The Cubs Will Win a World Series within 4 Years

I take pen to paper and fingers to keyboard now as a Cubs fan, yes, but as a sports fan more than anything else. I do this, because it is my firm belief that times are changing, that finally, after years and decades and a century of waiting, 1908 will no longer be the last date in the Cubs’ record

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Leave Johnny Manziel Alone

I hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving. This holiday was easily one of the most memorable for me, as I got to spend it with some of my best friends and family. The holiday only became sweeter, like my sister’s homemade cherry pie, when my beloved Chicago Bears upset the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau on the night they retired Brett Favre’s

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Questions of the week: November 26

The College Tailgate staff has decided to launch a weekly article where all our writers get their two cents on the biggest narratives of the week from all around the sports world. Let us know what you think of this idea in the comment section below! NFL QUESTION The Dallas Cowboys ended a seven game skid this weekend and moved

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Lions beat Packers, but at what cost?

It had been 24 years since the Lions had last won at Lambeau field. Through the Brett Favre years, the game that won Matt Flynn millions in free agency, to last year’s pivotal matchup which determined the winner of the NFC North, the Lions had lost them all. It was an automatic loss which could be counted on even before the

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Thank you, Big Papi

Boston’s most beloved son will always be Tom Brady, and rightfully so. He brought the Patriots back from being the laughing stock of the NFL to the most dominant team over any 15 year span the league has ever seen. He’s also the greatest quarterback of all time. Right behind Brady though, is David Ortiz. Just recently, Big Papi announced

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What’s next for Ronda Rousey

It was wild week in the world of sports for many. The Milwaukee Bucks proved that they could go the distance with LeBron’s Cavs as they beat them in double overtime. The Golden State Warriors are still undefeated. Top ten teams Stanford, LSU, and Utah all lost this weekend to unranked teams. The New England Patriots barely kept their streak

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Better MLS doesn’t mean better USMNT

Over the last six or seven years, Major League Soccer has gradually gained in popularity and put out a better product. Unlike the MLS, the US Men’s National Team grew exponentially more in skill, popularity, and reputation in that same time period. Tim Howard (The US Secretary of Defense), Clint Dempsey, the prime years of Landon Donovan and the rise

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Beating Bama

Surprised by Alabama’s throttling defeat of LSU on Saturday? The margin, maybe. But Bama winning? You really shouldn’t have been. Bama eats teams like LSU for lunch. The scariest part of the Tide is how they’ve been the exact same team for seven seasons now. Don’t believe me? Go on the most credible source according to your college professors, Wikipedia,

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