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The Carry Out 7-2-15

Here are the top stories of the day: It’s a big weekend for Grateful Dead fans, there was no movement in Springfield because lawmakers are enjoying the holiday, no real movement with CPS either, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is seeing some opposition to her sales tax increase idea, the Cubs swept the Mets, Chris Sale has a big game on Sunday, the Blackhawks lost another player from their team, Rafa Nadal lost at Wimbledon and it’s summer so watch out for sharks and always stay hydrated. 9 more words

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Chris Coghlan's Cup Adjustment was NSFW

A baseball player adjusting his cup is not exactly breaking news. Chris Coghlan, though, took the adjustment up a few notches today. This could get you arrested in a few states.


The Cubs' Anthony Rizzo is quietly playing like an MVP candidate

On almost any other team, Anthony Rizzo’s outstanding first half would represent the season’s most exciting development. But Rizzo, a 25-year-old veteran of parts of five MLB seasons, plays first base for the Chicago Cubs, and his MVP-caliber campaign to date hardly registers as the biggest story in his own infield in 2015. 1,176 more words


Jake Arrieta, Cubs Roll To 6-1 Win To Sweep Mets

NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Herrera filled in neatly for Kris Bryant, driving in three runs with a squeeze bunt and homer that sent Jake Arrieta and the Chicago Cubs past the feeble New York Mets, 6-1, on Thursday for a three-game sweep. 527 more words


Inside Pitch: Jason Motte, Part 2

What was it like being on the mound for the final out of game 7 of the 2011 World Series?

Find out when former Cardinal pitcher Jason Motte talks with Kyle McClellan in part 2 of his video interview on the “Inside Pitch” sponsored by Ameren Illinois. 13 more words


This Might Be The Most Awesome Chicago Wedding Cake We've Ever Seen!

We’ve seen our fair share of wedding desserts, but this one takes the cake … literally.

A Chicago sports fan recently got married, and guests couldn’t stop talking about the unbelievable dessert the couple had. 70 more words


Cubs Minor League Recap: 7/1/15

Iowa picked up a win with a big run in the late innings, Myrtle Beach edged out a victory, and Eugene kept things going Wednesday. Meanwhile, South Bend fell in extras while Tennessee was rained out and Mesa had the day off. 343 more words

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