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Da Bears were Monsters

Da Bears were Monsters

October 28, 2019

What does it take to be the best at something? It may be that you have the best record, the best people...

Jussie Smollet's mug shot, taken at a Chicago police station

Jussie Smollet, an American disgrace

March 7, 2019

On a late, bone chilling cold January night in Chicago, Jussie Smollett reported that he was attacked. He...

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Special needs attack makes waves nationwide

January 12, 2017

In a nation beginning to separate due to the results of the Presidential election, racial tensions have reached new limits as of last week. ...

The NBA season is here// Edited by Joe Reiter

Check out the NBA playoff picture

November 11, 2016

The race to The NBA Finals has begun. Although the season is young, it is never too early to start speculating...

All fingers point to Bartman

Come on out Steve Bartman, Chicago forgives you

November 5, 2016

Steve Bartman, the most hated man in Chicago since 2003, has finally been forgiven. It all started...

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Carle’s NFL Mock Draft

April 13, 2016

April is here, and that means the NFL Draft is right around the corner. Free Agency has settled down,...

Video sparks protests in Chicago

Video sparks protests in Chicago

December 3, 2015

Thirteen months ago in the city of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke shot and killed 17-year old...

The new Jumbotron helps describe the feelings of every fan sporting Cubbie blue

Wait ’till next year

April 9, 2015

We are only through the first game of the season, and the Chicago Cubs already have two losses on their...

This week in fantasy: Nino Salamone

This week in fantasy: Nino Salamone

October 3, 2014

  Well, we are into October as the NFL season’s rolls into week five with fantasy prospects...

out for season after only 10 games

Rose out for season… again

December 3, 2013

The NBA’s top point guard is out for the season again. In only his 10th game of the regular season,...

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