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Cubs' Ricketts decries proposal

Updated: May 17, 2012, 7:39 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts issued a statement Thursday condemning "racially divisive issues" after an article in The New York Times detailing a proposal by Ricketts' "super PAC" to challenge President Obama's re-election campaign because of his relationship with controversial Rev. Jeremiah Wright, among other things.

"As chairman of the Chicago Cubs, I repudiate any return to racially divisive issues in this year's presidential campaign or in any setting -- like ...

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