Thursday, August 6, 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.

Wellness Check: NBC Sports Chicago Exec. Producer & Founder of Live Like Roo Sarah...

Today's Wellness Check is with Sarah Lauch, an executive producer at NBC Sports Chicago and the founder of Live Like Roo, a non-profit organization that supports families of pets diagnosed with cancer. Listen here!

ESPN plans ‘The First Dance,’ a 10-part look at Michael Jordan’s high school prom

Panicked executives from ESPN are reportedly rushing to follow up the massively successful "The Last Dance" with a new 10-part documentary about Michael Jordan. Called "The First Dance," it chronicles the future NBA superstar's experience at his high school prom.

‘Extremely bored’ Len Kasper joins GWAR

Cubs TV broadcaster Len Kasper revealed via Instagram Wednesday that he has reached an agreement to tour and record with thrash comedy rock band GWAR. Kasper, who plays bass, made a pitch to the band via social media and instantly hit it off.

Stephen A. Smith argues that with today’s rules, ’97-’98 Bulls would destroy ’14-’15 Chicago...

Fans and analysts love comparing players and teams from different eras, but Stephen A. Smith took these comparisons to a whole new level.

Wellness Check: Brett Taylor from Bleacher Nation

Today’s Wellness Check guest is Brett Taylor, who founded Bleacher Nation and has been doing it full-time for roughly a decade. Listen here!