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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 »

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 »

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 »
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Dozen Biggest Stories in Chicago Sports in 2012

With the football season concluding (for the Chicago Area College teams and the Bears) this week, we can finally put a wrap on the 2012 Chicago Sports Calendar. Although there seemed to be more disappointment than exhilaration, there is some room for optimism in the future. Chris Sale showed he has the stuff to be... Read more »

Five Stories to Watch for the Week Beginning July 16.

Bears Close to Signing Forte to an Extension Multiple reports say that the Bears and Forte are close on a contract extension. If they do re-sign him, it will be close to the 3p Monday deadline for franchise players. If they cannot reach an agreement by the Monday deadline, Forte would be paid $7.74 Million... Read more »

Five Stories to Watch for the Week of July 2nd

NBA Free Agency Begins NBA free agency began with a bang and slapped the Bulls upside the head. Key reserve Omer Asik agreed to sign a three year $25 Million Offer sheet with the Houston Rockets. He can’t sign the deal until July 11 and the Bulls have three days after that to match the... Read more »
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Top Five Sports Stories to Watch for the Week of June 25

The Bulls Draft With Derrick Rose likely out until January and Luol Deng’s return from wrist surgery after the Olympics to be determined, the Bulls are going to need a point guard and someone that can score. To that effect, point guards Tyshawn Taylor from Kansas and Marquis Teague from Kentucky and two guard John... Read more »

The Biggest Busts in Chicago Baseball History

The recent release of Kosuke Fukudome by the White Sox ended one of the most ignominious tenures by a player in Chicago baseball history. He wowed the Wrigley faithful with a three run game tying home run in the bottom of the ninth on opening day. He was never able to live up the hype... Read more »

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

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 »