrorists fired on a bus that was travelling to a monastery in the country, and one of the victims, Tinley Park-native Mohsen Morkous, was remembered in a mass...

Teen Shot After Robbery Attempt Identified by Police
Teen Shot After Robbery Attempt Identified by Police

A 16-year-old boy was shot to death when he allegedly tried to rob a 24-year-old man Saturday in west suburban Oak Park, police said, and he has now been identified by police.

Kushner Ties to Russia Questioned as Trump Cites Media 'Lies'
Kushner Ties to Russia Questioned as Trump Cites Media 'Lies'

Congressional Democrats on Sunday demanded to hear directly from top White House adviser Jared Kushner over allegations of proposed secret back-channel communications with Russia, saying the security clearance...

Chicago's Teen Pregnancy Rate Dips to Historic Lows
Chicago's Teen Pregnancy Rate Dips to Historic Lows

Teenagers in Chicago are getting pregnant at historically low rates, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Sunday, but the city’s teen pregnancy rate still eclipses the national average.