Be Happy, Not Angry: An Open Letter to Chicago Baseball Fans

Cubs and White Sox fans should be happy that their teams are playing well and not angry that the other is seeing success as well.


The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly in Sports: 2015 Edition

2015, like every sports year, saw a wide variety things happen. Records were broken, devastating injuries occurred, and the sports world lost many legends along the way. For all the ups and downs that the year brought, some athletes and moments shined brighter than others. So, without further ado, here is some of the good, …

Thank You, Cubs

Sunday, July 26, 2015. The Chicago Cubs lose to the Philadelphia Phillies 11-5, completing a three-game sweep for the Phillies at Wrigley Field. The Cubs fall to 51-46 on the season, and trail the St. Louis Cardinals by 11.5 games in the N.L. Central. For all intents and purposes, the season was over. Cubs fans …


Confessions of a Wannabe Journalist, Part 4: Who Even Cares About This?

Journalism is the most love/hate job in the world. You love it when you’re getting to cover breaking news. You love it when you get to make an impact on the community, state, or even country you’re serving. And hell, I love it even when I get to cover two random sports teams I have …


Appreciating the Blackhawks 3 Titles in 6 Years

There has been a lot of chatter about the Chicago Blackhawks in the past few days, and rightfully so. On Monday night, the Blackhawks won their third Stanley Cup in the past six years, shutting out the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-0. It was the first time the Blackhawks clinched the Stanley Cup on their home …


Examining LeBron’s Legacy

LeBron James played like a man amongst boys in the NBA Finals this year. He averaged 35.8 points, 13.3 rebounds and 8.8 assists, leading not only his team in each of those categories, but every player that played in the Final, which is the first time in NBA Finals history that one guy led those …


American Pharoah Makes History…Now What?

It was truly a historic day for horse racing on Saturday. Finally, after 37 long years and numerous attempts at it, a horse finally won the Triple Crown. That horse, as we all know, was American Pharoah. Going into the Kentucky Derby in May, nobody was sure how Pharoah was going to respond to the …