“With all the talks of billy goats, curses and infographics on how cheap gas was during the last Cubs’ title, we feel that we have been severely mistreated by ESPN and other large media outlets,” said owner Tom Ricketts.
"Our team has a lot of work to do and our ultimate goal is to win the Super Bowl," Fox stated. "Whether that goal is reached this year, it's really hard to say. It's not that I can't say. The words are just really hard to get out of my mouth."
It started with the Patriots secretly videotaping their opponents during practice. Then it was the Giants using walkie-talkies on the sideline. Now comes word that Chicago Bears owner Virginia McCaskey will be disciplined by the NFL for using homing pigeons.
First it was the presidential election. Then it was the threat of a global market meltdown. Now it's something much more serious. Fake news websites around the world have been claiming for weeks the Chicago Cubs won the 2016 World Series.
As The Heckler's Cubs buzz wears down (a bit?) and the Bears buzz fizzles like a wet sparkler, we're reminded Chicago has other teams with proud traditions of winning once in a while. Today we look back on an unfortunate soul who found himself on the fringes of some of those victories.
"We actually considered a larger increase," said President of Business Operations Crane Kenney, "but we wanted to reward the fans for their patience with a small increase of just under 20 percent. It's the right way to do things."