1. Charlie Weis: Not Good Enough

    "You're a 6-5 football team, and that's just not good enough." You remember those words, don't you Irish fans?  That was a direct quote from Charlie Weis at his first press conference as the head coach at the University of Notre Dame...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about over 4 years ago 802 reads 18 comments

  2. Chicago Bears: First Half Grades

    At 4-4, the Chicago Bears are not living up to their lofty expectations so far in 2009-10. After an impressive 3-1 start, the Bears have struggled on both sides of the ball over the ...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about almost 5 years ago 300 reads 17 comments

  3. 2009-10 Preseason All Americans Lack Pizazz

    While glancing at the list of preseason All-Americans in college basketball, nothing jumped out at me. And that is exactly my point...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about almost 5 years ago 476 reads 8 comments

  4. Crist Goes Down: Notre Dame Could Be in Trouble

    For many Fighting Irish fans, they may not want to remember the Alamo.  This past Saturday, Notre Dame backup quarterback Dayne Crist was injured in the team's lopsided victory over hapless Washington State...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about almost 5 years ago 2,136 reads 33 comments

  5. Cedric Benson: Bears' Bust Is Now Bengals' Big Boy

    For Cedric Benson, what a difference a year makes. From No. 4 overall draft pick to out of the NFL, Benson has experienced the highest of highs and the lowest of lows...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about almost 5 years ago 396 reads 1 comments

  6. Jimmy Clausen Will be King if Trojans Fall

    For Jimmy Clausen and the Fighting Irish, it doesn't get any bigger than this.  The 2009 season will be defined by this game. A win suggests Notre Dame is back, albeit with more to prove for the rest of the year...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about almost 5 years ago 420 reads 7 comments

  7. Fighting Irish Will Miss Michael Floyd, but Others Could Shine

    It didn't take long for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish to lose a key member of their team. Charlie Weis, in what many consider a make-or-break year, has lost arguably his best overall player...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about almost 5 years ago 254 reads 4 comments

  8. The Best of the Worst: 2009 Chicago Cubs

    The 2009 Chicago Cubs season is winding down. This means two things: It's time to look forward to football full-time (most of you already have) and it's time to evaluate the worst members of the 2009 Cubs...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about almost 5 years ago 229 reads 2 comments

  9. Young Zack Greinke Deserves To Be Cy This Year

    As the calendar turned towards June this season, Zack Greinke had allowed just 10 earned runs. His ERA was an outrageous 1.10. His performances were unreal—almost legendary. As we stand here in September, not much has changed for Greinke...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about almost 5 years ago 203 reads 7 comments

  10. For the Irish, There's Bigger Fish To Fry

    I'll be the first to admit I was impressed by Notre Dame's victory on the opening weekend of the 2009-2010 season. They looked sharp on offense, sharper on defense, and were sound in the special teams game...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about almost 5 years ago 173 reads 2 comments

  11. Pack It In: Chicago Bears Are Class of NFC North

    September 13th starts it off. January 3rd ends it. What is it? The 2009 Chicago Bears NFC North crown. During the next four months, the Bears will show the NFL who the cream of the crop is in the NFC North...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about almost 5 years ago 1,167 reads 102 comments

  12. Adam Dunn Is All That and a Bag of Chips

    Before I begin, let's compare two players. Player A is batting .273 with a .352 OBP and a slugging percentage of .568. He has very good power numbers of 37 home runs and 111 RBI to go along with five stolen bases...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about almost 5 years ago 195 reads 13 comments

  13. Tommie Harris Has To Be the Man for the 2009 Bears

    Unless you've been on Mars the past few months, you probably are aware that the Chicago Bears have an actual NFL quarterback for the first time in decades. His name is Jay Cutler...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about almost 5 years ago 217 reads 2 comments

  14. Text From Last Night, Notre Dame Style

    Text messages are the new rave and athletes everywhere seem to be joining in on the fun, using their cell phones to post humorous updates to their twitter or facebook accounts...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about almost 5 years ago 1,120 reads 4 comments

  15. Led Zeppelin's Take on the 2009 Chicago Cubs

    You've probably heard everyone who thinks they're anyone give their opinion on the 2009 Cubs. Yes, they have underachieved. Yes, they have disappointed millions. What you have not heard yet is the Cubs 2009 season in terms of Led Zeppelin songs...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about almost 5 years ago 483 reads 6 comments

  16. MLB All-Underrated Team For 2009: Position Players

    It's time to get the "other" guys some recognition. Sure, America loves Albert Pujols, Derek Jeter, and Dustin Pedroia, but too many players this year are flying under the radar...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 316 reads 31 comments

  17. Where Does Notre Dame Stand? Find Out Oct.17

    To be the best, you have to beat the best. While USC may not be the best college football has to offer this year, they are certainly close. In the 2000s, not many teams can lay claim to what USC can...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 787 reads 16 comments

  18. Tom Gorzelanny Impresses in Cubs Debut

    It was about as good a debut as you can have, especially for a local product, born and raised in the Chicago area. Tom Gorzelanny made his debut tonight for the Chicago Cubs and was victorious against the Cincinnati Reds...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 99 reads 0 comments

  19. The Reds Have Pieces, But This Is a Hard Puzzle to Solve

    Before the 2009 season began, I felt the Cincinnati Reds could be surprise contenders in the National League Central Division—I felt that way in 2008 as well...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 90 reads 0 comments

  20. Generations of Fans Can't Be Wrong: Notre Dame Stadium Is Special

    With kickoff a mere 35 days a way, legions of fans will soon be flocking once again to a little town in Indiana known as South Bend. But this small town is nothing like the hundreds of small towns you'll find while aimlessly driving through Indiana...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 837 reads 11 comments

  21. 5 Sports Terms That Annoy Me

    Before I begin, some clarification. Yes, that is Pauly Shore in the picture. He annoys me. Now, on to my five most-hated sports terms...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 64 reads 10 comments

  22. Chicago Cubs: Could Angel Guzman Be Trade Bait?

    Can you feel the anticipation? The July 31 non-waiver trade deadline is fast approaching. This historically is always one of the most exciting times for any baseball fan, especially fans of the Chicago Cubs...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 76 reads 2 comments

  23. 25 Cubs, 25 Comments: Part II

    Well, I had so much fun doing this the first time (by the way, feel free to check it out...shameless self-promotion) that I wanted to do it again. With the second half underway, I want to share my current thoughts about this current roster...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 89 reads 0 comments

  24. Kevin McAllister Could Beat the Nationals...By Himself

    The Cubs/Nationals series is always one of the cutthroat, can't miss series that has every baseball fan drooling. This bitter rivalry dates back to the mid-2000s and has been going strong ever since...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 95 reads 3 comments

  25. Jannero Pargo: You're My Boy

    This article comes a few days late, but I just had to express my love of Jannero Pargo, and how I am thrilled that he is returning to the Chicago Bulls. Pargo, or Mr...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 357 reads 5 comments