May 8, 2014: Draft Day

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As we look forward to tonight, and to the season, I want to take a quick look back at the Bears illustrious draft day history.  I would talk about who the Bears are going to draft today, but that would … Continued

May 7, 2014: Mama Said

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Mama said there’d be days like this…  The Wild got their 1st win last night at home, and pulled within 2-1 in the series.  It was a lackluster effort by the Hawks, who didn’t seem interested in putting their foot … Continued

May 5, 2014: Say the Right Thing

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As I listen to the interviews before and during Game 2 of the Hawks-Wild, I think, how easy is it to say the right thing?  Whenever teams are asked about their opponents, they are mostly complimentary, showing nothing but respect … Continued

May 3, 2014: Cake Walk

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I wasn’t too worried about this series.   The second consecutive year we meet the Minnesota Wild in the playoffs shouldn’t be much different than the first.  The game started off easy enough with goals by Bickell and Hossa.  With a … Continued

May 2, 2014: End of an Era

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Once a week, almost every week, I play racquetball with my father.  Before my brother moved to the ‘burbs, all three of us used to play together (they played when I lived in Los Angeles for a few years).  Our … Continued

April 30, 2014: Silver Lining

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Wow… tough way to go out.  In a series I thought was going to be the total opposite, the Wizards knocked out our Bulls last night in a 4-1 series win.  Being there only made it worse.  The slow start, … Continued