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[11 Sep 2008 | 2 Comments | ]

The NFL season is a week underway. For the second year in a row, I made it to opening day in true form. Last year, I was in San Diego to see my Bears, unfortunately, lose against the Chargers. This year, I was supporting my in-law’s favorite team, the Niners, against the Cardinals. Unfortunately, the highlight of both of these years was the tailgate before the games.
Of course, the loss is always a downer but more recently, NFL hooligans are also a pretty big …

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[6 Jun 2008 | No Comment | ]

I wish there was a “sarcasm” font so I could be sure that readers don’t actually think that lesbians are scary.  After hearing about this story through the AP, it is clear that some fans need to get a grip and make their way to the new millennium.

Fans at a Seattle Mariners game complained about a lesbian couple kissing at Safeco Field. The usher in the section approached the couple and asked them to cease and desist on the kiss. There may be children watching!
Regardless of your politics, can …

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[30 May 2008 | No Comment | ]

I wish that this Fukudome story had a happy ending but that remains to be seen.
Read on….from the Sport Business Daily:
“The distributors of a T-shirt featuring a racist caricature of Cubs RF Kosuke Fukudome that are being sold outside of Wrigley Field said that they “plan to sue the Cubs over the team’s efforts to halt sales,” according to Gordon Wittenmyer of the CHICAGO SUN-TIMES. The Cubs said that they “haven’t been officially informed of any legal action.” The shirt features the “image of the Cubs’ cartoon-logo bear face …

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[11 May 2008 | No Comment | ]

I am in Florida visiting family so I watched today’s Cubs game on WGN. It seems as though a fan, leaped out of the bleachers, ran onto the outfield and got tackled by security in center field. WGN refused to provide any footage of the incident so I desperately went online to find out the details. So far, I only got this “news breaking” information from

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[18 Apr 2008 | One Comment | ]

The Ultimate Sports Fan sent me this article from USA TODAY’s blog. The article highlights a tee shirt for the Cub’s phenom, Kosuke Fukudome. His arrival on the Cubs has been met by much anticipation and fanfare. There are drunk dudes all over Wrigley dressed like the Karate Kid, donning head bands and Bruce Lee iconography on their shirts.
Most of this fanfare is in good spirits, but many of it is stretching into the offensive realm. Bastardizing Kosuke Fukudome’s name, the crowds yells: “F-You, Do …