Tag Archives: Tom Ricketts

Mighty Sterling Art Players presents – “It’s a Ricketts Family Christmas!”
January 29, 2021

Christmas has come and gone, but as the Cubs continue to lance payroll at every turn, it’s time for a peek at Chicago’s least favorite family – the Ricketts. (This teleplay was written in the voice of the Ricketts Family but is not meant to represent an actual conversation they may or may not have […]

Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein leaving without regrets or drama
November 17, 2020

Cubs president Theo Epstein is leaving the team on Friday, and there is a lot of chatter about what nefariousness occurred to cause this change at the top of the franchise’s front office. The answer appears to be that Epstein is leaving because the time has come.  It’s simple as that. Sometimes the most least […]

Should Cubs fans pay for Marquee or sit this season out – the debate begins
June 24, 2020

To watch or not to watch – that is the question. Baseball’s resumption in one month presents a huge question for Cubs fans.  Do we trust content providers like Comcast and YouTube to get a deal done with the Marquee Network, change providers, or forego Cubs baseball for the 60-game sprint to the playoffs. I […]

Cubs botch Marquee Network launch – profiteer owner Tom Ricketts pushing fans away
February 24, 2020

Who can and can’t watch Cubs baseball?  No one knows. Fans thought that signing up for DirecTV or Hulu+ would allow then to catch Saturday’s spring training opener.  For a variety of reasons, that didn’t happen for any of the Hulu+ subscribers and some of the DirecTV folks. Marquee still has no deal with YouTube TV, […]