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Tony Rodriguez, Entrenador de la liga pequeña de La Villita, posa con sus jugadores en Wrigley Field.

Cubs Charities apoyan la próxima generación de jóvenes latinos

Erika Pérez, La DePaulia Managing Editor October 17, 2021

Los entrenadores latinos de los programas Cubs Charities están creando un cambio en las vidas de los jóvenes en Chicago. Los entrenadores de béisbol están enseñando valores importantes de la vida,...

 Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Yu Darvish waits on the mound after being removed during the seventh inning of Game 2 against the Miami Marlins on Friday.

COLUMN: Cubs raise the white flag with Yu Darvish trade

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor January 10, 2021

“I don’t think anyone is tearing anything down.” Those were the words of Cubs’ owner Tom Ricketts during a press conference where Jed Hoyer was named as the new team president, taking over for...

After winning the 2016 World Series, the Chicago Cubs went to the White House to visit President Donald Trump  — only months after visiting former President  Barack Obama.

Cubs fans grapple with Ricketts’ politics, support of Trump

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor November 8, 2020

The sheen from winning the World Series back in 2016 for the Chicago Cubs has all but eroded. The underwhelming results on the field and the handling of Addison Russell’s domestic violence incident all...

Cómo Jon Lester cambio la cultura del equipo de los Cachorros de Chicago

Cómo Jon Lester cambio la cultura del equipo de los Cachorros de Chicago

Ernesto Hernandez, The DePaulia Assistant Sports Editor October 7, 2020

Joe Maddon,  el entonces manager de los Cachorros de Chicago , dijo que habían ganado la lotería. La lotería a la que se refería era que los Cachorros estaban llegando a un acuerdo a un contrato de...

 Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Yu Darvish waits on the mound after being removed during the seventh inning of Game 2 against the Miami Marlins on Friday.

Cubs, Sox disappoint in playoff exit

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor October 4, 2020

The Cubs and White Sox both made the postseason for the first time since 2008. Naturally, it got people excited and dreaming of a possible all Chicago World Series. However, as it turned out, it was nothing...

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester kicks the mound after Chicago White Soxs James McCann hit a solo home run during the second inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Cubs looking to recreate magic from 2016

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor September 27, 2020

There were no champagne celebrations, no camera crews in the locker room. Instead, Anthony Rizzo sat down behind a team backdrop, answering questions via Zoom, as the Chicago Cubs clinched a spot in the...

Jason Heyward de los Cachorros de Chicago(derecha) bateando contra los Rojos de Cincinnati. Los White Sox(izquierda) anotaron 4-0 contra los Piratas de Pittsburgh el martes 25 de agosto de 2020.

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Las Medias Blancas de Chicago hacen un swing libre a la temporada

Ernesto Hernandez, The DePaulia Assistant Sports Editor September 11, 2020

Las Medias Blancas de Chicago regresaron a la temporada 2020 de las Grandes Ligas de Béisbol en otro año de reconstrucción, pero plenamente conscientes de que su ventana de contención estaba sobre...

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester delivers during the first inning of a summer camp baseball game against the Minnesota Twins Wednesday, July 22, 2020, in Chicago.

Preview: Cubs look to bounce back after disappointing 2019 season

Ernesto Hernandez, Asst. Sports Editor July 24, 2020

The Chicago Cubs kick off the 2020 season at home against the Milwaukee Brewers as the team looks to rebound from a 2019 season which saw the team miss the postseason for the first time since 2014. The...

Chicago White Sox manager Rick Renteria, right, celebrates with his team after the White Sox defeated the Chicago Cubs 7-3 in an exhibition baseball game at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Sunday, July 19, 2020.

Column: The Cubs and White Sox have a chance to provide an exciting sprint to the 2020 playoffs

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor July 24, 2020

One month ago it seemed like the prospect of having a 2020 baseball season was a pipe dream. Both the players and owners couldn’t agree on how many games should be played or how to settle the salary...

The empty Allianz Arena is seen prior to the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayern Munich and Eintracht Frankfurt in Munich, Germany, Saturday, May 23, 2020.

What I miss the most: live sports

As part of a new series, we asked our writers what aspects of pre-quarantine life they miss the most.
Ernesto Hernandez, Contributing Writer June 4, 2020

Jorge Valdano, former coach and general manager of Real Madrid, once said, “of all the unimportant things, football is the most important.” I feel like that message rings loud and clear today for me. The...

Chicago Cubs shortstop Javier Baez is the cover athlete for MLB The Show 2020. Baez is the first Chicago Cub to grace the cover of the MLB’s flagship video game.

Cubs shortstop graces cover of MLB’s video game

Joe Roman, Jr., Contributing Writer November 11, 2019

Javier Báez joins an elite group of Chicago sports athletes that have graced the cover of flagship sports video games. Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane of the Blackhawks appeared on the cover of EA Sports...

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon salutes a fan from the dugout before a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019.

Manager Joe Maddon won’t be back with Cubs next season

Jay Cohen, Associated Press September 29, 2019

From the moment Joe Maddon joined the Chicago Cubs, taking the reins in a Wrigleyville bar five years ago, he talked about winning. He was the right manager at the right time for a franchise that had...

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