National League

No wrong way for Cubs fans to feel about wild-card game

One of the great debates on sports talk radio Friday afternoon was how Cubs fans should behave heading into Wednesday night's wild-card game against the Pirates at PNC Park. Should you be cautiously optimistic and prepare for the worst, dulling the pain if the Cubs happen to lose? Or should you put all negative thoughts aside and try to will the Cubs to victory through positive vibes, showing confidence in a team that has beaten the Pirates in the season series? The truth of the matter is it doesn't matter how you approach the Cubs' first playoff game since 2008. The Cubs will not be negatively affected if you're thinking about the ghosts of Chicago past, and they...