Category: Sports

Love For The Glove

Love For The Glove
This week the baseball beat writers for the Chicago Tribune (Colleen Kane & Mark Gonzales), did an excellent story about various Chicago Cubs and White Sox and their baseball gloves. Some guys were elaborate about breaking the gloves in, how many they have, when they use them (practice and in game gloves aka “gamers”), and even... Read more »

How To Buy A Sports Jersey

How To Buy A Sports Jersey
I know seems innocent enough, you go to a store, buy your favorite player’s jersey and that’s it. But what if you’re not willing to pay over $ 100.00-$ 150.00 for a jersey but are willing to look high and low for one? Take it for me, I’ve owned almost three dozen jerseys in my... Read more »

Sunday is The Best Day on the Motorsports Calendar

Sunday is The Best Day on the Motorsports Calendar
This Sunday is a great day, not only is it my son’s birthday but it’s a day with not one, not two but three iconic auto races. The day starts out in picturesque Monaco with Formula 1’s Monaco Grand Prix. I don’t know if there is a better landscape and harder course on any surface... Read more »
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Should The Chicago Bears Draft Joshua Dobbs?

Should The Chicago Bears Draft Joshua Dobbs?
I have been a University of Tennessee Volunteers football fan since 1993, the year I applied and they accepted me to their university. I opted stayed home to attend DePaul University but since then I have bled orange when it comes to college football. The Chicago Bears badly need a quarterback (and I know they... Read more »

The Chicago Blackhawks Will Come Back

The Chicago Blackhawks Will Come Back
So after game two on Saturday night, the Chicago Blackhawks have yet to score a goal much win a game. I get it, its bad hockey and ask any longtime Blackhawk fan, we’ve watched years of this. Yes this team has won three Stanley Cups since 2010 (pictured is when the Cup was at the... Read more »

Why I Still Love Boxing

Why I Still Love Boxing
I have a new appreciate of boxing, I know that MMA (mixed martial arts), is the more popular from of hand to hand fighting now. But I’ve taken up boxing at my local gym (practicing on the heavy bag), and really understand that its hard work beating people up. I also am reading a lot... Read more »
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How Special is Northwestern University Basketball?

How Special is Northwestern University Basketball?
I’m a die-hard DePaul Blue Demon basketball fan (yeah I’m that guy), who is also an alum of DePaul. But the school I know almost as well as my own is Northwestern. For years I went to football games as a mentor of mine (Thanks Craig), let me tag along to their Saturday gridiron games.... Read more »

My Memories of DePaul Blue Demon Basketball In Rosemont

My Memories of DePaul Blue Demon Basketball In Rosemont
This week marks the end of an era for both DePaul University men’s basketball and the Allstate Arena in Rosemont (previously known as the Rosemont Horizon), as DePaul men’s basketball comes home to Chicago’s south loop with Wintrust Arena at McCormick Square next season. DePaul first starting playing games out there after they outgrew the... Read more »

What is a 24 Hour Gym?

What is a 24 Hour Gym?
So in my quest to “bring sexy back”, I’ve joined a gym again. I’ll be honest I’ve struggled with my weight and being fit forever and I’ve had several gym memberships in my life. But this new trend of the 24 hour gym seems like a good fit. I first started going to the gym... Read more »
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The Flaws of NBA All Star Fan Vote and Russell Westbrook on the Bench

The Flaws of NBA All Star Fan Vote and Russell Westbrook on the Bench
With the Presidential inauguration weekend just behind us we can sit here and debate until the cows come home about how flawed the voting process is. But love it or leave it the alternatives suck even more. With that said, how in the name of James Naismith did Russell Westbrook not be voted into the... Read more »