Tag: Cubs

Do we really need to hear about the Cubs World Series hangover?

Let me start off by saying that I’m from a baseball family, I’m a big Cubs fan, and I am grateful for the hugely successful season they just finished. To advance to the MLB post season 3 years in a row is a tremendous accomplishment, let alone having won the World Series in one of... Read more »

Athletes shouldn’t be role models? This Cubs player is.

Athletes shouldn’t be role models? This Cubs player is.
NBA Hall-of-Famer Charles Barkley made headlines in 1993 when filming a commercial in which he said, “I’m not a role model. Just because I dunk a basketball doesn’t mean I should raise your kids.” As a rule, it’s most certainly true, especially when examples such as Michael Vick come to mind, that athletes should not... Read more »