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[19 Jul 2008 | No Comment | ]

On a recent road trip back from a wedding in Minnesota, two weary travelers found themselves exhausted in the middle of nowhere.
Being that it was the All-Star Break, there was a drought in events to keep our attention on the way home. Undeterred, Andrew found a small gem in a small town with the Northwoods League All-Star Game in Madison, WI.
If you want all the hairy details about the Northwoods League, then you need to read Andrew’s Blog. If you want the CliffsNotes version, then just keep reading here.
It took …

Fun but Dumb, Scraping the Bottom of the Sports Barrel »

[3 Jun 2008 | No Comment | ]

I live in the epicenter of the Cornhole Capital of the World. Night, day, pre-game, post-game…cornhole is the tailgater’s game of choice.
I always thought that this game was just part of the atmosphere of Wrigleyville and other tailgating cites. I was wrong. It seems as though Cornhole is a sport, in and of, itself. Soldier Field is hosting the 2nd Annual Soldier Field Cornhole Classic on July 12, 2008 at Soldier Field. Now, beer guzzling guys everywhere can stand-up and reclaim their competitive glory days of the past in a …