Tag: chicago

Women make the change

In honor of International Women’s Day, a day devoted to the celebration of women everywhere and their contributions to the world, I encourage others to appreciate the accomplishments women make in sports. Growing up, I wasn’t like the rest of the kids in my class. I didn’t write reports on wanting to become an astronaut, baseball player,... Read more »

Is John Fox the one to lead the Bears?

I’ll be the first person to admit it, I’m not happy with the Chicago Bears 2016 season. If you can even call a 3-13 record a season. I suppose a handful of Chicagoans are buying into the idea of rookie development, Jay Cutler being well…Cutler and the overwhelming amount of injuries directly impacting the success... Read more »

Thank you for standing by me

Now that I’ve had the night to pinch myself, I can finally believe that the Cubs have won the World Series. At this time I want to thank a few Cubs fans in my life and family members for letting me act like a complete lunatic for the last 24-years. To my father, Dale Hamblin,... Read more »

2016 World Series: A Weekend Worth of photos

I’ve always dreamed of a Chicago Cubs World Series. For 24-years I’ve wanted nothing more than to see the North Side put the curse’s to rest and win a World Series. Now the closest the Cubs have been to a WS Title in 71-years, It was time to pack my bags and hit the road.... Read more »

The ultimate World Series playlist

Tonight’s the night, the Chicago Cubs make history and play in their first World Series in 71 years. At 8:00 p.m. ET on Fox, the Cubs take on the Cleveland Indians in what could very well be the start of the apocalypse. With bets on the line between Dwayne Wade and Lebron James, the respected mayors... Read more »

A win 24 years in the making

For the last 24-years, my parents have asked me the same question, “What do you want for your birthday, Haleigh?” While I give them credit for asking each year, they could never give me, or any other Chicagoan for that matter, what we all desperately wanted for our birthdays. Because my parents go out and... Read more »

Young vs. Old: How generations of Fans Remember Icons

I was driving in the car the other day from Denver to Fort Collins when I really started to get into my 90s throwback station on Spotify. Somewhere in-between the Backstreet Boys and Blink 182, GoCubsGo found a way to break up the boy bands. As most Cubs/Chicagoans listen to the lyrics, its inevitable to... Read more »

My First Love: The Chicago Cubs

Theres nothing quite like your first love. (Insert flashback sequence….now) We all remember those days, your palms got clammy, your stomach was in knots (one could never figure out if the cause was lack of food or if that fart you were holding in for the last hour finally decided to fight back), regardless, we... Read more »

Top Tweets in Chicago Sports: July 1-9

In case all of Chicago decided to take a week off, here is everything you need to know. As told by Twitter.

How Die Hard Chicagoans Survive Out of State

They say time flies when you’re having fun, and it does, but the classic phrase leaves out spending a lot of money, drinking excessive amounts of micro brews and above all else watching your favorite sports TV win in triple overtime. Oh wait, that is just Chicago teams. Now that is a recipe for fun.... Read more »