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Aerosmith: Relief Pitcher, Sports Memorabilia Magnet

Aerosmith: Relief Pitcher, Sports Memorabilia Magnet
Follow @MySportsComplex So you’re probably reeling from your recent Boston visit to see the June 11 Backstreet Boys / New Kids on the Block tour. Or maybe you’ve missed your chance, and you’re now relegated to some real rockin’ music by the Mighty Mighty BossTones, who are set to perform at Fenway Park with fellow... Read more »

Cheeky NBA Fan Tattoos MVP on his Butt

Cheeky NBA Fan Tattoos MVP on his Butt
Follow @MySportsComplex You may have seen this yesterday if you follow Dan Devine’s excellent “Ball Don’t Lie” blog on Yahoo. Devine broke the story yesterday about Derek Dilday, a diehard Dallas Mavericks fan, who was so excited that his team was in the NBA Finals, that he went out on an odd limb. Not surprisingly,... Read more »

Throwing Pics: #4 - "Cubs Fan's" can't spell.

Technically, not a misspelling, Cubs fans (as it should be written) are welcomed for a drink nearby The Friendly Confines in possessive tense. As a Cubs fan, I wish I could blame this error on a a printer in Bridgeport. Andy Frye has a photographic sports mind and documents it here, and throughout the day... Read more »
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Why Soccer Will Never Not make it in America

Not long ago I got into it at a bar with a Boston Red Sox fan. Not “into it” as in a bar fight, nor was I cheering for the Yankees. He had just driven 14 hours and had lots to talk about. For one, he went on about how Ultimate Fighting is (allegedly) America’s... Read more »

Derrick Rose, the Best Point Guard Since Magic Johnson

So there, I said it. Derrick Rose is the greatest point guard in the game since Magic Johnson, the Lakers’ 5-time NBA champion and Hall of Famer. And with 25 points per game and only a few years under his belt it’s fair to say that this statement is taking a risk and, OK…yes, I’m... Read more »

Cubs Fans, Sports Fans Pay Worthy Price

I’ve never played the lottery, even once. Then again, I probably have some bias against the lottery thanks to a creepy “book store” in my hometown, which didn’t sell books. Rather, Village Books was the hub for dirty magazines and lottery tickets. I used to have to pass by it whenever I wanted a decent slice of... Read more »
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Throwing Pics: #1 - "Burrito Michael Jordan Layup"

“Burrito Michael Jordan making a Layup”, circa 1997. This wall mural, fantastic yet ridiculous, can be found in Chicago at LaBamba Tacos, Wrightwood & Halsted in Lincoln Park.