Posts in category "Fun/General"

"Breaking Bad" concludes with near perfection

"Breaking Bad" concludes with near perfection
Walter White and Heisenberg are dead. With them dies Breaking Bad, what is most likely the greatest television series ever. Top-notch writing, directing, acting and execution are what made Bad an instant, and persevering, sensation. The weekly intensity and drama had viewers walking on tightropes along with the show’s characters, and the conclusion tied-up nearly every loose end. Creator Vince... Read more »

The 10 best sports video games ever

The 10 best sports video games ever
From the original Nintendo system of the 1980′s, to the next generation of gaming consoles which are around the corner, sports games have been a staple for gamers and sports fans since the beginning. Here is a look at the ten best sports video games ever to be released. 10) Blitz- PS, N64- 1998 This arcade-style... Read more »

Top 10 over-used phrases by athletes

Top 10 over-used phrases by athletes
Not all over-used phrases in sports are necessarily stupid. That cannot be said for any of the entries on this list. We hear it before and after games, throughout all seasons: athletes either avoiding or ignoring questions by offering meaningless responses and irrelevant comments in place of some sort of actual insight. Here I offer... Read more »
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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 »

The many mustaches of Chicago Blackhawks' coach Joel Quenneville

The many mustaches of Chicago Blackhawks' coach Joel Quenneville
In honor of the Chicago Blackhawks’ 12-0-3 start, which has them looking to tie an NHL record for earning points in consecutive games to start a season tonight against the hated Vancouver Canucks, today we honor the work of head coach Joel Quenneville… by looking at various pictures of his versatile mustache. Through the years,... Read more »

My fake girlfriend shared a room with Manti Te'o's fake girlfriend- Exclusive Fantasyland update

My fake girlfriend shared a room with Manti Te'o's fake girlfriend- Exclusive Fantasyland update
Life in Fantasyland can be hard (and so can the language, so consider yourself warned). Just today, my pet jackalope mauled my neighbor’s cat. Earlier this week, I had to call Phil Emery back to tell him that I didn’t think I would be the best choice to replace Lovie Smith (you’re welcome Marc Trestman).... Read more »
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A New Year's resolution for every Chicago sports fan

A New Year's resolution for every Chicago sports fan
I am not one to normally partake in the yearly tradition of setting new goals or lifestyle changes on the cusp of a new year. I admire those who do, however, and I know many of these people struggle to find a realistic, yet worthwhile, resolution to settle on. In the spirit of the end... Read more »

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:
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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 »