This is the February 1, 2013 news archive. View today's Cubs rumors and news.
New Hampshire Man Can't Get His 27 Orphaned Bear Cubs To Go The Hell To SleepUpdated Feb 1 Share Tweet
You know what's not easy? Taking care of 27 orphaned bear cubs. Sure, bear cubs are cute and furry, and helping to keep them alive probably fills one with a warming sense of accomplishment, but all that good stuff fades away when the bears won't stop fi…
Share TweetThe New York Mets have agreed to a minor league contract with outfielder Marlon Byrd, who served a 50-game suspension last season after testing positive in June for a performance enhancing drug while he was a free agent.Source: CNNSI.com
Baez heads Cubs' list of 22 non-roster inviteesUpdated Feb 1 Share TweetThe Cubs on Friday announced the names of 22 non-roster invitees to Spring Training, with Javier Baez headlining the list.Source: MLB.com
Apprenticeship complete, Castillo ready to take overUpdated Feb 1 Share TweetWelington Castillo, 25, heads into spring as the Cubs' No. 1 catcher for the first time. He'll have look-a-like Dioner Navarro to aid his maturation process.Source: MLB.com
State Of The Cubs' Farm SystemFeb 1ESPN Insider Keith Law looks at the Chicago Cubs' farm system and talks about its strengths and weaknesses.
NBA -- Marc Stein's Weekend Dime: Eight trade truths before the deadlineFeb 1Marc Stein breaks down eight storylines to ponder ahead of the Feb. 21 trade deadline.
Super Bowl XLVII -- John Clayton's First and GoalFeb 1The Harbaugh brothers' lifelong competition moves to a very big stage.
Don Banks: Moss, Birk reunited in XLVII, but only one will get elusive rin…Feb 1NEW ORLEANS -- Have to admit, I'm a sucker for the sentimental stories that come forth every year during Super Bowl week. Jerome Bettis' quest to ride off into retirement with a ring. John Elway finally getting the big confetti shower for once (and then…
Peter King: Ravens-49ers a great, and very unpredictable, matchupFeb 1NEW ORLEANS -- I don't know what kind of game this is going to be, but this Super Bowl really has it all.