Friday Morning Tea Shot--8/8/2014

Friday Morning Tea Shot--8/8/2014
Congratulations, you made it to Friday.  Bad news, though…it starts all over again in a couple days.  Time for your Friday morning Tea Shot. Baez-Mania Continues Javier Baez has played three games in the Major Leagues.  Javier Baez has hit three home runs in the Major Leagues.  That’s a pretty good positive correlation if you... Read more »

Thursday Morning Tea Shot--8/7/2014

Thursday Morning Tea Shot--8/7/2014
We’re almost to Friday…Almost.  Time for the Thursday Morning Tea Shot. Cubs Fall to Rockies The Cubs got out to a 3-0 lead by the fourth inning, but the Rockies came storming back including a six run sixth inning.  They went on to win 13-4. Baez Watch: 0-4.  1-10 so far through two games. Also,... Read more »

Wednesday Morning Tea Shot--8/6/2014

Wednesday Morning Tea Shot--8/6/2014
Tuesday was not short of local headlines…Time for the morning Tea Shot! Martellus Bennett Suspended Indefinitely The Bears made quite the statement when they fined and suspended starting tight end Martellus Bennett indefinitely following his scuffle with first round draft pick Kyle Fuller.  The Bears said that bringing Bennett back would be a “process”.  As... Read more »
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Tuesday Morning Tea Shot

Tuesday Morning Tea Shot
Yes, I know I spelled “tee” wrong. Most people drink coffee in the morning while they read the paper or whatever.  I drink tea.  Thus, this new round up of yesterday’s headlines will be called the Morning Tea Shot.  Deal with it. Locally… Javy Baez Gets The Call In perhaps the second biggest news of... Read more »

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California Chrome Loses, Owner Tarnishes Run

California Chrome Loses, Owner Tarnishes Run
I wasn’t 100% sure when it happened, but it looked to me like California Chrome stumbled a bit coming out of the gate at the Belmont on Saturday.  I couldn’t tell if it was the shadows throwing me off, or he had a start reminiscent of War Emblem in the 2002 Belmont.  Ironically enough, Victor... Read more »
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Blackhawks Lose Game 4, Face Elimination on Wednesday

Blackhawks Lose Game 4, Face Elimination on Wednesday
Can it be?  Can the Blackhawks really be facing elimination on Wednesday????!!!!????? The Hawks have lost three straight to the Los Angeles Kings, and need to win three straight to head back to the Stanley Cup Final.  They’ve been in this situation before…down 3-1 to the Red Wings last year in the Western Conference Semifinal... Read more »
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My good friend Kevin Loughlin and I discuss the NBA Draft Lottery, horse racing, the Blackhawks, and we give a Stiff Arm. Glad to be back on the airwaves.
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