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Monsters of the Midway: Issue #4

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Ethan Babicz

April 24, 2020

As the baseball season was in the midst of spring training and football was preparing for the upcoming draft, the Coronavirus pandemic struck all sports swiftly and proceeded to shut down nearly every sport in its wake. It is tragic that something of this magnitude has occurred and I wish for the swi...

Monsters of the Midway: Issue #3

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Ethan Babicz

February 20, 2020

As the season changes in Chicago, one team goes into hibernation and the other awakes in hopes of a better season. The Bears’ lackluster season finished 8-8, missing the playoffs, which is disappointing compared to their 12-4 and division title from the year before.  Similarly, the Cubs’ off-season was even m...

Monsters of the Midway: Issue #2

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Ethan Babicz

November 21, 2019

Over the past couple of months, there have been a plethora of developments for Chicago sports teams such as the Bears and Cubs. The Cubs have finally addressed their managerial dilemma while the Bears have descended down a dark path in their season. Unfortunately, they may not be able to recover from...

Mid-Season MLB Power Rankings

San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey (28) congratulates San Francisco Giants pitcher Santiago Casilla (46) after striking out Chicago Cubs' Addison Russell (27) to end the game on Sunday, May 22, 2016, at AT&T Park in San Francisco. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group/TNS)

Brandon Frey

May 26, 2016

I ranked the top teams in the MLB so far this season. San Francisco Giants - With the Giants winning their last 14 out of 15 games, the Giants have catapulted to the top of the NL West, leading the Dodgers by 4.5 games. With this being an even year, the stakes are high for the Giants to win the Wor...

No more “Wait ’til next year”

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo hugs Dexter Fowler after Fowler made a surprise appearance during Cubs spring training at Sloan Park in Mesa, Ariz., on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. Fowler has agreed to a one-year contract with a mutual option with the Cubs. (Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Adam Reckamp

February 27, 2016

he Dexter Fowler’s signing solidifies it: This year there will be no “Next year”.  This is the year the Cubs win the World Series for the first time in 108 years. After reports earlier in the week of Dexter Fowler signing with the Baltimore Orioles, Fowler showed up at Cubs Spring Training to...

MLB free agency full of question marks

Free agent David Price finished the 2015 season with a record of 18-5 and a 2.45 ERA. (courtesy of

Joe Rizzo

November 13, 2015

ith the 2015 MLB season over, teams are looking to scoop up some free agents. There are many talented players available that could benefit teams. Everyone is wondering where these players will go, and I believe I know some of the answers.   Pitcher David Price from the Toronto Blue Jays will be a free agent...

The Chicago Cubs are reversing the curse

Chicago Cubs left fielder Kyle Schwarber (12) rounds the bases after his second-inning home run on Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, at Wrigley Field in Chicago. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images)

Joe Rizzo

October 15, 2015

he black cat, the billy goat, and Steve Bartman are some of the most notorious curses imposed upon the Chicago Cubs. Rising star Kyle Schwarber may have put an end to all of these curses with one swing of a bat. On October 13, Schwarber led the Cubs to a victory over the St. Louis Cardinals, cli...

The Chicago Cubs may make a comback

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Chris Sawalski

April 19, 2015

he Cubs have a good team and many analysts have them either winning the division or taking a wild card spot, which is not far off, but I don’t know if they can do it this year. There has been a lot of talk about the Cubs second baseman prospect, Javier Baez, but he just has not shown any improvement to...

Mr. Cub, Mr. Sunshine, the Legend

Mr. Cub, Mr. Sunshine, the Legend

Danielle Katz

February 5, 2015

n Jan. 23, 2015, the world said goodbye to the legendary Ernie banks. At the age of 22, Banks began his first of 19 season in the MLB with the Chicago Cubs in September of 1953 and finished in 1971. He also played 11 seasons as a National League All-Star, and made his first appearance in an All-Star Ga...

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