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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Contreras Told to Stop Wearing Arm Sleeve: Report

Contreras Told to Stop Wearing Arm Sleeve: Report

Just days after Chicago Cubs infielder Ben Zobrist was told that he would not be allowed to wear black cleats, catcher Willson Contreras was also issued a warning by the league about his uniform choices.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Zobrist Defies MLB Again With Black Spikes

Zobrist Defies MLB Again With Black Spikes

Ben Zobrist was joined by Chicago Cubs teammates Kyle Schwarber and Steve Cishek in wearing black spikes on Monday despite a warning from Major League Baseball that he was in violation of the sport's uniform...

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Zobrist Blasts MLB After Fine Threat Over Cleats

Zobrist Blasts MLB After Fine Threat Over Cleats

Chicago Cubs infielder Ben Zobrist is fighting back after Major League Baseball threatened to fine him for his choice of footwear.

Saturday, Apr 21, 2018

Cubs Place Zobrist on Disabled List

Cubs Place Zobrist on Disabled List

The Chicago Cubs will be without one of their key contributors on offense as Ben Zobrist has been placed on the disabled list.

Monday, Mar 5, 2018

Trio of Key Cubs Set to Make Debuts Tuesday

Trio of Key Cubs Set to Make Debuts Tuesday

Tuesday will see an NLCS rematch at Sloan Park as the Chicago Cubs take on the Los Angeles Dodgers, but it will more importantly feature the spring debuts of three key players to the team’s chances at getting...

Thursday, Feb 15, 2018

Cubs Spring Training Position Preview: Outfield

Cubs Spring Training Position Preview: Outfield

How will things shake out for the Cubs as they convene in Mesa and get their spring underway? We’re taking a deep dive into the team’s roster and finding out where things stand with the club, and today...

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018

Cubs Spring Training Position Preview: Infield

Cubs Spring Training Position Preview: Infield

For the third straight season, the Chicago Cubs are entering the season as serious World Series contenders, and their roster depth reflects that standing in the baseball world.

Saturday, Nov 18, 2017

Cubs Player Evaluations: Javier Baez

Cubs Player Evaluations: Javier Baez

Few players in baseball are capable of getting tongues wagging the way that Chicago Cubs infielder Javier Baez does, and we evaluated his 2017 season.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017

Cubs Player Evaluations: Albert Almora

Cubs Player Evaluations: Albert Almora

The Chicago Cubs are going into this offseason needing to make some moves, but before the team can decide what direction it wants to head in 2018, we’re taking a look at the individual performances of their...

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017

Heyward Joins Exclusive Cubs Club With Gold Glove Win

Heyward Joins Exclusive Cubs Club With Gold Glove Win

Chicago Cubs outfielder Jason Heyward may not have had the best year at the plate, but his defensive skills are still unmatched in the eyes of the baseball world.

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Murdered SIU Student 'Can Now Rest in Peace,' Mother Says
Murdered SIU Student 'Can Now Rest in Peace,' Mother Says

Lovely Varughese’s quest for justice took four and a half years. But the jury took just seven hours to convict Gaege Bethune of murdering her son Pravin.

Use of Force Expert Testifies in LeGrier Shooting Case
Use of Force Expert Testifies in LeGrier Shooting Case

Emmanuel Kapelsohn is an expert in police use of force. He testified Friday that officer Robert Rialmo, although he did not have non-lethal tools at his disposal, still did the right thing when he shot...

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5 Wounded in Bronzeville Shooting Early Saturday

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Trump Admin. Seeks to Expand Immigrant Family Detention

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3 Wounded Friday in Chicago Area Shootings
3 Wounded Friday in Chicago Area Shootings

Three people were wounded Friday in shootings across Chicago during a 24-hour period.