Chicago won the right to bid for the 2016 Olympics . . .

Even as the Los Angeles Times faces drastic staff cuts, their Tribune Co. brethren, the Chicago Cubs, are 7-11 and last in the N.L. Central. This, after Tribune's "off-season spending spree" of almost $320 million (!), including the contract for manager Lou Piniella. You gotta wonder just how many staff editors and writers $320 million dollars represents. According to published reports, Tribune Co. will sell the Cubs after this season; meanwhile, the Cubbies come to Dodger Stadium for a three-game series May 25-27.


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