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Ricketts Remains Committed to Wrigley Renovation

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Chicago CubsMESA, Ariz. (AP) — Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts remains committed to renovating Wrigley Field rather than finding a new home despite ongoing legal issues with the neighboring rooftop owners.

He reiterated both sides have an incentive to reach an agreement.

The $500 million overhaul to the famed 100-year-old ballpark and neighborhood remains on hold, but he’s not threatening to move. He says it wouldn’t be “credible” to treat Wrigley as “just any other park” and that the Cubs are “committed to renovating” it.

The project would include a hotel across the street as well as upgrades through the ballpark along with a Jumbotron in left field and a large Budweiser sign in right.

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