Tag Archives: Chicago

A Sox Fan’s Guide To The CTA Service Cuts

The most annoying part of your baseball experience, now made even more so.

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How to Bring Out the Worst In Chicagoans

Who has the best fans? Cubs? Sox? If WMAQ’s findings are any indication, I vote “neither:” JAKE SAYS: thee cubs fans have been waiting 101 years they cry if there team looses and so what if the cub fans drink a lot isnt that what going to a baseball game is aboutt CUBS RULE SAYS: […]

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What the People Say

It’s like street photography, but with a voice recorder instead of a camera as confusion reigns on the streets of Chicago. Part six in a series.

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Things to Watch in Chicago Baseball in 2009

Ten things that will happen in Chicago baseball, all based on nothing in particular.

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The Two Most Powerful Men In Chicago Sports

Once again, it’s never really about the game.

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Liquidation Sale

A pair of related news items make the Chicago Tribune even more meta than we ever imagined.

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Baseball Money’s Not Just About the Dollars

Special guest Todd Kaplan shows us why no baseball team is justified in crying poor. Yet.

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Decision ’08

Everything you need to know in time for this Election Day.

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Where Nobody Knows Your Name

Notes on an evening watching your run-of-the-mill season-deciding mediocrity from a bunker deep in enemy territory.

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The 35th Street Post Office [September 20, 2008]

In which your editor admits to wishing the Cubs the very second-best.

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435 N. Michigan

Strange times get stranger at the Chicago Tribune: Owner sam Zell is being sued by his employees. . . . . . their most valuable asset is under fire for receiving scheduling favors from Major League Baseball. . . . . . the biggest news in local sports media isn’t local sports news but news about local sports […]

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Alright, to Hell with This

What’s the opposite of greener pastures? One fan searches for the answer. Chris T. reports from beyond the Thunderdome.

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Half-Irish Thoughts for a Half-Irish Night

A brief bit of angry, nonsensical sabre-rattling you’d expect from a guy who celebrates the midpoint between made-up holidays.

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First and Last Month’s, Plus Deposit

Want a great deal on rent in Chicago? Try building a stadium.

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Hating the Cage Match

A quick comparison of two-team markets: New York Yankees & Mets: 73-67 (.521) Los Angeles Angels & Dodgers: 87-58 (.600) Chicago White Sox & Cubs: 61-78 (.439) Which begs the question: does anyone really win this weekend? More on the inevitable Sox bullpen implosion later. I’ve got a Jack McDowell baseball card to offer sacrifice […]

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Why It Matters

On the true meaning of the best, stupidest rivalry in all of sports.

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