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Roaring out of the Gate

Roaring out of the Gate

Chicago’s baseball clubs doubled up on opening day as the White Sox bullpen looked phenomenal and the Cubs just in general look like a team that’s gonna perhaps run away with their division. The Cubs got what they’ve come to expect from Jake Arrieta on opening night in Anaheim. Arrieta opened his season with a seven inning shutout against a […]

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“Un-Coyleing”

“Un-Coyleing”

Last year’s Conny Smythe recipient is headed towards a hefty suspension just before the playoffs because of last night’s incident with Minnesota’s Charlie Coyle. Duncan Keith didn’t appreciate being taken down by the Wild winger and showed his displeasure in the dumbest way possible. After being taken down by what Keith deemed a slew foot in his own mind from […]

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Trump Training Eye Towards Ricketts Family

Trump Training Eye Towards Ricketts Family

Somehow the Cubs, and in specific the Cubs Ownership has come into the crosshairs of the “Trump Train” because of the spending against him done in the primary race of Florida by the Ricketts Family. Now to his credit the Donald did win by a whopping 20 points in the Sunshine State, beating out Marco Rubio, who the Ricketts were […]

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Madness To Say The Least

Madness To Say The Least

For the past 96 hours the country has completely blown off production in the workplace and encapsulated themselves in everything brackets. The NCAA Tournament opened last Tuesday and Wednesday with their play-in games, and the real dance starting before noon on Thursday running up until after midnight in the east on Monday with St. Joseph’s scaring the daylights out of […]

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Bayern's scorer Thiago Alcantara, right, celebrates after scoring his side's 3rd goal, during the Champions League round of 16 second leg soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and Juventus Turin in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, March 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Champions League Quarterfinals

This morning the Champions League and Europa League had their draws held for the quarterfinal match-ups. The Round of 16 ended with a bang on Wednesday as Bayern Munich had to come back from a two goal deficit against Juventus in the second half in order to extend their continental campaign. The men from Munich did see themselves through to […]

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Family First

Family First

In a shocking surprise to many around baseball, 13-year veteran Adam LaRoche has decided to retire from the game citing personal reasons. LaRoche will be walking away from $13 Million in the final year of his two-year deal from the White Sox. While LaRoche had an extremely sub-par year by his standards last season (.207, 12, 44), the reason he […]

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Bears Buying Defense

Bears Buying Defense

Since free agency started last Wednesday the Bears have again opened up the purse strings in another attempt to shore up the defensive side of the ball. Chicago’s inked Danny Trevathan(ILB, Broncos), Jerell Freeman(ILB, Colts), and most recently Akiem Hicks(DE, Patriots) to deals which in theory should improve one of the worst defensive units in the league. Last year Chicago […]

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Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo talk during spring training baseball practice, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, in Mesa, Ariz.  (AP Photo/Matt York)

Value on the Cheap at Wrigley

How can the mid-market Cubs spend money like their big-market counterparts in the Yankees, Dodgers, or Red Sox? Well for starters if you’re the Cubs you’ve been compiling high draft picks for several years now that are under team control for the foreseeable future. The Cubs had the ability to spend like drunken sailors this winter for several reasons; one […]

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Hawks Keep Rolling

Hawks Keep Rolling

Rivalry Night was on the docket this evening with the Blackhawks seeking their 40th win on the year which would place them alone atop of the Western ┬áConference joining only the Capitals who have 47. The Blackhawks got on the board first with a Brent Seabrook blast from the blue line that beat Red Wings Goalie Petr Mrazek. The next […]

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Lt. Gen. Michael S. Tucker, commanding general of First U.S. Army, headquartered in Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, and Command Sgt. Maj. Sam Young, also of First U.S. Army, witness the coin toss prior to kick off between the Chicago Bears and Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field, an NFL match designated to honor troops, held a few days after Veterans Day, Nov. 16. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Michel Sauret)

Alshon Staying A Bear

There’s never any doubt the four year pro out of South Carolina was ever going to leave the Windy City, especially not after Brandon Marshall was traded to the Jets last year for a fifth round selection (Adrian Amos). Alshon Jeffery had a modest season by his standards after setting career highs in the two previous seasons where he played […]

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