on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal ....Cheryl Raye-Stout @Crayestout from WBEZ in Chicago joins us for a discussion of the Bears' resurgence this season. A long time journalist in Chicagoland, Cheryl also recounts her experiences covering the Bulls during their championship run. Jeff Rich and Dave talk about how can the Green Bay Packers break … [Read more...] about Can the Green Bay Packers break their losing streak?
The clock struck midnight on the Cubs season as the Mets swept them out of the playoffs in the NLCS. While the 27th out was being recorded, the fiancé and I turned to the DVR to catch up on a past NCIS episodes from the previous week. After the episode was done, she turned to me and simply stated: “Well, you are taking this Cubs thing well.” I understood her confusion … [Read more...] about Cubs: The Future is Bright
Arrieta on his body of work "it's good." Jake Arrieta's walkup song is Lean On by Major Lazer and DJ Snake. Listen above. “Do you recall, not long ago We would walk on the sidewalk Innocent, remember? All we did was care for each other But the night was warm We were bold and young All around the wind blows We would only hold on to let go Blow a kiss, fire a … [Read more...] about Arrieta is the Cubs’ Guy to Lean On
It is, unofficially, safe to say that regardless as to how the rest of the season goes, the Cubs have had a successful season. With the understanding that the team was built for success further down the road, most likely in the 2016 and 2017 seasons, the Cubs have done enough to garner such an evaluation. However, with the overwhelming success the Cubs have had this summer, … [Read more...] about It’s (Un)official: Cubs Season a Success
[jwplayer mediaid="19279"] The perfect example of the culture change in Chicago came on a Monday evening. The Cubs gave up their three run lead to fall behind the Rockies one run, 8-7 in the top of the ninth. With Dexter Fowler on first, two outs, up came Kris Bryant to bat. For everyone working in the ballpark, who pined for their beds after the boys in blue gave up a … [Read more...] about Inexperience At Its Best….and Its Worst: The Cubs Down the Stretch