Thursday, August 6, 2020

MLB owners meet with NCAA to learn how to convince their athletes to play...

“I think what’s best for everybody in this situation is if the owners keep all of the money and the players play for free,” said Yankees’ owner Hal Steinbrenner. “We want baseball to be played this year. The players want that, the fans want that and we want that. We are willing to do whatever it takes as long as it doesn’t involve making less money.”

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."

‘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.

Wellness Check: DJ Dante Deiana

Where to start with today's Wellness Check guest? Brad and Dante Deiana first met in approximately 2010 playing pickup basketball at the Berto Center (former practice facility of the Bulls and featured prominently in "The Last Dance"). Listen here!

Stanton sprains thumbs removing facemask, to be assigned mask ‘caddy’

We've all heard stories of freak accidents involving routine activities, but Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton is still shaking his head in disbelief.

Cubs offer ballpark concessions during quarantine

The Walking Taco, Wrigley House Chips and Short Rib Disco Fries are just a few of the items the Chicago Cubs are offering for carry-out or delivery during the Illinois stay-at-home order.