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Note to New Chicago Bears GM: Return to Sender, one Jay Cutler

I’m not a capologist. Nor would I say I completely understand the nuances of NFL talent and drafting. I like football; and even think I could get competent in those aspects quickly. So, Bear with me so to speak. The … Continue reading

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Hannah Storm Fights Back Tears As She Announces The Death Of Stuart Scott On ‘SportsCenter’

Originally posted on UPROXX:
“You beat cancer by how you live, why you live and the manner in which you live.” -Stuart Scott Hannah Storm was given the impossible talk of announcing Stuart Scott’s death live on SportsCenter this morning.…

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Rosenthal to Cubs: The Price is Right…Now!

Ken Rosenthal thinks Price would look good in a Cubs uniform. I do too, if for different reasons, and strategy than him. The ask would be key piece of information, as to how to get both Price, who seems to … Continue reading

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New York, New York: The Big Apple Needs A Big SS Name Castro

Recent reports out of the East Village shows interest in 24-yr. old SS Starlin Castro, the 3-time All Star, 3-4WAR player of the Cubs in his good seasons. According to John Harper, NY Daily News: “Neither team is going anywhere … Continue reading

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July 4th: What Patriotism Means for Me

I wrote this Presidential, Inaugural-like address several seasons ago. It was a different time and place for me, and so, I reshare it because I think it speaks to the holiday and to our nation and my pride in it. … Continue reading

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Jake Arrieta: Breaking Balls Are Now His Friends

  A picture or two is worth a thousand words (See below the 3 graphs). Jake Arrieta has always been blessed with a power arm (94-96MPH) that oozed potential. In Baltimore, he teased towards being that guy, but never could … Continue reading

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Mom, Baseball, and Apple Pie: A Life Story

My mother passed away 3 years ago today. She was everything moms are, and to me, much more. Mom gave her time and energies to many worthy causes, just not usually the named ones, or the visible, or noteable problems … Continue reading

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A Cubs Quandary: Parting Ways With Talent, part 1

  The current Cubs season does not seem headed for any playoffs despite receiving standout performances again from a couple of starting pitchers. The oft mentioned for trade, Jeff Samardzija, is pitching as the ace (20th in fWAR, xFIP 3.27), finally, dreamt … Continue reading

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I Was in Sports Illustrated!!!!!!

Originally posted on Baseball with Matt:
Hey baseball fans! So, as some of you know already, I was in the latest issue of Sports Illustrated (May 26, 2014 edition, pg. 20)! I just want to say thank you so much…

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Cubs Mike Olt: Is he Mark Reynolds Jr. with a Better Glove? Or someone else?

Comparisons. Everyone makes them to distill down an idea or a thought or a person, God forbid (stereotypes), to its simplest form or characteristic. We (humans) do this to survive. Else, sensory overload, the mainframe (our minds) would get bogged … Continue reading

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