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Suburban Mayor Willing To Give The Chicago Cubs 25 Acres Of Lan…

Suburban Mayor Willing To Give The Chicago Cubs 25 Acres Of Land To Build A New Stadium

deadspin.com Updated Mar 18, 2013
Brad Stephens is the mayor of Rosemont, a village less than 20 miles outside Chicago, and he's making a run at the Cubs. While the Cubs continue to fight with the city of Chicago over various restrictions in place, preventing the team from optimizing it…
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  • Blanton stays on track with Minor League outing

    Blanton stays on track with Minor League outing

    MLB.com Mar 18, 2013
    On Monday, while most of his Angels teammates were off, Joe Blanton continued to be on, giving up just one run in 5 1/3 innings against Cubs Minor Leaguers in his third-to-last start of the spring.
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  • Richard works with delivery, improves on command

    Richard works with delivery, improves on command

    MLB.com Mar 18, 2013
    Despite Clayton Richard's rough start in the Padres' 5-2 loss to the Cubs, he was encouraged by a mechanical adjustment that he and pitching coach Darren Balsley believe will help him moving forward.
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  • Legacy at stake for Puerto Rico in WBC

    Legacy at stake for Puerto Rico in WBC

    CNNSI.com Mar 18, 2013
    Puerto Rico is playing for more than a championship in the World Baseball Classic. It is playing to revive the game's flagging fortunes back at home, writes Tom Verducci.
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  • Video - Sveum On Cubs' Progress 02:21

    Sveum On Cubs' Progress

    Mar 18
    Cubs manager Dale Sveum discusses the progress of prospects Baez and Soler as well as injured Cubs.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Patriots owner Robert Kraft upset with Wes Welker's agent

    Mar 18
    PHOENIX -- Thanks to the culture established by their tight-lipped head coach, the New England Patriots in the Bill Belichick era have been well known for their refusal to re-live the past, always choosing to focus on the future and moving ahead rather …
  • Lots of sunshine at 2013 NFL owners meetings

    Mar 18
    The NFL is in good shape as the owners convene to ponder rules changes, trade proposals and more, writes John Clayton.
  • Peter King: NFC West an emerging powerhouse after first week of free agenc…

    Mar 18
    PHOENIX -- Lord, the NFC West is going to be a bear of a division in 2013.
  • Derrick Rose of Chicago Bulls should sit rest of season

    Mar 18
    The Heat is too great for a Derrick Rose return this season.