Great news: The Heckler’s June issue has hit the streets. As usual, it’s packed full of unbelievable Chicago sports news. Before we get to the headlines, The Heckler is co-sponsoring a pair of great events this month: unbeatable rooftop deals for Cubs-Twins and Cubs-Indians and National 40 oz. Week at The Fifty/50. Spread the word!

Among this issue’s headlines
Cubs get Bradley’s mouth zippered shut

Dempster dons wacky, spinning bow tie after ‘flippy mitt’ loses effectiveness

Piniella goes on hunger strike; Won’t eat until bullpen works scoreless inning

Entire bullpen gets super-thick Kevin Gregg-style glasses

Cubs’ sale delayed by disorganized staffer; Accountant can’t find file buried in messy desk

Panic ensues as Wrigleyville rooftop runs out of beer

Citywide parade held to celebrate Cubs’ first two-run inning in recent memory

Cubs install steel-plated Gatorade machine

Bradley pictures ump’s face on ball, hits 520-foot home run; ‘A little extra motivation’
is all slugger needed

Cubs adds Bradley china doll promotion; Figurines come broken into dozens of pieces

Woo-Woo in History: Pride Parade, baby

Heilman bursts into flames

Crosstown Classic News
Guillen conducts insult seminar to prepare team for Wrigley series

South Side teen kicked out of house for wearing blue during series promo

Winner of Cubs-Sox series will move up to 16th place in Phil Rogers’ power list

Last ‘2005 World Champs’ White Sox car flag finally withers away

Pierzynski, Bradley in same stadium creates orange-level terror alert

White Sox News
Obama has Peavys taxes audited; Oswalt’s family held in a federal jail

World’s largest ‘Cubs suck!’ chant planned for Sox visit to Miller Park

Billy Beane looking forward to Kenny Williams panic trade

Cubs Opponent News
Leyland turns into cigarette

Cubs must avoid oil slick at third from Crede’s hair

Other Chicago Sports News
Super Cuts offers ‘Super Cutler’ special; Botched ‘do by unskilled stylist for only $4.99

Derrick Rose admits O.J. Mayo played for him last season

Magic Johnson still convinced Orlando’s team named after him

Joe Malonecki decides it’s time to man up

The Heckler’s Sports Talk Radio Man Screamin’ Johnny Blaze says we should cheat more and get caught less

Real Deal
5 Hours with Wood hit up a pair of new places on Clark: Roadhouse 66 & The Stretch

Jen thinks she’s a chunky Cubbie

Loco Rob gives up his girlfriend to get his focus back

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