Archive for 2012

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 »

HE GONE! Lovie Smith has been fired

HE GONE! Lovie Smith has been fired
That is right: you are not dreaming. The decision was obvious, and the Bears made no point in waiting to make the move official. Lovie Smith is no longer the coach of the Chicago Bears. That was fun. Let’s try it again: Lovie Smith is no longer the coach of the Chicago Bears. Ahhhh… (relaxing... Read more »

Keep Lovie for one more year. -The best option(?)

Keep Lovie for one more year. -The best option(?)
Here we are: the third feature on the Bears’ pending Lovie Smith situation. We’ve covered the meatball and logical approaches to firing Lovie (see previous two posts). Today, we look at why the Bears may want to keep Lovie around to finish his contract through next season. While this may be my least favorite of... Read more »
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Fire Lovie... soon. -The logical approach

Part two of the discussion on the current Lovie situation is here. After yesterday’s meatball approach, today’s installment offers a more logical look at why the Bears should part ways with their head coach. Lovie must be fired- Logical Edition Some Bears fans have been fed up with Lovie, and begging for his exit from... Read more »

Fire Lovie now! -The meatball approach

This post is the first in a series of three, aimed at breaking down the current Lovie situation. Today’s addition, the meatball approach, will look at this issue from a standpoint filled with fire and passion. Tomorrow’s post will take a logical stance on why Lovie should be fired. Friday’s installment will remind everyone why... Read more »

The Bears are turning into Cubs

The Bears are turning into Cubs
Remember the end of the Lou Piniella era? Aging veterans, underperforming seasoned players, a lack of productive talent on the field, and none within sight to provide hope for the future; the Cubs were simply depressing as Lou attempted to wait-out the end of his contract. The 2012 Bears are turning into those Cubs. After... Read more »
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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 »