1. Politics and Religion: Two Issues Not To Tackle in Sports (Commercials)

    Let the debate begin. For an unclear reason, this year's Super Bowl is weighed down by political and religious agendas, namely those of Tim Tebow...

    Colby Pash Written by Colby Pash about over 4 years ago 323 reads 3 comments

  2. Brett Favre: Make a Decision, No Wavering

    Dear Brett, You're doing it again. You're holding out—on the brink of wavering—and I might understand why. You're still cutting checks from sponsors showcasing your indecisiveness. But it can't be for the money or the fame...

    Colby Pash Written by Colby Pash about over 4 years ago 619 reads 5 comments

  3. A Guide to Handling Steroid Allegations

    Over the past few years, we've learned a few things about how to handle steroid allegations in baseball. For the sake of this argument, I'll go with my gut and assume all mentioned steroid allegations are true...

    Colby Pash Written by Colby Pash about over 5 years ago 115 reads 2 comments

  4. The Oakland Athletics: The Worst Offense in the American League

    The Oakland Athletics are off to a dreadful start offensively, and their last place American League West record reflects it...

    Colby Pash Written by Colby Pash about over 5 years ago 180 reads 0 comments

  5. Dear Steroids: Thank You

    Dear Steroids, Gee, I don't know where to begin. I suppose I could start by telling you this letter is 10 years overdue. For this, I'm sorry. But it's been tough. I've had an incredibly difficult time with this...

    Colby Pash Written by Colby Pash about over 5 years ago 143 reads 7 comments

  6. Cubs and Orioles Sittin In a Tree, K-I-S-S-I-N-G

    Wow. You can bet Jim Hendry has Andy MacPhail on speed dial. Baseball executives Jim Hendry and Andy MacPhail of the Chicago Cubs and Baltimore Orioles, respectively, sure love swapping players...

    Colby Pash Written by Colby Pash about over 5 years ago 245 reads 6 comments

  7. The All-Hustle Team

    You gotta love hustle. In spring ball when the kid wearing jersey #62 sprints to first base after drawing a walk. The fielder who, with no regard for his own safety, goes headstrong into the camera well for a foul ball...

    Colby Pash Written by Colby Pash about over 5 years ago 276 reads 0 comments

  8. Bits & Pieces on Performance Enhancing Drugs in Baseball

    Baseball is a game. And in games, people cheat. They always have. It happened when you were a kid and, even though they are adults, it happens today in sports. With 750 active players in baseball, there will always be someone cheating...

    Colby Pash Written by Colby Pash about over 5 years ago 43 reads 2 comments

  9. Poll: Len & Bob or Chip & Steve?

    Alright, Cubs fans. Len Kasper and Bob Brenly have been with WGN-TV and Comcast SportsNet since 2005. After three years you know them as well as you ever will, so are they better than ...

    Colby Pash Written by Colby Pash about over 5 years ago 311 reads 2 comments

  10. Mike Fontenot: Power Hitter (Against Righties)

    "Mighty" Mike Fontenot is listed at 5'8", 170 lbs., but he plays much larger...against right-handed pitchers. The slugger is second on the team with five home runs, trailing only Alfonso Soriano's seven...

    Colby Pash Written by Colby Pash about over 5 years ago 106 reads 4 comments

  11. Zambrano Leaves Game Early With Leg Injury

    Carlos Zambrano left Sunday's game in the bottom of the fifth inning with a left leg injury after beating out a bunt. The pitcher left the game in a 2-2 tie against the Florida Marlins...

    Colby Pash Written by Colby Pash about over 5 years ago 37 reads 0 comments

  12. Haren Consistently Outstanding, No Surprise

    On Saturday, May 2nd Dan Haren could have struck out a tee-ball hitter, looking. He was on. Locked in. In fact, Haren has been on and locked in for every single start this season, though his 3-3 record leads you to believe differently...

    Colby Pash Written by Colby Pash about over 5 years ago 26 reads 0 comments

  13. Expect Big Offensive Numbers From Zambrano Today

    I won't make a habit of predicting performances or game outcomes in sports, especially when it comes to pitchers at the plate. But this seems too obvious. Carlos Zambrano is set to go off...

    Colby Pash Written by Colby Pash about over 5 years ago 17 reads 3 comments

  14. Mohawk Means More At-Bats for Carlos Zambrano

    Every Cubs fan knows it's a spectacle to see Carlos Zambrano take his hacks at the plate. And it's not uncommon for manager Lou Piniella to leave Zambrano in the game to bat before pulling him for a relief pitcher in the following inning...

    Colby Pash Written by Colby Pash about over 5 years ago 91 reads 1 comments

  15. Carlos Marmol Settles Into Set-Up Man Role, Again.

    Cubs' Nation has high hopes that reliever and All-Star Carlos Marmol has gotten his 'stuff' back. Marmol's documented early-season struggles on the mound can easily be blamed on the World Baseball Classic...

    Colby Pash Written by Colby Pash about over 5 years ago 46 reads 1 comments

  16. Florida Marlins to Pursue Identity in 2012

    In 2012, the Florida Marlins are scheduled to begin play in a new half-billion dollar ballpark, tentatively called Marlins Ballpark. Along with the new ballpark, the Florida Marlins will introduce a new team name: The Miami Marlins...

    Colby Pash Written by Colby Pash about over 5 years ago 3,467 reads 2 comments