Cubs fans were sold the promise of a continually open championship window, yet they’ve been shut out of true contention for the past three seasons, trending down and staring in the face of a cultural reshape.
When you look at it, it’s a miracle that Chicago is currently a game above .500 with a snowball’s chance at a wild card spot in the Western Conference.
Don’t run from your feelings, Chicago sports fans, but maybe dig a little deeper or maybe do some exploring for other sports experiences near-by that could lift one’s spirits.
Many questions face the Bears after Sunday’s game, all focus will be on what kind of drastic improvements the team can make.
It was a game that showed the world how far off the Bears are from being legitimate contenders…instead the Bears are now limping across the finish line and into an off-season where they will lick their wounds.
Another generation of Bears fans will likely grow into adulthood not knowing exactly what elite QB play looks like in their favorite jersey. After Sunday, they know what it looks like from a one-in-a-generation talent.
Already a tough game against a tough competitor, the Sunday Night Football broadcast could be a tough listen with many reiterations of horror stories from the infamous draft of 2017.
Not that the Bears played outright poorly, but clearly they didn’t play well enough from players down to coaches to earn it. Attention turns now to what the future holds for the team.
Another win for the Bears and the playoff hopes stay alive while a loss brings an end to all the good vibes in Chicago for 2019.
DJ Steward, Adam Miller and the other hoopers at this year’s Chicago Elite Classic served notice to the rest of the country that Chicago is indeed the mecca of basketball.