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Mission Impossible: Accomplished

By: Tim Van Duyne

My beloved Chicago Cubs made it back to the NLCS for the first time since 2003 (we all know what happened then). The problem for me was the timing of game one. I broadcast all of Illinois State’s volleyball games as a part of my graduate assistantship, and the Redbirds were playing Southern Illinois at the very same time the Cubs and Mets were playing at Citi Field in New York.

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Theo and Jed work their magic, again



By: Tim Van Duyne

It’s been rumored all season long that the Chicago Cubs were going to move its ace pitcher in Jeff Samardzija. He was the Cubs biggest and most impressive piece to move, and Cubs’ President of Baseball Operations, Theo Epstein, and Cubs’ GM, Jed Hoyer, got the job done. Continue reading