1. Cubicle GM MLB Power Rankings: June 30th

    Welcome to the inaugural edition of the Cubicle GM MLB Power Rankings. These rankings are a collaboration of some of the brilliant minds that make up the brain trust over at Cubicle GM...

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  2. Breaking News: Milton Bradley Leaves Park During Cubs-Sox Game

    Please Milton, make it easier for Cubs fans and sportswriters to turn against you. According to the Chicago Tribune's Paul Sullivan, after flying out in the sixth inning on Friday against the ...

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  3. Farewell Mike Brown: A Chicago Bears Fan Says Goodbye

    Chicago fans are a special breed. They'll welcome players with open arms, cheer them when they perform, and turn on them in an instant when things go sour. Fans in the Windy City won't hesitate to tell, and show, their players exactly how they really feel

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  4. Detroit Tigers 5, Chicago Cubs 3: How the @%!# Was That Strike Three?

    After three hours and 18 minutes of baseball, apparently home plate umpire Andy Fletcher had had enough and wanted to go home. Maybe the 10 P.M. fireworks going off in the background were getting too loud for his liking...

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  5. The 10 Worst Pro Sports Teams of the Decade (So Far)

    Earlier this week, the Lakers NBA Championship moved me to put together a system to rank the best teams of the 2000s decade. While creating a list of the best, I also came up with a list of the worst...

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  6. The Top 10 Pro Sports Teams of the Decade (So Far)

    Last week, the Los Angeles Lakers won the NBA Title, their fourth of the decade. This got me thinking about whether or not this made them the most dominant NBA Team of the 2000s, or even the best team in all four major sports this decade...

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  7. Chicago Cubs Need to Get Alfonso Soriano Out of the Leadoff Spot

    I don’t care how comfortable Alfonso Soriano is in the leadoff spot—he has to be moved. Soriano is a very dangerous leadoff hitter, but only when he makes contact with the ball, which, nowadays, is not very often...

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  8. Pedro Martinez Attracting Interest from Chicago Cubs: But Why?

    According to the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Cubs are one of two teams showing serious interest in signing free agent starting pitcher Pedro Martinez...

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  9. Was Milton Bradley the Worst Possible RF Solution for the Chicago Cubs?

    There are no "do-overs" in baseball, as much as Cubs General Manager Jim Hendry would like one right now. Less than a week after trading fan-favorite and possible right fielder Mark ...

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  10. Is Randy Wells the Unluckiest Pitcher in Baseball?

    For those of you who don't know Randy Wells, he is a 26-year-old rookie starting pitcher for the Chicago Cubs. Wells made his major league debut for Toronto in April 2008, and his Cubs debut in September of that same year...

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  11. The EPL's Top 10 Goals from the 2008-09 Season (With Video)

    Another season of the English Premier League has come and gone, but before the transfer period becomes the talk of the town, I wanted to take a look back at some of the best goals from the 2008-2009 season...

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  12. How the Chicago Bears Can Meet Lofty Expectations in 2009

    Expectations are a funny thing when it comes to the Chicago Bears. Since I became a devoted fan in 2001, things have often gone the opposite way of what I envisioned...

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  13. Alfonso Soriano Back to Second Base? Chicago Cubs Should Consider It

    When Alfonso Soriano was acquired by the Washington Nationals prior to the 2006 season, the club wanted to convert him from a second baseman to an outfielder...

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  14. NFC North Division Preview: Jay Cutler Makes the Chicago Bears the Favorite

    The battle for the 2009 NFC North division title is a three team race. Although the Detroit Lions have made improvements coming off the first 0-16 season in NFL history, they are the ...

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  15. How Jay Cutler Changes the Chicago Bears' Offense

    According to Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith, “We [the Bears] get off the bus running the ball." Now that the Bears have quarterback Jay Cutler on the bus, does the offensive strategy change? The short answer is no...

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  16. The Chicago Bears' Alex Brown: 30 Questions for the DE

    When choosing which member of the Chicago Bears I would want to interview, I had three criteria: First, I wanted it to be a member of the defense...

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  17. The 2001 Chicago Bears: My All-Time Favorite Team

    No, that is not a typo in the title; it is not supposed to say 1985. The '85 Bears were an unbelievable team, and the best in my lifetime. However, the 2001 Chicago Bears turned me into the football fanatic that I am today...

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  18. Chicago Bears' Defensive Coaching Staff: Lovie Smith Takes the Reins

    When it comes to football in Chicago, there is one name that stands above the rest when you think of coaching: Ditka...

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  19. Chicago Bears: Positional Battles to Sort Out in Camp

    For the first time in years, the Chicago Bears do not have a question mark at the starting quarterback position going into training camp...

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  20. The Glen Davis "Incident" Is Not a Big Deal

    On Sunday night, the Boston Celtics beat the Orlando Magic, 95-94, on a buzzer beater by Glen "Big Baby" Davis to tie their Eastern Conference Semifinals series at two games apiece...

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  21. Fixing the Holes in the Chicago Bears' Roster

    The Chicago Bears' offseason has been eventful with some notable moves, including trading for QB Jay Cutler and signing free agent offensive linemen Orlando Pace, Frank Omiyale and Kevin Shaffer to protect him...

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  22. The Chicago Bulls' Top 10 Playoff Moments (With Video)

    The Chicago Bulls Dynasty might be one of the best in all of professional sports. But after a certain point, it becomes easy to look at and appreciate the six championship banners ...

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  23. What Do The NHL Schedule Makers Have Against the Chicago Blackhawks?

    One of the four NHL Conference Semifinal Series begins on Thursday. You guessed it, the Canucks-Blackhawks series. Two other series begin on Friday with the final one starting on Saturday...

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  24. The Amazing Bulls-Celtics Series: Statistically Speaking

    The Boston Celtics defeated the Chicago Bulls 106-104 in overtime in Game Five of their opening round series on Tuesday...

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  25. Bulls-Celtics Game Five: Can Chicago Win Without Ben Gordon?

    The Chicago Bulls take on the Boston Celtics in Game Five of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinals Series tonight in Boston. The series is tied at two games apiece, thanks in large part to Chicago's backcourt play...

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