1. Sports' Hierarchy of Needs: What Motivates Every Athlete

    Psychologist Abraham Maslow is famous for describing humans' simple motivation system, which he called Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs . It describes what motivates each person moving through life's ups and downs...

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  2. Chicago Cubs Trade Deadline: Preview and Predictions

    Even though the Chicago Cubs have unloaded their biggest trade pieces in Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel , they still might have moves to make before the July 31 trade deadline...

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  3. 5 Prospects the Cubs Should Give a Shot in the Second Half

    It's no secret that the Chicago Cubs possess more exciting players in the minor leagues than they do in the major leagues. As sad as it is, most of the core of the team's future hasn't played a major league game yet...

    Jacob Kornhauser Written by Jacob Kornhauser about 13 days ago 10,864 reads 33 comments

  4. Scouting Reports for Chicago Cubs Players in 2014 Futures Game

    One of the highlights of All-Star Weekend is the Futures Game, an event where fans can see some of the game's future stars. There are undoubtedly players at every position who will be playing that same weekend in the MLB All-Star Game eventually...

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  5. Ranking Chicago Cubs' Best All-Star Game Candidates

    Even though the Cubs are 11 games under .500 this season, they still have a few deserving All-Stars. Both on the mound and at the plate, the team has had players step up, and those players should be playing in Minnesota this July...

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  6. Breaking Down the Most Likely Trade Partners for the Chicago Cubs

    At the trade deadline, the most important thing a team can have is assets. However, the second most important thing to have at the deadline is a trade partner...

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  7. Odds of Each Chicago Cubs Trade Chip Being Moved at the Deadline

    Sadly, the most exciting portion of the Chicago Cubs ' season over the past couple years has been the trade deadline as the team adds to its already-loaded farm system...

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  8. Chicago Cubs Prospects: B/R's Top-15 Breakdown, Post-2014 Draft

    The Cubs went with the best hitter in the 2014 draft in Round 1 after the top three pitchers were taken off the board with the top three picks. After that, they loaded up with plenty of arms...

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  9. Re-Ranking Chicago Cubs' Top 10 Prospects Post-MLB Draft Day 1

    After a relatively eventful Day 1 of the 2014 MLB draft, the Cubs have had a little shift in their top 10 prospects list...

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  10. Latest Expert Predictions on Who Chicago Cubs Will Draft

    With the 2014 MLB draft just about a month away, the Cubs once again have a top-five pick. Last season they appeared to hit a home run by taking 3B Kris Bryant with the No. 2 overall pick in the draft, and this season they hold pick No...

    Jacob Kornhauser Written by Jacob Kornhauser about 2 months ago 7,288 reads 7 comments

  11. 5 Chicago Cubs Prospects Who Never Panned out

    In the over century-long World Series drought the Cubs are currently experiencing, they've had their fair share of heartbreak. Sometimes they've been downright bad, but sometimes they've actually had reason to get excited...

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  12. "A Tribe Reborn" Gives Nostalgic Look Back at Indians' 1990's Powerhouse

    There is perhaps no franchise outside of the Chicago Cubs that is more cursed than the Cleveland Indians . Most would agree that Cleveland as a sports city is the most cursed in the entire country...

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  13. 5 Potential Deals Epstein and Hoyer Should Propose at Deadline

    While the Cubs are still rebuilding, they need to garner some more top prospects. It appears they are a couple of pitchers away from having a truly complete farm system, and that's ...

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  14. 3 Chicago Cubs Prospects That Are Taking Steps Back in 2014 so Far

    The good news for the Chicago Cubs is that most of their top prospects have been true to form to start this season with very few hiccups in the first month...

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  15. Chicago Cubs Biggest Winners and Losers of April

    This season was expected to be a very solid step in the right direction for the Chicago Cubs . However, this season hasn't given much reason for optimism yet on the North Side...

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  16. 5 Chicago Cubs Minor Leaguers Who Will See Time in the Majors This Season

    The Chicago Cubs are already off to a really slow start, starting the season 5-11. It's been clear that the team lacks any real exciting playmakers —outside of maybe Starlin Castro and a surprising Emilio Bonifacio ...

    Jacob Kornhauser Written by Jacob Kornhauser about 3 months ago 6,522 reads 11 comments

  17. Chicago Cubs' Biggest Early Season Surprises and Disappointments

    At the beginning of every Major League Baseball season, hope springs eternal. That is, of course, until the first couple weeks of games are played...

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  18. Stock Up, Stock Down for Chicago Cubs' Top 10 Prospects After Week 1

    It's only a week into the regular season in major league and minor league baseball, but the Cubs ' top 10 prospects have all changed their stock in some way...

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  19. 5 Reasons for Chicago Cubs Fans to Be Optimistic in 2014

    Traditionally, Cubs fans don't have a lot to look forward to with each new season. At least that has been the case on the north side for several years now and fans surely want to find some solace in different aspects of this year's team...

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  20. 'Wrigley Field Year by Year' Gives in-Depth Account of Wrigley's Rich History

    There has never been a book that chronicled the entire history of a baseball park by the year. That is, not until now...

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  21. 'Before Wrigley Became Wrigley' Is Fascinating Historical Tale

    From the time Weeghman Park, the park that would eventually become Wrigley Field, opened and the time the Cubs played their first game there, two full years would pass...

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  22. Final Prediction for Chicago Cubs' Key Spring Position Battles

    While the Cubs don't have a whole lot of decisions to make this spring, there are still a couple of spring position battles that have played out over the course of the last month...

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  23. Most Disappointing Chicago Cubs Players in Spring Training So Far

    The Chicago Cubs ' future is bright, but spring training has produced mixed results in 2014. They have seen performances they didn't expect on opposite ends of the spectrum...

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  24. Breakout Performances from the Cubs' First Two Weeks of Spring Training

    Coming into spring training this MLB season, the Chicago Cubs have some decisions to make regarding roster spots. They also have some decisions to make regarding where to start their young prospects when the season begins...

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  25. Projecting the Cubs' Final 25-Man Roster at the Start of Spring Training

    As spring training gets underway and position battles begin, it's time to look forward to who's in and who's out on the Chicago Cubs ' Opening Day 25-man roster...

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