Epstein: Clark fuss will die down

Updated: January 17, 2014, 10:08 PM ET
By Jesse Rogers | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Theo Epstein believes the furor over the Chicago Cubs' new team mascot, Clark the Cub bear, will die down over time.

"It'll be a blip instead of a cacophony or Clark-cophony," the Cubs president of baseball operations said jokingly at the start of the Cubs Convention on Friday.

Clark is the first team mascot in modern history. After his unveiling on Monday, social media voiced a strong negative opinion about his creation.

Epstein says some of that is due ...

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