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A Dozen Reasons to be Thankful For Chicago Sports

A Dozen Reasons to be Thankful For Chicago Sports
Chicago has been under verbal assault lately. Donald Trump has led the attacks against Chicago. He has talked about the “carnage” and referred to Chicago as a war zone. He is among those that have suggested that the city needs federal assistance in taking care of the violence. In reality, Chicago is one of the... Read more »

Notable Chicago Sports Professionals That Have Been Involved In Politics

Notable Chicago Sports Professionals That Have Been Involved In Politics
Chicago is a passionate city and nothing shows that more than the involvement of sports professionals in politics. Involvement has ranged from supporting a candidate or cause, running for office themselves or getting appointed as a judge or in other governmental positions of authority, these sports luminaries have made statement in the political realm. The... Read more »

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 »
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The Ten Best Chicago Sports Costume Ideas

Every year, ESPN Radio 1000/WMVP holds a Ditkaween contest on Da Coach's weekly show. At the end they award the prize for the closest to looking like Ditka. Even  those that were not alive during Iron Mike's tenure like to dress up as Da Coach with a little help from their parents.

Courtesy The Football Guys.
Chicago is undoubtedly one of the best sports towns in the World. We have a number of eccentric and great sports heroes that we worship and love to mimic. Halloween is the perfect time to do that. If you are a Chicago sports fan that wants to combine your passion of sports with Halloween fun,... Read more »

Cubs Fans and Rivals Need to Learn How to Co-Exist

Cubs Fans and Rivals Need to Learn How to Co-Exist
Social Media has changed the landscape of sports. It has connected fans directly to their favorite players, coaches and media. The proliferation of social media has also connected fans globally. This has increased the amount debates and arguments. The amount of trolls and personal attacks on social media is troublesome at times. A small percentage... Read more »

Oscars have had a big impact in Sports

Oscars have had a big impact in Sports
While everyone in Hollywood and beyond focuses on the coveted gold statue, many Oscars have had an impact ┬áin sport history. Some of the greatest athletes in the history of sports were named Oscar. In honor of the Oscars, here’s a look.
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Cubs and White Sox have uneventful All-Star Game

Cubs and White Sox have uneventful All-Star Game
Six Chicago players made the 2014 All-Star game and five appeared. Jeff Samardzija was not allowed to play for the National League after the Cubs moved him to Oakland with Jason Hamel for prospects. Alexei Ramirez had the most iconic moment of the game for a Chicago player. He entered the game in the fourth... Read more »

Ten Chicago Athletes that Returned Late in their Careers

Lebron James is not the first athlete to return to a franchise later in his career. Many Chicago athletes that left Chicago returned to the Windy City later in their careers. Most of these players returned on the downside of their careers. The return of a once successful and popular athlete to where they once... Read more »

The Worst Uniforms in Chicago Sports History

Quite possibly the worst idea in the history of sportswear. The White Sox donned shorts in the 1976 season, because Bill Veeck thought his players were too hot.
The Bulls Christmas Day uniforms were the latest attempt by the NBA to promote alternate jerseys and sell more product. This is not a new phenomenon. Alternate and/or bad jerseys go back as far as there have been sports teams in Chicago. Here is a look at the worst.
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Derrick Rose and Chicago's Ten Most Injury Prone and Fragile Athletes

Derrick Rose and Chicago's Ten Most Injury Prone and Fragile Athletes
Derrick Rose’s comeback lasted ten games. After sitting out all of the 2012-13 season, Rose injured the medial meniscus in his right knee 19 months after tearing the ACL in his left. Per Espn’s Darren Rovell Rose has made $41 million in the last three seasons and played in only 50 games. In Rose’s first... Read more »