Goddamn this

Goddamn this

I woke up this morning to a very large number in the red dot on my Twitter icon, and the first one I read said, “Desipio’s going to wake up to some bad news.”  My immediate reaction was that Luis Valbuena had signed a contract with the Cardinals. As...
Grading the NFL announcing teams is not enough

Grading the NFL announcing teams is not enough

Every year the fine people at Awful Announcing do a poll to grade the announcers in the major sports.  A couple of days ago they released this year’s grades for all of the NFL announcing crews.  But something was missing. It wasn’t the announcing teams,...
You wanna gets nuts?  Let’s get nuts!

You wanna gets nuts? Let’s get nuts!

Since many of you have decided the Cubs are going to finish the season with five more losses, what would happen if every team in the NL playoff hunt finished 91-71?  What would that look like?  It would be chaos.  Glorious chaos. Because there’s only four...
Cut Mitch a little slack

Cut Mitch a little slack

All offseason the Bears media and Bears fans were aligned in their proclamations to give Mitch Trubisky some time to settle into the quarterback job before they freaked out one way or the other. That was never going to be true, and sure enough panic buttons were...
Same old Dusty

Same old Dusty

The old Dustbag, Johnnie B. Baker Jr. sat down (presumably without his large adult son Darren sitting on his lap) with The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal to talk about…well, let’s just say Dusty’s nothing if not consistent.  Everything is always...