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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Chicago

Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.

09/17/2014

Chicago Cubs ground crew members struggle to get the tarp on the field as rain falls during the fifth inning of the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field on August 19, 2014 in Chicago. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Had Smaller Grounds Crew In ‘TarpGate’ Game Vs. Giants, May Have Tried To Skirt Obamacare

The Chicago Cubs had fewer grounds crew members during Tuesday night’s so-called “Tarp Gate” game against the San Francisco Giants. A newspaper reported that the team recently reorganized staffing to possibly skirt insurance requirements under Obamacare.

08/22/2014

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Daily Madden: Pro Leagues Pay Close Attention To The Surface Where The Game Is Actually Played

The Giants’ protest over Tuesday’s fiasco with the tarp was upheld, even as the 49ers moved practice from Levi’s Stadium because of divots on the new turf.

08/21/2014

Chicago Cubs head groundskeeper Roger Baird (R) and the crew work on Wrigley Field after a downpour delayed the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants on August 19, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Are Baseball Rules Out-Of-Date Regarding Rain-Shortened Games?

That is the opinion of many San Francisco Giants fans following the rain-shortened debacle at Wrigley Field on Tuesday night.

08/20/2014

A downpour left standing water in the infield preventing the grounds crew from getting the tarp on the field after play was suspended in the fifth inning of the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field on August 19, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: ’26th Man’ Costs Giants The Game In Rainy Wrigley Field Tarp Fail

KCBS News Anchor Stan Bunger (who along with KCBS Sports Anchor Steve Bitker are the on-air duo known as KCBS Sports Fans) offers his unique sports analysis. SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — Midwest baseball. Summer rain. Nothing unusual there. Except for […]

08/20/2014

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/11/2014

Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel

AP Report: A’s Get Samardzija, Hammel From Cubs

The Oakland A’s have an agreement in place to acquire right-handers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Chicago Cubs for three top prospects in a surprising trade for the team with the best record in the majors, two people with knowledge of the deal said Friday night.

07/04/2014

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5 Pump Up Songs Athletes Use, And You Should Too (Part 1)

By: Adam Bloom Our Pre-Game Playlist series, that can be found at CBSLocalSports.com, features athletes sharing the music they’re currently listening to.  This includes songs they enjoy blasting in the car to music that relates to their […]

06/20/2014

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Lake Hits 3 Homers In Cubs’ 10-6 Win Over A’s

Junior Lake hit three of Chicago’s six home runs and finished with six RBIs in a 10-6 victory over an Oakland Athletics split squad.

03/23/2014

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Musicians + Sports: Imagine Dragons on LeBron James, First Pitches and A Chicago Cubs World Series

The Las Vegas rockers offer up a potential song to a star NBA player and discuss how they narrowly averted disaster at Chicago’s Wrigley Field.

03/21/2014

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