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[4 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]
MAC Championship at Ford Field

The Ultimate Sports Wife, Ultimate Sports Baby and I decided to take a weekend trip to Detroit. Our original plan was to fly to New York City, but chose Detroit since driving with an infant is easier than flying – plus the Detroit Lions were hosting the Chicago Bears on Sunday afternoon.
Nicole and I debated where we would stay in Detroit. One thought was to stay in Auburn Hills and be close to the Palace of Auburn Hills for the Detroit Pistons game Friday night. However, Nicole preferred to stay …

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[12 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]

For the first time ever, I attended a college football game at Northern Illinois. NIU is the third Division I football team in the Chicago area. The closest is Northwestern University; the most famous the University of Notre Dame and then you have Northern Illinois University.
The only reason I attended was because the game fell on a Thursday night. Northern Illinois had two games scheduled for Thursday nights this season. The first was last Thursday, November 5 vs. Eastern Michigan. However, that game started at 6:30 pm and Nicole and …