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Teen Concussion Rate Rising Significantly

By Scott Maier/University of California-San Francisco
Increased participation in sports or increased awareness?

Posted on August 31, 2016

Breakfast In America: The Guaranteed Rate EPL

By Eric Emery
Taking the White Sox approach overseas.

Posted on August 30, 2016

SportsMonday: Bearly There

By Jim Coffman
Not ready.

Posted on August 29, 2016

Onesies & Wine Cork

By Marty Gangler
Jumping the shark at the best time of the season.

Posted on August 29, 2016

Chili Sell-Off

By Roger Wallenstein
The team's new direction: online mortgages.

Posted on August 29, 2016

TrackNotes: Touting The Travers

By Thomas Chambers
Many fine horses have been beaten here - most notably, Man o' War, by Upset. It was so monumental, the word upset became part of the sporting lexicon.

Posted on August 27, 2016

The Beachwood Radio Sports Hour #116: Guaranteed Grate

By Jim Coffman and Steve Rhodes
White Sox do the impossible: become even more unlikable. Plus: Cubs vs. the Calendar; Bears Lower Bar; Blackhawks Miss Target; and our Rio 2016 Roundup.

Posted on August 26, 2016

Rio 2016: The Beachwood Roundup

From Jousting To Juicing
Doping, misogyny and greed.

Posted on August 26, 2016

The 2016 Fantasy Fix Football Draft Guide Pt. 4: Throwing Deep

By Dan O'Shea
Just missed.

Posted on August 25, 2016

Guaranteed Rate Field Is Already A Laughingstock

The Cell Becomes The Grate
The $25 million alleged loan diversion scheme is my favorite part.

Posted on August 25, 2016

Sports Betting Spotlight: Chicago Bears

By The Las Vegas Review-Journal
Tip: Always bet John Fox against the spread on the road.

Posted on August 23, 2016

With Skateboarding's Inclusion In Tokyo 2020, A Once-Marginalized Subculture Enters The Spotlight

By Neftalie Williams/The Conversation
The Olympic ideal in the DNA of skateboarding culture.

Posted on August 23, 2016

Marty's Hate List

By Marty Gangler
Hey Hey, Heyward.

Posted on August 22, 2016

Rick's Picks

By Roger Wallenstein
Have any of his deals really worked out?

Posted on August 22, 2016

TrackNotes: Turf Meets Surf, Borel's Back & Inverted Arlington

By Thomas Chambers
With deep sadness, I have to say the main track looked like the shit it's partially made of.

Posted on August 20, 2016

Sexism In Olympics Coverage

By Natalia V. Osipova and Katie Rogers/New York Times
Words to describe men include fastest and strongest. For women, related words reference their ages or marital status.

Posted on August 20, 2016

The 2016 Fantasy Fix Football Draft Guide Pt. 3: Embrace The Targets

By Dan O'Shea
One Jet vs. two Bears.

Posted on August 18, 2016

How The IOC Effectively Maintains A Gag Order On Nonsponsors Of The Olympics

By Shontavia Johnson/The Conversation
Whether on television or the Internet, the vast majority of businesses are blocked from nearly any mention of the 2016 Olympic Games - whether in conjunction with promoting their own products or even just saluting their national teams.

Posted on August 18, 2016

When USA Gymnastics Turned A Blind Eye To Sexual Abuse

By Heather Vogell/ProPublica
USA Gymnastics' policy was to dismiss allegations of sexual abuse as hearsay unless they came directly from a victim or a victim's parents.

Posted on August 17, 2016

Four Faces Of Premier League Management

By Jonathan Lord/The Conversation
These charismatic box-office managers will dominate headings this season - and one will lift the Premier League trophy in May 2017.

Posted on August 16, 2016

Breakfast In America: My Aunt's Nuts

By Eric Emery
If the season ended today . . .

Posted on August 16, 2016

Jason Heyward Even Worse Than Bullpen

By Marty Gangler
It's time for Joe Maddon to pick his spots.

Posted on August 15, 2016

Clown Show

By Roger Wallenstein
Another creative way to lose a ballgame.

Posted on August 15, 2016

The Beachwood Radio Sports Hour #115: Coghlan's Army (Or, Tommy La Who?)

By Jim Coffman and Steve Rhodes
Winning Weird: Everything's Coming Up Cub; Grandpa!; Tommy La Stella's Search For Purpose; Jason Heyward Is A Remarkably Bad Hitter Right Now; Funky Drumming Bullpen; All Addison Russell Does Is Hit With Runners In Scoring Position. Plus: MLB Forces White Sox To Finish Season; Tickets Will Actually Be Sold. Call Team For More Information. And: We Miss Matt Slauson, And So Too, Apparently, Do The Bears; Denver's Wildcat; This Is It, John Fox; We're Already Tired Of You Going 6-10 Every Year. Finally: Amazing Feats Of Human Endeavor (Rio 2016 So Far).

Posted on August 12, 2016

How Do Archers Resist Firing Arrows At Everyone In The Spectator Gallery?

By The Onion
"Years of training allow Olympic archer Sarah Voegel to somehow resist shooting arrows at fans, stadium ushers, or birds flying overhead."

Posted on August 12, 2016

TrackNotes: Jim Dandy, Frosted & The Pizza Man

By Thomas Chambers
The passwords: Wow, Dammit, Splash, and Delicious.

Posted on August 12, 2016

The 2016 Fantasy Fix Football Draft Guide Pt. 2: Year Of The Zero RB

By Dan O'Shea
Hey look, Matt Forte!

Posted on August 11, 2016

How Do Olympic Athletes Pay The Electric Bill?

By Edward Etzel/The Conversation
Fifty percent of track athletes who rank in the top 10 in the U.S. in their event earn less than $15,000 annually from the sport.

Posted on August 9, 2016

Breakfast In America: Race To The Bottom

By Eric Emery
In the EPL, it's far more exciting than the race to the top.

Posted on August 9, 2016

All Guessed Out

By Marty Gangler
I've never just shook my head in disbelief this much in as long as I can remember.

Posted on August 8, 2016

Abreu Awakens

By Roger Wallenstein
It's not much, but it's all we have.

Posted on August 8, 2016

The Surprising Places The 5 New Olympic Sports Announced For Tokyo 2020 Could Lead Us

By Mikhail Batuev/The Conversation
Why the next U.S. Olympics might include American football.

Posted on August 7, 2016

Chicago 2016 Spokesman, Now With USOC, Assures Us That Multimillion Dollar Donation From Scandal-Tainted Businessman Had Nothing To Do With Exclusive Rio Ticketing Contract

By Joshua Schneyer/Reuters
A lot of refusals to comment on this completely innocent arrangement.

Posted on August 6, 2016

The Beachwood Radio Sports Hour #114: It's A Mad, Mad, Maddon World

By Jim Coffman and Steve Rhodes
He's a magic man, mama. Plus: Oh, Puig; The Bennett Brothers Vs. Everyone; Elena Delle Donne Is Gay, Engaged And In Rio; and The I Told You So Olympics.

Posted on August 5, 2016

On Eve Of Olympics, Top Investigator Details Secret Efforts To Undermine Russian Doping Probe

By David Epstein/ProPublica
'The Russian Anti-Doping Agency would literally schedule the times to test athletes around their doping cycles.'

Posted on August 4, 2016

U.S. Ping Pong Prodigy Ready For Rio

By AP
Kanak Jha is the first American born in the 2000s to qualify for the Olympics.

Posted on August 2, 2016

Joe's Army Knife

By Marty Gangler
Cubs manager has all the gadgets working on his Cub army knife - even the tweezers and saw blade.

Posted on August 1, 2016

SportsMonday: We All Blacked Out, Jon

By Jim Coffman
Maddon the Magician is the Best Show on Earth.

Posted on August 1, 2016

It's Tilson Time!

By Roger Wallenstein
In a lost season, why not?

Posted on August 1, 2016

MUSIC - The Weekend In Chicago Rock.
TV - Cricket vs. Brexit.
POLITICS - An Odd Call From Bermuda.
SPORTS - All Is Not Forgiven, Bears.

BOOKS - Turning Points Of The Civil War.

PEOPLE PLACES & THINGS - Baxter's IV Bag Shortages.


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