Daily Dose: One for the thumb

The Yankees’ 200 million dollar dynasty took a hit over the weekend when Gary Sheffield fell down and went boom on his widdle thumb. He likely tore some tendons and will miss from eight to twelve weeks. Excuse me, while I play the world’s smallest violin...

Daily Dose: Three more years!

On Friday the Cubs signed Kerry Wood to a three year deal, and then on Saturday they did the same with Derrek Lee. In both cases, the players took a “pay cut” in 2004 and will get that money back (and then some) in 2005 and 2006. This gives the 2004 Cubs a...

Baseball Movies — The rebuttal

In Tuesday’s Tribune, Seabiscuit’s Jockey, the diminuitive Paul Sullivan penned a column in which he gave his personal highs and lows in the history of sports movies. He didn’t do a terrible job. But then again, it wasn’t that great, either....

Daily Dose: Fine, everybody’s on steroids. Happy now?

There are times when sports radio comes in handy. Like for instance when you are depressed and think you’re the dumbest person in the world. You just fire up WSCR-AM or ESPN Radio 1000 and within five minutes you have the safe feeling that no, indeed, there are...