Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Cubs plan ticker-tape parade to celebrate Marquee-Comcast deal

Elated that they struck an 11th-hour deal to broadcast their new TV network on the region's largest cable provider, the Cubs this morning announced a ticker-tape parade will be held in Chicago Saturday.

Cubs reach Marquee deal with Comcast, but there’s a catch

The moment Cubs fans have been waiting for is reportedly here: The team is set to announce a deal with Comcast to carry its new Marquee Sports Network just in time for Opening Day. There is a catch however.

Betts’ new 12-year contract scheduled to end in 2028 due to apocalypse

Despite signing a massive $365 million 12-year contract extension with the Dodgers, Mookie Betts' deal will actually end in only eight years due to the impending global apocalypse that will take place in 2028.

Orioles to pipe in booing crowd noise all season long

In order to feel "more comfortable" while playing at an empty Camden Yards, the Baltimore Orioles today announced that they will pipe in artificial sounds of fans booing the home team throughout the shortened 60-game 2020 season.

Redskins changing name to Washington Bullets

Following decades of backlash, Dan Snyder today announced the NFL team he owns will be changing its name from the Redskins to the Bullets.

Wellness Check: David Strauss from Sluggers

After a brief hiatus that no-doubt disappointed millions of people, Wellness Checks are back. Today's guest is David Strauss, one of the three brothers whose family owns Sluggers, the Wrigleyville staple bar and restaurant with batting cages and other nonsense upstairs. David and his family have always been very good to Brad and The Heckler, hosting a number of events and running ads and co-promotions from time to time. Listen here!