Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Sportsman of the Year Runners Up

The Heckler's first-ever Sportsman of the Year could have gone to any of the five finalists, but in the end, Jay "Pick 6" Cutler got the nod. Here's what nominators had to say about the four runners up.

Hendry outbids himself again for player no other team wanted

"The fifth time has got to be a charm," said the Cubs GM. "In Marlon Byrd, I'm very confident we've found the goose who lays the golden eggs."

Jan. 10 Issue is out: Cubs Convention time!

Great news: The Heckler's January issue has hit the streets just in time for the Cubs Convention where The Heckler will once again have a booth (No. 58 in the NW Hall.) We'll also be Tweeting like crazy, because that's what everyone else is doing.

Six-year-old TV network to host its 22nd annual sports awards Thursday

Comcast SportsNet was founded in 2004, yet is hosting its 22nd Annual Comcast SportsNet Sports Awards dinner Thursday night at the Hilton Chicago. Some think it makes no sense that a six-year-old TV network could be hosting its 22nd annual award show, but Comcast SportsNet Chicago President Jim Corno doesn't care.

Feb. 10 Issue is out: First ’10 Cubby Occurrence as Marlon Byrd eaten by...

The Heckler's February issue has hit the streets to help ease your winter blues. We think it's our best ever, but we also thought signing Milton Bradley was a good move by Jim Hendry. Sometimes we're wrong.

March 10 issue is out: Cubs beer bong; Bloggers brawl; and much more

The Heckler's March issue has hit the streets just in time for Spring Training's sweet spot.

Comcast SportsNet launches new show: Chicago Sports Team PR Hour

Comcast SportsNet will debut its newest show, Chicago Sports Team PR Hour, next week. According to program director Ed Malone, the new offering will serve as an alternate viewpoint on the state of sports in the city.