Posts tagged "Baseball"

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 »

Potential Bob Brenly replacements, and the one man who SHOULD get the job -- Chicago Cubs

Potential Bob Brenly replacements, and the one man who SHOULD get the job -- Chicago Cubs
Let’s be honest: there is no ideal replacement for Bob Brenly. The chemistry that developed between Brenly and play-by-play man Len Kasper over the past eight seasons was nothing short of broadcasting gold, and the Cubs’ television booth will never be the same. That being said, the situation seemed just as bleak nine seasons ago,... Read more »

HAUNTS and CURSES- tales of the supernatural in the world of sports

HAUNTS and CURSES- tales of the supernatural in the world of sports
Ghosts looming throughout Wrigley Field. Dorms haunted by unfortunate football players. Spirits inside hotels, tormenting the traveling player. Horrible fragments to open my article… With October just about half-way over already, I figured it was time to get into the spirit on Gonzo Sports Chicago. Curses are not the only sign of the otherworldly crossing-over... Read more »
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Bye week blues? 8 cures to save your Sunday [Slideshow]

Fantasy Football indulgers should have no problem during any week of the NFL season. Keeping track of all the goings-on should easily occupy anyone seeking to become a fantasy football wizard.
After getting used to a consistent hook-up of Bears over the last five weeks, Chicagoland is now stuck in bye-week hell. No Bears fix for any of this week- so what are we to do? Here’s a few suggestions to help you through your Bears-less Sunday.

"Go Cubs Go" Needs to Go Away

"Go Cubs Go" Needs to Go Away
Cub fans have not enjoyed much winning baseball at Wrigley Field this year, but yesterday the crowd was treated to a legitimately exciting comeback victory against the Milwaukee Brewers. After tying the game with a 6-run sixth inning, the Northsiders eventually won the game 12-11, with a 3-spot in the bottom of the ninth. Then... Read more »