Greatest Sports Movies of All Time

It’s around that time of year when we are finishing up stuffing our faces with chips, buffalo wings, and other football foods while watching the Super Bowl. However, you also can’t forget it’s the time of year when all the movies that have been talked about for years finally start to come out. It’s no secret that January has been shown

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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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American sports model: take notes

In the current American sports model, there are different tiers of professional athletics. For this, let’s focus primarily on basketball and baseball because of their established tier systems; in baseball it is the MLB, AAA, AA, and A leagues and in basketball it is the NBA and then the D-League. These leagues that are below the major league level are

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October’s Very Own: “Baseball’s boring? The door is over there”

I was four years old when my dad asked my brother and I if we wanted to ride the bus downtown to the Kingdome to watch the Mariners play the Detroit Tigers. My brother opted to go with my mother to Target to buy Batman and Superman socks. While Aidan’s choice was suspect, but respectable for a two year old,

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25 things to happen if Cubs win World Series

By Charlie O’Donnell Its been 107 years since the Chicago Cubs won their last World Series (the longest championship drought in sports today), and many Cubs fans have a pennant in sight. All the North Siders have to do is beat the New York Mets in the NLCS (which won’t be an easy task), and they’ll have reached the World Series for

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The Class of 2015 “Hall of Fake” Inductees

In light of the MLB Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Sunday, I think it’s important to bring to light the people who have made an impact on baseball, but won’t receive a gold plaque in Cooperstown for it. Check out my nominees for the MLB Hall of Fake: 1. Keith Hartley: The man, the myth, the baby-feeding, foul ball-catching

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The Dog Days of Summer: Baseball’s Moment in the Spotlight

As noted twenty first century philosopher and song writer Drake so eloquently said, “we made it.” After another year of football, basketball, and hockey has passed, we’re in July with…well, somewhat of a lull until football starts up again this fall. After the dust has settled, we’re left with nothing but baseball. Ahh, Baseball! Now there’s a sport for people! The

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The Ultimate Backyard Baseball Starting Lineup

The voices of Sunny Day and Vinny the Gooch have likely echoed down the hallways of your house since you were in third grade. Whether you played at Playground Commons or Sandy Flats, drafted future MLB stars or the kids from around the block, you felt like the smartest coach around. Other than Ken Griffey and Frank Thomas, with the occasional Phil

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Top MLB Storylines – Week 2

Week 2 of baseball certainly was entertaining. From Kris Bryant to a few benches-clearing “fights,” let’s take a look at what’s happened in the last week in Major League Baseball. Jose Bautista Jose Bautista caused some controversy in Toronto’s recent series against the Baltimore Orioles. The ‘Jays right fielder pissed off quite a few O’s players when he stood and watched

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Don’t Sleep on the Southsiders

It has been a long cold winter, but now that I can finally see that mystical thing called grass, it is time to look ahead to baseball season baby. There has been a lot of buzz down in Wrigleyville this offseason as many experts have been predicting a bounce back year for the Cubs due to some outstanding young talent

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