Posts tagged "Cubs"

5 Reasons To Hate Baseball's New Wild Card Format

5 Reasons To Hate Baseball's New Wild Card Format
My love of baseball runs deep, but this new wild card format has got to go. Some history:  Beginning in 1994, baseball added a “wildcard” team to the playoffs along with the three division winners in each league.  When the regular season ended, the “best” division winner played the wildcard team in a five game... Read more »

The 5 Worst All-Stars In Chicago Baseball History

The 5 Worst All-Stars In Chicago Baseball History
  It’s time again for major league baseball’s “mid-summer classic,” the All-Star game, which this year is in Kansas City. I wrote a post last year about the silliness of the All-Star rules.  A year later they’re still silly so I thought I would put together a list of the worst All-Stars in Chicago baseball history.... Read more »

NATO Chicago 2012: 5 Things To Protest

NATO Chicago 2012: 5 Things To Protest
It’s NATO time. World leaders are heading to Chicago for a summit and experiencing our great city from a plastic bubble. NATO time means protest time, with an estimated 20,000 demonstrators hitting the streets. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, as President Obama’s Chief of Staff in 2008, famously said, “You never want a serious crisis to go... Read more »
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