Thank you, farewell and good luck, Jake

Sometimes fans put a borderline unhealthy amount of passion, energy and even effort into sports. I’ve been told I do. Maybe the people who say that are right. Then again, who is anyone else to say what I, or you, do is right or wrong? I get emotionally invested in sports. I love the games, I love the players.

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ESPN job cuts a concerning, cruel reality

ESPN doesn’t need me nor anyone else to defend it. It’s a gigantic company owned by the largest media group in the world, it can handle its own business. But, seeing so many people get laid off Wednesday in order to trim its budget is really important in a lot of ways, some of which are admittedly selfish from my point of view. Continue reading

We Went All the Way

It’s hard to write anything about the Cubs winning the World Series without coming off as extremely corny. It’s been 108 years and it took seven games and extra innings for the Cubs to finally become champions, but they made it happen. The resilient team that went wire to wire as the best team in baseball (more or less) finally ended the drought. I can’t describe to you how happy that all makes me. Continue reading