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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...

Gone with Tommy John: An alarming trend

Gone with Tommy John: An alarming trend

Colin Sallee

June 2, 2014


Filed under Commentary, Sports

From cavemen hurling sharp weapons in the direction of mastodons to athletes practicing their pitching for a game, the throwing motion has been around for hundreds of thousands of years. Though these players have come a long way from their caveman roots, the throwing motion remains the same; however,...

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