Posts tagged "college football"

Top 10 Reasons to Get Excited (or barf) About the Start of College Football

Top 10 Reasons to Get Excited (or barf) About the Start of College Football
1. “Fine group of young men.” Any adversity that follows a collegiate football program prompts coaches to use terms such as above.  And every time it makes me want to hurl or jack hammer my nether regions. This isn’t the f’n armed forces.  It’s football.  Men aren’t dying here.  I understand the parallels between war and... Read more »

Five Keys to Survive the NFL Lockout: A Guide to a Fall Without Football 2.0

Five Keys to Survive the NFL Lockout:  A Guide to a Fall Without Football 2.0
It could be coming. Sundays will move from six glorious afternoon hours with your closest friends to church galas. You will spend more time with your wife and children. A forest preserve hike with your mother-in-law complaining about her corns will become a weekly habit. Your wife will think of new chores, chores that don’t even... Read more »

Chicago Tough College Football Picks Of the Week 9/4

Listen here, tough guys. It’s that time of the year again.  Grab the neighborhood boys, roast some brats, and exchange some paper…get out the chalkboard and line up the names.  Time to throw down some cash old school.  Nothing like spending your children’s lunch money on some college football. So, here’s our three picks: Purdue... Read more »
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AREA MAN REMINDED ON SEPTEMBER CALENDAR TO 'START HATING NOTRE DAME AGAIN'

ALSIP- James Raisor of Alsip tends to forget things. Among his calendar’s events are reminders for family picnics, groceries, days to pick up his kids from school, and due dates for bills.  Each of the reminders are penned-in at the start of each month.  However, only one event is penciled in right from the start... Read more »

Live Podcast (9/1)

We talk Chicago sports: Manny, Cubs managerial search, upcoming football season, and Jim’s miscues.  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST BELOW!!!  Please wait until 25 second mark for broadcast to start…we had some technical difficulties!
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