1. 2012 Chicago Cubs: Putting Brett Jackson's Strikeouts in Perspective

    In just 28 at-bats this season, the 24-year-old Jackson has struck out an eye-popping 16 times in eight games. To anyone that's followed his minor league career, it's hardly shocking that he's swinging and missing at an alarming rate...

    Adam Chappelle Written by Adam Chappelle about over 2 years ago 1,500 reads 7 comments

  2. Umpire Ejects Cubs PA Announcer, Music Intern: Stories from the Minor Leagues

    Umpires are used to getting heckled from fans, questioned by managers and players and generally are the target of a lot of abuse over a nine-inning span...

    Adam Chappelle Written by Adam Chappelle about over 2 years ago 597 reads 3 comments

  3. New England Patriots: 7 Newcomers Who Will Make an Instant Impact in 2012

    Football fans from Vancouver to Vero Beach know the names in New England. Brady. Gronkowski. Wilfork. Mayo...

    Adam Chappelle Written by Adam Chappelle about over 2 years ago 2,518 reads 8 comments

  4. The Perils of Tape Delay in the Social Media Age

    "I wonder who won that 400 IM race with Phelps and Lochte," said no one with a Facebook or Twitter account...

    Adam Chappelle Written by Adam Chappelle about over 2 years ago 835 reads 1 comments

  5. 16 Days of Nationalism: An Olympic Primer

    Ah, the Olympics . Two weeks of pageantry, the celebration of sport, and the only two weeks where jingoism is not only OK, but encouraged. Admit it...

    Adam Chappelle Written by Adam Chappelle about over 2 years ago 211 reads 0 comments

  6. The Ongoing Saga of Ryan Dempster: When WILL He Get Traded?

    Though not exactly Dwight Howard-esque, Cubs SP Ryan Dempster has seemingly gone from fan favorite to Public Enemy No. 1 in a matter of 96 hours...

    Adam Chappelle Written by Adam Chappelle about over 2 years ago 1,817 reads 8 comments