Wrigley Field turns 100: a dedication to the greatest baseball park


I remember being five years old and sitting in the left-field bleachers of Wrigley Field with my father and his friend, sipping on a pop. With my mitt on my left hand, my Cubs hat on my head, and my Mark Grace t-shirt jersey on, I was ready for any possible ball that would come my way.

Stadium Series: Outdoor hockey a success for the NHL

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Outdoor hockey games are the best thing to happen to the NHL in a long time. You may think differently, but the ratings and attendance numbers don’t lie.

2014 Puppy Bowl Preview: What to Look For, Potential MVPs


A lot of people around the world will be tuning in to the Super Bowl this Sunday, but dog lovers like myself will be tuning in to Animal Planet to witness the 2014 Puppy Bowl.

Why Chicago Bears would be idiots to not re-sign Jay Cutler

Jay Cutler

It was another brutal and disappointing season for the Chicago Bears. For the second year in a row the team has choked when given the opportunity to make the playoffs by winning one of its last two games. Yet, only a day after the loss, the fact the Bears will not be in the playoffs is old news. What everyone wants to know now is whether or not free agent quarterback Jay Cutler will be a Bear next season.

A Chicago Bears win and good friends made freezing in Cleveland fun

Our seats for the game.

It was 4:30 a.m. when my alarm clock went off Sunday morning. I was tired from not being able to sleep the night before, but I got up and put three or four layers of warm clothes on. I was going to need it. Weather in Cleveland, Ohio was going to be 30 degrees with snow and wind.

Chicago Bears: 5 positives in a disappointing season


Here are some things Bears fans can be positive about despite such a disappointing season.

How I fell in love with sports…again

I'm the one in the reddish-orange hat.

Because of the generosity of Ball State alums Jason Whitlock, Brady Hoke and the athletic department, Ball State was able to send 240 students to Wednesday’s game against conference rival Northern Illinois. I happened to be one of the lucky 240.

College Football TV schedule for Saturday, November 9th

Oregon Stanford

Week 11 of college football is here, and with only a few more weeks of a full slate of games, the importance of each game is very high. Sadly, there aren’t too many high profile games this week or in the near future, but there’s still good conference games to watch.

Injuries ruin another Chicago Bears season

Jay Cutler

Week 7 injuries have ruined a lot of teams’ seasons and maybe even some players’ careers. The Chicago Bears did not escape.

College Football TV Schedule for Saturday, October 19th

Jameis Winston

Week 8 of college football is here! Stakes are even higher now that we’re more than halfway through the season. It should make for some good games.

NFL Week 7: TV schedule, announcers, viewing maps

Seahawks Cardinals

We’re seven weeks into the NFL season, and we’re beginning to see a clearer picture of what teams might be in it for the long haul, and what teams should already be thinking about next season.

College Football TV Schedule for Saturday, October 12th

Florida LSU

Week 7 of college football is here! There’s plenty of good, top 25 games this week. Stakes are becoming a little higher now that we’re halfway through the season. It should make for some good games.

NFL Week 6: TV schedule, spreads, announcers, viewing maps

Aaron Rodgers

Below you will find everything you need to plan your NFL viewing for Week 6.

Steve Gleason interviews Pearl Jam in emotional ESPN Segment


Music and sports don’t often find themselves together, but when they do it’s beautiful.

Steve Gleason was a safety for the New Orleans Saints, known mostly for his blocked punt in 2006 that was used as a symbol for the resurgence of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast. In 2011 he was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

NFL Week 5: TV schedule, spreads, announcers, viewing maps

Packers Lions

It’s Week 5 in the NFL, and teams like Seattle, New Orleans, and the Denver Broncos are making their case as the league’s elite teams.

Week 5 has another solid slate of good games, including New Orleans facing Chicago, Seattle taking on Indianapolis, and Denver battling Dallas.