What baseball's speed-up rules might mean to pitchers the Cubs have targeted
Back to the Snark Ages: The MLB Players Association formally rejected proposals for a 20-second pitch clock and a limit on mound visits. That was expected. Commissioner Rob...
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Inbox: Will Montgomery get chance to start?
Beat reporter Carrie Muskat answers fans' questions about Mike Montgomery, Albert Almora Jr., the outfield, pitching prospects and more in the latest Cubs Inbox.
1 day ago - MLB
Cubs announce spring training broadcast schedule
Cubs fans won't have much trouble keeping track of the team's spring training games when they kick off next month. The Cubs released their spring training broadcast schedule...
1 day ago - Chicago Tribune
Blank Park Zoo lion cubs names revealed
Iowa's Blank Park Zoo announced Friday the names of three lion cubs.
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Gallo: Harper 'as focused as I've ever seen him'
Rangers infielder Joey Gallo has been working out with Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper regularly for the past three or four years in their hometown of Las Vegas, Nev. They...
2 days ago - MLB
Willson Contreras: Comment about 'going to be better' than Yadier Molina and Buster Posey 'misinterpreted'
Willson Contreras clarified a comment he made about fellow catchers Yadier Molina and Buster Posey, saying that his “I'm going to be better than them" quote is being...
2 days ago - Chicago Tribune
In a crowded Cubs outfield, all have plenty to prove in 2018
After Ben Zobrist earned his second straight ring and was named the World Series MVP in 2016, you can't blame him for taking some time to relax last offseason. But that's old...
2 days ago - Chicago Tribune
Real bear behind Winnie the Pooh is a girl, and more things you may not know about beloved character
A children's book revealed that the real bear cub that served as the inspiration for "Winnie the Pooh" was actually a girl. and more fun facts in honor of Winnie the Pooh Day.
2 days ago - ABC
Cubs Can Build a 2018 Champion Without Sacrificing Bryce Harper Dream
Anyone looking from afar can be forgiven if they perceive the Chicago Cubs to be so preoccupied with fitting Bryce Harper for a uniform that they're neglecting more immediate...
2 days ago - Bleacher Report
Wildlife Waystation hosts naming contest for 3 lion cubs born at facility
Three lion cubs are the newest and cutest members of the Wildlife Waystation, and their birth was quite a surprise.
2 days ago - ABC
The headlines of News BreaK
Armed forces network won't show NFL playoffs due to government shutdown
New England Patriots fans who are active-duty members of the military might not be able to catch Sunday's AFC championship game.
House Ethics Committee Drops Republican Over Taxpayer-Funded Harassment...
A lawmaker tasked with addressing sexual harassment in Congress secretly settled his own harassment claim.
In Egypt, VP Pence pledges to stand 'shoulder-to-shoulder' in terrorism fight
The vice president is on a four-day trip to the Middle East.
Titans hire Mike Vrabel as new coach after quick search
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Tennessee Titans hired Houston defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel as their new coach in a fast search that wrapped up after three interviews and just five...
Gunmen launch attack on hotel in Afghan capital
The U.S. State Department this week warned of a possible impending attack in the Afghan capital.
Not all South Koreans are happy about unified hockey team
SEOUL, South Korea - South Koreans seem generally happy they'll see the North Koreans at their Olympics, but aren't as pleased about sharing a team with them. The agreement to...
The Latest: Democrats, Republicans feud over shutdown blame
WASHINGTON - The Latest on the government shutdown : 7 p.m. Hours after shuttering much of the federal government, feuding Democrats and Republicans in Congress spent the day...
Florida rallies to upset No. 18 Kentucky 66-64
Jalen Hudson came off the bench to score 17 points, and Chris Chiozza, Keith Stone and Kevarrius Hayers contributed clutch baskets down the stretch as Florida rallied to upset...
North Korean athletes will compete at Winter Olympics, IOC says
After a meeting with the IOC president, it was announced 22 athletes will march under one flag with neighbor South Korea.
The Latest: Makhachev KOs Tibau in 57 seconds at UFC 220
BOSTON - The Latest on UFC 220 in Boston, with the heavyweight and light heavyweight titles up for grabs : 9 p.m. UFC 220 has some star power on the sidelines for the opening...