Friday, May 24, 2024

Dale Sveum shares fond memories of the Cubs’ 101-loss season

“Forget about losing 101 games in 2012. I choose to dwell on the 61 games we won that year,” former Cubs manager Dale Sveum said in an interview with Taylor McGregor of the Marquee Sports Network, as he reflected on his first year as skipper.

Angels’ Maddon removes Kyle Hendricks in first inning of Spring Training game

Forgetting he now dons the uniform of the “Halos,” Maddon hardly reached the first base line when he asked Hendricks to hand over the ball.

Ross attends Clint Hurdle’s ‘Manager’s Cliché College’

Cubs manager David Ross left camp for a day to attend Clint Hurdle’s “Manager’s Cliché College,” a training school for new MLB managers which teaches proper responses to questions from beat reporters and fans.

Blackhawks sign 42-year-old Zamboni goalie after Lehner trade

Fresh from the success of his first NHL victory, would-be Carolina Hurricanes back-up to the back-up, 42-year-old emergency goalie Dave Ayres, was signed by the Blackhawks.

Parents seek court permission to change names of kids named after 2017 Astros

With many of the nation’s youth baseball programs now banning the Astros team name hundreds of parents have sought court permission to change first names of children named after Houston players.

Blago renews Cubs season tickets after prison release

Long-time Cubs season ticket holder and disgraced former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, in an exclusive interview with ABC7 News reporter Chuck Goudie, said he intends to renew his seats for the 2020 season.

Cubs’ Marquee Network signs broadcast deal with several high school TV stations

Faced with losing millions in revenue due to a shortfall of subscribers because of their failure to sign cable giant Comcast, the Marquee Sports Network recruited several local high school TV stations to broadcast Cubs games and related programming.