Archive for March 2011

Happy Opening Day! Will the Cubs' 83 Wins be enough to take the Central Division?

Happy Opening Day! Will the Cubs' 83 Wins be enough to take the Central Division?
The day is finally here! We have collectively survived the worst month for sports in March (see my March Madness Rant from last year), and we have earned the best prize of all: the BEST sports month of the year. With April we can enjoy the end of two seasons as the Hawks and Bulls... Read more »

The Blackhawks WILL make the playoffs, so... Jonathan Toews for MVP?

Following a thrilling overtime win against the Red Wings in Detroit last night, the Blackhawks inched even closer to solidifying a playoff spot. The Red Wings sit as the second seed right now, a massive 11 points behind the number one Vancouver Canucks, but the Hawks have the eight seed all to themselves now, and... Read more »

The 2011 Cubs are the 2010-11 Chicago Bears

The 2011 Cubs are the 2010-11 Chicago Bears
I am not saying that the Cubs will make the playoffs. I am not claiming that the Cubs will be a winning team during the upcoming season. I am most certainly not claiming that the Cubs will lose the NL Championship to the Green Bay Packers. What I am saying is that this team can... Read more »
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The Chicago Blackhawks: Calling all Bandwagon-Jumpers

For much of this hockey season, the Blackhawks had been disappointing: streaks of wins were immediately negated by longer losing streaks, one injured player would return to the ice during the same game that another would go down, and making the playoffs looked like a crap-shoot at best. Simply nothing was going right for the... Read more »