Theo Epstein to appear on Chicago Tribune Live Tuesday, Oct. 25

Theo Epstein to appear on Chicago Tribune Live Tuesday, Oct. 25

THEO EPSTEIN TO APPEAR LIVE, IN STUDIO ON TONIGHTS EDITION OF CHICAGO TRIBUNE LIVE

CHICAGO, IL - Comcast SportsNet, the television home for the most games and most comprehensive coverage of the Chicago Cubs, will have a very special guest on tonights edition of Chicago Tribune Live presented by Captain Morgan (5:30 PM CT) as new Cubs President of Baseball Operations THEO EPSTEIN will join host David Kaplan to discuss Day One on the job, along with his short-term goals and long-term vision of bringing a World Series title to the northside.

NOTE: Comcast SportsNet will re-air the Epstein introductory press conference today at 4:30 PM CT and Chicago Tribune Live will be replayed at 11:00 PM CT.

In addition, CSNChicago.com will provide additional Epstein content including extended video clips from todays press conference, new blogs from Kaplan and Cubs Insider Patrick Mooney, and much more.

Carl Edwards Jr.'s special tie to Memorial Day

Carl Edwards Jr.'s special tie to Memorial Day

For Carl Edwards Jr., Memorial Day has a special meaning.

That's because the Cubs reliever has a very close tie to the armed services. 

Edwards met his fiance, Nette Smith, before her deployment in Afghanistan. Throughout her active service, Edwards kept in touch by writing her letters. Their relationship eventually blossomed, and now the couple has a one-year-old child. 

With Smith's army commitment finished, she views Memorial Day as a time to appreciate all those who serve. 

"To me, Memorial Day is a day set aside for me to remember some of the people I have met who sacrificed everything," Smith said. 

Watch the couple's entire story in the video above. 

Morning Update: White Sox power past Tigers; Dodgers sweep Cubs

Morning Update: White Sox power past Tigers; Dodgers sweep Cubs

Here are the top Chicago sports stories from Sunday:

Stranger than fiction: Dodgers sweep Cubs as Lester vs. Kershaw doesn’t live up to expectations

Miguel Gonzalez throws six perfect innings as White Sox take series against Tigers

Joe Maddon has no choice but to ignore the noise and put his faith in young Cubs lineup: ‘If you want to freak out, freak out’

Two days out, White Sox already excited about facing former teammate Chris Sale

Fire midfielder Dax McCarty named to U.S. national team roster

Jose Abreu relishing opportunity to help mentor Luis Robert, White Sox newest Cuban addition

How patient will Cubs be with Ian Happ and the rookie learning curve?

Takuma Sato holds off Helio Castroneves to give Andretti another Indy 500 win

Sky continue early season struggles in loss to Sun

Honda Road Ahead: Cubs offense looks to build off showing against Clayton Kershaw