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Chicago Cubs fans watch during the ninth inning of Game 2 of the National League baseball championship series between the Cubs and the Los Angeles Dodgers Sunday in Chicago.

Cubs fans hold their breath for series win

By Eddie Garcia | October 17, 2016

For the last 108 years, Chicago Cubs fans have been deprived of celebrating a World Series in the streets outside the friendly confines of Wrigley Field. Fans anticipate that feeling of deprivation will soon come to an end.Since 1995, the Cubs have been...

Columnist embraces the end of the MLB season

By Mike Romor | September 17, 2012

While students are just getting accustomed to the beginning of a semester, I am embracing the end of something that started over five months ago: the MLB season. Over the years, my interest in America’s pastime has waned to the point where I actually...

The Rant: Just focus on your spokesman job, Sammy

By Jerry Burnes | August 24, 2010

I don't get why it took so long for Sammy Sosa to realize the Cubs don't respect him. Not like he ever respected the Cubs. Sosa's legacy is squat now. He's nothing. He's a spokesman for a skin cream that made him look like a cross between Michael Jackson...

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