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Why So Many Baseball Experts Whiffed With Last Year's Predictions

By James Walker and Robert Bellamy/The Conversation
Free agents are overrated.

Posted on March 31, 2016

Fantasy Fix: Is Jimmy Rollins For Real?

By Dan O'Shea
Arguably the best-performing shortstop in the Cactus League this spring, he's likely your Opening Day starter on the South Side, and there's reason to believe he will hold some decent fantasy value this summer.

Posted on March 30, 2016

Exclusive: Joe Maddon's 2016 Entrances

Another Beachwood Special Report
Maddon will arrive to the series opener here against the Phillies in May in an electric car powered by his own urine.

Posted on March 29, 2016

SportsMonday: Blue Demons Blackout; Blackhawks Back

By Jim Coffman
The best basketball team in the state - by far - goes quietly.

Posted on March 28, 2016

DePaul's Sweet 16 Comeback Falls Short

By DePaul Athletics
The Blue Demons finished their season in the Sweet 16 for the fourth time in the program's history and second time in the last three years.

Posted on March 28, 2016

TrackNotes: The Return Of America's Muscle Horse

By Thomas Chambers
With 'Pharoah gone, 'Chrome has a chance to dazzle America, capture hearts at low prices all over again.

Posted on March 26, 2016

The Beachwood Radio Sports Hour #95: Bulls Dragging Blackhawks Down To Their Level

By Jim Coffman and Steve Rhodes
United Center curse. Plus: Reminder: Ricky Renteria Is The White Sox Bench Coach; The Joe Maddon Show Has Jumped The Shark; Illinois Team Secretly Makes Sweet 16; Triton Lays An Egg; Finding Value In Vegas, Baby; The Everton Minute; and The New York Times Smokes Out The NFL.

Posted on March 24, 2016

Fantasy Fix Baseball Draft Guide: Revisiting The Rankings

By Dan O'Shea
The Cardinals have themselves some outfielders too.

Posted on March 24, 2016

Trump's Cubs

Another Beachwood Thought Experiment
All game film produced by Leni Riefenstahl's closest living relative.

Posted on March 23, 2016

Triton's Women's Basketball Team Enjoys Resurgent Season

By Triton Athletics
Led by conference Coach of the Year Kellee Robertson.

Posted on March 22, 2016

SportsMonday: Illinois Team Secretly Makes Sweet 16

By Jim Coffman
Maybe the team will win again and you'll have another chance to celebrate a triumph by Chicago's most accomplished basketball team - by far - this season.

Posted on March 21, 2016

The Real Heroes At The Cell

By Roger Wallenstein
Hint: They're not on the field.

Posted on March 21, 2016

No. 1 Triton Falls In National Championship Game

By Triton Athletics
The hopes of a storybook ending and the team's first ever national title were dashed by the Eagles as the Trojans' historic season ended with an 83-76 loss.

Posted on March 20, 2016

No. 1 Triton Plays For National Championship Tonight

By Triton Athletics
Triton has now won 30 consecutive games, improving to 34-2 overall.

Posted on March 19, 2016

The Beachwood Radio Sports Hour #94: The Amazingly Immature And Idiotic Adam LaRoche Affair

By Jim Coffman and Steve Rhodes
Plenty of children in the White Sox locker room, it turns out. And they all have lockers. Plus: We Will Miss Martellus Bennett; The Bulls Are Just Boring Now; The Blackhawks (Temporarily) Stink; March Madness Moolah - Who Gets It; Triton Advance To Final Four; and The Everton Minute: Next Six Matches Crucial!

Posted on March 18, 2016

Trojans Defense Shuts Down Parkland To Earn Spot In Final Four

By Triton Athletics
Triton (33-2) has now won an unprecedented 29 games in a row and will next take on Region IV rival, South Suburban College in the semifinals Friday at 8 p.m. in Danville.

Posted on March 18, 2016

Adios, Adam

By Roger Wallenstein
The conversation may have gone like this.

Posted on March 17, 2016

Triton Advances To Elite Eight In Little Big Dance!

By Triton Athletics
Strong second half sparks Trojans to NJCAA opening round victory.

Posted on March 17, 2016

Fantasy Fix Baseball Draft Guide: Closers!

By Dan O'Shea
Hector Rondon vs. David Robertson.

Posted on March 16, 2016

March Madness Means Money - It's Time To Talk About Who's Getting Paid

By John Affleck/The Conversation
To review, if Kentucky wins the national title, its coach gets $650,000 in bonus money. Its players get nothing.

Posted on March 15, 2016

SportsMonday: The Bounce-Back Bears

By Jim Coffman
Rebuilding smartly on the fly without pulling a Cubs-style tank job.

Posted on March 14, 2016

The Rise And Fall Of Ultimate Fighting (And Why Boxing Is Now So Passé)

By Jenny Flinn/The Conversation
MMA is essentially a media sport developed to appeal to mass audiences and deliver profit to the organizations behind it.

Posted on March 12, 2016

The Beachwood Radio Sports Hour #93: The Bears Are Pox's Team Now

By Jim Coffman and Steve Rhodes
Pace, Fox make their moves. Plus: Fighting Lovie; Jimmy Butler And Derrick Rose Finally On Same Page!: Shout To The New Blackhawks Guys!; Dear Cubs: Enough With The Brotherhood. Geez; White Sox: Borrrrring; Bryce Harper Wants to Bring Pimping To MLB. So Do We; Triton Top Seed In Little Big Dance; and The Everton Minute.

Posted on March 11, 2016

Fantasy Fix Baseball Draft Guide: Catchers!

By Dan O'Shea
There is only one truly safe bet for high-level fantasy production at this position.

Posted on March 10, 2016

World Surf Tour Opening On Australia's Gold Coast As Bodhi Waits For His Set

By The World Surf League
He could never live in a cage, man.

Posted on March 9, 2016

No. 1 Triton Seeded No. 1 In Juco Dance

By Triton Athletics
To face MCC-Penn Valley in the opener.

Posted on March 9, 2016

No. 1 Triton Men Advance To Juco Dance

By Triton Athletics
The 31-2 Trojans have won 27 straight.

Posted on March 8, 2016

SportsMonday: The Return Of Lovie Smith

By Jim Coffman
Keep it simple Illinois fans: Lovie Smith is a way, way better coach than you could have ever dreamed would be on the Illini sideline next fall.

Posted on March 7, 2016

Behind The Unpredictable Premier League Year That Put Leicester Top Of The Pile

By Thomas Hastings/The Conversation
More money, fewer Englishmen and more Billy Beane.

Posted on March 5, 2016

The Beachwood Radio Sports Hour #92: The Many Fetishizations Of Media Fanboys

By Jim Coffman and Steve Rhodes
No detail too mundane, every lame joke an instant classic. Plus: The White Sox Are Also Holding Spring Training But Let's Talk About Other Stuff; Memo To Maddon: Up Your Game; Ivy League Not So Smart: Brandi's Brain; Boring Bears Banishing Bennett; I Don't Want To See Athletes' Smelly Naked Dicks; Blackhawks Babble; Bulls Babble; Go Trojans; and The Everton Minute.

Posted on March 4, 2016

Triton Men's Basketball Team No. 1 For First Time

By Triton Athletics
26 wins in a row, 30-2 overall.

Posted on March 3, 2016

Lady Triton Trojans Reach First Regional Title Game Since 1994

By Triton Athletics
Third seed in the nation.

Posted on March 3, 2016

Eddie Einhorn's Anti-Veeckian Legacy

By Roger Wallenstein
Einhorn behaved as though he was unaware that Veeck may have been the most beloved owner in Chicago sports history.

Posted on March 2, 2016

SportsMondayTuesday: Bulls Resting Themselves Right Out Of The Playoffs

By Jim Coffman
Enabling Derrick Rose is now way to run a professional basketball team.

Posted on March 1, 2016

Fantasy Fix Baseball Draft Guide: Starting Pitchers

By Dan O'Shea
Jake Arrieta vs. Chris Sale; Jon Lester vs. Carlos Rodon.

Posted on March 1, 2016

MUSIC - The Weekend In Chicago Rock.
TV - Cricket vs. Brexit.
POLITICS - Corporate Spies Like Us.
SPORTS - Why Was This Game Even Scheduled?

BOOKS - Postdictatorship Argentina.

PEOPLE PLACES & THINGS - Public Lands Matter.


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