Divorce Court: Rose vs Bulls

Since Derrick Rose’s first torn ACL in the 2012 NBA playoffs, there has always been an expectation that the Bulls point guard would return to the same acrobatic and accurate player he was. Nearly three knee surgeries, a number of left hamstring problems and sprained ankles, and a surgery for an orbital fracture later, the MVP Derrick Rose we all wanted

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Chicago Bears Road To Revival

The Chicago Cubs have been reborn and look set to continue contention for years to come. The Chicago Bulls are ready to start their season with their new coach, along with Jimmy Butler and Derrick Rose (unless he gets a paper cut). As for the Chicago Blackhawks? They’re still one of the top teams in the NHL after winning their third Stanley

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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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NL Wild Card Preview: Cubs Keys to Victory

Alas, the time has come. After six years of heartbreak and disappointment, the mighty Chicago Cubs are back in the postseason, and this time, let’s hope there’s no Steve Bartman to ruin the spoils. With Sunday’s 3-1 victory and a three-game sweep of the reeling Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park, the Cubbies successfully finished off a 97-65 season (their best

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Is the CM Punk UFC Experiment A Failure?

Believe it or not, there are hundreds upon thousands of fans (myself included) waiting for former WWE superstar CM Punk to make his professional debut in the world of mixed marital arts. It was announced last December that he signed a multi-fight deal to compete in the UFC, with his first fight taking place sometime towards the end of 2015. However, with

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NHL Western Conference Final Preview

Well uh, that was fast. With the Chicago Blackhawks bringing out the brooms and the Anaheim Ducks taking care of business in 5, we are set up for an awesome matchup in the Western Conference Final. Will the Ducks be able to get over the hump and reach their first Stanley Cup since 2007? And what about the Hawks? Can

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The Lure of Sports Stadiums

Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs. I wanted to visit the stadium ever since the Cubs drafted Jeff Samardzija when I was a seventh grader. I desperately wanted to see my favorite college wide receiver pitch in the major leagues. Although Samardzija has since moved across town to the White Sox, I’ve always felt the allure of Wrigley Field.

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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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Top 10 Worst Sports Franchises

By Michael Gilbert 10. Los Angeles Clippers People may look at this and go “WOAH, why are the Clippers on this list?” Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, and DeAndre Jordan make this team a Western Conference title contender this year, but I say hold that thought because the Clippers haven’t been relevant for NBA standards until the 2011-2012 season, where the

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