Cubs down in dumps after failure of 4th, 5th starters
BY GORDON WITTENMYER
Last Modified: May 13, 2011 02:16AM
It’s days like this when the Cubs must feel tempted to drop their heads into their hands and mutter, “What would Randy Wells do?’’ https:///www.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/cubs/5344533-417/cubs-down-in-dumps-after-failure-of-4th-5th-starters.html
The ‘kids’ pummel Cubs at Wrigley
BY JOE STRAUSS [email protected] > 314-340-8371 | Posted: Friday, May 13, 2011 12:15 am
CHICAGO • They missed their ailing manager, their starting right fielder and their starting shortstop. Yet the Cardinals offered an effective mix of commonality Thursday afternoon that translated to a 9-1 domination of the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. https:///www.stltoday.com/sports/baseball/professional/article_e95b4777-a876-5598-9142-b11942cefe00.html
Crisis management now a must at Wrigley Field
By George Castle on the Cubs | Posted: Thursday, May 12, 2011 10:00 pm |
Turning point: the Cardinals hammered Casey Coleman for five hits, including a homer and two doubles, and five runs in the second.
Up next: Giants (Madison Bumgarner 0-5) at Cubs (Ryan Dempster 1-4), 1:20 p.m. today.
TV/Radio: Comcast SportsNet (cable)/WGN-AM (720).
CHICAGO | To be a fly on the wall the other day before Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts, team president Crane Kenney and marketing chief Wally Hayward, all adorned in their first-string suits, walked out of the Stadium Club as a group.
The Cubs’ governing trio will no doubt have more such gatherings, and of an increasing urgent nature, as spring rolls into summer. https:///kentsterling.com/2011/05/12/cubs-fans-why-do-we-continue-to-watch/
Wrigley Field Road Tour to Celebrate One-Year Anniversary
05/12/2011 12:02 PM ET
CHICAGO (May 11, 2011) – The Wrigley Field Road Tour celebrates its one-year mark May 12 with an anniversary bike ride.
The bike ride begins at Higher Gear bike shop in Wilmette, Ill., and concludes at Wrigley Field in Chicago, where riders will watch the Chicago Cubs take on the St. Louis Cardinals at 1:20 p.m. https:///chicago.cubs.mlb.com/content/printer_friendly/chc/y2011/m05/d12/c18975772.jsp
Rivers Casino mum on smoking ban impact
By Jennifer Delgado TribLocal reporter
Today at 6:00 a.m.
Rivers Casino officials won’t say if they’re changing plans to accommodate indoor smoking if proposed legislation passes the Senate next week. https:///triblocal.com/des-plaines/2011/05/13/rivers-casino-mum-on-smoking-ban-impact/
New Rivers Casino Looking to Fill 1,000 Jobs
Updated: Thursday, 12 May 2011, 10:25 PM CDT Published : Thursday, 12 May 2011, 9:51 PM CDT
By Darlene Hill, FOX Chicago News
Owners of a new casino being built out in Des Plaines are hoping to hit the jackpot.
Construction is still underway at the new Rivers Casino. It’s located in the northwest suburbs, on River Road. https:///www.myfoxchicago.com/dpp/money/rivers-casino-offers-1000-jobs-des-plaines-trains-dealers-20110512
Naperville chamber weighs in on education reform passage
Groundbreaking school-reform legislation won unanimous approval from an Illinois House committee Wednesday, despite concerns from Chicago teachers over bargaining rights. https:///napervillesun.suntimes.com/news/5344492-418/naperville-chamber-weighs-in-on-education-reform-passage.html
Engineer: Wider Willow Road Means More Accidents
A study finds expanding the thoroughfare could be dangerous. For others, it’s not that simple.
By Seth Putnam | Email the author | May 12, 2011
The intersection of Willow and Waukegan roads—where two four-lane roads meet—is the most dangerous one in Northfield, data shows.