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Remembering 9/11 from a Personal and Sports Perspective

Remembering 9/11 from a Personal and Sports Perspective
The shock of 9/11 was the hit to this generation like Pearl Harbor was to our grand parents and the Kennedy assignation to our parents.  I was on vacation in Miami and we were originally planning on coming home on the the 11th. When we could not find a cheap flight on the 11th we... Read more »

Bears Left With Many Questions After 34-6 Loss to Seattle

Bears Left With Many Questions After 34-6 Loss to Seattle
If the third preseason game is truly the dress rehearsal for the season, than the Bears are not ready for Broadway. Russell Wilson the the Seahawks offense shredded the Bears defense in the first half. Seattle scored on its first five possessions and dominated the rebuilt Bears defense. Going into the final preseason game the... Read more »

Were the 2013 Seahawks a better Defense than the 1985 Bears?

Were the 2013 Seahawks a better Defense than the 1985 Bears?
After dominating the most prolific passing attack in NFL history a lot of talk occurred as to just how good the Seahawks defense was in 2013.  Do they rate as the best of all time? In interviewing Seahawks Cornerback Richard Sherman, ESPN’s Ed Werder posed the question to Seattle’s defensive leader. Sherman response was that... Read more »
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Bears Five Things to Watch Versus Seahawks

Bears Five Things to Watch Versus Seahawks
The third preseason game is considered the most important. It is usually the one that the starters see the most minutes. The Bears offense has a tough test early in the game. The Bears travel to Seattle to face the NFL’s best defense. Through the first two weeks of the pre-season, the Bears offense seems... Read more »

Bears Versus Jaguars Five Things to Watch

Bears Versus Jaguars Five Things to Watch
In the preseason opening 34-28 win over the Eagles, the Bears offense continued to look as dominant as they did at the end of last season. The first team defense shut out Philly and Nick Foles and looks like it will be an improved unit in 2014. There will be many of the same storylines... 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 »
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Bears' Trestman Ranked 25th in Sporting News Coaching Rankings

Bears' Trestman Ranked 25th in Sporting News Coaching Rankings
In spite of completely turning the Bears offense around and changing the culture of the team, Marc Trestman has only been ranked as the 25th best coach in the NFL by the Sporting News. Two of his three NFC Central Rivals rank higher and Lovie Smith does as well (14th). The Packers Mike McCarthy was... Read more »

Bears 14th Pick in NFL Draft has Produced Mixed Results

Bears 14th Pick in NFL Draft has Produced Mixed Results
The 2014 NFL Draft will mark the eighth time the Bears have chosen 14th in the NFL draft. The first two selections were in the second round and the last five were first round picks. The selections have produced pro-bowlers, solid players and a few busts. Eddie Michaels G Villanova 1936  Michaels was a second... Read more »

Being a Sports Fan Is One of Life's Best Guilty Pleasures

Being a Sports Fan Is One of Life's Best Guilty Pleasures
We are on the eve of the NCAA Tournament beginning in full force.  The great american pastime of office pools, getting away from work to watch the games and wearing schools colors is a right of  passage in March. For our March assignment for the monthly Blogapalooza, we were assigned “Write a post passionately defending... Read more »
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Superbowl XLVIII and the Ten Most Obscure Prop Bets

Superbowl XLVIII and the Ten Most Obscure Prop Bets
Squares have been a part of the Superbowl for as long as the game has been around. How many points the Broncos and Seahawks score or have their point total end in will keep even the most casual fan into Big Game until the end. Some fans might want way more than that though. Are... Read more »
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