Worth Almost $900 Million Now, Imagine If The Cubs Won A World Series

"The Ricketts family has reached a deal to buy the storied Chicago Cubs baseball team from bankrupt media company Tribune Co." Ambiguous adjectives are about as delightful as Sam Zell no longer owning a baseball team. [Reuters] » 7/06/09 4:35pm 7/06/09 4:35pm

It's So Cute When Newspapers Fight Over The Cubs

The Chicago Tribune hates the Chicago Sun-Times, and vice versa ... it's like Spy vs. Spy, only with the threat of layoffs. (For myself, it's hard to pick sides: One paper is owned by Sam Zell, the other employs Mariotti). This round goes to the Tribune, however, who secretly embedded an intern into the Sun-Times'… » 3/21/08 2:20pm 3/21/08 2:20pm