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Commentary: Chicago Cubs, the World Series, and the greatest moment

Commentary: Chicago Cubs, the World Series, and the greatest moment

Ben Gartland

November 3, 2016


Filed under Sports

There are moments that words don’t reach. Instead, it’s an ear-splitting roar, a moment of absolute adrenaline and jubilation. A frenzy of hugging, crying and yelling. That’s what baseball is: a game of moments. What makes this sport so special is that there is no time limit, so ther...

Commentary: The dream of the Chicago Cubs feels like a reality

Commentary: The dream of the Chicago Cubs feels like a reality

Geoff Stellfox

October 17, 2016


Filed under News

When I was two-years-old, I went on the field at Wrigley Field and met Andre Dawson. Fast-forward 25 years (plus some change), and he’s back at Wrigley to throw out the first pitch in Game Two of the NLCS, and I’m back in the stands. Life’s funny like that — it moves in circles, giv...

Commentary: When sports mirror life

Commentary: When sports mirror life

Ben Gartland

October 3, 2016


Filed under Commentary, Sports

Sports have an uncanny ability to make people feel connected to people they’ve never met, to teams they’ve never played for and to events that we are only spectators for. Which is why last Sunday I walked around with a pit in my stomach because José Fernández, a 24-year-old baseball player I...

Baseball: No longer America’s favorite pastime

Baseball: No longer America’s favorite pastime

Jenna Duddleston

November 13, 2014


Filed under Opinions

With the World Series ending the 2014 MLB season last week, it seems that baseball is no longer America’s favorite pastime. The World Series was saved from being the least viewed World Series game in history, thanks to San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner. Bumgarner broke the record for most...

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