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.
Walton’s endless (and sometimes confusing) brand of optimism could be the last ingredient to make this current era of White Sox ball transcend all others before it.
Playing meaningful baseball games before April 1 is stupid, its even more stupid to play some of those games in Chicago, where it will certainly snow and force the Sox’s opener at least to be actually played in June or July.
The emotion Rose provoked in the city, in Bulls fans was illuminating — so much could be learned by the observance of what fueled that emotion and what dividing lines were exposed as disappointment and frustration became twin pillars of his career.
Who cares if the average North Sider has to dig more into their pockets just to see the team they love? To see the Cubs win used to be a blessing, pretty soon to see the team at all will be yet another division based on class and resource.
The NFL was a dream well lived for Wootton, and it set him up for a second act where he’s making another, longer highlight reel as an emerging analyst.
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David Evans contributes essays and cultural criticism to WARR “If I don’t like it, I don’t like it, it doesn’t mean that I’m hating”- Common, The 6th Sense Criticism — constructive […]
For anyone who lived through the convergence of pro-black pride and Hip-Hop stylistic emergence in the early 1990’s, the re-emergence of the African-American College Alliance clothing brand over the last […]
New guest hosts at Saturday Night Live tend to always get attention, take last week’s historic first-timer for example. And just as Tiffany Haddish was her unabashed, bold and funny […]