New Cubs skipper Piniella: 'Urgency is important'
CHICAGO -- Lou Piniella vows to make a winner of the Chicago Cubs, whose last World Series appearance came in 1945.
The Cubs appear unsolvable. They are America's leading cause of gray hair, primal screams and sub-.500 records. Lovely Wrigley Field, whose famous red marquee flashed "Cubs Welcome Lou Piniella," is a managerial graveyard. Piniella is the latest manager to try to solve the riddle that is this franchise. And if he fails, not many options ...
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