Archive for the 'Newspapers' Category

It’s Pronounced Fon-ten-OH!

Tuesday, May 15th, 2007

Ever since it was announced that the Tribune and the Cubs would finally be crobar-ed apart, you can tell that the synergy is starting to wear off. Take this clipping from the front page of ChicagoTribune.com -

When the nightshift interns manning the website stop caring, you know it’s only a short time before […]

Willy Wigglestick

Sunday, April 29th, 2007

During the broadcast today on Fox, a big deal was made over an article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Friday and the subsequent reaction of Tony LaRussa.
The article is basically a crude reworking of the goofy poem “Baseball’s Sad Lexicon” originally written by Franklin Pierce Adams in 1910 and published by the New York […]

Stating The Obvious

Wednesday, March 21st, 2007

Rick Morrissey writes an article that every Cubs web site has pretty much already written, finishing with:
The Cubs have spent lots of money this season. It’s time to stop worrying about Prior and Wood. Find a new hobby.
Please take your own advice, Ricky.

One More Reason Rick Morrissey is an Idiot

Monday, April 3rd, 2006

On friday, Morrissey posted an article on chicagosports.com about the real reason the Tribune needs to sell the Cubs. Not because the Tribune only sees the Cubs as a money-making entity and not because every financial analyst is recommending that TribCo needs to focus on it’s core media assets. No, the reason Ricky wants […]

Weekend Roundup

Sunday, January 15th, 2006

From the Chicago Tribune -

Dusty gave a pre-convention interview to (or at least covered by) staff reporter Dave van Dyke. My favorite Dusty-ism was the acknowledgment/brushoff when asked about the Cubs poor fundamentals last season.

“We can’t keep beating ourselves up over what happened last year or else it will never leave us. My teams […]