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Great Moments in NCAA Tournament History

Great Moments in NCAA Tournament History
Chicago Tough’s Greatest Moments in NCAA Tournament History- 1950 – City College of New York defeats Bradley for the NIT and NCAA championships.  CCNY is later found guilty in a point shaving scandal.  The ’50 Title Game would further be known as the ‘Hey, You, Come Over Here, I Gots a Great Deals For Yaz... Read more »

Notre Dame Coach Brian Kelly Motivational Speech Leaves Hoops Team Uncomfortable

Notre Dame Coach Brian Kelly Motivational Speech Leaves Hoops Team Uncomfortable
CHICAGO – Days before the University of Notre Dame’s NCAA Tournament game against the Akron Zips, Irish coach Brian Kelly gave a motivational speech that left ND hoops players confused and uncomfortable. “Everything that happens on that court on Friday is your responsibility!  When you cut to the basket, when you make that pass, or... Read more »

Chicago Tough's 2011 NCAA Tournament Picks

Chicago Tough's 2011 NCAA Tournament Picks
Well, tough guys, the annual rite of spring is upon us. It’s that glorious time when four games are simultaneously happening, and work goes unanswered. This will be the first year that I will be off Thursday AND Friday.  Taking a vacation for a weekend deluxe. Every year, I make what I call an ‘impulsive’... Read more »
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How are we going about filling out our NCAA Tournament Brackets?

How are we going about filling out our NCAA Tournament Brackets?

Chicago Tough Viewer's Guide, April 3rd/April 4th

It’s not just another ordinary weekend.  The temperatures are a bit warmer, your attitude is getting better, and baseball is around the corner.  This is arguably one of the best sports stretches of the year. Final Four, start of baseball, beginning of basketball and hockey playoffs.  Plus, the NFL Draft.   No, you’re not dreaming.  It’s... Read more »

Headlines March 29th, 2010: Health care bill helping Cubs' pen?, Staring at the DePaul job, rich Duke fan celebrates

NEW HEALTH CARE BILL WILL NOT COVER CUBS’ BULLPEN Madame Speaker obviously doesn’t understand the health risks that will cripple Chicago. WASHINGTON – Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi stated today that the new health care legislation will not cover the Chicago Cubs’ bullpen.  Hundreds of Cubs fans submitted paperwork to their local representatives for... Read more »
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WEST VIRGINIA ADVANCES TO FINAL FOUR; NATIVES ADVANCE TO GOLDEN CORRAL

CHARLESTON- Most in the sleepy state of West Virginia settle for a Saturday night at the local bar; waxing poetic about times gone by.  But on this rare evening, West Viginians will be exchanging their “George Strait’s Heartland” t-shirts for ‘somethin’ collered’. Tonight, the University of West Virginia’s men’s basketball team advanced to their first final four since... Read more »

Chicago Tough's Weekend Viewing Guide (3/27-3/28)

Well, well, well.  Another weekend of yard work.  Get those seeds on the lawn!  Time to bust out some spring cleaning.  Don’t have plans?  Well, that’s why I created a meatball’s viewing guide.  Remember, we’re all part meatball.  We hate our inner meatball…and sometimes, we embrace our inner meatball. SATURDAY 8:00 am Shatner’s Raw Nerve... Read more »

After Horrific Opening Round, Area Man Settles for Boasting About NIT Bracket

GLEN ELLYN – Michael Wolski of suburban Glen Ellyn arrived at his workplace Monday with disappointing results from his NCAA tournament office pool. Wolski’s embarrassing first round stats prompted him to push conversation in an odd direction. “Bet none of you had UNC over Mississippi State, huh?!” Wolski had completed a bracket for the secondary basketball tournament normally... Read more »
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Chicago Tough's Weekend Viewing Guide (3/20-3/21)

BECAUSE YOUR MARRIAGE JUST DOESN’T MATTER Viewing guide for Saturday, March 20th, 2010 7am Miffy and Friends, WYCC.  “Little Bunny; Miffy’s Surprise.” Because this might be the last time you acknowledge your youngest daughter over the next 39 hours. 730 am High School Lights, Comcast Sports Net.  Nothing better than starting your day to Sarah... Read more »
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