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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

Denver Broncos v San Francisco 49ers

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 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)

Giants Win Protest Of ‘TarpGate’ Game Loss After Botched Wrigley Field Tarp Placement

The San Francisco Giants have won their protest of Tuesday night’s rain-delayed game against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field which ended in a loss for the Giants after grounds crews mishandled the placing of the infield tarp, resulting in an unplayable surface after the rain passed.

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

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10 Sports Pilgrimages Every Guy Should Make Once In His Life

Which sports events are worth planning a vacation around? Check out these ten sports happenings every guy should make a trip for.

02/05/2014

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Five Historic Stadiums You Must See

An ultimate road trip for a sports fan is to visit every single MLB or NFL stadiums in the country. While some can claim to have made this cross-country road trip, it may not be realistic for the average fan, whether it’s due to time, cost, interest or physical effort. Check out five of the most famous stadiums in the country.

08/14/2013

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Five Historic Stadiums You Must See

While it may not be realistic to visit every single stadium in the country, one solution is to select a few stadiums whose legacies are forever etched in time and featured some of the biggest cultural icons in the history of American sports.

08/13/2013

Houston Astros v San Francisco Giants

Daily Madden: The Cost Of Improving The Fan Experience

The Chicago Cubs are in a fight over plans to implement video boards at Wrigley Field and have threatened to move if those plans aren’t approved.

05/02/2013

A goat eats away at a tree. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Severed Goat’s Head Left At Chicago’s Wrigley Field Ahead Of Cubs-Giants Game

The Chicago Cubs found a severed goat’s head at Wrigley Field on Wednesday, and they’re treating the cruel reference to a longtime curse as a crime.

04/11/2013

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