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Darlington prepares for its Labor Day return

...circuit will return in September when the Southern 500 reclaims its once sacrosanct holiday weekend."We're the Wrigley Field of NASCAR," Wile said. "And a race everybody wanted to win. Now, we're back to the weekend where everyone remembers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-14/darlington-prepares-its-la
Cubs, Cardinals have high hopes heading into opener

...CHICAGO - The new videoboard looms large beyond the left-field wall, a gigantic symbol of a new day and a new era at Wrigley Field.The 101-year-old ballpark got a high-definition upgrade. So did the team that plays there.The Chicago Cubs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-04/cubs-cardinals-have-high
Construction is still ongoing at Chicago's Wrigley Field

...have had their share of rebuilding years, open the season with the kind of project that hasn't been seen around Wrigley Field in nearly 80 years.When fans arrive for the season opener Sunday ? nationally televised and against the archrival...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-02/construction-still-ongoi
Cubs to honor Ernie Banks at opener

...A pregame ceremony and moment of silence are planned along with other tributes throughout Sunday night's game at Wrigley Field.Banks' sons, Joey and Jerry, will throw out the ceremonial first pitches and lead the seventh inning stretch...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-31/cubs-honor-ernie-banks-o
Cubs, rooftop owners battle in court over Wrigley renovation

A lawyer for rooftop clubs around Wrigley Field says the Cubs are illegally trying to drive his clients out of business by constructing a largevideo board at the stadium.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-23/cubs-rooftop-owners-batt
Cubs will ask for more time to finish upgrades

When the Chicago Cubs open their season at Wrigley Field in April, players and fans alike might feel a bit like a homeowner who lives in a house where workers are tearing apart the kitchen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-02/cubs-will-ask-more-time-
Cubs owner Tom Ricketts believes playoffs are within reach

...results."Ricketts said the reconstructed bleachers at Wrigley Field should be ready to open by May 11, five weeks after...or the help."The Ricketts family bought the Cubs, Wrigley Field and related properties from the Tribune Co. in 2009...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-25/cubs-owner-tom-ricketts-
Ballparks beef up security with the addition of metal detectors

...Mike Schmidt statues outside the Philadelphia gates, fans were orderly and moved ahead without incident. Unlike at Wrigley Field, at least the lines were shorter for bathrooms inside the stadium.While there was a general wave of optimism on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-07/ballparks-beef-security-
Cardinals spoil Cubs' debuts of Joe Maddon, Jon Lester in season opener

...and Matt Holliday drove in two runs for the NL Central champions. Throw in Matt Carpenter's two hits at new-look Wrigley Field, and the top third of the Cardinals' lineup went 7 for 14 with three RBI.Playing their most anticipated opener...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-05/cardinals-spoil-cubs-deb
Cardinals' Adam Wainwright sharp against Braves in spring training debut

...course, that's like harnessing the wind."Wainwright said he will be ready to start April 5, opening night at Wrigley Field."I can now clearly say that there's no question in my mind that going forward, I'm out of the woods," Wainwright...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-21/cardinals-adam-wainwrigh