1. MLB Records That Will Never Be Broken

    There will be records in all major sports that will never be broken. Some MLB records will never be broken. Will walks in a season be broken? How about Bonds's career home run record? Which ...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about 5 years ago 685 reads 8 comments

  2. Derrick Mason of the Ravens Retires After 12 Seasons

    Derrick Mason was the true meaning of consistency. After 12 seasons, eight with the Titans and four with Baltimore, Mason is deciding to hang it up for good...

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  3. Baseball: My All-Cubs Team

    The Chicago Cubs have had some amazing ball players in their very long history. Players like Hack Wilson, Ron Santo, Ernie Banks, Greg Maddux have been able to wear the Cubbie Blue with pride...

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  4. Words From The Heart: Why I Love The Loveable Losers

    The Cubs cause a lot of pain. Unless you're a true Cubs fan, you have no idea. 101 years is a long time to wait for a championship. A lot of people ask me, "Why do you invest so much into a team that produces so little?" That is a great question...

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  5. 2009 All-Star Game Preview: Will the NL Break the Slump?

    It has been 13 years since the National League as won an All-Star game. The last NL victory came in 1996 when the NL won 6-0 in Philadelphia. Mike Piazza was the MVP and he wasn't playing for New York...

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  6. Alfonso Soriano: A New Sixth Hitter?

    Is Alfonso Soriano in the sixth hole the answer the Cubs have been looking for to pull Soriano out of his slump? I say yes. When Soriano was moved to the sixth hole, he was struggling badly...

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  7. Chicago Cubs: A Bunch of Chokes or Players in a Slump?

    Pirates great, Roberto Clemente once said, "You can never break out of a slump if you don't swing the bat." That's true. Think about it. If you don't swing, you will never break out...

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  8. Derrek Lee Vs. Andrian Gonzalez: Who Deserves It More?

    The 2009 NL All-Star team is pretty stacked. Just one person is missing: Derrek Lee. The first basemen for the National League include Albert Pujols, Prince Fielder, and Adrian Gonzalez...

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  9. A Case For The Rookie of The Year: Randy Wells

    The 26-year-old stud, Randy Wells, is definitely someone in the running for the Rookie of the Year. He has been nothing short of dominant this year for the Cubs. Wells, with his second team, has looked absolutely amazing this year for the Cubs...

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  10. Chicago Cubs-St. Louis Cardinals: This Could Get Ugly

    With the Cardinals coming to town this weekend, who knows what to expect. This series is always a fun one. What a way to send both teams to the all star break...

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  11. B.J. Ryan: A Future Chicago Cub?

    With the Blue Jays' release of the two-time All-Star closer, the question looms... Where will B.J. Ryan end up? Ryan has struggled a bit this year, but he will definitely be a steal for whoever picks him up...

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  12. Chicago Cubs: Living on a Prayer

    Speaking as a Cubs fan, it is amazing to me that this team is only three games behind St. Louis in the NL Central standings. Among all their problems, the two-time defending division champs are still in the hunt for the division crown...

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  13. The Steroid Era: Will Anyone Make The Hall?

    The big question on any baseball fan's mind now-a-days is, "Will anyone from the steroid era, who took steroids, make the hall?" At least in my mind that is a question...

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  14. Back to the Black: US Open Preview

    Who to take? Tiger Woods or the field? Traditional odds say you would have a better chance with the field considering there is a lot more people. But Tiger Woods alone changes odds, especially the way he is playing as of late...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about over 5 years ago 266 reads 1 comments

  15. Dear Jerry Angelo: Please Get Brandon Marshall

    As a Chicago Bears fan, like myself, you may be thinking, "we have Jay Cutler. That's all we need." False my fellow Bears fans. Very, very false. In case you haven't taken a look at the Bears roster recently, it is poor and doesn't say winner...

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  16. The Jake Peavy Saga: My Prediction

    More rumors have been flying around about the 2007 Cy Young Award Winner then one person has about them at my high school. Where Peavy will end up is the question on everyone's mind...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about over 5 years ago 246 reads 4 comments

  17. Chicago Sports On Top of Their Game

    Never in a million years would a Chicago Sports Fan think four out of the five major sports teams in the city be winning at the same time. On Apr. 18, 2009, the Bulls, Blackhawks, Cubs, and White Sox all won their games...

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  18. Chicago Blackhawks Playoff Preview: The Road to the Stanley Cup

    A Chicago Blackhawks playoff game has not happened since 2002. Something of a rarity in Chicago. The young guns of the West Side are poised to make a run at the Stanley Cup in the coming weeks...

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  19. Chicago Blackhawks Accomplish Preseason Goal of Making NHL Playoffs

    In case you have been living under a rock for the past NHL season, you know the goal of this year's Blackhawks team was to make the playoffs. Goal accomplished. The Hawks have made the playoffs for the first time since the 2002 campaign, where the St...

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  20. The Recap of the Torrey Pines Experience

    Today's round on Torrey Pines was a very interesting one to say the least. The course had very narrow fairways and long roughs. The winds whipped around and definitely messed with your head. The course was hard but I played okay...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about over 5 years ago 78 reads 1 comments

  21. Pre-Round Prep ofTorrey Pines Experience

    Today, I am really going to need the golf gods on my side. I'm playing one of the most famous courses in the country, Torrey Pines, in San Diego, California. Yes, the same course as the 2008 US Open where Tiger forced a Monday round versus Rocco Mediate..

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  22. What Surgery? What Knee? Tiger Wins...AGAIN!

    Woody Paige said near the beginning of the week on ESPN's show Around the Horn: "Tiger is just trying to rehab his knee. This is spring training for him." Paige now must be trying to reel his words back in...

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  23. Curt Schilling: The Bloody Sock Retires

    One of the craziest, best, and just pure talented pitchers of my generation has announced his retirement. Curt Schilling, one of the most memorable pitchers is finally hanging up the spikes for good...

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  24. The Spring of Frustration: A Look Into the Chicago Cubs' Spring Training

    The picture just about sums up this spring so far for the Cubs this spring. With the Cubs struggling with an 11-12 record so far this spring, things are already looking down for the north side crew...

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  25. Round One: Which West Region Teams Will Dodge The Knockout Punch?

    As seen in my previous article about the Midwest Region, I view the tournament like a boxing match. Who ever can dodge the knockout blow will come away victorious. The West region is an interesting one...

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