It's time for another installment of "The New Bleacher Bums." In this quick episode, Colleen Henneman explains how she stays fit. It's a combination of eating what she wants...while she exercises:Of course, this is not real. The New Bleacher Bums is a web series produced by Schadenfreude.
Cubs history is filled with many bittersweet events. Last week marked the 40th anniversary of another of them. This one is purely personal.When I was growing up on the Northwest Side in the late '50s, we were all White Sox fans. The Sox had Nellie Fox and Billy Pierce, Little Louie and Jungle Jim.
Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel said he told the owner of the Chicago Cubs that a plan to fix up Wrigley Field using tax dollars is a "non-starter."Emanuel met recently with Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. The mayor-elect described it as a "short...informational" meeting.
Top story: WBEZ's Al Keefe has a good story about the economics of baseball, which ties into this week's opening day festivities. (Friday) It costs more than $300 to take a family of four to Wrigley Field; $250 for U.S. Cellular Field.