1. Talk About an NBA Disconnect: Good Sportsmanship Bad for Fans?

    I literally just got done watching the telecast of the Bulls-Pistons game on TNT and was immediately moved to start typing. No, that's not my normal Tuesday night...

    Dan  Hoehne Written by Dan Hoehne about over 5 years ago 300 reads 1 comments

  2. Potential Is Key for Cubs, NL Central Rotations

    As temperatures warm ever so slowly throughout the country, the time for pitchers and catchers to report to the warm climates of Arizona and Florida is almost upon us...

    Dan  Hoehne Written by Dan Hoehne about over 5 years ago 192 reads 0 comments

  3. Dumb Pitching

    I don't even know how the game is going to end, as it was in the sixth when I last had the courage to continue viewing. But I know how it will, knew how it would, end. And what it all comes down to is, stupid pitching...

    Dan  Hoehne Written by Dan Hoehne about almost 6 years ago 92 reads 0 comments

  4. Carlos Zambrano's No-No Becomes a Momentary Boo-Hoo

    I think I've established that I am as ardent a Cubs fan as you will find. Since 1977, I've been stitched in as part of the fabric of the team. I've suffered greatly, as a result of this early-childhood affliction...

    Dan  Hoehne Written by Dan Hoehne about almost 6 years ago 613 reads 4 comments

  5. The Leak in The Dyke

    This wouldn't be the first time a professional athlete has crumbled under the pressure and, rest assured, it won't be the last. Not to say Vince Young can't recover from the first blow to his humility...

    Dan  Hoehne Written by Dan Hoehne about almost 6 years ago 230 reads 0 comments

  6. In Wrigelyville, The Sky IS Falling

    Here it comes, the beginning of the end. That is what a virtual plethora of Cub fans are feeling right now. We long-standing backers of the boys in white and blue pinstripes, these are the moments we fear, but have become all too accustomed too...

    Dan  Hoehne Written by Dan Hoehne about almost 6 years ago 129 reads 3 comments

  7. Baseball Basics

    OK, here's the situation, my parent's went away on a weeks vacation... No, wait, that's the start of 'Parent's Just Don't Understand' by the Fresh Prince...

    Dan  Hoehne Written by Dan Hoehne about almost 6 years ago 232 reads 3 comments

  8. When I Knew I Was a Cubs Fan: A Lesson Learned in 1979

    It was May 17, 1979. I was 11 years old, and by now it was routine. Having been a follower of the Cubs for three years by that point, I knew how it went. I'd get home from grade school, turn on Ch...

    Dan  Hoehne Written by Dan Hoehne about almost 6 years ago 285 reads 2 comments

  9. Special Dictionary Needed For Race-Y Language

    I'm posting my first "award-winning" article that was published in the Sebring News-Sun, just to get you all a little more familiar with my work. It won third place for best sports column in the state of Florida for '07 among papers our size...

    Dan  Hoehne Written by Dan Hoehne about almost 6 years ago 142 reads 0 comments

  10. Chicago Cubs Haven't Heard the Fat Lady Singing Yet

    As a Cub fan since I was eight-years old, meaning for 32 years, I've seen my share of bad teams, had many moments of heartache, and have a definite feel for the team's misfortunes—of which there have been many...

    Dan  Hoehne Written by Dan Hoehne about almost 6 years ago 348 reads 5 comments