1. Jason Marquis Is No All-Star

    With the All-Star game rosters set, the talk will now inevitably turn towards the snubs of both leagues. Instead of listing who should be in, I want to point out one player that should not be in...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 249 reads 5 comments

  2. The Top Five Athlete Cameos from "The Simpsons"

    Nothing beats seeing famous athletes step outside the arena to do a funny cameo in a movie or t.v. show. The Simpsons' athlete cameos are especially funny, because it is a cartoon drawing paired with the real voice...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 1,907 reads 4 comments

  3. MLB All-Star Game: Who Gets in From the American League?

    The American League is a powerhouse. To put their dominance in perspective, they have not been defeated in the Midsummer Classic since 1996...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 2,179 reads 26 comments

  4. Five Reasons Why Alfonso Soriano Has Failed As a Chicago Cub

    Year Three of the Alfonso Soriano Experience has yielded zero playoff wins for the Chicago Cubs, but thousands of headaches and head scratches. This year is the most frustrating of the three...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 373 reads 8 comments

  5. MLB All-Star Game: Who Gets in from the National League?

    With the All-Star game less than one month away, I wanted to break down each team in the National League and list the possible All-Star selections. We all know that every team has to have at least one representative...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 1,146 reads 30 comments

  6. Cubs Lose As Piniella Forgets the Reason Sports are Played

    Cubs manager Lou Piniella may have forgotten the one universal rule that exists in professional sports. For a reminder of that one rule, let's ask our friend Herm Edwards his opinion of why professional sports are played...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 298 reads 6 comments

  7. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Will Luke (Haran)Goody On The Court In 2010

    If you are anything like me, you already began preparing for next year's Notre Dame Men's Basketball season. Adequate preparation is a must for all Notre Dame fans with several new faces...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 246 reads 2 comments

  8. Ben Zobrist: What in the World Has Gotten into Him?

    Ben Zobrist played his college ball at little-known Dallas Baptist University, and was born in an obscure town in Illinois known as Eureka...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 559 reads 4 comments

  9. 25 Cubs, 25 Comments.

    As this up-and-down Cubs season continues, I wanted to express my thoughts on the current state of Cubs baseball...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 116 reads 10 comments

  10. Fantasy Baseball Loves The '90s, Part Deux

    This is Part Two of my buddy Chris Murphy and I writing about how annoying fantasy baseball must have been during the 90's. First off, most of this was done with the old, manual version instead of our glorious computers...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 61 reads 0 comments

  11. Signs of Life From the Chicago Cubs' Bullpen?

    As we say farewell to the month of May, the Chicago Cubs find themselves in fourth place in the National League Central Division. Chasing the Brewers, Cardinals, and Reds won't be easy for the Cubs, but the veteran-laden and two-time defending N...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 128 reads 1 comments

  12. Cubs Have Been Wrong in Their Search for a Right

    Have you ever wondered what a group interview would be like if it were conducted by Major League Baseball general managers? Would they bring in their free agent targets, sit them down, ...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 71 reads 2 comments

  13. There's Alot To Lovie About Chicago Bears' Coaching Staff

    Often lost in the shuffle of professional teams is the coaching staff. These individuals put in tremendous amounts of hours breaking down film, analyzing players and positions, and coaching up their respective teams...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 62 reads 0 comments

  14. Chicago Cubs Kerry On Minus Wood and Mark DeRosa

    It was a busy off season for Cubs General Manager Jim Hendry to say the least. He brought in many new faces, most notably Aaron Heilman, Aaron Miles, and Milton Bradley. He also showed the door to several prominent members of the Cubs organization...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 244 reads 11 comments

  15. Greg Olsen: An Interview by a Fan

    I've been a fan of Greg Olsen for several years, and could think of no better person to interview. Olsen is a rising star in the NFL, playing a position that is in need of household names and stars...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 46 reads 2 comments

  16. Looking Ahead to Year 5 of the Charlie Weis Experience

    Notre Dame has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons lately, and it hasn't even been because of their athletic teams...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 309 reads 18 comments

  17. How Rich Harden Can Stay Healthy for the Cubs

    If you are anything like me, you probably cringe whenever Rich Harden throws a baseball. While I will not pretend to be a pitching coach who knows the nuances of pitching mechanics, his delivery sure seems a bit unconventional...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 165 reads 2 comments

  18. Glad I Don't Have To "C" These Things Again in 2009

    I am by no means a fan of the Orlando Magic, and I don't necessarily hate the Boston Celtics with a burning passion. I am, however, a Bulls fan who is glad to see the Celtics eliminated from the playoffs...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 181 reads 2 comments

  19. Bears' Playbook Might as Well Be the Jay-Book Now

    To call the Chicago Bears offensive playbook conservative would be more accurate than saying that Facebook is an awesome time-killer. The Bears have been set in their ways since, well, forever...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 629 reads 2 comments

  20. It's Only May, But Which MLB Teams Can Stay?

    Raise your hand if you had Toronto, Texas, and Kansas City as your American League Division Leaders as of May 13th. Anyone? That's what I thought. We're on the same page, because neither did I...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 322 reads 17 comments

  21. Position Battles Bear Watching In '09

    Northwestern-product Brett Basanez, Caleb Hanie, and some kid named Cutler will battle for the coveted quarterback job in training camp. It should be a tightly-contested battle too...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 315 reads 5 comments

  22. Give It Up For Tampa Bay Rays, Evan "Almighty"

    As I was about to write this, Evan Longoria hit his 11th home run of the year. That's good. He drove in his 41st run of the year. That's great...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 132 reads 3 comments

  23. How Aramis Ramirez's Injury Will Affect the Cubs

    The Cubs have lost star third baseman Aramis Ramirez for at least a month, with all probability that he will miss closer to two months due to a dislocated shoulder suffered in a May 8th game against the Brewers...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 612 reads 0 comments

  24. Bears Will Rebound With Defense, Special Teams, and a Jay Of Light.

    For the first time since Columbus discovered America, the Chicago Bears have an actual quarterback. Unless you live under a rock, then you have probably heard that the Bears acquired Pro Bowl quarterback Jay Cutler from the Denver Broncos...

    Ed Leiser Written by Ed Leiser about 5 years ago 187 reads 3 comments