Archive for February 2011

Help Wanted In Haiku: Cubs Looking For P.A. Announcer

“Have your pencils and scorecards ready and I will give you the correct lineups for today’s game” The Cubs need some help Maybe you can provide it If you have the voice Are you good enough? Do you have the pipes to be The next Pat Pieper? The Cubs have posted a new job opening,... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Athletics 15, Cubs 7

Tribune Photo by Phil Velasquez First Spring Traning game Started out promisingly Then it fell apart Zambrano was sharp But Garza disappointed As did Justin Berg Cubs fans celebrated for two innings – good offense in the first built a 4 run lead and Zambrano pitched 2 no-hit innings with 2 strike outs.  But, as... Read more »

Blackhawks in Haiku: Blackhawks 4, Coyotes 3

Corey Crawford holds up his stick after making a save on Coyotes’ Kyle Turris during their shootout. (Chicago Tribune Photo) Toews twice in the firstand again in the shoot outhelped make Phoenix howl
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Blackhawks in Haiku: Blackhawks 3, Predators 0

Duncan Keith, Tomas Kopecky, and Jonathan Toews celebrate a goal. (Chicago Tribune Photo) Q made his returnThe Blackhawks won their third straightFinally on track? 

Mayors In Haiku: Chicago's First Jew

Rahm Emanuel makes a stop at Manny’s Deli on election day (Tribune photo by José M. Osorio) Some advice for Rahm On how to make Chicago A Jewish City The good folks at Heeb have a special congratulatory message for Chicago’s first Jewish mayor. It’s a list of 10 suggestions for making Chicago a Jewish... Read more »

Blackhawks in Haiku: Blackhawks 5, Blues 3

Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews celebrates his second-period goal against the Blues. (Chicago Tribune Photo) Four goals in secondHossa’s empty net in thirdWe’re happy humans
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Blackhawks in Haiku: Blackhawks 3, Penguins 2

Patrick Kane celebrates his winning goal during the shootout. (Chicago Tribune Photo) Rumors? What rumors?Kane wants you to forget themHis shoot out goal helped 

Blackhawks in Haiku: Blue Jackets 4, Blackhawks 3

The Blue Jackets celebrate a second period goal by Antoine Vermette against Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford. Patrick Sharp scored twiceand was even the first starbut the Hawks still lost

Blackhawks in Haiku: Blackhawks 3, Wild 1

Troy Brouwer celebrates his go-ahead goal with Marian Hossa, Duncan Keith and Patrick Sharp during the 3rd period. (Chicago Tribune Photo) Hawks took down the Wildwhen they returned to UCThey did it for Q
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Moreland In Haiku: Steve Goodman Knew Keith

In a famous song The songwriter and Cubs fan Mentioned Keith Moreland Its a beautiful day for a funeral, Hey Ernie lets play two! Somebody go get Jack Brickhouse to come back, and conduct just one more interview Have the Cubbies run right out into the middle of the field, Have Keith Moreland drop a... Read more »
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