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Bright spot in Bears loss to Packers

I’m not going to dogpile on the Bears. Lord knows there is enough of that going on around town. They played “down” to the 4-4 Packers, who were without Aaron Rodgers, and had lost their previous 3 games. The Bears … Continue reading

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Brawl of the Week: The Great Summoner Competition

This week’s Tavern Brawl marks the long awaited return (for me) of: The Great Summoner Competition. I don’t remember if this brawl came out before or after the card: Summoning Stone. Either way, this is perhaps my favorite brawl. First … Continue reading

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Brawl of the Week: Miniature Warfare (again)

This week’s Tavern Brawl is one we have had once before: Miniature Warfare. It’s a doosey! Create a deck. All minions are 1/1, but only cost 1 mana to play. You can see how crazy this can get. Be prepared … Continue reading

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1st and 5

Week 9 is here and the hits just keep on coming. There have been some wild trades. Let’s see if we can unpack some of this madness. QB: Josh McCown, Jets- He might not win you a championship, but he … Continue reading

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NFL: “Process of the catch” needs to go

We have seen what a catch is in the NFL change from year to year, and throughout the years. Some teams have benefited by this. Even though my own Chicago Bears have been gifted this (vs the Lions) they have … Continue reading

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Does Joe Maddon put too much pressure on his starting pitchers?

I started to think about this after the Cubs were unmercifully bounced from the NLCS. One of my pet peeves–maybe my only pet peeve about Joe is his “quick hook” on starting pitchers. It mostly happened with Kyle Hendricks in … Continue reading

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Don’t cry for the Cubs

The 2017 campaign has ended for the Chicago Cubs with an 11-1 pounding from the World Series bound LA Dodgers. It was an up and down year for the Cubbies, who played their best ball after the All-Star break. Sadly, … Continue reading

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