Report: Cubs Come Down With A Case of Ricketts

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS reports via the SUN-TIMES that the Tribune Co. has finally settled on a buyer for their pitifully performing yet very popular & profitable Cubs club. And the winner is … Thomas Ricketts!

Thomas Ricketts Cubs

Tommy’s winning bid is rumored to be in the $900 million range, beating out offers from other such luminaries as Hersch Klaff and Marc Utay. But just because Ricketts has apparently come out on top, it doesn’t mean that the deal is a … um, done deal:

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