1. Bad News: Bradley Could Be Back in Blue in 2010

    This is the worst news I have heard in a long time as a Cubs fan. Yes, worse then Aramis Ramirez out with an injury or when D-Lee got hurt a couple years ago. Milton Bradley could be back as a Cub in 2010...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about almost 5 years ago 325 reads 5 comments

  2. The Top 10 Most Annoying Fans in Sports

    Fans make sporting events interesting. They cheer, taunt, and threaten. Fans are one of a kind when it comes to sports. They will [most of the time] support their team no matter what happens...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about almost 5 years ago 4,657 reads 2 comments

  3. What Dustin Byfuglien Has Riding on the 2009-2010 Season

    Dustin Byfuglien was a no-name at the start of the 2008-2009 season for the Chicago Blackhawks. By the end of the year, he was one of the star players for the Hawks. Who is Dustin Byfuglien? He is the enforcer...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about almost 5 years ago 232 reads 1 comments

  4. Why I Love Those Lovable Losers, The Chicago Cubs: Words From The Heart Part Two

    I feel like the last article I wrote about why I love the Cubs didn't do it justice. There is much more to my love for the wretched Cubs then just: "Because we play two." Here is why...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about almost 5 years ago 505 reads 0 comments

  5. Rock Chalk Blackhawk: October Preview of the Chicago Blackhawks

    Get ready, Hawk fans. The season has come. Many questions are yet to be answered though. As a die-hard Hawks fan myself, I'm very nervous for this upcoming season. I have no idea what to expect...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about almost 5 years ago 120 reads 0 comments

  6. Chicago Bears Football: Running Game Looks Okay

    I know what you're thinking. Is this guy nuts? The running game didn't look good versus the Packers! What is he thinking? Let me tell you what I'm thinking. Yes, 25 carries for 55 yards is not very good...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about 5 years ago 740 reads 1 comments

  7. Dear Jim Hendry: Make Like The Steelers and Throw in The Terrible Towel

    The Cubs can be described in one word this season: Awful. That doesn't even do it justice. I have been a Cubs fan for all my life and I think this is the most talent I've seen on a team in a long time...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about 5 years ago 160 reads 2 comments

  8. Chicago Bears Breakdown 2009: What to Expect

    This year, the Chicago Bears are in for a real battle in the under-appreciated NFC North division. With the addition of Jay Cutler, the Bears can only better their pathetic 9-7 showing in 2008...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about 5 years ago 747 reads 4 comments

  9. With Gregg Out as Closer, What's Next?

    The Chicago Cubs and Lou Piniella have finally come to their senses. It is likely that Kevin "Blown Save" Gregg is finally not the closer anymore for the north siders. That is the equivalent to a birthday gift for a Cubs fan...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about 5 years ago 111 reads 3 comments

  10. 2009 NFL Season Predictions: Awards Edition

    One of the most interesting things to predict in the NFL is who will win the NFL season awards. Will someone like Tom Brady win the MVP or will someone new snatch the award come seasons end? ...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about 5 years ago 586 reads 16 comments

  11. 2009 NFL Season Predictions

    September means only one thing when it comes to American men. Football. Football is finally here. No, not the football you kick around with your foot and score goals. Sorry Europeans. The rough and tough tackle pigskin football...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about 5 years ago 1,099 reads 7 comments

  12. The Chicago Cubs Need a Win: Something Has To Give

    The Cubs need a win. They need a win badly. It seems as if the team is heading back to their old ways: Instead of losing games, they're finding ways to lose. Just some how, some way...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about 5 years ago 70 reads 0 comments

  13. Chicago Cubs in Need of a Win: Game Four Preview

    Tonight, at 7:40 ET, the Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies are going to square off at Coors Field for the final game of their four game set. So far, Colorado has two wins and Chicago has one...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about 5 years ago 73 reads 1 comments

  14. My Top Five Unsung Bears Heroes of All Time

    The Bears have had a lot of great players over the years. A lot of players who will never find a place among the best in Canton. Included in my list are Bears players that have left a lasting impact on me as a fan...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about 5 years ago 396 reads 9 comments

  15. Chicago Cubs' Tom Gorzelanny Throws a Gem

    The newest member of the Cubs, Tom Gorzelanny, threw a gem on Tuesday night versus the Reds. When Gorezelanny was pulled in the eighth inning, the Cubs fans in the crowd of over 17,000 ...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about 5 years ago 76 reads 0 comments

  16. Chicago Cubs' Kevin Gregg Has Tired Arm

    If you're a Cubs fan, you know the troubles closer Kevin Gregg has had over the past few games. In his last two appearances, Gregg has blown both save opportunities even though one turned out to be a win...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about 5 years ago 73 reads 1 comments

  17. Aramis Ramirez: The Catalyst The Cubs Have Been Looking For?

    Aramis Ramirez went down with a terrible injury this past May verse the Brewers when he dove for a ground ball and hurt his shoulder. People thought he would never be the same this year...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about 5 years ago 81 reads 3 comments

  18. NEWS: Jason Schmidt Set To Start on Monday

    Former Giants ace, Jason Schmidt is set to start for the Dodgers on Monday versus the Cincinatti Reds after he is activated off of the 60-day disabled list. Yes my fellow bleacher creatures...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about 5 years ago 120 reads 2 comments

  19. UPDATE: Injured Cubs Are Making Good Progress

    Saturday got off to a good start when the questionable Alfonso Soriano was added to the Cubs' lineup before their night game versus the Nationals...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about 5 years ago 74 reads 0 comments

  20. Report: Lily and Soriano Are The Latest to Be Bitten By The Injury Bug

    The injury bug is still going around in the club house on day two after the break. Left fielder, Alfonso Soriano and All-Star pitcher, Ted Lilly are the latest to be bitten...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about 5 years ago 57 reads 0 comments

  21. The Five Greatest Cubs Players of All-Time

    The Cubs have had some awesome players over the years. Players like Ron Santo, Ferguson Jenkins, Greg Maddux, Ryne Sandberg, and the list goes on. What about the no names? Who makes the top five list? Do I put Santo over Mad Dog? How about Mr...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about 5 years ago 3,500 reads 11 comments

  22. Bear Down: Chicago Bears Season Preview

    The Bears have had an interesting offseason, to say the least. They signed Jay Cutler and Orlando Pace, had an interesting draft, and lost their injury-prone and once pro bowl safety Mike Brown...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about 5 years ago 1,033 reads 5 comments

  23. NEWS: Dempster and Soto Could Return Soon

    Near the end of the first half, the Cubs were bitten by the injury bug once again. Geovany Soto and Ryan Dempster both went on the DL...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about 5 years ago 86 reads 0 comments

  24. Why the Cubs Are the Team to Beat in the Second Half

    This may sound crazy, but I firmly believe the Cubs are the team to beat in the second half. As injury-prone as they are, they are a force to be reckoned with. They had a million and a half problems during the first half of the season...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about 5 years ago 168 reads 18 comments

  25. The Baseball Hall of Fame: Who's In and Who's Out?

    Alright kids. This is a game I like to call, "In and Out." I'm going to name a player, decide who gets in and who stays out, and give reasons why. Here are the verdicts...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about 5 years ago 96 reads 0 comments