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    I’ve Bee(NB)amboozled

    Anyone who played baseball or softball growing up has gnawed on more than their fair share of Big League Chew. The stringy, flavor-packed gum flies off concession stand shelves at little leagues across the nation. Mention Big League Chew to a former (or current) ballplayer and get ready for a sly smile and ready yourself […] More

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    Long Gone Summer Didn’t Live Up to the Hype

    The excitement I detailed when I last wrote about the 30 for 30 detailing the 1998 home run race between Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire deteriorated as each minute of Long Gone Summer wore on Sunday night. The first twenty minutes focused nearly entirely on McGwire, and save for some brief soundbites from Sammy viewers […] More

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    Former Iowa Football Players Speak Out About Racial Disparities Within Program

    On Friday, former Iowa Hawkeye and current Chicago Bear James Daniels tweeted a sobering message about my home state’s flagship college football program. There are too many racial disparities in the Iowa football program. Black players have been treated unfairly for far too long. — James Daniels (@jamsdans) June 6, 2020 Given the long-overdue reckoning […] More

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    3 Must-Read Sports Books You’ll Get Through in No Time

    Are you lost now that The Last Dance has ended? Tired of watching old replays that at this point in the quarantine calendar have diminished considerably in significance? Don’t want to be judged any longer for watching post-game press conferences of your favorite team’s biggest wins from this past season? If you answered YES to […] More

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    What’ll We Hear From Sammy Sosa in Long Gone Summer?

    I attended my first Chicago Cubs game during Sammy Sosa’s historic 1998 campaign in which he belted 66 home runs and drove in an MLB-leading 158 RBI. I was only a mere three years old at the time, so my memory of the day (and the season) is nonexistent. As a toddler, I obviously couldn’t […] More

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    Creighton Hoops Update: Damien’s Draft Declaration, Landing A Long Lithuanian, and More

    After a wild couple weeks in mid-April surrounding Creighton basketball, a few more notable events transpired. The official NBA draft early entry list is out. Creighton notes… Ty-Shon Alexander: DECLARED (going pro) Denzel Mahoney: DECLARED (signed with NCAA-certified agent; can still return to school) Damien Jefferson: DECLARED Marcus Zegarowski: DID NOT DECLARE — Jon Nyatawa […] More

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    Recapping a Wild Couple Weeks of Creighton Hoops

    The disappointment of no NCAA tournament has worn off and lots of teams are rightly celebrating great regular seasons. After arguably Creighton’s best in school history, Jays fans were hopeful that next year will be phenomenal & this year’s team would get to run it back with the same core group of guys while adding […] More

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    Crosstown Centurion Predictions: Cubs

    It has been a couple weeks since the Crosstown Centurion Field has been unveiled with the 16 best White Sox and 16 best Cubs teams of all time. Since Pat has broken down the Sox side of the bracket, it is my turn to do the same for the Cubs side. For those of you […] More

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    Bulls GM Gar Forman Once Signed My #FireGarpax Shirt

    In honor of last night’s breaking news regarding the Chicago Bulls front office… BREAKING NEWS: #Bulls are finalizing deal with #Nuggets GM Arturas Karnisovas to become Chicago's Executive VP of Basketball Operations, per @wojespn.#FireGarPax #RunWithUs #NBA — Sports ON Tap Chicago (@SONTChicago) April 9, 2020 …I thought I might as well dust off a […] More