Archive for April 2013

NFL Draft: 10 things less perplexing than the Bears' first round pick of Kyle Long

NFL Draft: 10 things less perplexing than the Bears' first round pick of Kyle Long
Shocking essentially everyone following the first round action of the NFL draft yesterday, Bears GM Phil Emery selected Oregon offensive lineman Kyle Long with the 20th overall pick. With a wealth of other talent still available on the board, at positions in which the Bears still have needs, Emery opted to to pounce on the... Read more »

The Blackhawks can clinch the NHL's President Trophy tonight in Vancouver

The Blackhawks can clinch the NHL's President Trophy tonight in Vancouver
The Blackhawks can solidify their spot with the NHL’s best record for this shortened regular season with a win tonight against the Vancouver Canucks, or a Pittsburgh Penguins loss. If the Hawks lose in overtime, the President’s Trophy can still be theirs as long as the Penguins lose in regulation. With only four games left,... Read more »

High on sports- a 4/20 look at athletes on marijuana

High on sports- a 4/20 look at athletes on marijuana
Recent legislation has given a new meaning to the otherwise pseudo-holiday that is April 20, and the day has grown to be more of an event than ever. Keeping in the theme of the day, here is a look at how a certain green herb has influenced sports throughout the years. Although Doc Ellis pitching... Read more »
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D. Rose: "D" for disappointing- Chicago Bulls

D. Rose: "D" for disappointing- Chicago Bulls
The 2012-13 Derrick Rose saga continues, as the Chicago Bulls now look ahead towards Saturday night when the team begins its’ playoff run in Brooklyn against the Nets. Unfortunately, the story the second half of the season has not been about the injury-plagued Bulls battling and earning the fifth seed in the NBA’s Eastern Conference.... Read more »

Top 5 reasons to watch the Chicago Cubs

Top 5 reasons to watch the Chicago Cubs
The Major League Baseball 2013 season has begun and, for Cubs fans, this means two more years of waiting for what has turned into the self-appointed Championship season of 2015. By then, all of the talent acquired by Theo Epstein and co. will have blossomed into glorious on-the-field production, and fans will be waiting to... Read more »