1. Fighting Illini Basketball Is Back and Here to Stay

    After a two-year showing of complete mediocrity and borderline bad..ocrity in 2006 through 2008, the Fighting Illini of Illinois are back...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about almost 5 years ago 861 reads 1 comments

  2. Week Nine: What We Learned About The Chicago Bears...They Are Really Bad

    NFL announcers and writers tend to over-analyze everything and repeat themselves over and over and over and over and over again, which is why I will never understand why ESPN shows NFL Live year-round...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about almost 5 years ago 287 reads 0 comments

  3. Week Eight: What We Learned About The Chicago Bears...They Are Bad

    After a dream vacation in victory lane against the Cleveland Browns, the Chicago Bears came back to reality Sunday and were completely dominated by another solid, but beatable team in the form of the Arizona Cardinals...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about almost 5 years ago 340 reads 1 comments

  4. Sammy Sosa to Haunt Hall of Fame Until Gaining Entry (Satire)

    Sammy Sosa has decided to bleech his skin in honor of the recently deceased, but still talked about over and over again, Michael Jackson...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about almost 5 years ago 6,772 reads 7 comments

  5. A Blind Monkey Could Have Managed This New York Yankees Team

    Please tell me Cub fans and the media aren't going to talk about how Joe Girardi is about to win the World Series and how the Cubs passed on him for Lou Piniella...oh wait, they already did...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about almost 5 years ago 342 reads 2 comments

  6. Week Seven: What We Learned about the Chicago Bears

    Who knew it was possible to make a 30-6 win look mediocre, but the Chicago Bears found a way. The defense forced turnovers, which was a positive sign, however, the defensive line and offensive line were once again nowhere to be found...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about almost 5 years ago 510 reads 2 comments

  7. Week Six: What We Learned About The Chicago Bears

    Although I just realized it is technically week seven and actually game six, I am sticking with my mistake and am going to carry it out until the end. That's the American way...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about almost 5 years ago 314 reads 7 comments

  8. McGwire Stresses Steroids To Cardinals Hitters (Satire)

    "I can't push this enough," Mark McGwire said addressing his Cardinals' players. "Steroids help you hit." McGwire, former Home Run King, will return to the St. Louis Cardinals as their new hitting coach, and he has a simple slogan: "Get Big...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about almost 5 years ago 879 reads 1 comments

  9. Week Five: What We Learned About The Chicago Bears

    The Chicago Bears game against the Atlanta Falcons was frustrating to say the least for Bears fans. On both sides of the ball the Bears seemed to do the same thing; just give it away...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about 5 years ago 484 reads 8 comments

  10. Chicago Bears Vs Atlanta Falcons: Revenge?

    It is hard to pin-point the exact play or game which kept the Chicago Bears out of the playoffs last year. Whether it was the Carolina Panthers game, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers game, the Atlanta ...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about 5 years ago 812 reads 1 comments

  11. Week Four: What We Learned About the Chicago Bears

    Yes, it is the fourth week and we are still learning. This is far different than philosophy class in college. The Bears were finally able to win as a Super Bowl contender should against a ...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about 5 years ago 1,077 reads 11 comments

  12. Week Three: What We Learned About the Chicago Bears

    Bears fans really shouldn't be too excited over this win. Yes, it was another nice showing by Jay Cutler to bring the Bears back from a deficit, but who did they beat? They beat a bad ...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about 5 years ago 537 reads 9 comments

  13. Week Two: What We Learned About the Chicago Bears

    No more phone calls about bringing back Kyle Orton, Rex Grossman, or some mystical beast named Kex Ortman this week from Bears fans. Jay is our quarterback...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about 5 years ago 841 reads 4 comments

  14. Week One: What We Learned About the Chicago Bears

    It was just one game, but many Chicago Bears fans feel it is the end of the world, and are calling for the returns of people they forgot they whined about...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about 5 years ago 520 reads 27 comments

  15. How ESPN Will Help Derek Jeter Win AL MVP

    Just as they did last year with Dustin Pedroia, ESPN has begun their campaign for Derek Jeter for MVP; dropping his name any chance they get when discussing MVP candidates...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about 5 years ago 738 reads 82 comments

  16. The White Sox Are Who I Thought They Were

    With another loss to the Red Sox, the White Sox are showing how incredibly mediocre they are. As is their record of 63-63...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about 5 years ago 194 reads 8 comments

  17. MLB: The National League's Silent Assassins

    Although my American League Silent Assassins article received very few reads, the National League version still needs to be done...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about 5 years ago 94 reads 1 comments

  18. MLB: The American League's Silent Assassins

    All teams have those players who, outside the team's fans, people do not seem to recognize as important. Whether they don't get the press, aren't flashy, or are simply too boring to care about, ...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about 5 years ago 93 reads 2 comments

  19. Chicago Finding Talent in Strange Hairstyle (Humor)

    With the growing anticipation around Jay Cutler to bring the Chicago Bears back to the playoffs since their Super Bowl run in 2006 and the continuing success of rookie Gordon Beckham, Chicago has decided to start scouting talent based on hair...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about 5 years ago 363 reads 2 comments

  20. Porcello Blames Bees for Running Away from Youkilis (Satire)

    Rick Porcello, starting pitcher for the Detroit Tigers, was embarrassed after his performance last night. It wasn't for what he did on the mound, however, but rather the way he scampered off it...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about 5 years ago 1,086 reads 7 comments

  21. Fighting Illini Schedule: That's a Spicy Meatball

    As the Fighting Illini attempt to make up for their underachieving 2008 campaign, they will have to start with quite the kick to the teeth...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about 5 years ago 362 reads 3 comments

  22. Chicago White Sox Walk-Off Angels, Beckham Continues to be Dreamy

    Scott Podsednik closed out a hard fought game for the White Sox with a walk-off base hit off Kevin Jepsen scoring Jayson Nix to win over the Los Angeles Angles...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about 5 years ago 108 reads 3 comments

  23. Jake Peavy Lied to Me

    I thought we were friends, Jake. You bought me whiskey mixed with...well...nothing. You introduced me to people at the University of Illinois in Champaign, IL, as Barry Zito...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about 5 years ago 1,321 reads 3 comments

  24. Randy Wells Is the Reason the Cubs Are Competing

    With pain, sometimes comes pleasure; for many Chicago Cub fans, Randy Wells is evidence. With all of the talks circulating around the injury woes that the Cubs have had, no one has brought up ...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about 5 years ago 162 reads 5 comments

  25. Breaking News: Manny Ramirez and David Ortiz Tested Positive in 2003

    According to ESPN, David Ortiz and Manny Ramirez tested positive for performance enhancing drugs in 2003. Lawyers with knowledge of the results told the New York Times...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about 5 years ago 150 reads 3 comments