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Joseph Gems

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The Bear Trap, Week 2: Bears vs. Packers

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The Bear Trap is a weekly look at everything Chicago Bears; the good, the bad, and everything in between.

Cubs September Call-Ups: An Introduction

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September can be a confusing time for baseball fans watching their team's rosters rapidly change. Here is a quick primer on the the new and old faces the Chicago Cubs have added to their expanded...

The Cubs Threw a Party to Celebrate Darwin Barney's 114-Game Errorless Streak

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To celebrate Chicago Cubs Darwin Barney's record 114 errorless games as a NL second baseman, his teammates threw a party and bought him some interesting gifts.

The Usefulness of a Starlin Castro Bobblehead

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The recently unveiled Starlin Castro bobblehead is more valuable than your average bobblehead.

The Cubs are a Beach Boys Album

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The current version of the 2012 Cubs can be explained through one listen of The Beach Boys' 1963 album, Surfin' USA.

The REAL Reason Ryan Dempster Was Not Traded to the Atlanta Braves

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The story of the meeting that effectively ruined any chance Ryan Dempster had of becoming a member of the Atlanta Braves.

Take the Bulls Offseason Test! What Kind of Fan are You?

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In what has been a puzzling offseason, Bulls fans have argued endlessly about the team's best course of action. It's easy to become confused in times so volatile. That is why we have devised a...

A Broom Of One's Own

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The strangest fans at any ballpark are often ostracized, but Roger Whitman is a broom-wielding 50-something Cubs fan who is too important to ignore.

Captain Kirk Hinrich Encounters Trouble Aboard His Ship

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Kirk Hinrich rejoined the Bulls expecting to make a smooth transition to the team's fill-in point guard. What he found was something completely different.

A Premature Farewell to Omer Asik

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A power outage-induced mourning of Omer Asik's time as a Chicago Bull, which seems to be coming to an end.

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