I'm torn about these Bulls.
Initially, like many, I was onboard the tank-it-the-rest-of-the-season train.
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Even though it goes against what's best for the organization down the road, there's something refreshing about these guys.
Low-key, hard-working … and man, they never give up!
Gotta admit I'm digging it.
First came word Thursday that The Professor had passed.
Hours later it was Reuben Kincaid.
All I can say is that wherever you are right now Mr. Carlin from "The Bob Newhart Show," for crying out loud, be careful.
Actual back-and-forth with Bryan Bickell this week:
Me: Q really calls you Picklehead?
Bickell: He does.
Me: During games?
Bickell: Yeah, when he calls out lines, for example, he'll go, 'Zeus … Steeger …. Picklehead.'
Don't look now:
But Coach Q might have himself a Kentucky Derby contender in Midnight Hawk, winner of last weekend's Sham Stakes at Santa Anita.
The horse is co-owned by Q, Mike Pegram and former Bears offensive coordinator Mike Tice, among others.
I checked, the Derby is May 3 and the Hawks' regular season ends April 27.
RIF … reading is fun:
Cute piece at Forbes.com titled, "What is it about the Blackhawks and Horse Racing?"
Arlington's monthly newsletter continues to be a must read for any racing fan.
Among the many items that caught my eye in the latest edition was that officials at Gulfstream Park honored late trainer Danny Miller with a video tribute and by naming a race after him.
Well deserved for the former Palatine resident and all-around good guy.
Let's hope Arlington follows suit this summer.
Who's the khakiest of them all: Jim Harbaugh or Rick Steves?
Oh so close:
Well, my preseason Seahawks-Texans Super Bowl matchup isn't gonna happen, but I think a Broncos-Seahawks showdown would be amazing on so many levels.
Having said that, enjoy the 49ers and Pats in two weeks!
Still can't believe they'll be playing for all the marbles at Giants Stadium.
It's not gonna sink in until I actually see it.
All couch, all day:
You better believe that'll be the case Sunday, starting with the Hawks-Bruins in the morning and then followed by the two NFL games.
The only question is the menu: Big sandwich(es) or Za?
I'm not seething about Clark, but I just don't understand why, when the Cubs announced their new mascot, they sent out photos of a cartoon Clark rather than the "real" thing.
Might've saved them lot of aggravation.
Staley is laughing.
Best Clark ever is Griswald.
Finish on a high note:
Winter is more than halfway over.
If that doesn't make you smile, try Googling Andy Reid, Punt Pass and Kick.
Always works for me.