Category Archives: MLB News

WVEL Consumer/Sports Watch: Cubs/Blackhawks Counterfeit Tickets

WVEL Consumer/Sports Watch: Cubs/Blackhawks Counterfeit Tickets

(Photo By Flickr User Thomas Hawk)   The Better Business Bureau has a warning for sports fans who suspect the prices for tickets to the Chicago Cubs home opener at Wrigley Field or to see the Chicago Blackhawks in the playoffs are too good to be true, They might be right! The Chicago Sun-Times reports…MORE

Cubs Vs. Cardinals: The Rivalry Exhibit Is Now Open At The Lincoln Museum

Cubs Vs. Cardinals: The Rivalry Exhibit Is Now Open At The Lincoln Museum

(Photo By Flickr User Lee Adlaf)   According to The Associated Press and wgem.com, a new exhibit on a baseball Civil War, is now at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum in Springfield, IL. “Cubs vs. Cardinals: The Rivalry” opened this past weekend and runs until December 31st. The exhibit includes gear (much of…MORE

Chicago Cubs World Series Trophy Tour Is Coming To The River City

Chicago Cubs World Series Trophy Tour Is Coming To The River City

(Photo By Flickr User Eric)   “Go Cubs Go, Go Cubs Go, Hey Peoria Whata Ya Say, The Trophy’s Comin’ To The River City” The Cubs Trophy Tour, presented by State Farm, is coming to Peoria, IL to give fans the opportunity to see and take photos with the 2016 World Series Trophy. The trophy…MORE

WVEL Sports Scope: Chicago Cubs Trophy Stop: Bloomington/Normal (Twin Cities)

WVEL Sports Scope: Chicago Cubs Trophy Stop: Bloomington/Normal (Twin Cities)

(Photo By Flickr User Eric)   State Farm® and the World Series Champion Chicago Cubs today announced the Cubs Trophy Tour presented by State Farm will stop next week at Illinois Wesleyan University’s Shirk Center and Illinois State University’s Redbird Arena on Wednesday, January 18th. The trophy will be at the Shirk Center from 10am…MORE

WVEL Sports Scope: Chicago Cubs World Series Trophy Road Trip Tour

WVEL Sports Scope: Chicago Cubs World Series Trophy Road Trip Tour

(Photo by Flickr User Eric)   “Get Ready, Get Ready, Get Ready…….” The Chicago Cubs’ World Series trophy is hitting the road to a city near you! In a news release, the team announced that the tour that began at Cubs Team Store on Michigan Avenue (last Friday, December 9th and at City Hall on…MORE

WVEL News/Holiday Watch: FBI + Chicago Cubs Holiday Shoppers

WVEL News/Holiday Watch: FBI + Chicago Cubs Holiday Shoppers

(Photo By Flickr User eric molina)   The FBI has a suggestion and warning for anyone looking to buy the perfect holiday gift for their favorite Cubs’ fan: Be careful! According to WAND-TV (wandtv.com), the FBI says in a news release that counterfeiters just might be getting ready to take advantage of the skyrocketing demand…MORE