With the Chicago Cubs clinging to a slim lead in the NL Central, and the Chicago White Sox bringing up the rear in the AL Central, one could say the crosstown rivals are heading in opposite directions. I, on the other hand, see them heading in the same direction. I am not looking at this … Continue reading Ironic rebuild could reshape the Crosstown Cup
"Stick to sports!" This is a saying that I have heard my entire life. This year, however, it seems to be more prevalent. I am not sure if it is the 24-hour news cycle, or the “controversial” protest by Colin Kaepernick, but I seem to hear that phrase about once a day. What troubles me … Continue reading Stick to Sports
The NFL season is upon us ladies and gentlemen. With the birth of a new season come great expectations for our favorite teams. I for one have been filled with optimism for my beloved Chicago Bears every season since 1985. Inevitably those optimistic feelings lay in the very incapable hands of Jay Cutler for at … Continue reading Unreal Expectations
Unless you have been under a rock over the past 12 months you have noticed the rise in frequency of domestic violence issues in professional sports. Like it or not professional athletes are “role models”. They may not have signed up for the title, but because they are seen on television, in magazines or any … Continue reading Domestic Violence
I have had three weeks to digest the latest charade that is the NBA Draft!! Let me start by stating that this has zero to do with my feelings towards the “kids” that were drafted. I am clearly aware that this is a dream come true and something that will change their lives forever. When … Continue reading Why is the NBA Draft so boring?