Tuesday, November 24, 2020

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.

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!

Angels’ owner wishes he didn’t have to furlough anyone but ‘$3 billion just isn’t...

The Los Angeles Angels have reportedly been aggressively furloughing much of their staff according to multiple sources. Like many business owners, Angels’ owner, Arte Moreno feels horrible about it, but there is just nothing he can do.

Local man admits THIS is what he was willing to give up for Cubs...

"Hillary losing the election, a global pandemic, not watching any sports for six months ..." said Tom Johnson, "When my friends I went around about what we would give up, and I went all out."

Wellness Check: Second City & SNL writer/performer Katie Rich

Today's Wellness Check is with Katie Rich. She's a writer who spent six years at Saturday Night Live and Second City before that. Listen here!

Socially distanced Cubs to begin the season by having Javy play all 9 positions...

As MLB works to institute a plan to resume play this summer, the Cubs announced they intend to socially distance their players by having megastar Javy Baez play all nine positions at the same time.

Wrigleyville mourns loss of dumpy store no one visited for 20 years

"That place had the coolest stuff," said 42-year-old John Hicks. "I remember my grandma used to take me there after Cubs games and let me pick out one pack baseball cards for $1 each."