The Cubs’ top minor league prospect, 22-year-old Anthony Rizzo, made his debut against the New York Mets Tuesday night. Meanwhile, the White Sox acquired 33-year-old Boston Red Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis in a trade on Sunday.
The patriarch of the family that owns the Chicago Cubs is caught up in the middle of a political controversy over a proposed ad that links President Barack Obama to inflammatory remarks made by Rev. Jeremiah Wright.
London’s Wembley Stadium is the home field for England’s national football team; but Sunday American football was the draw. The Chicago Bears met, and beat, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-18. The Bears' record improved to 4-3 as they headed home for a bye week.