Link below to Crain's article discussing the Tribune's impending plans to sell some of its holdings (no registration required):
The Cubs are certainly the most visible of those holdings.
Would you rather have a deep, deep pocketed owner with a burning desire to win it all? Or do you prefer the corporate ownership? For every potential Arte Moreno there's a Peter Angelos out there.
There 's a degree of speculation in all this, but this might make fiscal sense to the bean-counters at the Tower at this time.