Chicago Cubs defeat Oakland Athletics, 3-2

As the Wrigley Field crowd squeezed down the ramps after Thursday's game, with familiar tones of ''Go Cubs Go'' serenading the exiting fans, a woman looked back at her friend with a puzzled expression and said, ''What's this song?''

She was serious.

OK, maybe she's from out of town. Or maybe a Cubs win has just become that rare these days.

But the players are promising again to get Steve Goodman's Wrigley classic more postgame airtime at the ballpark. No, really. ...