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The New York Yankees, left, and the Boston Red Sox line up for the national anthem before a baseball game in London on June 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals Headed to London in 2023

For the first time in four years, Major League Baseball action is returning to London. The second installment of the London Series will take place June 24–25, 2023, when the Chicago Cubs take on the division rival St. Louis Cardinals at London Stadium. “The Cardinals are excited and honored to be a part of the […]

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Fans were already learning social distancing during MLB's spring training. Photo: Gregory Bull/AP Images

Special Report: How COVID-19 has Changed the Sports-Event Industry

After months of waiting, you and your spouse are heading to the stadium. After a wait of what seems like forever to be at a game, your mobile tickets are loaded on the phone as you get out of your car and head over to the stadium entrance, making sure to stop six feet from […]

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MLB Announces 2020 Games in London

Major League Baseball will return to London next season, with the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs playing a two-game series on June 13–14, 2020. The announcement of the Mitel & MLB present London Series was made by MLB, the MLB Players Association and London Mayor Sadiq Khan. “This is the world’s greatest sporting […]

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Tom Ricketts

Tom Ricketts

When Tom Ricketts and his siblings purchased the Chicago Cubs in 2009, they knew they had challenges ahead building a winning team and finding new revenue sources at historic Wrigley Field. But the children of TD Ameritrade founder J. Joseph Ricketts have had a harder time than they imagined getting their plans moving. Wrigley’s neighboring rooftop owners have been unhappy with plans for a new advertising sign and video board that could block their coveted views. But the Ricketts family hopes to move ahead with the renovations, which also include a proposed Starwood hotel across the street. And last month, the team celebrated the opening of

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