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Cubs ban indefinitely fan who used ‘offensive’ hand gesture

Cubs ban indefinitely fan who used ‘offensive’ hand gesture

Andrew Seligman, Associated Press

May 9, 2019

The Chicago Cubs have banned indefinitely from Wrigley Field the fan that used what appeared to be a racist hand gesture behind an African American television reporter during a game at their ballpark. The Cubs sent a letter Wednesday to the bearded man who flashed the offensive sign in back of former...

Snow at Wrigley leads to postponement of Angels-Cubs finale

Snow at Wrigley leads to postponement of Angels-Cubs finale

Associated Press

April 14, 2019

Snow and rain led to the postponement of Sunday's finale of a three-game series between the Los Angeles Angels and Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. A makeup date was not immediately announced. A steady snow fell throughout the morning and a mix of snow and rain was forecast to continue throughout...

Cubs snowed out in home opener

Cubs snowed out in home opener

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

April 16, 2018

As if 11 days wasn’t long enough for Cubs fans to wait to see their team open the season at Wrigley, they were forced to wait another day when snow covered much of the field. The cancellation didn’t damper the joy of Cubs fan Dave Davidson, who has been waiting all winter to see his favorite...

What a rush! Cubs advance to NLCS

What a rush! Cubs advance to NLCS

Dirce Toca

October 16, 2017

Cubs fans were kept on their toes after Game 4 of the National League Division Series was delayed and then canceled due to inclement weather. Read More »...

Cubby fashion around campus

Cubby fashion around campus

Taylor Ashmore

October 31, 2016

It’s hard to ignore the overwhelming amount of bright blue Cubs hats that are not only filling DePaul’s campus, but also the entire city of Chicago. World Series fever has spread, and people from all over the United States are rooting for the Cubs to break their 108 year-long drought. Students at DePaul U...

A partisan opinion of Cleveland

A partisan opinion of Cleveland

Geoff Stellfox

October 31, 2016

In .43 seconds, Google has 3,940,000 hits on a search of why Cleveland sucks. “This article is going to be a piece of cake,” I think to myself while a broad grin spreads across my face. I just hope I can fit all these jokes I’m about to write in under 1,000 words. It’s true. I do hate Cleve...

World Series means headaches for Wrigleyville residents

World Series means headaches for Wrigleyville residents

Emma Krupp

October 31, 2016

When DePaul junior Colin Macones tried to come home to his apartment in Wrigleyville on Saturday night, he was stopped by the police at the front of his street. It was getting late, and they wanted to see some ID. Read More »...

Ain’t afraid of no goat

Ain’t afraid of no goat

Jack Higgins

October 31, 2016

  Moving away from a home city can be tough on sports fans. Fans no longer get to watch their home team play on local networks and must look to unconventional means in order to watch their team play. Yet, this isn’t a problem this year for Indians’ fans living in Chicago. Read More &...

Take me out to the ball game

Take me out to the ball game

Jack Higgins

October 30, 2016

The first baseball game I ever saw live was a Cubs-Brewers game at six years old. Yet, the first sports team apparel I ever wore was a toddler-sized Indians’ jersey. I have lived in the Chicago suburbs my entire life, and I have taken the city’s teams as my own. However, because I was born to two paren...

Navigating the CTA during the World Series madness

Navigating the CTA during the World Series madness

Seth Smith

October 30, 2016

People living in Chicago know the rarity of the Cubs in the World Series.  They also know the usual pace of the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) during rush hour. Read More »...

DePaul Cubs fans embrace their team in L.A.

DePaul Cubs fans embrace their team in L.A.

Ben Gartland

October 24, 2016

In the middle of Los Angeles, California DePaul Cubs fans are not quiet about their pride. “I’ve worn my hat every day,” DePaul senior Josue Ortiz said. “I actually had to get some additional gear because I packed pretty light for Los Angeles.” A program under DePaul’s College of Comp...

Commentary: The dream of the Chicago Cubs feels like a reality

Commentary: The dream of the Chicago Cubs feels like a reality

Geoff Stellfox

October 17, 2016

When I was two-years-old, I went on the field at Wrigley Field and met Andre Dawson. Fast-forward 25 years (plus some change), and he’s back at Wrigley to throw out the first pitch in Game Two of the NLCS, and I’m back in the stands. Life’s funny like that — it moves in circles, giv...

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