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Top Guns: Big Buck Hunter Types

September 22, 2011

Some big shots will be in town Friday and Saturday. Not so much movers and shakers as they are arcade-game players. The fourth annual Big Buck Hunter World Championships will be held Sept. 23 and 24 at Chicago’s Cubby Bear. Located across the street from Wrigley Field (home of baseball’s beloved Cubs), the action at […]

World Peace a Lost (DWTS) Cause

September 21, 2011

World Peace? Not in our lifetime. Well, certainly as far as ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” goes. On Tuesday night’s first elimination show of Season 13, newly named Metta World Peace (he used to be Ron Artest) was given the boot. Or the soft shoe. Or whatever they give dancers who don’t survive the cut. […]

Cavallari Has Sporting Chance

September 20, 2011

It has been fairly well-documented that Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler on occasion will exhibit ”happy feet” when he is in the pocket and looking to pass. The term (for those unfamiliar with it) refers to a QB’s lack of planting his feet firmly to pass. Cutler’s former fiancee, reality television personality Kristin Cavallari put […]

Cheers to St. Pauli Girl Jennifer England

September 16, 2011

Here’s what’s brewing in the world of beer (that marginally qualifies as sport, does it not?): St. Pauli Girl Jennifer England is on the cover of the September/October issue of Beer Magazine. How she ever beat out Homer Simpson for the honor, who knows? Oh, maybe because the magazine features a cover story on the […]

Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame’s Big Winners

September 15, 2011

The Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame has an all-star lineup for its 2011 event. Among those scheduled to be inducted at the annual dinner and ceremonies on Sept. 21 (cocktails at 6 p.m., dinner at 7) at Hawthorne Race Course are Connecticut basketball coach Jim Calhoun, Chicago Blackhawks legend and Hockey Hall of Famer Bobby […]

Baseball, football, food and drink

September 10, 2011

When he was last seen at a baseball game in Chicago, Windell Middlebrooks, the Miller High Life guy, was at a Wrigleyville rooftop for a July 4 Cubs game. He is scheduled to make an encore appearance in town, this time at a White Sox contest. His return will come on another date of American […]

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