The Early Lead: Chicago Cubs


Posted at 08:07 AM ET, 01/14/2014

Cubs’ new mascot is cute and horrifying

“Clark” is his name, Chicago baseball (sadly) is his game.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:07 AM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Chicago Cubs

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 05/20/2013

Wife throws beer in husband's face, the Cubs edition (video)

That's the thanks he gets for trying to shield her from a Travis Wood home-run ball.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:52 AM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Cubs, MLB, Travis Wood

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 04/11/2013

Goat's head delivered to Wrigley Field

Yikes. It may or may not be related to that curse. Either way, it's weird.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:00 PM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Cubs, MLB, Tom Ricketts, Wrigley Field

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 09/27/2012

Marlins to give Adam Greenberg at-bat, 7 years later

Adam Greenberg's major league career began and ended on a single pitch from a Florida Marlins pitcher. Seven years late, the Miami Marlins are giving him his due.

By Matt Brooks  |  11:18 AM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Cubs, MLB