chicago cubs

George Will on Wrigley Field

A review of ‘A Nice Little Place on the North Side: Wrigley Field at One Hundred’

And they all lived happily ever after

Mergers: And they all lived happily ever after

From Shania Twain and Frédéric Thiébaud to the Huffington Post and AOL–this year’s best love stories


Baseball club for sale. Only $1 billion.

No one seems to want the Cubs. Could it be that hex?


Eddie Vedder as Steve Bartman

Steve Goodman’s song is still my favourite, but this one’s pretty catchy, too. Eddie Vedder, Pearl Jam front man and lifelong Cubbies fan, has recorded his own rally cry for the 2008 playoff run.


A Dying Cub Fan’s Last Request


Small Balls: Thursday June 5, 2008

La première étoile: Tiger Woods. And Phil Mickelson. The world’s best golfer and the world’s second-best golfer will be paired together in the opening two rounds of the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines. Should make for some great TV—not to mention a traffic jam in the gallery. Prediction: Woods shoots one under par in the opening round, Lefty goes six under, and the folks at CBS tell us that Tiger is just “waiting for the right time to make his move.”