Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts talks stadium security after Manchester 57 Mins Ago | 00:28 Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts told CNBC that the thing that's most concerning to him right is stadium security. This is just days after the terrorist bombing in Manchester, England, outside a concert venue. "Given things that have happened recently, we want to make sure we're providing a safe environment for people," Ricketts said Wednesday night. "We're working very hard on security around Wrigley," he continued. Ricketts noticed other teams around the league are focused on similar issues. Wrigley Field, where the Cubs play, was built in 1914, and is the second-oldest active stadium in Major League
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.
The San Francisco Giants again seem to be bringing out the best in the Cubs – or at least maybe sharpening their game and shaking them out of a World Series hangover. This isn’t as urgent as the dramatic playoff series that ended with a champagne-and-beer celebration in the Bay Area last year. It’s too early to tell if it will be the same spark as that four-game sweep in August 2015, when the Cubs caught fire, winning 97 games and two postseason rounds and fueling a free-agent spending spree that nearly totaled $290 million. More than 25 percent into the schedule, the 2017 team has already gone through several stops and starts without gaining a real sense of momentum. But the Cubs looked more