Wednesday night’s Cubs vs. Rangers game at Wrigley postponed
The Cubs’ game against the Texas Rangers Wednesday night has been postponed by rain, and no makeup date has been scheduled yet. Wednesday’s scheduled starter for the Cubs, right-hander Carlos Villanueva, has been backed up to Thursday, with the rest of the rotation also staying in order heading into the weekend’s three-game series at Milwaukee: Jeff Samardzija, Edwin Jackson and Scott Feldman. The Cubs lost 4-2 to the Rangers in the series opener Tuesday and are scheduled to finish the series with a 1:20 p.m. game Thursday, with more rain in the forecast. …
NASCAR punishes Penske drivers for Texas missteps
FORT WORTH, Texas -- NASCAR suspended seven members of defending champion Penske Racing on Wednesday for bringing unapproved parts to Texas Motor Speedway on the cars of Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano last weekend....
NASCAR Punishes Penske Drivers for Texas Missteps
NASCAR cracks down hard on Keselowski, Logano for Texas car problems; Penske promises appeal
NASCAR hammers Keselowski, Logano teams
NASCAR suspended seven members of defending champion Penske Racing on Wednesday for bringing unapproved parts to Texas Motor Speedway on the cars of Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano last weekend.
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Tragedy hits close to home as Theo Epstein’s twin brother ran Boston Marathon
The bombings in Boston Monday sent shock waves through the Cubs’ front offices, where several executives have strong ties to New England, including Boston native Theo Epstein. “All my thoughts are with my hometown, the people of Boston,” the Cubs’ team president said before Tuesday’s series opener against the Texas Rangers – and against the backdrop of heightened security efforts at the ballpark in the wake of Monday’s deadly events at the Boston Marathon. Epstein’s twin brother Paul ran the Boston Marathon, finishing about 45 minutes before the first explosion, Theo said. “My brother had actually called me right after …