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  • Wrigley Field in Chicago.

    A who's who of deep-pocketed buyers is expected to vie for the Cubs and possibly for Wrigley Field, the beloved home of the perennial losers.

  • Jon Najarian

    Two Los Angeles billionaires could launch a counterbid for Tribune  after the publisher and broadcaster spurned their earlier offer in favor of a rival bid from Chicago real estate entrepreneur Sam Zell, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

  • As one who monitors breaking news for a living, I naturally look for “the good stuff” -- i.e., the heart of the story -- in the first sentence or paragraph of each story that comes to us via the wire services, or from a company press release. Yet you’d be surprised how often that’s not the case...

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    Tribune Co. has accepted a buyout offer from real estate investor Sam Zell in a deal valued at about $8.2 billion, the media company said.

  • Chicago real estate magnate Sam Zell has won the bidding for Tribune Co. , the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing a person familiar with the matter.

  • Billionaire investor Sam Zell said Tuesday he remains in talks with Tribune, and his proposal to acquire the media conglomerate is still on the table.