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The McCaskeys just don’t get it

By: Alex Patt It becomes more and more embarrassing to be a fan of the Chicago Bears every passing week. Every year I try to tell myself to not invest too much emotion into the Bears and keep my expectations at a minimum…and YET I find myself getting angry every Sunday from September through DecemberContinue reading “The McCaskeys just don’t get it”

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The Chicago Blackhawks are in hell

By: Alex Patt On Tuesday night, I was sitting 14 rows from the ice at the United Center. The boos rained down from the stands as the clock ticked to zero to seal a 4-1 Blackhawks loss against the Islanders in their home opener. The Blackhawks fell to 0-3-1 and they have yet to haveContinue reading “The Chicago Blackhawks are in hell”

Aaron Rodgers taunting just adds to the pain of being a Chicago Bears fan

By: Alex Patt “I still own you.” That quote is being shared by so many people and sports outlets. Within 20 minutes of this happening, I saw so many sports pages on Social Media sharing the clip or screencap of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers yelling at the fans at Soldier Field. I wasContinue reading “Aaron Rodgers taunting just adds to the pain of being a Chicago Bears fan”

Missing the thrill of “Cubtober”

By: Alex Patt To quote Green Day, “Wake me up when September ends.” That is how I feel when it comes to the Chicago Cubs 2021 season. For the first time since 2014, the Cubs will finish with a losing record and will miss the postseason for the second time in the past three years.Continue reading “Missing the thrill of “Cubtober””

Early 2021 Chicago Bears Predictions

By: Alex Patt One more preseason game before the Chicago Bears kickoff the 2021 NFL season in Los Angeles. The Bears have a few bubble spots up for grabs, but overall we have a good idea of what the roster will look like. Like it or not, Andy Dalton is slotted to be QB1. TheContinue reading “Early 2021 Chicago Bears Predictions”

Cubs fans, we have to stay strong

By: Alex Patt Let’s be real, this is a tough time to be a Cubs fan. The team has been dismantled and what is left is mostly unrecognizable to the average baseball fan. Willson Contreras, Kyle Hendricks, Jason Heyward and the empty shell of Jake Arrieta are all that remain from the team that endedContinue reading “Cubs fans, we have to stay strong”

Milwaukee Bucks success from a Chicago Bulls fan perspective

By: Alex Patt The Milwaukee Bucks have clinched their first NBA Championship since 1971 in a thrilling six game series against the Phoenix Suns. Giannis Antetokounmpo, one of the NBA’s great stars, is the first Buck to win Finals MVP since the legendary Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. As a person with Greek blood in him, seeing “TheContinue reading “Milwaukee Bucks success from a Chicago Bulls fan perspective”

This week felt like the end of this era of Chicago Cubs baseball

By: Alex Patt June 22nd, the Chicago Cubs are tied with the Milwaukee Brewers for first place in the NL Central. They sport a +24 run differential and eight games above .500. The morning of July 5th, the Cubs return home from a 1-9 road trip and are 8.5 games back of the Brewers, sportContinue reading “This week felt like the end of this era of Chicago Cubs baseball”

Evaluating the Chicago Bears QB situation in July

By: Alex Patt Happy 4th of July weekend! You know what that means? We are a few weeks away from Bears Training Camp! It felt like just yesterday when the Chicago Bears traded up to take Justin Fields in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft. Now that we have had OTAs and mandatoryContinue reading “Evaluating the Chicago Bears QB situation in July”

The Cubs should give Ben Zobrist the send-off he deserves

By: Alex Patt It is really heartbreaking to see what former Cubs, Rays, Royals and A’s star Ben Zobrist has gone through in his personal life. Zobrist is clearly having a tough time dealing with it all, and he deserves so much better in life. By all accounts it seems like he is a reallyContinue reading “The Cubs should give Ben Zobrist the send-off he deserves”