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Monday, Apr 10, 2017 at 10:57 AM CDT

Company Gives Cubs Fans Perfect Opening Day Excuse Letter

Company Gives Cubs Fans Perfect Opening Day Excuse Letter

Got tickets to the Chicago Cubs’ home opener on Monday night and are worried that you won’t be able to get out of work to attend the proceedings? Fear not Cubs fans, because one company has you covered with a...

Monday, Apr 10, 2017 at 09:25 AM CDT

Video: Schwarber Prepares to Defend Cubs Title in New Ad

Video: Schwarber Prepares to Defend Cubs Title in New Ad

The Chicago Cubs have already begun the defense of their World Series title, but with the team coming home to raise their championship banner on Monday, a new video is out to get fans pumped up for the...

Sunday, Apr 9, 2017 at 04:41 PM CDT

Kyle Schwarber Homers as Cubs Blast Brewers

Kyle Schwarber Homers as Cubs Blast Brewers

The Chicago Cubs will head to Wrigley Field for their home opener with a winning record as they beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-4 on Sunday.

Sunday, Apr 9, 2017 at 05:27 PM CDT

Bizarre Game Delay Gives New Meaning to 'Rubber Match'

Bizarre Game Delay Gives New Meaning to 'Rubber Match'

In baseball, the third game of a series after teams split the first two is often called a “rubber match,” but in Sunday’s game between the Chicago Cubs and Milwaukee Brewers, that term took on a whole new...

Sunday, Apr 9, 2017 at 02:33 PM CDT

Final Preparations Underway for Cubs' Home Opener

Final Preparations Underway for Cubs' Home Opener

The excitement is mounting as the final touches are being completed at Wrigley Field ahead of the Cubs' home opener. NBC 5's Pete Sack has details.

Sunday, Apr 9, 2017 at 12:43 PM CDT

Maddon Invites Zimmer's Widow to Wrigley Opener

Maddon Invites Zimmer's Widow to Wrigley Opener

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon is a man who never forgets the people that helped him in his ascent into the upper echelon of baseball leaders, and he’s honoring one of his main mentors in a big way at Monday’s...

Saturday, Apr 8, 2017 at 03:29 PM CDT

Baez to Start for Cubs After Scary Collision

Baez to Start for Cubs After Scary Collision

Just one day after colliding with outfielder Jason Heyward, Chicago Cubs infielder Javier Baez is giving fans a reason to breathe a sigh of relief.

Monday, Apr 10, 2017 at 12:49 PM CDT

What You Need to Know Before Heading to Cubs' Home Opener

What You Need to Know Before Heading to Cubs' Home Opener

The city of Chicago has stepped up security as the Chicago Cubs prepare to launch their first home opener as World Series champions in 108 years.

Friday, Apr 7, 2017 at 12:10 PM CDT

See Inside New Cubs Retail Store Near Wrigley Field

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Thursday, Apr 6, 2017 at 10:29 PM CDT

Preparations Underway at Wrigley Ahead of Cubs' Home Opener

Preparations Underway at Wrigley Ahead of Cubs' Home Opener

The Cubs have been preparing Wrigley Field for their home opener for months, but on Thursday, a flurry of last-minute work was being done in and around the ballpark with just days before the big game.

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