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Rod Blagojevich, seen above signing some important legislation into law. Actually, he’s signing boobies outside Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs a la Happy Gilmore.
Today, the infamous Cubs fan known as much for his science defying hair as he is for his Nixonian level of delusion about his own power/self-perception that he is above the law got his.
He fought the law and the law won as Blago goes to prison for 14 years. THAT’S RIGHT ILLINOIS, 4 out of our last 5 GOVERNORS HAVE GONE TO PRISON!!! PLACE AT THE TABLE!
All of the sudden all those Chicago White Sox fans part of the corrupt Daley Democratic machine don’t look so bad do they? Now Pat Quinn, who’s been anything but inspirational seems like FDR compared to Blago and former Gov. Ryan doesn’t he?
Have we passed up Alaska, New York and South Carolina as the political joke of the nation? Even in a state already known for institutional graft, flim-flamming and utter malfeasance in government, this is still ridiculous.
BEST OF MAXIM
As the winter meetings come to a close, the Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies have swung a deal that was rumored for the last couple of days, but finally consummated. The Rockies will send Ian Stewart and Casey Weathers to the Cubs, who will give up Tyler Colvin and DJ LaMehieu.
Stewart was one of the more coveted trade chips on the market, due to his ability to take a walk. The...
The Cubs have acquired Ian Stewart and Casey Weathers from the Rockies in exchange for Tyler Colvin and DJ LeMahieu, tweets Troy Renck of the Denver Post.
The Cubs attempted to upgrade their offense and bullpen depth by landing third baseman Ian Stewart and reliever Casey Weathers, and in doing so, they shipped outfielder Tyler Colvin and infielder DJ LeMahieu to Colorado.
DALLAS • The Chicago Cubs probably really aren't in the Albert
Pujols sweepstakes, but new manager Dale Sveum has a rooting
interest in how it comes out. If the Cubs can't get him, he doesn't
DALLAS—The Cubs picked converted infielder Lendy Castillo in the Rule 5 draft Thursday, hoping he can survive an entire season in the bullpen. The Cubs either have to keep Castillo on the major league roster or give back half of the $50,000 price.
They're so quiet at winter meetings Zambrano a topic for conversationDALLAS — The Cubs aren't close to any big deals, President Theo Epstein said Wednesday, but are focusing on a few smaller moves.
DALLAS - The Chicago Cubs aren't close to any big deals, President Theo Epstein said Wednesday, but are focusing...
This morning we look heavy at rumors that may even be outdated as you read this. That's the way it works when you stand around the Hot Stove.
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The Cubs, Rockies, Diamondbacks, and others are trying for Hiroki Kuroda, tweets MLB Network's Jon Heyman, though he could still return to Japan.
The Rockies also remain interested in the Reds' Edinson Volquez, tweets Troy Renck.
Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen predicts Carlos Zambrano will win 14-16 games for the Cubs in 2012. Theo Epstein is looking at more than numbers as far as the right-hander is concerned.
The Chicago Cubs have acquired third baseman Ian Stewart and right-handed reliever Casey Weathers from the Colorado Rockies for outfielder Tyler Colvin and infielder D.J. LeMahieu.