Posts tagged "chicago sports"

Why a Die-Hard Chicago Sports Guy cannot be out of town this time of year

We had escaped the miserable Chicago winter – retreating to our tropical paradise – sun, sand, sea and fun. Living the dream. So WHY was my Die-Hard Sports Guy having bouts of periodic gloominess and anxiety? Answer: We were in the middle of the “High Sports Season”, Bulls and Blackhawks in the playoffs and the... Read more »

Carmelo Anthony Playing for the Bulls and Bringing his Wife La La to Chicago: Why This Is On My Wish List

I confess that I know nothing about Carmelo Anthony who currently plays basketball for the New York Knicks. In fact, I know nothing about the upcoming NBA trades or who might be going where. However, I was recently skimming through the serious analysis of the Bull’s trade scenario as related by a fellow blogger (Chicago... Read more »

Jay Cutler and Kristin Cavallari Guest Star In TV Show "The League" - Is There A Future Career Change For The Jayster?

I recently tricked My Sports Guy into watching a TV show, “The League” by telling him that it was a show about Jay Cutler. Jay Cutler and wife, Kristin Cavallari were guests stars, but it was actually a sitcom about a group of friends that play fantasy football. (My Guy is not a sitcom fan.)... Read more »

NFL Today TV Show on CBS Inspires Me To Give Football Quiz to Partygoers With Amusingly Predictable Results

Happened to watch a snippet of the NFL Today show on CBS before the Bears game last Sunday. The Talking Heads were (or so I thought) quizzing each other on football trivia. Questions: “What city will the AFC Championship game be held in this year? And “What team will get the first pick of the... Read more »

Memo to Wrigleyville Alderman Tom Tunney: Sharknado is Fiction and So is Beernado. Relax.

Recently we watched “Sharknado” – a TV movie with the very plausible plot involving zillions of SHARKS that get swept up from the ocean into a TORNADO (get it – Sharknado) and then the sharks get spewed out all over causing terror and mayhem in the streets of Los Angeles.  It could happen, right?  Well,... Read more »

Derrick Rose: There Is No Letter I in TEAM. Are You In Or Out? Looks Like You're Out.

Dear Derrick, It’s now or never. Do you get it? Second Round of the NBA playoffs, YOUR TEAM the Chicago Bulls facing the Miami Heat. Yes, we had a devastating loss on Wednesday, but we can put that behind us and win 3 out of 5. Reports of No-Rose tonight. Guess you are at the... Read more »

The Kentucky Derby Is Officially Off The Bucket List - The Dude Ranch Still Remains

We were in Louisville, Kentucky for the 139th Kentucky Derby. Horses and Hats, and of course you can’t go anywhere without a Chicago Sports Connection. Flashback: My Sports Guy had some business in the small town of Minier, Illinois about 3 hours from Chicago. “Why don’t you come with me? It’s just a couple of... Read more »