Sunday, June 26, 2022

Cubs players allowed cell phones on field to refute internet trade rumors

In the wake of Monday’s events – during which Ryan Dempster himself cut down wild trade speculation shortly before the Cubs played in Pittsburgh – the Cubs’ front office has deemed it necessary for players to have their cell phones on them at all times. If only to prove where they are.

Pre-Ovechkin Washington Capitals fan found

John Benson, a resident of Silver Spring, Maryland claims to have been a fan of the Washington Capitals before the team acquired star player Alex Ovechkin. Although it is hard to believe, the team did exist before Ovechkin, who locals affectionately refer to as "Ovie."

The Len & Bob Band breakup causing tension on-air

“I made some joke that the best Bob could ever hope for is to be rhythm guitarist in a Doobie Brothers cover band,” said Kasper. “And now he says we’re on hiatus and is spending entire games in the booth writing his 'The Wall.'”

Report: 67% of Cubs runs are replays

“I saw Starlin Castro knock in a pair with a hit to center field in the eighth inning,” said Chuck Mortillo of Evanston. “I jumped for joy. Turns out it was a replay of Castro’s fourth inning hit. I guess it’s on me for not paying close enough attention.”

Cubs fan spots image of Len Kasper in her vanilla ice cream cone

Trudi Johnson couldn't believe it, but there it was: a vision from a higher being.

Comcast SportsNet wins Emmy for gripping ‘Shoot the Puck’ coverage

From the hard-hitting interviews to the thrilling multi-angle shots of pucks skidding across the ice at roughly three miles per hour, Comcast SportsNet Chicago's coverage of the "Shoot The Puck" segment during Blackhawks intermission has earned the station much deserved industry recognition.

Sarah Kustok surprised to find herself new GOP frontrunner

Comcast SportsNet reporter Sarah Kustok was still surprised and confused when an aide called one morning to report what the polls were showing -- that she was the new frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination.