A convenient scapegoat

Don't blame Steve Bartman or any curse -- the Cubs' futility is their own doing

Updated: October 14, 2013, 6:16 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- It is simply no fun to look at the Chicago Cubs for what they are or what they were: A perennially disappointing sports franchise that was mismanaged for much of a century, from the way they ran the minor league operations to the way they spent money in the majors to the actual infrastructure of the ballpark.

No, no, no. The Cubs have to be cursed. It's easier to write that, easier to believe in the supernatural, more fun to feed the legend.

Theo Epstein was asked about ...

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