Archive for September 2013

An Open Letter To Steve Bartman

To the esteemed Mr. Steve Bartman, Hello Mr. Bartman. Let me preface this letter by telling you that I am not a die hard Cubs fan. I am in fact a White Sox fan. I know, I know, right now you’re wondering to yourself why I’m bothering to write to you then. But don’t you see, that makes... Read more »

We've lost our voice America!

Well, I spent this past weekend in Las Vegas and while I was sitting in the sports book at The Quad (formerly the Imperial Palace) contemplating my next wager, I noticed a rather disturbing trend that I believe is happening all over the country. America, we have completely lost our ability to communicate with strangers. And the saddest... Read more »

Rick Casares 1931 - 2013 R.I.P. and Thank You

Chicago lost one of it’s true sports heroes over the past weekend. And while it was merely a blip on the radar screen of the national media, it was felt deeply by many of the Bears family and fans who knew of his brilliance on the football field. Casares was drafted by the Bears in the... Read more »
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The Bears Greatest Middle Linebacker Who You Got?

The Bears’ tradition of great middle linebackers can be researched back to the invention of the position. The distinction of being the first man in the middle is held by Bears Hall of Famer Bill George, whose career spanned most of the 1950′s and over half of the 60′s. George was drafted by the Bears... Read more »

Van Gogh had glaucoma and other fun facts I read on the internet (so they must be true?)

1.   Every language known to man has numerous words for drunk but not for sober. 2.   Renoir was nearsighted. Rembrandt was farsighted. Van Gogh had glaucoma and Monet had cataracts. 3.   A cookbook from Buffalo in 1890 had in it the first recipe for that sandwich now called the “hamburger”. It seems two brothers, Charles and... Read more »

Could Gale Sayers have been the greatest ever? I state my case for yes

If knee injuries had not cut down the rising star of the Kansas Comet he just may have become the greatest running back in the history of the NFL. Now before you start trying to laugh me out of town please allow me to show you my reasoning for such a bold statement. But first... Read more »
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