Chicago Cubs

CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 15: Pitcher Jon Lester (C) puts on a Cubs hat during an introduction press conference as Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein (R) and general manager Jed Hoyer looks on on December 15, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Lester Hopes To End Cubs’ Century-Plus Drought

Jon Lester insisted there’s no reason the Chicago Cubs can’t contend next year and even capture their first World Series title since 1908, around the time the Model T was rolling off the assembly line.

97.1 The Ticket–12/16/2014

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 03: The Chicago Cubs new manager Joe Maddon (C) answers questions as Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein (R) and general manager Jed Hoyer look on during a press conference at Wrigley Field on November 3, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Epstein: Cubs ‘Welcome’ MLB’s Maddon Investigation

Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein says the team is totally fine with Major League Baseball checking into whether there was anything improper about the way it hired new manager Joe Maddon.

97.1 The Ticket–11/12/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JULY 5: Alfonso Soriano #12 of the New York Yankees misses a catch of the ball hit by Brian Dozier #2 of the Minnesota Twins during the eighth inning of the game on July 5, 2014 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Twins defeated the Yankees 2-1 in eleven innings. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Alfonso Soriano Says He Is Retiring

Seven-time All-Star Alfonso Soriano says he is retiring from the major leagues after a season in which he was released by the New York Yankees on July.

97.1 The Ticket–11/05/2014

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 03: The Chicago Cubs new manager Joe Maddon (C) answers questions as Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein (R) and general manager Jed Hoyer look on during a press conference at Wrigley Field on November 3, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Joe Maddon Offers Everyone A Shot At Introductory Press Conference [VIDEO]

He went on to say “that’s a shot and a beer, that’s the Hazelton way.”

97.1 The Ticket–11/03/2014

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Fan Catches Home Run Ball And Loses His Wedding Ring [VIDEO]

A good friend of mine told this joke to me a few years ago and I’ll never forget it.

97.1 The Ticket–09/17/2014

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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

BOSTON, MA - JULY 28: Felix Doubront #22 of the Boston Red Sox reacts after giving up multiple runs in the sixth inning before being pulled against the Toronto Blue Jays during the game at Fenway Park on July 28, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Cubs Acquire Struggling LHP Doubront From Red Sox

Theo Epstein was the first person to take a chance on Felix Doubront.

07/31/2014

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/11/2014

DETROIT, MI - JULY 01: Rick Porcello #21 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates with catcher Bryan Holaday #50 after pitching his second complete game shutout against the Oakland Athletics at Comerica Park on July 1, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Athletics 6-4.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers And Cubs Align To #PickRick And #VoteRizzo For The 2014 ASG Final Vote

The Detroit Tigers and Chicago Cubs announced today a special partnership encouraging fans to vote to #PickRick and #VoteRizzo for Tigers pitcher Rick Porcello and Cubs pitcher Anthony Rizzo for the 2014 MLB All-Star Game Final Vote, presented by Experian.com

97.1 The Ticket–07/07/2014

5 Pump Up Songs Athletes Use, And You Should Too (Part 1)

By: Adam Bloom Our Pre-Game Playlist series, that can be found at CBSLocalSports.com, features athletes sharing the music they’re currently listening to.  This includes songs they enjoy blasting in the car to music that relates to their […]

06/20/2014

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