Cubs fan Don Costello asked all Major League Baseball teams to let him switch allegiances. The Mariners were among those who said no.Provided

A Frustrated Cubs Fan Once Wrote To Other Teams To Offer His Allegiance. Their Responses Are Hilarious.

After lifelong Cubs fan Don Costello died last week, his son unearthed 1981 letters from MLB teams rejecting his offer to come to their team as a "free-agent fan."

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Chicago Beaches Not Opening Any Time Soon, Mayor Lightfoot Says

To beat the heat, the city has opened several cooling centers, is rolling out mobile cooling centers and will reopen splash pads in public parks, Lightfoot said. Check out the list of cooling centers below.

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As Boystown Reckons With Racism And Transphobia, Petition Demands Gender-Neutral Name Change

A recent petition claims that Boystown's nickname promotes the neighborhood as being "for the boys," discouraging women from participating in the community.