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Mayor: No public money for Wrigley

Updated: January 23, 2013, 7:29 PM ET
By Jesse Rogers | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel maintained Wednesday that he doesn't want taxpayer money to fund the renovation of Wrigley Field.

The Chicago Cubs announced the five-year, $300 million project this past weekend but said the organization would pay for it itself if the city relaxed some "restrictions" so the Cubs could generate more revenue inside and outside the ballpark.

"When I first started this discussion, the Cubs wanted 200 million in taxpayer dollars," Emanuel said ...

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