Back in the ‘80’s, Old Milwaukee Beer used to have a tag line that said, “Boys, it just doesn’t get any better than this.” Well, “Cubs fans, it just doesn’t get any worse than this.” And the sad thing is that it can get worse, but that just doesn’t seem possible at this moment. The two games in the Queen City versus the Cincinnati Reds were gut wrenching, vomit-inducing … [Read more...] about Chicago Cubs: Total Implosion Commencing?
I-94’s Disappointment Bowl: Crickets Chirp Over Cubs & Brewers
WGN Radio is hyping hockey, basketball and even…BEARS football? Attendance is down at both Wrigley and U.S. Cellular Fields. Milwaukee fans are apathetic about northbound traffic from Illinois and no one’s uttered the FIB acronym in weeks. Wow, the Milwaukee Brewers and Chicago Cubs must both suck this season. Chicago: your offense is 13th in the league, you’ve scored 234 … [Read more...] about I-94’s Disappointment Bowl: Crickets Chirp Over Cubs & Brewers
Cubs, White Sox losing to MLB’s biggest Losers
By Paul M. Banks Hey Chicago, what do you say? When's the next time the Blackhawks play? In the city by Lake Michigan, baseball success is so rare that in 1959, when Emperor Daley I set off the air raid sirens to celebrate the White Sox American League Championship, everyone panicked! People thought Soviet missiles were headed for Chicago, instead of realizing a local … [Read more...] about Cubs, White Sox losing to MLB’s biggest Losers
Illini Football, Cub fans know Soul-Crushing
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 … [Read more...] about Illini Football, Cub fans know Soul-Crushing