1. Chicago Has the Two Worst Baseball Mangers?

    According to a recent SI poll of 380 basbeball players, Lou Pinella and Ozzie Guillen have been voted the two managers that players would least like to play for. That is very suprising to me, especially Guillen...

    Midwest Sports Fans Written by Midwest Sports Fans about 5 years ago 138 reads 2 comments

  2. The Greatness of Ozzie Guillen

    First a disclaimer: I am not a diehard White Sox fan like Jerod. I was not born in the Midwest and I am not particularly tied to the fortunes of those particular professional teams...

    Midwest Sports Fans Written by Midwest Sports Fans about 5 years ago 155 reads 1 comments

  3. Sadness For Indians And Uncertainty For Reds

    One Ohio team has mercifully closed the chapter on their 2009 season even though the calendar has yet to flip to July. Truthfully, the Cleveland Indians season ended the first week and a half of the season when they stumbled out to a 1-8 start...

    Midwest Sports Fans Written by Midwest Sports Fans about 5 years ago 205 reads 0 comments

  4. Laugh Out Loud Videos of the Day: Pool Bloopers and Shaq Sings 'Over the Edge'

    A couple of quick videos that are just sublime in their awesomeness. And, as usual, were found by taking a daily perusal of Hot Clicks by Jimmy Traina...

    Midwest Sports Fans Written by Midwest Sports Fans about 5 years ago 54 reads 0 comments

  5. The Anchor's Desk: The Gradual Sexification of Sports News

    The economy sucks. Newspapers are shutting down. Local news stations need to earn back viewers. Mainstream sports websites have new competitors and independent blog sites to compete with. It’s time to make a desperate ploy, fellow media members...

    Midwest Sports Fans Written by Midwest Sports Fans about 5 years ago 1,015 reads 1 comments

  6. More Cubbie Blues: White Sox Win Series as Milton Bradley and Sweet Lou Feud

    This weekend was another one filled with more Cubbie blues. Not only did the Chicago White Sox take the second and third games of the three-game Windy City weekend set, but Milton Bradley proved that he is just as loose a cannon as ever...

    Midwest Sports Fans Written by Midwest Sports Fans about 5 years ago 63 reads 0 comments

  7. UFC 100 Preview: The Title Fights

    Wimbledon betting may excite some sports fans, but there’s another breed of sports fan that finds tennis a bit too tame. That kind of sports fan is probably tossing and turning at night, anxiously awaiting UFC 100...

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  8. Why the Cubs Won't Win the NL Central in 2009

    The Cubs season hasn’t gone as planned. At .500 the Cubs have failed to meet the expectations of their fans and experts alike. Many experts said that the Cubs had a great pitching staff, and for the most part they do...

    Midwest Sports Fans Written by Midwest Sports Fans about 5 years ago 45 reads 1 comments

  9. White Sox Ride the Waves of Interleague Play

    The initial version of this post was going to cover the White Sox series victory over the Cincinnati Reds during interleague play. In fact, I was actually twittering during the final game of the series...

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  10. World Series Rematch: Breaking down the Phillies-Rays series

    Phillies-Rays World Series Logo" width="157" height="61" />Even if you don’t bet on MLB odds, you have to be excited to watch the Phillies and Rays duke it out this week...

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  11. Eric Wedge Must Go!

    The Cleveland Indians blew a six run lead Monday night versus Milwaukee, and then today, in a debacle, predictably blew a 7-0 lead, losing 8-7 in ten after Kerry Wood was one out from putting Chicago away at Wrigley Field, 7-6...

    Midwest Sports Fans Written by Midwest Sports Fans about 5 years ago 63 reads 1 comments

  12. Generational Equity Sponsors Town North YMCA Swimming Outreach

    We are very grateful to have experienced the success we’ve had with Midwest Sports Fans. And even before the infamous Raul Ibanez post, we set out to give back to the community on behalf of the blog...

    Midwest Sports Fans Written by Midwest Sports Fans about 5 years ago 89 reads 0 comments

  13. Awesome Video: How to Make Golf More Exciting

    Tiger Woods sunday red" width="171" height="196" />A shout-out goes to Jimmy Traina for featuring this awesome video in today’s Hot Clicks. And an even bigger shout-out goes to the guys at SlateV...

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  14. Donte Stallworth vs. Michael Vick: This Makes No Sense!

    Does this country’s criminal justice system make any sense at all? I think not. Let’s compare the cases of the two NFL stars who have recently traveled through the criminal justice process...

    Midwest Sports Fans Written by Midwest Sports Fans about 5 years ago 608 reads 2 comments

  15. Wimbledon Betting Preview: Hobbled Nadal No Longer Favorite

    The Wimbledon betting community isn’t sure what to make of Rafael Nadal at this point. He is slated to be the number one seed at Wimbledon and he is the defending champ, so he has to be taken seriously...

    Midwest Sports Fans Written by Midwest Sports Fans about 5 years ago 72 reads 0 comments

  16. The Day the Statistics Died…and the Jerod Morris Hex Was Born

    I will allow my foray into blogger-self-absorption to continue for at least one more post. And really, when will I ever have this opportunity again? I’m certainly not, however, going to ...

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  17. Raul Ibanez Hits the DL and the Decimation of Hitting Crean-Up Continues

    Wow, talk about how things can change in 10 days. A couple of weeks ago, my fantasy baseball team (Hitting Crean-Up) was flying high. I was in first place, my team was in good health, and all of the my sleeper picks had been playing tremendously well (i.

    Midwest Sports Fans Written by Midwest Sports Fans about 5 years ago 16 reads 0 comments

  18. Brett Favre Works Out With High School Team and Ironic Sound Bytes Follow

    Brett Favre - Vikings Update: Works out with high school team" width="196" height="260" />I have ESPN on in the background right now since I am working from home today to take care of the pooch...

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  19. White Sox, Danks Win Game 1 of Crosstown Classic; Floyd-Zambrano Battle Today

    White Sox - Cubs Game 2 Preview" width="200" height="200" />I was sorely disappointed that the first game of the Chicago Cross-town Classic was rained out on Tuesday...

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  20. US Open Odds – Sportsbooks Offer Little Value For Tiger At Bethpage

    On one hand, it’s not a surprise to see Tiger Woods as a favorite on the US Open odds. After all, Woods would be the favorite if he showed up at your local watering hole to play Golden Tee...

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