Illini Football, Cub fans know Soul-Crushing

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By Paul M. Banks

The year 2008 truly solidified my theory: to be a fan of either the Chicago Cubs and University of Illinois football means you know a lot about soul-crushing defeats. You know more than losing, you know exactly what it’s like to have any shred of hope or optimism crushed into grains of dust. You’ve had your hopes and dreams imploded so many times that you can’t even feel optimism anymore. You’ve routinely endured the type of losing that makes you wonder to yourself why you keep returning, but in ’08 took that disappointment spiked to cataclysmic proportions. The fallout from that devastation will likely linger for generations.

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And the award for the dumbest MLB move of the century goes to…the Chicago Cubs!!!

By Jake McCormick

If you trust an expensive, fat, and generally bad starter over a proven commodity in your rotation, then the Chicago Cubs may be the team for you. [Read more…]