Posts in category "Sports"

Cubs opening day: Just once I'd like to have reason to hope

Cubs opening day: Just once I'd like to have reason to hope
Once upon a time and a very long time ago it was, I had hope. Oh sure, I have hope for many things – for Bravo to have a Real Housewives of Chicago, for Tim Gunn to seek me out for Project Runway; things like that. But for many years now, I have to admit... Read more »

The Chicago Cubs: in twenty years I hope I don't have to write this

The Chicago Cubs: in twenty years I hope I don't have to write this
Dear Cubs, It’s 2033. I am 75 years old and I have been with you guys a long time. Since 1969. Hell that’s a couple of lifetimes to some. But one thing has never changed: you still haven’t won a World Series. I stopped going to games back in 2013. I went to your last... Read more »

The Stanley Cup, The Blackhawks and the fact that I don't like hockey

The Stanley Cup, The Blackhawks and the fact that I don't like hockey
Yes, that’s right. I don’t like hockey. It’s not that I hate it, I just don’t feel anything for it. Right now I’m feeling like I’m un-American or that I should suddenly jump on a band wagon that I don’t care to be on. I just don’t like the game. I don’t get it. I... Read more »
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Hope for the Cubs, from a Giants fan

Hope for the Cubs, from a Giants fan
Earlier in the week I wrote about the Chicago Cubs and how all we as fans have is hope. I received this wonderful response and would like to share it. So, my first guest post ever, courtesy of a San Francisco Giants fan, in support of our beloved Cubs. He writes: Dear Teppi Jacobsen, I... Read more »

The Chicago Cubs: Hope is all we'll ever have

The Chicago Cubs: Hope is all we'll ever have
Once upon a time I was an 11 year old kid who spent every waking moment possible at Wrigley Field. And I had the highest of hopes. Even after I watched them crumble in 1969 (thanks black cat), I had hope. Hope, hope, hope. That my friends is all any Cub fan has to hold... Read more »

Super Bowl XLVII: Excited because this marks the end of football season

Super Bowl XLVII: Excited because this marks the end of football season
First of all, what number does XLVII translate to? And why Roman numerals? Is football so traditional and/or antiquated that we need to use them? Can’t we just get the number? Now, down to business. Let me begin by saying this: I HATE FOOTBALL. I know, I know. Throw your rotten tomatoes and foam number... Read more »
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