Archive for October 2009

Cubs In Haiku: Ricketts Makes His First Mistake

Meet The Rickettses (Chicago Tribune Photo) The Cubbies’ new bossHas confidence in HendryThat’s what worries me According to a story in the Chicago Tribune: General manager Jim Hendry, whose contract runs through 2012, has earned the chance to lead the team into next season, Ricketts said. How has he earned that?By trading Mark DeRosaAnd signing... Read more »

Blackhawks in Haiku: Blackhawks 3, Canadiens 2

Chicago Tribune Photo by Chris Sweda Hawks take early lead,Habs tie it in the second.Sharp goal gets the win.

Bulls in Haiku: Celtics 118, Bulls 90

Revenge? Not tonight.Boston led from six min. on.No O.T. this time.
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Blackhawks in Haiku: Predators 2, Blackhawks 0

Dan Hamhuis of the Predators trips Patrick Sharp during the second period. (Chicago Tribune Photo) Brent Seabrook is back,but the Hawks can’t get a goal.Shut out by the Preds.

Bulls in Haiku: Bulls 92, Spurs 85

Welcome back D. Rose!And the good news keeps coming:Luol Deng is great, Tyrus Thomas too.Hinrich’s 3 at end of half,And rookie Taj – Wow!

Cubs In Haiku: Ricketts Officially In Charge

Crane Kenney and his new boss (Chicago Tribune photo) Now it’s officialReally, truly officialOfficially done Tom Ricketts takes charge Dad founded Ameritrade Time for Bradleytrade? The Cubs “settled” on the Ricketts deal in January.  It was “finalized” in July.  Then it was “official” – but not really official – in August.  A bankruptcy filing was... Read more »
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Blackhawks in Haiku: Blackhawks 3, Wild 1

Tribune Photo by Scott Strazzante Pat Kane stole the showwith his unassisted goal.Two straight wins at home. 

Bears In Haiku: Worst. Game. Ever.

Yes, Lovie, we’re really losing 45-10  (Chicago Tribune photo) Worst Bears game ever?That’s what the fans are sayingI can’t disagree

Blackhawks in Haiku: Blackhawks 2, Predators 0

Toews and Seabrook out,But Huet controls the net.Will the fans forgive?
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Blackhawks in Haiku: Canucks 3, Blackhawks 2

Canucks outshoot the Hawks.Jon Toews gets hit in the third.Hawks drop second straight.
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