Tag: Bulls

2012: A Horrible Year For Chicago Sports

2012 is finally over and it couldn’t have come fast enough.  In my 27 years on earth I can’t remember a more depressing and all around disaster of a year in Chicago sports than 2012.  All five of the major sports teams had little to no success and either suffered from collapses, injuries or just... Read more »

The First Annual Chicago Sports Holiday Awards

The holiday season is OFFICIALLY upon us.  It may be hard to tell with the holiday decorations and music playing since mid-September but it is officially here.  With the holiday season in full swing it means digging out the ornaments, setting up the tree, shoveling snow, standing in ungodly long lines for gadgets you don’t... Read more »

The NBA Season Is Here, But My Enthusiasm Isn't

The Bulls tip off the 2012-2013 season tonight against the Sacramento Kings and I can’t say I am all that excited.  Normally I am gung-ho for the NBA and especially the Bulls but with a season starting with no Derrick Rose, no bench mob and a whole bunch of perfectly awesome Stacey King catchphrases now... Read more »

Chicago Sports Quick Hits: White Sox, Bulls & Cubs

WHITE SOX PLAYOFF HOPES DASHED The White Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 11-0 but the Detroit Tigers pulled off a 6-3 win over the Kansas City Royals clinching the A.L. Central and eliminating the White Sox from postseason play. It will be an interesting off-season for the Sox who have tough roster decisions to make... Read more »

Chicago Sports Roundup 9/8

WHITE SOX The White Sox fell to the Kansas City Royals in a back and forth 7-5 loss.  The dagger coming in a two run homer by Royals centerfielder Lorenzo Cain in the top of the ninth.  The Sox kept their one game lead in the A.L. Central due to the Tigers falling to the... Read more »

With Times Tough What Chicago Team Gets Your Money?

This is no news flash, but times are tough.  Families around the country are buckling down and cutting back on spending wherever they can and trying to avoid shelling out big bucks for luxuries instead of needs.  Attending sports games is probably not that high on anyone’s list who is cutting back costs, but people... Read more »

Why Derrick Rose Will Never Pull A "LeBron" And Leave His Hometown Team

. “This summer I’m going to take my talents to….” Could you ever imagine Derrick Rose ever uttering those words?  Or becoming a free agent and meeting with and working out for other teams?  The people in Cleveland never thought they would see it from their hometown hero LeBron, but he scorned his hometown in... Read more »

Why Derrick Rose Should Skip The 2012 Season

For the first time since tearing his ACL on April 28th in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal Derrick Rose was back on a basketball court.  He sent out a tweet with him holding a basketball to show fans he is ready to get to the next part of his rehabilitation, even saying he... Read more »

An Introduction...

Hi. My name is Marc and I am a sports addict. Not just any kind of sports addict, but one of the more severe cases.  I’m a Chicago sports addict.  If there’s a Chicago team on the TV I’m tuning in.  Whether it’s professional, college, hell even a high school volleyball game, I will tune... Read more »
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