Wakeup Call: Will tiff with neighbors prompt Cubs' move?

Wakeup Call: Will tiff with neighbors prompt Cubs' move?
May 2, 2013, 8:15 am
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Here's your wakeup call -- a combination of newsworthy and/or interesting tidbits -- for Thursday, May 2:

AUTO RACING

BASEBALL

  • The Cubs' renovation plans for Wrigley Field are hitting some neighborhood opposition, and team chairman Tom Ricketts sounds like he's had just about enough. Enough to move the team out of Wrigley? Well . . .  (CSN Chicago)

  • Not for nothing, but -- after last night's loss to the Rockies -- Josh Beckett is a rather mind-boggling 7-20 with a 4.95 ERA in his last 36 starts. (AP)

  • The Nationals appear to have dodged a bullet with Bryce Harper. (CSN Washington)

  • And Jayson Werth. (NBC's Hardball Talk)

  • Used to be that if the Yankees had a question mark at a position, like third base, Chris Nelson wasn't the answer. (Hardball Talk)

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

GOLF

HOCKEY

HORSE RACING

  • Orb is installed as the 7-2 favorite in the Kentucky Derby. (AP via nbcsports.com)

PRO BASKETBALL

PRO FOOTBALL

SOCCER