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Dec 8, 2015; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane (88) celebrates his goal during the third period at  the United Center. The Hawks won 4-1. Mandatory Credit: David Banks-USA TODAY Sports

Hawks Struggling Despite Kane’s Streak

It’s no secret that Patrick Kane is one of the best forwards in the world and has broken Bobby Hull’s franchise record for consecutive games with a point at 21-games. Kane’s streak was extended last night during the Hawks 5-1 loss in Nashville to 24-games which is the record for a U.S. born player as well. He broke that five […]

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KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 27:  Ben Zobrist #18 of the Kansas City Royals reacts after hitting a double in the eighth inning against the New York Mets during Game One of the 2015 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 27, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Cubs Offseason

Yesterday we discussed the ho-hum offseason for the Southside Sox who have made marginal moves by not picking up Alexei Ramirez’s $10 Million option and signing two catchers to replace Tyler Flowers in Alex Avila and Dioner Navarro. Today it’s time to switch to the Northside and see what’s been going on at the corner of Clark & Addison. Quick […]

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Chicago White Sox's  Adam LaRoche (25) watches his home run against the Minnesota Twins during the second inning of a baseball game, Saturday, April 11, 2015 in Chicago.  (AP Photo/David Banks)

White Sox Offseason

The White Sox didn’t nearly have the success their counterparts to the north enjoyed, but they did improve on a porous campaign the season prior with better pitching and a more consistent bullpen. The Sox improved their win total from 2014 to 2015 by three games which isn’t a lot by the eye test, but if you look more closely […]

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NFC North Struggles In Week 13

NFC North Struggles In Week 13

The fact that the Green Bay Packers had one of the most unexpected wins of the season on Thursday does not take away from the Bears, Lions, and Vikings looking terrible at the end of the early games yesterday. Green Bay was saved by a face mask penalty that was undoubtedly warranted, however the defensive play calling on the extra […]

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NFC North Stretch Run

NFC North Stretch Run

The NFC North is quickly becoming the most competitive and well balanced division in football, and after the slew of games over Thanksgiving things are really going to be tight throughout the month of December starting on Thursday Night when the Packers travel to Ford Field in Detroit to take on the suddenly scorching Lions. The Lions have won three […]

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NFC North Week 11 Review

NFC North Week 11 Review

Yesterday in the NFC North the two top teams in the division tangled up in Minneapolis and despite having been on a three game losing streak the Green Bay Packers did exactly what they needed to in order to keep a stranglehold of hosting a playoff game in January. In Chicago the Bears played a very good game, but they […]

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Oct 19, 2015; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon speaks at a press conference during practice the day before game three of the 2015 NLCS at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

Three Cheers!

When Joe Maddon was introduced at the Cubbie Bear in November he bought all in attendance a shot and beer saying it was the “Hazleton Way”. Yesterday Maddon might’ve had to pick up the tab for everyone who was present at his restaurant in Tampa “Ava” because he won his third manager of the year award, first of the National […]

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NFC North Week 10 Review

NFC North Week 10 Review

The NFC North is getting more interesting and more competitive with every Sunday. Now obviously the Bears are not the best 4-5 team in the NFL, but they are that and with it comes the distinction of being just two games back of the Falcons for an NFC Wild Card spot. What’s most interesting about this 4-5 Bears team is […]

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Week 10: Bears @ Rams

Week 10: Bears @ Rams

Chicago’s got a chance to get their second win a row after losing two in a row wrapped around the bye week earlier this season. Chicago enters the game in St. Louis at 3-5 and yet to see themselves get to the .500 mark. Chicago came within a game of that, but a heartbreaking loss in Detroit in Week 6 […]

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How To Improve

How To Improve

How does a team that won a 101 games in total improve on last year. Well for starters the Cubs are going to get a lot of help from last year and the experience that was gained by not only winning 97 regular season games but getting out of the NL Wild Card Game and the NL Divisional Round. The […]

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