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A Love Letter To Each And Every One Of The Chicago Cubs

November 03, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Dear Joe Maddon: I love you. I love your hippie van and your hipster glasses.

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Here are seven names that are infinitely better than 'Guaranteed Rate Field'

7 Names For Sox Park That Would Be Less Terrible Than Guaranteed Rate Field

August 25, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

The White Sox announced yesterday that starting at the end of the season, US Cellular Field will be renamed… Guaranteed Rate Field.

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The MLB has already planted the seeds to regain its cultural relevance. Here's how to bring it all the way back.

Make Baseball Fun Again

April 12, 2016 / by / 1 Comment

Bryce Harper has a point. It’s time to make baseball fun again.

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Before the Kansas City Paul Rudd’s face off against the New York Murphypolitans, here’s our expert breakdown of each team’s strengths and weaknesses.

World Series Matchup Preview: The Good, The Bad, and The Mets

October 27, 2015 / by , / 3 Comments

It’s that time of the year again: The sun is setting earlier, Joe Buck has inexplicably grown a beard, and Cubs fans are once more dejected in October.

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What Is Dead May Never Die

May 03, 2015 / by / 1 Comment

Last Saturday was supposed to be the greatest day in sports.

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4 key changes the NFL should make in order to reduce the suckiness of the Pro Bowl

4 Ways to Make the Pro Bowl Suck Less

January 04, 2015 / by / 1 Comment

The Pro Bowl is definitely the worst all-star game of any professional sport. The NBA All-Star Game is a beautiful tribute to all of the crazy shit NBA players wish they could do in games. The NHL All-Star game has similar displays of ridiculous, plus they get extra special bonus points for being the first league to use the kickball draft system.

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The Orioles and Kansas City Royals versus the Giants and Cardinals battle it out for the fate of America

Who We Are As A Nation Hangs In The MLB Postseason Balance

October 12, 2014 / by / 15 Comments

My fellow Americans, The day has come, the time is nigh. The month of reckoning is upon us. It has come to pass that, this October, our nation is at a perilous crossroads, one that is fraught with danger and Joe Buck’s smug face.

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The Asshole’s Guide to Becoming a Bandwagon Fan

October 06, 2014 / by / 20 Comments

With football season in full swing, Major League Baseball playoffs started, and both hockey and basketball season fast approaching, it’s finally everyone’s favorite time of the year: bandwagon season. Yes, it is that amazing time of the year when everyone either pretends to care about the hometown team that they’ve just realized is succeeding, or flings their allegiances to another good (or lucky) team in hopes that they’ll find happiness in bragging about an organization they know literally nothing about.

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Seven suggestions to help make the professional game even greater.

7 Quick and Dirty Ways to Improve the NBA

April 15, 2014 / by / 151 Comments

Heading into the first postseason of the Adam Silver era, the NBA is thriving. TV ratings have done nothing but rise since 2007, while the league’s cadre of superstars, up-and-coming players, and compelling narratives all give the NBA the cultural cache necessary to arguably make the association the second most relevant professional sports league in the United States.

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Our favorite mix of songs that relate to the start of baseball season

The National Playlist: Baseball Edition

April 13, 2014 / by / 18 Comments

Each week we ask our writers to submit their choice of songs for a given theme. This week, our writers pick their favorite songs that relate to the start of baseball season. 

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