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adidas Kris Bryant “celebration pack” cleats to release

Remember those awesome adidas baseball cleats the company made for Chicago Cubs' slugger Kris Bryant? Well now you have the chance to purchase the entire pack. adidas Baseball revealed the new "Celebration Pack" of cleats that celebrate the teams advancing to the 2016 MLB Playoffs. That includes Bryant and the Cubs, who wrapped up the NL Central and home field advantage in the NL Playoffs recently. The pack ...

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It’s jersey day for the Chicago Cubs latest road trip

The Chicago Cubs are on their final regular season road trip of the year and this one is as good as the others. Joe Maddon has instituted a "sports" theme for this trip, allowing players to wear jerseys of other teams and athletes. Maddon wore a jersey of his own, sporting a Lafayette college football jersey: https://twitter.com/ESPNChiCubs/status/781606494521274369 Then there is Kris Bryant. The frontrunne ...

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Chicago Cubs fan gets World Series tattoo

The Chicago Cubs have already clinched home field advantage in the National League for the 2016 MLB Playoffs. They have won 100-plus games for the first time since 1945 and are one of the favorites to win it all. But one fan is so confident, he got a tattoo. Des Moines radio station 1460 KXnO did a feature on a listener named Noel who won a contest to get a free tattoo from Lucky Gal Tattoo Parlor. He decid ...

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Chicago Cubs extend Theo Epstein with five-year deal

Theo Epstein joined the Chicago Cubs in 2011, agreeing to a 5-year-contract with the ball club. Now, he will be here at least another five more. The Cubs have reached a deal to extend Epstein's contract as President of Baseball Operations for another five years in excess of $50 million. https://twitter.com/MLBBruceLevine/status/781222693379018752 Here's what owner Tom Ricketts said in a statement: “In the f ...

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Stephen Colbert works as hot dog vendor at Wrigley Field

Wrigley Field has hired a new hot dog vendor — sort of. Donny Franks made his debut at Wrigley Field on Saturday, selling hot dogs to the crowd before the Chicago Cubs and Milwaukee Brewers game. The mustached hot dog vendor entertained the crowd, serving up some dogs. He even threw out the first pitch: Donny Franks eventually revealed his identity as television host Stephen Colbert, but not before he posed ...

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adidas has some awesome new champagne-inspired cleats for Kris Bryant

The Chicago Cubs are celebrating a 2016 NL Central Division championship with a big party at Wrigley Field. Part of their surge to the NL Central crown is in thanks to their young core, led by 24-year-old third baseman Kris Bryant. In just his first full season in the big league's Bryant has emerged as one of the games best players and the MVP favorite in the National League. This is his first division titl ...

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Chicago Cubs celebrate 2016 NL Central title

The Chicago Cubs may have lost to the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday night, but they still clinched the NL Central Division title by virtue of a St. Louis Cardinals loss. On Friday, the Cubs designated it to be their official celebration day following the game against the Brewers. And what a celebration they had. Miguel Montero hit a 10th inning home run to walkoff after the Cubs scored 2 in the 9th to tie i ...

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David Ross celebrated Cubs division title with a shot

While it wasn't how the Chicago Cubs wanted to celebrate winning a National League Central Division title, it still counts. After a loss to the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday, the Cubs had to rely on the San Francisco Giants beating the St. Louis Cardinals to win the division. That game didn't end until just a little before midnight in Chicago, so the celebration wasn't as big. That will be saved for after F ...

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Chicago Cubs clinch 2016 N.L. Central title

For the first time since 2008, the Chicago Cubs are National League Central Division champions. The Cubs lost to the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday but with the San Francisco Giants 6-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals later in the night, the Cubs have officially clinched the division title. At 93-53, the Cubs have the best record in all of baseball and will likely be the top seed in the National League Play ...

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Anthony Rizzo joins Billy Williams as only Cubs players to achieve feat

Anthony Rizzo has quickly become one of the best players in all of baseball. He's a key part of the Chicago Cubs young core that has them just one game away from clinching the National League Central Division and hopefully more this year. On Wednesday, Rizzo hit two home runs in a 7-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals to lower their magic number to one. In hitting those two home runs, Rizzo did something onl ...

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