Category: Chicago White Sox

Great Moments in Cubs/Sox Stereotype Fan History

Great Moments in Cubs/Sox Stereotype Fan History
The following is a compilation of the greatest fan moments during the annual Cubs/White Sox series. 1997- Prior to 1999, the crosstown series was only three games.  In the inagural year, in the second game of the series, Connie Napinski of Joliet became the first woman  to complete the team’s female fan triple crown: A box... Read more »

Cubs and White Sox Series to Unite Fan Bases; Both Sides Vow to Pummel Any NATO Protestor that Comes Within Six Feet

Cubs and White Sox Series to Unite Fan Bases; Both Sides Vow to Pummel Any NATO Protestor that Comes Within Six Feet
CHICAGO – Normally, the annual cross-town series between the Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox is filled with bitter arguments fueled by liquor and ignorance.  This year, however, the two sides will come together to celebrate their united passion: hating smelly protestors with no discernible message. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will travel to... Read more »

Joe Cowley Upset at Twitter Deletion; Stuck Verbally Attacking Women in Person

Joe Cowley Upset at Twitter Deletion; Stuck Verbally Attacking Women in Person
CHICAGO- On Monday, the Twitter account of Chicago Sun-Times sports columnist Joe Cowley was deleted after numerous sexist comments. Unfortunately for Cowley, the Sun-Times scribe was halted from his normal pastime of harassing women on Twitter.  However, the former White Sox beat writer has found other ways to satisfy his craving. “They can try to stop me. ... Read more »
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Chicago Tough Valentine's Day Special: All-Time Favorite Parts of Chicago Athletes

Valentine’s Day is a time to share our love for one another.  That being said, we here at Chicago Tough want to show our love towards our favorite athletes in Chicago sports history. Here is a quick poll showing what body features we’ve admired most in our athletes.  

'Twas the Night Before a Chicago Tough Christmas...

'Twas the Night Before a Chicago Tough Christmas...
‘Twas the night before a Chicago Tough Christmas, when all through the house No food was remaining, all eaten by Jerry Krause! The stockings were hung by the chimney with care In hopes that Matt Forte would return next year healthy; and hopefully a Bear. The children of Chicago; all snug in their beds Have... Read more »

Larry from Stickney Confused at 670 The Score's Dan Bernstein Parallel Between Nietzsche and Ozzie Guillen

Larry from Stickney Confused at 670 The Score's Dan Bernstein Parallel Between Nietzsche and Ozzie Guillen
STICKNEY – Late Monday, Larry Stevens of Stickney fell prey to the sharp mind of The Score’s afternoon host Dan Bernstein. Stevens, who works as a loan officer during the day, began his confused afternoon after the radio host made an odd parallel between White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen and 19th century German philosopher Frederich... Read more »
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Cubs and Sox Fans Excited for Annual Stereotyping of Opposing Fanbase

Cubs and Sox Fans Excited for Annual Stereotyping of Opposing Fanbase
CHICAGO – It’s that time of the year again. Thousands of fans of Chicago’s baseball squads convened at U.S. Cellular Field Monday night to fulfill their annual quest:  to come up with as many stereotypes of the opposing fanbase as possible. “Yeah, when they’re not driving their Ferrari’s or sipping lattes, they’re involved in billion... Read more »

Slats Radke Returns - White Sox Woes, Bulls Heroes, and Cubs Talk

Slats Radke Returns - White Sox Woes, Bulls Heroes, and Cubs Talk
(Slats Radke was a former writer at the Chicago Daily American and assists with hockeenight.com during the Blackhawks season) Well, the old folks at Chicago Tough got a hold of me two weeks ago via my post office box in Franklin Park, and asked me if I wanted to put together an article talking about... Read more »

President Obama Unable to Interrupt No-Hitter with Special Forces Helicopter Landing

President Obama Unable to Interrupt No-Hitter with Special Forces Helicopter Landing
CHICAGO- Only days after sending U.S. Special Forces to Pakistan to kill terrorist Osama Bin Ladin, U.S. President Barack Obama tried to disrupt a baseball game in the same manner. U.S. Special Operations flew two helicopters above U.S. Cellular Field during the ninth inning of Francisco Liriano’s no-hitter against the White Sox.  Unfortunately for Obama and... Read more »
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Random Historical Chicago Sports Player of the Week: Vance Law

Random Historical Chicago Sports Player of the Week: Vance Law
Chicago Tough will have an ongoing series showcasing random Chicago sports figures from the past. This week, we highlight Vance Law. Full Name: Vance Aaron Law Born: October 1st, 1956 Boise, Idaho Law now coaches the BYU baseball team Teams: Pittsburgh Pirates, 1980-1981; Chicago White Sox 1982-1984; Montreal Expos 1985-1987; Chicago Cubs 1988-1989; Oakland Athletics... Read more »