The World Series Has Brought out the Worst of Cubs and White Sox Fanbases

The World Series Has Brought out the Worst of Cubs and White Sox Fanbases
The World Series has brought out the Worst of the Cubs and White Sox fanbases. I had someone on social media tell me to Fuck Off when I pointed out that the majority of the White Sox and Red Sox fan bases were not alive when their teams had won the World Series prior to... Read more »

History of Chicago-Cleveland Sports Battles Began in 1887

History of Chicago-Cleveland Sports Battles Began in 1887
The Cubs-Indians World Series is being billed as a battle of two teams that have not won the World Series in a combined 176 years. There is a lot of history between Chicago and Cleveland on the Courts and Fields. Cleveland’s history with Chicago athletes dates to the Golden era of Cleveland sports in the... Read more »

Bears Roster Continues to be Made Over By Fox and Pace

Bears Roster Continues to be Made Over By Fox and Pace
When the Bears hired Ryan Pace and John Fox to turn the Bears around they had arguably one of the worst rosters in the NFL. In less than 20 months on the job they have almost completely overturned the roster. The Bears have only 12 players and six starters remaining from the Emery/Trestman regime. The... Read more »
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Dallas Tragedy Illustrates Larger Issues

Dallas Tragedy Illustrates Larger Issues
We are living in an age of hatred. The ambush that resulted in the death of five policemen in Dallas capped off an tragic week in the U.S. From the presidential election to social media and virtually every shooting, hatred has seemed to become the prevailing emotion. The entire country is hurting. At what point... Read more »

Concussion Legacy Foundation to Host 1985 Bears Panel

Concussion Legacy Foundation to Host 1985 Bears Panel
Head trauma in sports has become a major storyline over the last few years. Frontline had a two hour documentary on head trauma based on the Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru book “The League of Denial”, the Will Smith Bio pic Concussion on Dr. Bennett Omalu who discovered Cronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, and another documentary “Head... Read more »

Sports Human Interest Stories Push Me to Be at My Best

Sports Human Interest Stories Push Me to Be at My Best
Most sports fans follow the mundane and everyday grind of the season and post-season. What are the stories underneath all that? These are what pushes me to be at my best as a writer. I am at my best when I am inspired. As a writer that usually comes from stories that move me, are... Read more »
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White Sox Acquire Padres' Shields

White Sox Acquire Padres' Shields
White Sox Solidify Rotation With Veteran Starter The White Sox have acquired veteran Pitcher James Shields from San Diego. Shields is 2-7 this season with a 4.28 ERA. He has eight quality starts in 11 times taking the rubber this season. Starting pitcher Erik Johnson and international infielder Fernando Tatis Jr are heading to the... Read more »

More Than Mean Needs to Set Legacy How to Treat Women in Sports

More Than Mean Needs to Set Legacy How to Treat Women in Sports
More Than Mean Video Setting Legacy How to Treat Women in Sports The More than Mean Video posted by Just Not Sports last month polarized the sports world and beyond. It has had nearly 3.5 millions views, 13.7K likes and nearly 10k dislikes. Too many men have a misogynistic view of sports, that’s its a man’s domain.... Read more »

Bulls Lottery History Full of Hits and Misses

Bulls Lottery History Full of Hits and Misses
The Bulls drafted Michael Jordan third in the 1984 NBA Draft. That was one year before the first NBA draft lottery. The Knicks took Patrick Ewing first overall that year amidst substantial controversy and conspiracy theories.   Wayman Tisdale went second to N.Y. Everyone outside of New York was claiming that the league wanted the... Read more »
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Moms Help Create Sports Memories Too

Moms Help Create Sports Memories Too
The advent of Title IX in 1972 raised the involvement and interests of women in sports and their participation. It was a driving force behind a rapid increase in women’s interest in all sports. Each generation has seen a rise in women becoming sports fans. Yesterday was a rare occasion when both the Cubs and... Read more »