Chicago Cubs

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Chicago Cubs Hire Joe Maddon As New Manager

Right after Joe Maddon opted out of his contract with Tampa Bay, the Chicago Cubs were mentioned as a possible landing spot for one of baseball’s best managers.

10/31/2014

The Boston Red Sox celebrate after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 to win game four of the World Series on October 27, 2004 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Top 5 MLB Playoff Sweeps Since 2000

We take a look at five of the biggest MLB playoff sweeps since 2000.

09/30/2014

Matt Kemp #23 of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits a run-scoring double in the 1st inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on September 21, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Kemp, Dodgers Beat Cubs 8-5

Matt Kemp homered and had four RBIs, Yasiel Puig scored a career-high four times and the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers used six pitchers to beat the Chicago Cubs 8-5 on Sunday.

09/21/2014

Brian Wilson delivers a pitch earlier this season against the Pirates in Pittsburgh.  Wilson gave up a two-run homer to Chris Coghlan in the eighth inning  on Saturday as the Cubs took an 8-7 win over the Dodgers at Wrigley Field.  (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Coghlan Homers Twice To Lift Cubs Over Dodgers

Chris Coghlan hit two homers, including the go-ahead two-run drive off Brian Wilson in the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs rallied to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-7 on Saturday.

09/20/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers v Chicago Cubs

Kershaw Is League’s 1st Pitcher To Reach 20 Wins, Leads Dodgers Past Cubs, 14-5

Clayton Kershaw became the majors’ first 20-game winner and A.J. Ellis hit a pair of two-run homers, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 14-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday.

09/19/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers v Chicago Cubs

Ethier, Gordon Play Big Parts In Dodgers’ Win Over Cubs

Dee Gordon and pinch-hitter Andre Ethier hit RBI doubles in Los Angeles’ five-run seventh inning, and the Dodgers rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 8-4 on Thursday night and extend their lead in the NL West.

09/18/2014

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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

Ryan Sweeney #6 of the Chicago Cubs scores in the eighth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on August 3, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Coghlan’s Homer Leads Cubs To 7-3 Win Over Dodgers

The Chicago Cubs haven’t had many highlights to savor this season. Winning a series against the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers has to be right up there.

08/03/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 06: Hanley Ramirez #13 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates after hitting a double in the third inning against the Atlanta Braves during Game Three of the National League Division Series at Dodger Stadium on October 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

Hanley Ramirez Hits Walk-Off HR In 12th To Lift Dodgers Past Cubs, 5-2

Hanley Ramirez hit a three-run homer in the 12th inning to lift the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night.

08/02/2014

Chicago Cubs v Los Angeles Dodgers

Cubs Snap Dodgers’ 6-Game Winning Streak In Sloppy Game

Kyle Hendricks scattered four hits over seven innings, Starlin Castro had three hits and scored three runs, and the Chicago Cubs beat Los Angeles 8-2 on Friday night, snapping the Dodgers’ six-game winning streak.

08/01/2014

Chicago Cubs v Boston Red Sox

Dodgers Finalize Trade With Cubs To Bring In Darwin Barney

The Dodgers have completed their trade with the Cubs, sending minor-league pitcher Jonathan Martinez to Chicago and optioning infielder Darwin Barney to Triple-A Albuquerque.

07/30/2014

Actor Matthew McConaughey celebrates after the Texas Longhorns defeated the Ohio State Buckeyes in Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Game on January 5, 2009 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. (credit: Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Top Celebrity Sports Fans

Whether a celebrity be an actor or actress, a musician, a politician, or an athlete themselves, they are no exception to the rule that at the ballpark, stadium or arena, they, too, are fans.

07/15/2014

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

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

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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

Manny Ramierez #99 of the Los Angeles Dodgers bats against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on July 15, 2010 in St. Louis, Missouri. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Cubs Sign Former Dodger Manny Ramirez As Triple-A Player-Coach

The Chicago Cubs want Manny Ramirez to mentor their minor leaguers at the very end of a colorful career that includes two World Series titles and a pair of suspensions for positive drug tests.

05/25/2014

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