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VIDEO: Drunk Girls In Wrigleyville Are Way More Fun Than Regular Girls

The hype surrounding the Chicago Cubs for 2015 and beyond is growing by the day. Welcoming Joe Maddon, Jon Lester and a new stadium for next season, Cubs fans have a lot to look forward to. Will you be making a trip to Wrigleyville this season to partake in the festivities? If you’ve been to a Chicago Cubs game before, then you’ve probably seen countless drunk girls roaming the...
Via Sports Mockery
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: MLB investigating Cubs for possible tampering

In what can’t be classified as a shocker, the New York Post’s Joel Sherman is reporting that MLB is investigating the Chicago Cubs for tampering with former Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon.  The team hired Maddon away from Tampa Bay after he opted out of his contract with the Rays. Once Maddon became a “free agent,” it was rather obvious that both the manager and the...
Via Sportsnaut
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Maddon met with Cubs execs in his RV

Joe Maddon is probably the most unconventional manager in baseball, so it’s no surprise that his meeting with the Chicago Cubs came in an unconventional way. Maddon held his introductory press conference at a Chicago bar on Monday and shared the funny circumstances surrounding his first meeting with Cubs executives Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs introduce Joe Maddon

Joe Maddon will be calling the Windy City home for the next five years. The Chicago Cubs officially announced Monday afternoon that Maddon agreed to terms on a five-year contract that will run through the 2019 season. The team announced the news via Twitter a couple hours before introducing their newest manager during a press conference Monday afternoon. The #Cubs have agreed...
Via NESN.com
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays may pursue tampering charges over Joe Maddon

The Tampa Bay Rays suspect the Chicago Cubs may have tampered with manager Joe Maddon, and they could pursue charges, according to a report. Maddon surprisingly opted out of his contract with the Rays on Oct. 23, not long after being informed by the team that he had a 14-day window to opt out thanks to executive Andrew Friedman leaving for the Dodgers. Though Maddon expressed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Joe Maddon to become Cubs manager

There have been a ton of rumors surrounding Joe Maddon and the possibility that the recently departed former Tampa Bay Rays manager would become the new Chicago Cubs head man. According to CBS Sports insider Jon Heyman that is about to become a reality. joe maddon to become cubs manager. story up soon at @CBSSports — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) October 29, 2014 Maddon opted out...
Via Sportsnaut
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Maddon on leaving Rays: 'I hope they don't feel betrayed'

Joe Maddon is an opportunist. Maddon exercised an opt-out clause in his contract over the weekend, meaning he will not manage the Tampa Bay Rays in 2015. According to Maddon, the opportunity to become a managerial free agent was one he couldn’t pass up, though he’s leaving the Rays on amicable terms. “I just hope they will understand that this was a unique opportunity for me...
Via NESN.com
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Agent: Joe Maddon prepared to sit out season if need be

Free-agent manager Joe Maddon doesn't have many viable options if he wants to manage a ballclub in the 2015 season. Three teams (Houston Astros, Texas Rangers and Arizona Diamondbacks) have already hired managers, and that really only leaves him with a few choices. The Minnesota Twins are the only club with an actual job opening, but that would be a downgrade from his previous...
Via The Sports Daily
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Joe Maddon wants a very hefty salary

As our own Pete Schwichtenberg reported Friday night, Joe Maddon has left the Tampa Bay Rays, and we now have a little more insight as to why. Maddon opted out of his contract for 2015, and it appears that he wants a long-term deal to begin as soon as possible. Joel Sherman of the New York Post has reported that Maddon wants a five-year, $25-million contract, an amount the Rays...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Maddon opts out of contract with Rays

In a shocking move, it appears the Tampa Bay Rays will need to search for a new manager. Joe Maddon has exercised the opt-out clause in his contract and has left the team, effective immediately. “Joe Maddon has exercised an opt-out in his current contract, a contract which was not scheduled to expire until after the 2015 season,” principal owner Stuart Sternberg said in a statement...
Via Sports-Glory
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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