Here are some articles from around the papers that are worth a read…

Blackhawk ticket sales are up 300% from this time last year

Steve Rosenbloom is calling out Carlos Zambrano (12-5, 3.38 ERA, 1.26 WHIP) to earn his money today against the Cincinnati Reds. Apparently in Rosenbloom’s eyes, today is must win against the Reds, which really makes little sense.

St. Louis people have a laugh over the story about Cubs fans buying options on Cubs World Series tickets.

The Bears play the 49ers tonight in preseason game #3 at Soldier Field.

Chris Chelios will be with the Stanley Cup at Wrigley Field on Friday afternoon & then U.S. Cellular Field on Friday night.