Tag: sports humor

Cubs vs. Nationals Game Five: If the Cubs lose will it really be my fault?

All of the pent-up excitement of the Cubs monumental 2016 Series Championship continues to pump up adrenalin in the 2017 season. Fans have kept up the faith with their eyes on a Glorious Repeat even when a setback or two cast a slight shadow on the possibility. No worries. Hope was never dismissed and visions... Read more »

Will Dearly Departed Cubs Fans get to sing at the Old Ballpark?

More marketing advice to the Cubs a.k.a. The Ricketts Family (owners of the Cubs franchise). This time I am focusing on all of the future Dearly Departed Cubs Fans. Yep – it’s inevitable. Now, since many in this demographic FOR DECADES PRIOR have expressed their dire wish, “Please God, let me see the Cubs win... Read more »

2016 World Series Baby Boomers are arriving and the Cubs should step up to the plate

Since some precious new Cubs fans are being born and other Cubs fans are undoubtedly “passing”, I am proposing additional marketing and PR ideas for The Ricketts, venerable owners of the Cubs franchise.. MY IDEAS RE: THE “WORLD SERIES NEWBORNS” Lo and behold, there happens to be a surge of newborns not coincidentally nine months... Read more »
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Ricketts Family - About your new Hotel Zachary across from Wrigley Field ...we need to talk

Just read that the name of the hotel being constructed smack dab across from Wrigley Field will be called Hotel Zachary AND apparently WON’T have a “sports theme” of any kind!?! WRIGLEY HOTEL TO DOWNPLAY BASEBALL…No stuffed chairs in the lobby meant to look like baseballs or historic photos of Wrigley Field lining the walls…”... Read more »

Time-Travel to 1908 to see the Chicago Cubs win the World Series? No thank you.

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Cubs Lose Double-Header to the Padres and Why I am Very Scared

Cubs Lose a Double-Header to the Padres…no big deal, right? But let me tell you why… I am scared. And let me also say this…as a true Cubs fan, I have been programmed to have LOW EXPECTATIONS – and therefore I am never too disappointed. Right? This mindset has worked for the masses (with few... Read more »
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The Bucket List Revisited: This time Nascar and the Daytona 500 Race – why not?

We made it last Sunday to the annual Daytona 500 Nascar race in Daytona Beach, Florida. Our first time there – we are not exactly Nascar fans, but while we were in Florida decided to see what all the hoopla was about. Pretty exciting, but not without a little drama. Embed from Getty Images We... Read more »

Warning: Sports Talk Will Infringe on the Shopping Spree - My BFF Learns a Lesson

Last week my best friend Roseann came to visit for a few days. One morning over coffee, we were planning our day and chitchatting when (I guess) in the spirit of politely including My Guy in the conversation – she made a huge mistake. Because she knows what a Sports Nut he is, these are... Read more »

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 »
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Balls: Overly Deflated or Under Inflated? What's Your Take on DeflateGate?

An intense major drama has exploded in the NFL: It’s DeflateGate, and yesterday afternoon I inadvertently got sucked into it. The New England Patriots are under fire and there’s some ‘splainin’ to do. So crazy ridiculous. I had heard some news blips about the New England Patriots and their football deflating shenanigans – but really... Read more »