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HawkDJ
10-10-2008, 01:37 PM
My roomie here in Chapel Hill writes for our school newspaper, the Daily Tar Heel. I told him to write a column about the Cubs futility. He obliged and here is the result. what do you guys think?

http://www.dailytarheel.com/sports/sportsaturday/100_futile_years%252C_and_i_m_lovin_it

kjhanson
10-10-2008, 02:01 PM
I like it!

And I hope tomorrow you beat the **** out of Notre Dame.

thomas35forever
10-10-2008, 04:12 PM
And I hope tomorrow you beat the **** out of Notre Dame.
No way. Go Irish!

PatK
10-10-2008, 04:48 PM
Nice article.

michned
10-11-2008, 01:35 AM
Perhaps, as his roommate, you influenced his thinking a bit?

(not saying that's a bad thing) :cool:

chisoxfanatic
10-11-2008, 01:43 AM
Wonderful, wonderful article! I especially liked the part about what happened to them "meeting expectations" as opposed to being a "collapse."

Not as well-written as that article, but it's nice that this Cubs fan in ISU's Daily Vidette "gets it." http://media.www.dailyvidette.com/media/storage/paper420/news/2008/10/06/Sports/Three.And.Out.Cubs.Season.Is.Over-3470527.shtml

soxfanreggie
10-11-2008, 05:40 PM
Nice article.

MarySwiss
10-11-2008, 06:05 PM
Well said!

Madscout
10-12-2008, 12:51 PM
I like it!

And I hope tomorrow you beat the **** out of Notre Dame.
And they did, even after the refs almost gave the game away twice.

TDog
10-12-2008, 01:45 PM
This article has nothing to do with journalism. I am never impressed by men and women who write for college and high school newspapers (or semi-weeklies in Kansas for that matter) who write about professional sports they have never covered. A sports column ripping the Cubs in a in a college newspaper in North Carolina is no more appropriate than a sports column in a high school newspaper in Iowa ripping the White Sox.

It may have made a good letter to the editor, though.