8/26 Kenney to stay

Cubs chairman Crane Kenney will continue with the team after the sale to the Ricketts family is completed. WGN-TV also will continue as the primary over-the-air broadcaster of Cubs games.

Those moves were confirmed in court documents filed by Tribune Co. Kenney, now in his 16th season in the Cubs organization, will return, but his role was not spelled out.

The contract also says the Cubs will continue to broadcast games on WGN through 2022, though the Cubs are likely to shift more games to Comcast SportsNet. The Ricketts also received 25 percent of CSN in the deal to buy the Cubs and Wrigley Field.

– Carrie Muskat

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So…ANOTHER 16 years of what? The same old same old?
More hirings of the likes of Hendry????
Ya’ gotta hope SOMETHING’S up Tom Ricketts’ sleeve. Please. Allright, allright, we gotta give the new owner some time and hope that he’s just biding his time before he jettisons Kenney & Hendry.

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