Game 7: The worst/best experience in sports

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

From a fan's standpoint, I believe the key to successfully preparing for a Game 7 is to resign yourself to the fact it'll never happen in the first place. That's the beauty of falling behind 3-1 in a series -- simply extending the series to a winner-take-all game is a ...

Which winning streak will end first?

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Streaking hasn't been this in vogue since the '70s. This weekend saw the Chicago Blackhawks start the season with a 22nd straight game without a regulation loss and the Miami Heat win their 14th straight. And they aren't the only ones who are red-hot right now. Louisiana Tech is the hottest ...

WTFourth of July Weekend

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

Well, it was a completely messed up Fourth of July weekend in the world of sports. And if you don't believe me, you best read on. Bob Probert's Death: It had been awhile since any team I rooted for won a championship of any sort, so I forgot what happens in ...

Dustin Byfuglien Traded, So Much For The Afterglow

Friday, June 25th, 2010

Have you ever had that girl (or guy, since I can't assume to know your gender or sexual preference) that you've pined for for many years, and then one magical night you run into them and you end up going home with each other? It's a pretty amazing feeling. Finally, all ...

Link Dump!

Thursday, June 24th, 2010

Blackhawks fans are NOT going to like this trade in the short run or the long run - Fantasy Knuckleheads An interview with Fedor Emilianenko - Fanhouse That'll do it for Keith Jardine in the UFC - MMA Fighting Found in Translation: 12 Years of Chasing the US Men's National Team - SB ...

Chicago Blackhawks Victory Parade: Scenes From The Mayhem

Friday, June 11th, 2010

Being that I happened to be in Chicago this week I figured it was my duty as a sports blogger to attend Friday's victory parade celebrating the Blackhawks Stanley Cup championship. Booter - our resident legal expert - and myself headed downtown for the parade and rally at roughly 10:15 ...

The Chicago Blackhawks are World Champions

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

Really, is there more that needs to be said? Patrick Kane's bad angle wrist shot at 4:06 of overtime beat Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Michael Leighton five hole (big shock there) and the Chicago Blackhawks won their first Stanley Cup since 1961 on Wednesday. Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews won the Conn Smythe Trophy ...

With Lineup Change Coach Q Puts Cup in Reach

Monday, June 7th, 2010

So that's what it looks like when the Chicago Blackhawks are playing near their best, eh? Sunday's 7-4 beat down of the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup finals should be a stern reminder of what one of the league's best offenses looks like when it's clicking on ...