Formation of Negro Leagues remind us of players breaking down barriers — a lesson for this season’s lockout
By Joseph Acosta Medill Reports The lockout in Major League Baseball where owners and players can’t meet in the middle had players calling for Commissioner Rob Manfred to step down so a compromise can be reached. With the first games of the season canceled, baseball fans were losing faith in owners’ ability to make a […]
By Nick Mantas Medill Reports When heading to a Chicago Cubs home game, you might want to check to see if you’ll have a place to park before you leave. Too often fans make the mistake of waiting until they arrive in Wrigleyville to shop around the available parking. With limited parking spots and prices […]
By Jennifer Lee As the city of Chicago still seems to be celebrating the Cubs’ World Series title, their cross-town rivals are being over-shadowed yet again. White Sox fans have suffered through some rough seasons after a successful bid for the championship in 2005, and this year doesn’t look like it’s going to be much […]
By Alex Ortiz In what’s being billed as the seventh largest gathering in human history, about 5 million people came out Friday to celebrate the Chicago Cubs’ first Major League Baseball World Series win since 1908.
By Nicole Sedivy A Medill Newsmakers Report This episode of Medill Newsmakers explores the gender wage gap in athletics present at the collegiate and professional level. [vimeo 169943305 w=474]
By Nicole Sedivy Hey Chicago what do you say? The 2016 Major League Baseball season is underway, and the Chicago Cubs open up at home against the Cincinnati Reds. The first pitch from Wrigley Field this season is at 7:05 p.m. Monday evening. But before all of the excitement, local business owners are working around […]
By Nick Zazulia The Cubs-Cardinals broadcast began Tuesday with only a few hardcore fans at North Center’s Cards haven, Tavern on Little Fort. The number maxed out at maybe 20, about four or five times fewer than the number that gathered there for the first three games of the National League Division Series, according to […]