My Bi-Annual State of Da Bears Address

Friends, Romans, Countrymen…. Here we go again. The Bears head into Thanksgiving with a record of 3-7, on a five game losing streak, and staring dead in the face of a winless Lions team who has come close the in their last two and are ready to pounce. This has the makings of something embarrassing,Continue reading “My Bi-Annual State of Da Bears Address”

The Field of Dreams Game Uniforms Have Been Released and They Are Awesome.

The White Sox and Yankees gave us a preview of the uniforms they will be wearing for the Field of Dreams Game happening in Iowa on August 12th. And as you know, I am an expert when it comes to grading uniforms. Holy Moly do I love me some throwbacks. The White Sox are straightContinue reading “The Field of Dreams Game Uniforms Have Been Released and They Are Awesome.”

After Crying Poor to the Public, the Cubs Release Plans for a Sportsbook at Wrigley Field.

I mean, the timing of this is more poor than the Cubs claimed to be. It seems that just months after receiving Federal Landmark status, the Cubs are trying to lose it. Thursday morning the Cubs released their plans for a two-story sportsbook near the right field gate (where the Captain Morgan Patio used toContinue reading “After Crying Poor to the Public, the Cubs Release Plans for a Sportsbook at Wrigley Field.”

Wake Up in Your Sorrows With the Cubs’ Tribute Videos to the Departed.

Good Monday morning to you and yours! We’re still in our feels, we might as well keep it going! In the order the torture took place, here is the tribute to Anthony Rizzo. Anyone in tears yet? Keep it going. If you’re not crying yet, you’re about to. If you need some more pain, absolutelyContinue reading “Wake Up in Your Sorrows With the Cubs’ Tribute Videos to the Departed.”

ICYMI: Rizzo, Baez, & Bryant All Homer in Their Debuts.

The pain has never been more severe. First, Friday night, it was Anthony Rizzo. Then, Saturday, it was Javy Baez. Those two absolutely guaranteed Kris Bryant on Sunday. And whaddya know. I’m so happy for these guys with their new beginnings and high hopes. Core 4 Forever. If anyone needs me, I’ll be at theContinue reading “ICYMI: Rizzo, Baez, & Bryant All Homer in Their Debuts.”

We Got Played, Cubs Fans. We Need the Ricketts to Sell. (Spoiler: They Won’t)

Please stick with me through this whole thing, because I promise you my point is worth considering. I PROMISE you something is going to click. Reality has set in that the heroes that brought us our first World Series after 108 years of nothing are gone, with the exception of Jason Heyward, Wilson Contreras, KyleContinue reading “We Got Played, Cubs Fans. We Need the Ricketts to Sell. (Spoiler: They Won’t)”

Loving the Player vs. Loving the Team: It’s Nearly Impossible to Happily Have It Both Ways.

Five years ago, there is no way we thought we would be here today. Not in a million years. Yet here we are. Today, more so than ever, the north side of Chicago is feeling the pain and agony of saying goodbye to core pieces, definitely heroes/legends, and entering a period of uncertainty and wonder.Continue reading “Loving the Player vs. Loving the Team: It’s Nearly Impossible to Happily Have It Both Ways.”

The Cubs are Hotter Than Flames and Jed Hoyer Has No Idea What To Do.

It’s lonely at the top, let me tell you. Cubs have taken sole possession of 1st place in the NL Central, and despite hitting almost every road block imaginable, have just plowed right through everything. Leaving April in the dust, the Cubs posted a scorching hot 19-8 in the month of May. The Cubs satContinue reading “The Cubs are Hotter Than Flames and Jed Hoyer Has No Idea What To Do.”

Chicago Baseball Update: The White Sox Can’t Go With TLR; What the Cubs Sweep of the Dodgers Means for the Future.

I want to start this off by saying this post is going to be all over the place. Emotions are high on both ends of the city today, and there’s ample reason for it. This might be my longest post ever so strap in. And it’s only May. Yikes. Let’s start with the South SideContinue reading “Chicago Baseball Update: The White Sox Can’t Go With TLR; What the Cubs Sweep of the Dodgers Means for the Future.”