Podcast! – 2018 Playoff Preview: Game 163

You waited patiently for a year, and...they're back!  Andy, Mike and Kyle preview game 163 against...

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...

Cut Mitch a little slack

All offseason the Bears media and Bears fans were aligned in their proclamations to give Mitch...

Same old Dusty

The old Dustbag, Johnnie B. Baker Jr. sat down (presumably without his large adult son Darren...

Tweetbag! Who is to blame for the Cubs’ shitty starting pitching?

You'll be shocked to hear that Twitter doesn't always foster the most nuanced discussions.  Our...

Oral History: Neifi saves the season

The 2016 Cubs created a new generation of Cubs legends with guys you will never forget for all the...

In defense of Joe Maddon

So crazy Joe Maddon wandered into a boutique shop and saw some awful mashup art on the wall and commissioned the "artist" to make four posters showing how to put "the art in baseball?"  Coming off last year's lame "D-Peat" theme, Joe needed a good one this year and we...

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Joe’s new motivational idea is a real work of art

So, Joe Maddon has decided to put "the art back in baseball" with some commissioned artwork of dubious quality.  The pieces are mash ups of famous works of art with some lame baseball imagery and graffiti on them. I personally prefer the one that didn't make the cut. ...

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An oral history of the Yu Darvish press conference

There's really no better way to get the inside story on something than to do in-depth interviews with the people involved and let them tell their story in the form of an oral history.  A crucial part of that is to let the event breathe, and age, so you can give it the...

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The Brewers insecurity is reaching St. Louisian levels

So, it's come to this.  The Brewers, a franchise that is such an afterthought that they left the American League in 1998 and nobody even noticed, are apparently tired of Cubs fans coming to games and helping them fill up their weird pole barn with the garage door on...

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MLB players v. owners – Whose side we got?

It's been a while since we've been asked to choose a side between millionaire baseball players and billionaire owners.  The last time we really had to do it, Don Fehr was freshening up his lipstick and leading the MLB Players' Association to five straight work...

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Cubs finally replace Tony Campana

While we all sit around waiting for Yu Darvish to give the free agent stalemate a good Roto Rootering by finally picking a team, the Cubs have decided to mock us to our faces. On Thursday they announced they had re-signed former Cubs outfielder Damon "Sleeves" Buford...

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Free ideas for the XFL

So, Vince McMahon is proof of something the Cubs last reminded us of a couple of years ago with Chris Coghlan--a bad idea repeated is still a really bad idea.  He's bringing back the XFL, the league that brought us guys paralyzing themselves chasing after their...

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Milwaukee’s loading up to host the Wild Card game

Over the span of an hour the Brewers traded a pair of top-100 prospects for Christian Yelich and then signed Lorenzo Cain for $80 million over five years.  Those are a couple of bold moves, and just the kind that will energize the only fanbase in the league that would...

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