Cubs building a superpower on and off the field

Updated: March 19, 2009, 3:20 PM ET
By Peter Gammons

MESA, Ariz. -- The sale of the Chicago Cubs to Tom Ricketts still is more than two months away. But the team that won the most regular-season games in the National League in 2008 and the organizational operation that long has been a financial sleeper eagerly await the in-season transition as they try to end the club's 101-year itch and move forward as one of the sport's economic superpowers.

This season's Cubs again should be the favorites in the NL Central. They subtracted Mark DeRosa, ...

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