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KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Frank McCourt has been offered $1.2 billion to sell the Dodgers, the Los Angeles Times reports, a record offer for a Major League Baseball team. The offer comes from Los Angeles Marathon founder Bill Burke and is funded in part by...
WrigleyvilleEverybody loves magic. In Major League Baseball, everybody loves Magic Numbers. “The Magic Number” is used towards the end of the season when division leaders are just handfuls of games away from clinching their respective playoff berths. ...
5 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Greg Jarrett 6:21 a.m. Greg Jarrett will discover if the truth is out there when he visits with a Colorado man who claims to have seen UFOs. 7:09 a.m. Professor Paul Green joins Greg Jarrett to analyze a possible showdown between Rahm...
A new monthly sports magazine found inside today's American News features two sporting events, deep in tradition, which enthrall American sports fans every May: The Indy 500 and the Kentucky Derby. The Indy 500 has been the premier racing event in the...
Tribune staff reporterIn regards to trade deadline -- I'm NOT for the White Sox adding Adam Dunn. I've enjoyed their transformation away from the plodding strikeout-prone slugger ( Jim Thome), and Dunn is a step backwards. Is it possible that the Sox extra bat in the second...
The Big PictureMost of the mainstream media has been treating the news that Robert Redford will be at Wrigley Field, throwing out the ceremonial first pitch at the Cubs March 31 home opener, as a feel-good story. After all, it was Redford......
Tribune staff reporterThe Chicago Cubs will have a new owner, and it's who everyone expected it to be back in January. Tribune Co. said today that it signed an agreement to sell the iconic franchise to the Ricketts family. The family is paying about $800 million to acquire...
Chicago TribuneCHICAGO -- Tribune Co. intends to sell the Chicago Cubs to the Ricketts family, sources familiar with the matter said Monday, ending the company's flirtation with another buyer after negotiations with the Rickettses had stalled two months ago. After more...
Clout StPosted by Hal Dardick at 12:40 p.m. A City Council committee today recommended approval of the Toyota sign that will tower over Wrigley Fieldâ€™s bleachers as a way for the Cubs' new owners to generate more money at the historic......
The Chicago Cubs and their storied legacy of losing are set to change hands, with the billionaire Ricketts family emerging as the favored bidder to buy the team from Tribune Co. for a landmark price of $900 million. The family, which has Chicago...
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