Posts Tagged “Chicago Cubs”

How do you explain a newspaper to today’s youth?

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How do you explain a newspaper to today’s youth?

How do you explain a newspaper to today’s youth? Many of today’s young people don’t see the value of newspapers. They have their heads and minds buried deeply into their cell phones, not just for talking and texting but for writing, typing, viewing videos and storing thousands of digital photographs. They Snapchat, Instragram, Facebook, Twitter…

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Cleveland Indians should change their name

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Cleveland Indians should change their name

Cleveland Indians should change their name The Cleveland Indians were defeated by the Chicago Cubs in the World Series championship on Wednesday night, Nov. 2, 2016 at Progressive Field in Cleveland in the 10th inning by a score of 8 to 7. But before the game was played, I wrote this column looking at the…

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Baseball and American sports is so depressing

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Baseball and American sports is so depressing

Baseball and American sports is so depressing I was so excited about the chances of a Chicago Cubs victory in this year’s World Series game that I drove to Wrigley Field to purchase some Cubs souvenirs to celebrate, only to be reminded where those chotskies (not Tsatskeles) came from By Ray Hanania I was so…

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Waking up to a new world of a Cubs Pennant

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Waking up to a new world of a Cubs Pennant

Waking up to a new world of a Cubs Pennant I’ve always loved the Chicago Cubs since I was a little kid. Maybe it started with the name but it grew into admiring the great players that have been on the team, and being in love with one of the greatest baseball parks in America, Wrigley…

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Why are Sox fans so mean? “Winning Ugly” always

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Why are Sox fans so mean? “Winning Ugly” always

The Chicago Cubs had a great season and made Chicago proud, even though they lost to the New York Mets. But most disappointing was the conduct of White Sox fans who just can’t get past their own self-loathing to show support for a Chicago baseball team. The Cubs did great. The Sox fans are horrible…

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Cubs, making history in a Midwestern City

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Cubs, making history in a Midwestern City

Cubs First Baseman Anthony Rizzo says it will take a lot of hard work, luck and playing everyday to win the first World Series in 107 years. This year could be the year they break the curse and the apprehensions By Aaron Hanania When Goats, movies, interviews and even a little strange math can predict…

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Return of the Pitching Era

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With Arrieta’s no-hitter on the Dodgers 10 days after LA was no-noed, the pitching era may be in full swing again. Sunday night, while half of America was preparing for the coming work week, Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta was finishing his week up. Against the Los Angeles Dodgers, the 29-year-old ace threw his first…

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Secrets to getting great autographs at Wrigley Field

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Secrets to getting great autographs at Wrigley Field

How to get those great autographs at Wrigley Field. You can do it and there is a way without running out onto the playing field.  By Aaron Hanania I am going to tell you one of my personal autograph secrets that will almost guarantee you an autograph. My dad and I get to Wrigley Field…

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Stanley Cup Stands as Best Trophy in Sports

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Stanley Cup Stands as Best Trophy in Sports

Hockey may play third fiddle in many towns (and fourth everywhere else), but trophy to the NHL champions stands alone because of the Stanley Cup’s culture. By Justin Shimko You can see it on parade after parade. Bars see profits soar on mere rumors of its arrival. There’s even a mobile app to help you…

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It rained autographs – and swear words — at Cubs Convention

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It rained autographs – and swear words — at Cubs Convention

By Ray Hanania Most people who read my columns regularly know I am not much on sports. The only real sport for me is politics, but lately politics has become mean and it’s just not fun to cover any more. I always thought I’d make a better sports writer. Writing about athletes would definitely attract…

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