Archive for October 2009

Bankruptcy In Haiku: Cubs File Chapter 11

Not unexpectedCubs make bankruptcy filingInsert lame jokes here As reported by the Tribune, there are no financial problems: While bankruptcy typically implies debt issues, the Cubs are not in financial trouble. Rather its filing is connected to Tribune Co.’s own Chapter 11 bankruptcy case that began in December. They’re just trying to make creditors comfortable:... Read more »

MLB Post Season In Haiku: Swept Away

Three series are doneDodgers, Angels and Yankees Have all swept their foes The post-season endsFor the Cards, Red Sox and TwinsAfter just three games The Rockies “wild” rideCould be done on Monday nightPhils lead 2-to-1

ALDS In Haiku: Yankees 4, Twins 1

Twin Yankee home runsOff Pavano in seventhALDS Sweep

Bears In Haiku: Bye Week

Bye week for the BearsNext Sunday in AtlantaKeep the wins coming

Bulls Pre-season In Haiku: Bucks 98, Bulls 86

The Bucks best the BullsMilwaukee brought their defenseRose sat out again.

Blackhawks in Haiku: Blackhawks 4, Avalanche 3

Shoot out to round 9!Huet makes another stopAndrew Ladd ends it.

Schadenfreude In Haiku: Dodgers Sweep Cards

The Cards lose three straightAnd score no more playoff runsThan the Cubs last year This joy I’m feelingWhile Cards fans are suffering?That’s schadenfreude

Blackhawks in Haiku: Red Wings 3, Blackhawks 2

Sharp gets the first goalWings score three in the secondHawks can’t recover

ALDS In Haiku: Yankees 7, Twins 2

This special playoff haiku was submitted by @TheTwinsInHaiku Click here to find out why I’m following the Twins. The Twins were just tiredAfter yesterday’s late gameThey’ll get ’em Friday

Bulls Pre-Season In Haiku: Bulls 102, Jazz 101

Across the pond winJohnson’s shot at the buzzerA real nail-biter