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Boston Sports Media Watch comes to Chicago Sports Media Watch

Boston Sports Media Watch comes to Chicago Sports Media Watch
In the wake of this week’s horrific events in Boston…we are all Bostonians.  This atrocity takes on an added level of outrage, sadness and disgust as it occurred on Patriots Day. As of April 15, 2013 we are all Patriots. We are all Patriots fans today. Even New York Jets are. Because Patriots Day actually has nothing to do with the NFL team, the New England Patriots. It’s a Revolutionary War Memorial Holiday. I changed my Twitter and Facebook avatars to the Boston strong. By the way, did you see the cover of the Tuesday Chicago Tribune sports section? And how it kind of said the same thing as the intro from my Boston essay? Anyways, this week was the right time to speak with my Boston sports media counterpart. Please welcome to Chicago (virtually), Bruce Allen leader of Boston Sports Media Watch. You can follow Boston Sports Media Watch on Twitter, and Boston Sports Media Watch on Facebook...

Chicago is My Wife, but Boston My Mistress

Chicago is My Wife, but Boston My Mistress
In the wake of today’s horrific events in Boston... ...we are all Bostonians.  This atrocity takes on an added level of outrage, sadness and disgust as it occurred on Patriots Day. On April 15, 2013 we are all Patriots. We are all Patriots fans today. Even New York Jets are. Because Patriots Day actually has nothing to do with the NFL team, the New England Patriots. It’s a Revolutionary War Memorial Holiday. I felt the need to re-publish an essay I wrote about the city of Boston and it’s similarities to Chicago in 2007. And to keep updated on the news coming out of Boston, here’s a good NESN sports reporter covering the Marathon to follow on Twitter. Let’s get to the essay...