Posts in category "sports"

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 »

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 »

Ten Reasons to be Thankful in Chicago Sports

Ten Reasons to be Thankful in Chicago Sports
Although it has been a tough year in Chicago Sports except for the Blackhawks, we have a lot to be thankful for. We live in one of the best cities in the world to be fan, participant or weekend warrior. Here is my list of what to be thankful for in Chicago Sports. The Lakefront... Read more »
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The Ten Greatest Coaches and Managers in Chicago History

Chicago has seen many great coaches lead our teams. Some of these coaches made their marks here, while other began great careers before moving on to become Hall of Fame Managers and Coaches elsewhere. Narrowing the list to ten was not easy. Hall of Famers Joe McCarthy and Tony LaRussa began their careers in Chicago.... Read more »

Most Devastating Injuries in Chicago Sports History

The recent news that Brian Urlacher will be out for three weeks and could be out for the season is a potentially devastating blow. The Bears had already lost three of their last four after starting the season 7-1. Their defense had been playing on a historic pace for turnovers and defensive touchdowns before their... Read more »

Ten Best Players that Played for Both the Cubs and White Sox

Many players have passed through the home clubhouses at Wrigley Field, Comiskey Park and US Cellular Field. Some players that played on both sides of town were stars on one side that only played for the other at the end of their careers. Here are ten players that were significant contributors on both sides of... Read more »
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Top Five Chicago Sports Stories for the Week of June 11-17, 2012

The Dream Team Documentary The new dream team documentary on NBATV created some interesting topics that related to the Bulls. Michael Jordan admitted that he was one of the players behind blackballing Isaiah Thomas off the dream team. Jordan discussed his reluctance to play on the team. Karl Malone said he’d would pick Scottie Pippen... Read more »

The Cubs 10 Biggest Acquisitions Ever

The Cubs 10 Biggest Acquisitions Ever
The announcement that the Cubs signed Cuban defector Jorge Soler to a nine year $30 million contract is a big boost to the future for a team that is headed to their worst season in franchise history. For a franchise with a long history of futility, the Cubs have made waves before in free agency,... Read more »