The Roller Coaster That Is The Chicago White Sox

Just when everyone was getting all aboard the Chicago Cubs bandwagon heading into the homestretch of the MLB season, the Chicago White Sox have come out of the cellar to win seven straight road games. They beat up on the Cleveland Indians and the Boston Red Sox to get back to one game under .500 at 49-50. This streak has

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The Madness Never Stops

March has ended, but the madness continues. No, I am not talking about the elite 8 or the final 4. It’s the madness that is coaches being hired and fired and players transferring and declaring for the NBA draft. According to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, there have been 450+ transfers since the beginning of the College Basketball season, with that number

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5 Teams to Watch This March

The only thing more predictable than Obama picking all the #1 seeds in March is that March Madness will, again, be full of upsets, buzzer beaters, excitement and heartbreak. This season, everyone is talking about Kentucky bringing home the championship, seeing they have yet to lose this year. Other popular picks include Duke, Wisconsin, Villanova, Arizona among other teams. Here

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Good Riddance to Dickie V

By Sean Carney This past Wednesday, Duke and North Carolina squared off at Cameron Indoor in what will go down as one of the best games of the regular season. Duke made a soaring last-minute comeback to bring the game into overtime where they would go on to eventually win behind a monster performance from Freshman Tyus Jones. For many,

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If You Ain’t Cheatin’, You Ain’t Tryin’

In light of the recent issues of Deflategate and the Syracuse self imposed post season ban due to academic issues, I wanted to take the time and survey our current world of sports and reflect back on the sports world I’ve grown up in and come to know. It’s been an era where if you aren’t cheating, you aren’t trying. Looking

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Linemen Are People, Too

By Sean Carney Now that I’ve been given an outlet to voice my opinion in more than 140 characters, it’s time to talk about a serious issue that is present in the game of football; the lack of respect lineman get, specifically, offensive lineman. If you know me, you’re probably thinking, “here we go again” or “shut the hell up.” Either

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NFL Playoff Preview: Divisional Matchups

And then there were 8. Last weekend’s action can be characterized more by sloppy football and questionable officiating. Carolina beat a depleted Arizona team, Baltimore and Indianapolis got by in ugly fashion and Dallas may have received the biggest gift of the NFL season with that called off pass interference. That non-call will live in infamy forever. It also couldn’t have happened

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NFL Playoff Preview: Weekend 1

Playoffs? Don’t talk about playoffs! Playoffs? After 17 weeks, we have finally reached the first weekend of the NFL Playoffs. Some teams come in firing on all cylinders and others come stumbling into the playoffs, but anything can happen. With that being said, let’s take a look at the breakdown of this weekend’s matchups. Arizona Cardinals(11-5) @ Carolina Panthers(7-8-1): This is probably

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Relevant Chicago Baseball in October?

Well Chicago sports fans, the Bears still suck. I could write a novel on that, but that’s for another day. Thankfully, whether you’re a Cubs or White Sox fans, both Chicago teams brought their fans reasons to be excited for opening day. When’s the last time both Chicago fan bases were able to say that? Whether these teams live up to

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Is Derrick Rose Soft?

“Down and holding his knee…. Down and holding his knee.” The five words that have given Chicago Bulls fans nightmares for the past three seasons. Bulls superstar Derrick Rose has played in 50 games over the past 3 seasons. Rose tore his ACL late in 2011 which also held him out of the 2012 campaign and then went on to

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