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Bears bench Jay Cutler, will start Jimmy Clausen on Sunday

The weight of unmet expectations and inconsistent performance finally fell on Jay Cutler Wednesday. The Bears, in the death throes of their wrecked season, benched him and planned to start Jimmy Clausenagainst the Lions on Sunday.


Rooftop owner sue to block Wrigley Field changes

The owners of eight rooftop clubs overlooking Wrigley Field have filed a lawsuit to overturn Chicago's approval of the Cubs' plan to revamp the century-old ballpark.


Baez, Rizzo go deep and Cubs beat Brewers 4-2

Javier Baez and Anthony Rizzo hit back-to-back home runs as the Chicago Cubs roughed up Kyle Lohse and the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 on Wednesday night.


Arrieta pitches Cubs past Rockies 3-1

Jake Arrieta did quite well without his best stuff. Arrieta struck out seven in seven innings, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 3-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Thursday.


Rizzo hits 2 homers as Cubs beat Padres, Bethel product Stults, 6-0

Anthony Rizzo hit two home runs and Kyle Hendricks pitched seven innings in his return from the minor leagues on Tuesday night, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 6-0 victory over the San Diego Padres that snapped their five-game losing streak.


Ruggiano single in 9th lifts Cubs over Braves

Justin Ruggiano hit an RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning Friday that sent the Chicago Cubs over the Atlanta Braves 5-4.


Latos helps Reds beat Cubs 4-1

Mat Latos pitched seven sharp innings for his first win of the season and Jay Bruce had two run-scoring doubles, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night.


Castro powers Cubs past Pirates 6-3

The pitch was just a tick up, and Starlin Castro was ready. When Edwin Jackson was limited to five innings, the bullpen took over. Castro hit a three-run homer, leading the Cubs to a 6-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday.

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  • PHOTOS: Cubs unveil designs for Wrigley Field expansion

    The Chicago Cubs on Tuesday unveiled designs for the team's plan to expand Wrigley Field. The Cubs plan to expand the outfield area, clubhouse and relocate the bullpens. The expansion plans have been delayed for years, since the Ricketts' family, which owns the team, has tried to work out negotiations with rooftop owners across the street. (Design photos courtesy of Chicago Cubs, Twitter)


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