Friday, September 18, 2020

Internet prepares itself for tired, rehashed Cubs-Sox jokes

The online world is preparing itself for a slew of uninspired and unoriginal jokes and memes to coincide with the beginning of this year's Crosstown Classic.

Wellness Check Podcast: Chicago’s 53rd Ward Alderman Ed Bus

Brad checks in with esteemed Ald. Ed Bus of Chicago's 53rd Ward. Among the topics discussed: How Ed and his family are sheltering in place, how Ed's various essential business ventures (Ed Bus Sausages, Ed Bus Truck & Tow, Ed Bus Tuckpointing, and the Ed Bus Chop House) are holding up, what his wife Dorse Carson Pirie Scott Bus is doing during the quarantine, some of Ed's favorite Steven Seagal movies, how protesters would be handled if they showed up at City Hall, why Ed thinks basketball isn't a sport, what the Ed Bus Tumblers are up to these days), and much more.

Robin Ventura favored for ‘Most Boring’ title

Caesar’s Palace Race & Sports Book released its annual odds for betting propositions for the coming baseball season, and few people are surprised that White Sox manager Robin Ventura was installed as the 4-5 favorite to capture the award for “Most Boring Baseball ‘Personality’ of 2013.”

Scott Podsednik elected to Hall of Fame

Podsednik, a career .281 hitter who played for seven teams during an 11-year MLB career was a key member of 2005 White Sox World Series Championship team, hitting a dramatic home run in Game 2 of the Series.

Cubs announce commemorative pin, North Side holiday for sweep of White Sox

The Cubs announced today they plan on having a special holiday and commemorative pin in honor of the team's sweep of the White Sox in this year's BP Cup Series.

Wellness Check Podcast: The Heckler’s South Side corespondent Joe Malonecki

It’s been a long time since Brad and Joe last talked so there was a lot to catch up on. Listen here!

Reinsdorf doesn’t understand how Ricketts can love the team he now owns

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts is a longtime fan of his new ballclub, a fact that doesn't sit well with crosstown front office man Jerry Reinsdorf.