Great news: The Heckler’s July issue has hit the streets. As usual, it’s packed full of unbelievable Chicago sports news. Before we get to the headlines, a quick reminder to follow The Heckler on TwitterFacebook. All the cool kids are doing it.

Among this issue’s headlines

Cubs News
Milton Bradley loses track of schedule, leaves for All-Star Break three days early

Sammy Sosa juicer ads hit QVC

Zambrano busts through clubhouse wall for no apparent reason

Old Style names Derrek Lee World’s Least Interesting Man

Cubs allowed free runner in scoring position every inning

Soriano gives up on stealing bases, changes name to Jose Hernandez

Soto forced to take down black light posters in locker; Also admits selling oregano to rookies

Piniella has alert-looking eyes painted on his closed lids

Woo-Woo starts new wine label: ‘Vin de Woo’; Grapes stomped by Ronnie after long day wandering Wrigleyville

Woo-Woo in History: The signing of the Declaration of Independence

Ted Lilly still winded from first career triple last month

Kevin Gregg’s glasses non-prescription; Vanity eyewear only makes it look like he knows what he’s doing

Cardinals News
Busch Stadium gets indoor plumbing just in time for All-Star game

Albert Pujols named MVPPNOD: Most Valuable Player Probably Not On Drugs

Summer humidity melts Molina’s painted-on eyebrows

Fourth Molina brother regrets choosing career in telemarketing

Chris Duncan’s hands made of stone

Missouri border re-drawn to depict state as trash can

All-Star Game Coverage
Cubs fans help vote DeRosa to All-Star Game

Obama only Chicagoan at All-Star Game; Nobody else in city worth sending

Steroid-free HR Derby to air on public access

White Sox News
Ozzie adopts rat he found at Wrigley

Hawk gives Stone three nicknames during one broadcast

Other News
Man accidentally becomes a fan of Ticketmaster on Facebook

Experts agree: Yankees still can crush spirit of fans this season

Joe Malonecki is happy the South Side wins “anudder”

The Heckler’s Sports Talk Radio Man Screamin’ Johnny Blaze doesn’t think too highly of St. Louis

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