Archive for November 2012

Beware of fraudulent Bears fans

Beware of fraudulent Bears fans
While there are many aspects of working retail that can be frustrating, recently an older trend has been rearing its ugly head with a new sort of vengeance. For those of us who are sports fans, this is can be a traumatic experience, and needs to be addressed. If you wake up on a Sunday... Read more »

10 Reasons Chicago sports fans should be thankful today [Slideshow]

#10: The Blackhawks have not lost a game since last season's playoffs.
For those having trouble finding reasons to be thankful about any of the city’s sports franchises today, I offer these 10 fool-proof reasons for Chicago sports fans to be thankful:

The Bears should be looking past Monday's game in San Francisco

The Bears should be looking past Monday's game in San Francisco
Every game in the NFL is important. The Bears need to win the upcoming Monday night bout against the 49ers for a number of reasons: to remain no more than one game behind the Conference-leading Atlanta Flacons, to remain a full game ahead of San Fransisco (currently third in the NFC) and, most importantly, to... Read more »
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Not voting- the same idea as not supporting a sports franchise by not attending games

Not voting- the same idea as not supporting a sports franchise by not attending games
Maybe I voted today, and maybe I did not. This post is not about what I did or did not do today, it as about exercising the right to choose, one way or another, as an American citizen. If one does not support the direction that their favorite team appears to be heading, one would... Read more »

Tales from Fantasy Football Hell

Tales from Fantasy Football Hell
Hearing about others’ fantasy football woes is always humorous to me. With that being said here are a few short stories for you from my league in the last few weeks. I will start with my current issue, posed by a recurrent offender throughout fantasy leagues: the injured player. Like many Darren Sproles owners, I... Read more »

A new Cubs curse? Twitter strikes again

A new Cubs curse? Twitter strikes again
Carlos Marmol allegedly told reporters yesterday that he had been traded to the Anaheim Angels. Twitter lit-up with reports that Marmol had been dealt in exchange for Angels starter Dan Haren. Numerous sources then began confirming that the trade was a done deal. Hours later, a Cubs source squashed the reports, claiming there was no... Read more »
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The Bulls' 2-0 start is bad for you

The Bulls' 2-0 start is bad for you
The Chicago Bulls are off to a 2-0 start, and the general buzz, while not over-dramatic, is a clear omen of the danger of investing in this season. Before the season began, most expectations were rationally subdued. The idea that the Bulls would play well enough to compete for a playoff spot was far from... Read more »