Olympic gold medalist Nastia Liukin knows how to entertain a crowd. Liukin tapped into her gymnast roots, performing an impressive front flip before delivering the first pitch to the plate. You don’t usually see that kind of commitment during a first pitch.
CHICAGO (AP) For previous road trips, Joe Maddon has put his players in onesie pajamas and zany suits. This time, his Chicago Cubs are staying classy. Anthony Rizzo, Kris Bryant and company will pay homage to the Channel 4 news team, dressing as characters
The Cubs are sending the city $1 million to pay for dozens of security cameras near Wrigley Field, Chicago aldermen said Tuesday. The City Council Budget Committee approved the grant from the team to the city's Office of Emergency Management and Communications, but it will be months before the new cameras are up and running. Wrigleyville Ald. Tom Tunney, 44th, said the city and the team will work on the placement of the cameras, which cost around $30,000 each to buy and install — and will become part of the OEMC's citywide network of security cameras. Coming the day after an apparent suicide bombing that killed 22 people and injured 59 more at a concert in Manchester, England, Budget Committee