Top Ten Things Wrong with the NFL in Week 2

First and foremost, my apologies for the extended leave of absence from TTCS. I’ve been in a self induced sports coma since Chicago baseball sucked the life out of me. But we’re making a triumphant return by breaking down all that was wrong with the NFL in Week 2 from a fan’s perspective. Or, more... Read more »

Top Ten Things I'd Like to Tell Carlos Zambrano

Top Ten Things I'd Like to Tell Carlos Zambrano
As expected, Carlos Zambrano delivered his long awaited, much anticipated response to quitting on the Cubs, cleaning out his locker and threatening retirement. I’ll skip through the gist of it and fast forward to the part that most likely had you on the verge of dry heaving. “I want to keep pitching for the Cubs.... Read more »

Top Ten Hardest Bears to Like

Top Ten Hardest Bears to Like
As most Bears fans know, Sports Illustrated recently published this article that provided an inside look at the enigma that is Jay Cutler. Whether it changed anyone’s opinion, I’m not so sure. But I’ll go out on a limb and say Bears fans still have a tough time warming up to Cutler even if there’s... Read more »
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Top Ten Reasons Why Bears Fans Want to Punch Jerry Angelo in the Face

Top Ten Reasons Why Bears Fans Want to Punch Jerry Angelo in the Face
Chicagoans were edgy enough having to deal with Mother Nature unleashing day after day of extreme temps and storms. But when news broke of a trade sending Bears tight end Greg Olsen to the Carolina Panthers, it seemed the pent up frustrations of the entire city exploded to the surface. The man directly in our... Read more »

Top Ten Cubs/White Sox Who Should Be Traded, But Won't

Top Ten Cubs/White Sox Who Should Be Traded, But Won't
What a great time to be a sports fan. The NFL is back with a vengeance as teams are scrambling to spend millions of dollars on unsigned players. Similarly, the MLB trade deadline is quickly approaching with the Cubs and Sox both in position to be major players in the dealings. Already the Sox have... Read more »

Top Ten Reasons Why Brad Smith is a Bad Idea for the Bears

Top Ten Reasons Why Brad Smith is a Bad Idea for the Bears
With the NFL Lockout over and the Bears season officially about to begin, I left work yesterday in one hell of a great mood. I flipped on the radio in my ride for the latest Bears updates and couldn’t wait to hear who the Bears were talking about spending their free agent cash on. But... Read more »
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Top Ten Wide Receivers the Bears Should Consider

Top Ten Wide Receivers the Bears Should Consider
Lets face it. I can’t write another word about the Cubs or White Sox and you’re probably tired of hearing about how god awful they are. The only solution to this conundrum is football, even if the NFL lockout hasn’t ended. So lets all do what we do best and start analyzing the perceived shortcomings... Read more »

Top Ten Saved by the Bell Sports Episodes

Top Ten Saved by the Bell Sports Episodes
So yeah, this is what happens when baseball in Chicago blows and the NFL and NBA are locked out. Without much to talk about that hasn’t already been beaten to death by everyone with an opinion, I decided to instead have a bit of fun with some Saved by the Bell. We all have our... Read more »

Top Ten Reasons Why Chicagoans Aren't Going to Baseball Games

A combined 15 games under .500 before the All Star break isn't exactly enough to inspire much faith in the chances of Chicago's finest. Optimists may point out that season is far from over, but it's the realists who have it right. Baseball in this city is already dead in 2011.
Jerry Reinsdorf has got to be pissed after shelling out serious dough and going ‘All In’ on this year’s team. Tom Ricketts probably thought Wrigley Field was the golden goose that’d drop golden eggs into his lap every gameday. But both of these ridiculously wealthy men have experienced a rude awakening as day after day,... Read more »
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Top Ten Reasons Why It Sucks to Be a Chicago Sports Fan

 Realistically, the next time we see a Chicago squad in the postseason may not be until 2012. The Cubs and Sox are hopeless, while the chances of another season full of breaks for the Bears is highly unlikely. Nope, we'll have to wait till the Hawks or Bulls make another run before we can even dream about another ticker tape parade in the Chi. SMH.
If you’re any kind of Chicago sports fan, you know exactly what I’m talking about. Right now we’re all stuck in a sports purgatory of sorts, with no chance of escape in the forseeable future. I don’t have to tell you how brutal it is, but I do want to point out the exact reasons... Read more »