Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Big Day in Chicago Sports

Headline: Bears bench Grossman in favor of Griese

It is about time, don't ya think? Last year was maddening (excuse the pun!). You never knew if Good Rex or Bad Rex was going to show up. There was such hope from his excellent games. He just doesn't seem to have what it takes to make adjustments. Unfortunately, this was highlighted in a very public way against Dallas. Romo -- damn him -- is what Rex should be.

Of course, Rex is just another of the many Bear QB failures in my lifetime. Jack Concannon, Bobby Douglas, Virgil Carter, Bob Avellini, and on ... and on ... and on ...

Headline: Blackhawks owner Wirtz dies of cancer at 77

It's about time, don't ya think? "Dollar Bill" Wirtz has controlled and ruined what was my favorite sports team. For the past 40 years, Wirtz took a once-proud franchise, ran it into the ground, and chased away the entire fan base. Thanks to Wirtz, home games were never televised locally (even when the entire damn season was sold out), and even the radio broadcasts didn't begin until after the first period was over. Talk about the opposite of a fan-friendly owner ...


Blogger Mike Maloney said...

I know it's not really my style to revel in one's death, but I don't see how Wirtz dying is anything but good for the Blackhawks organization. I still can't believe what he did to that team.

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