Everyday Inspiration – Anecdotes

(NOTE: I consider myself a good writer, but good only gets better by practice. So I've signed up for the WordPress Everyday Inspiration schedule to…

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The Magic of Cubs Twitter

My latest on Voce Nation: Full squad workouts began last week in Mesa, AZ, as Chicago’s National League Ball Club – the Cubs, in case…

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Opening Day 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xBxZGQ1dJk The Cubs take the field in Pittsburgh today for the first game of 2014. While the 2013 season largely eluded me I'm excited about…

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Because what baseball needs is to be slower

What a terrible, terrible idea. In an unprecedented expansion of its own video replay program, Major League Baseball is giving team managers authority to challenge…

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Classy Maddux

I know the popular point of view on this is that it's a slight to the Cubs, who it goes can't even catch a break…

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Meet Clark…you’ll find him on Addison

So yeah... The Cubs have an official mascot. His name is Clark, and he'll make his debut Monday during a visit to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical…

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Maddux goes to the Hall

Congratulations to one of the, by all accounts, nicest guys in professional sports. Always a class act on the field, obviously a mentor to younger…

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Chicago (the band) getting some recognition

The group's debut album is being added to the Grammy Hall of Fame while the group itself continues to be shut out of the Rock…

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Remembering Terry Kath

Today would be the birthday of Terry Kath, the original guitarist for Chicago.  Kath continues to be an incredibly underrated artist and is, when you…

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Mixed day in Chicago sports

Ugh? Yay? A little of both?