Bob's Chicago Cubs Scrapbook (MLB)
#99 Fan Chicago Cubs
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The Cubs found another way to lose tonight, and there was a chance to gain ground.
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Kevin Gregg returns to snatch defeat from the...
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The Washington Nationals are the worst National...
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
Ryne Sandberg Derek Lee Bobby Murcer
Why I am a fan:
I like pain.
Favorite Moments:
1984 Playoffs, game one, against San Diego. It didn't last.
Bob's Chicago Bears Scrapbook (NFL)
#35 Fan Chicago Bears
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Lovin' the Jay Cutler era.
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Kyle Orton is the quarterback of the future? I...
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
Walter Payton, Jay Cutler
Why I am a fan:
I grew up with them.
Favorite Moments:
Winning the Super Bowl in 1986. Getting tickets to the playoff game with the Eagles in the 90's. McNabb dominated us unfortunately.
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Bob's Wisconsin Badgers Scrapbook (NCAAF)
#23 Fan Wisconsin Badgers
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Season saving win could happen vs. Mich. St.
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The Badgers will beat Illinois tomorrow
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
Lee Evans, Jim Leonard.
Why I am a fan:
I am a UW graduate. GO BADGERS!!!
Favorite Moments:
Being in Camp Randall. The excitement leading up to and during a bowl game.
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Bob's Chicago Bulls Scrapbook (NBA)
#291 Fan Chicago Bulls
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Bob doesn't have have a recent thought about the Chicago Bulls
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, John Paxson, Steve Kerr.
Why I am a fan:
I grew up with Artis Gilmore and Reggie Theus and the Jordan Years were a huge part of my life.
Favorite Moments:
Each on of the 6 Championship Runs.
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Bob's Wisconsin Badgers Scrapbook (NCAABB)
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
Alondo Tucker, Michael Flowers, Joe Krabbenhoft.
Why I am a fan:
I went to school there and it's a great team... and Madison is an amazing town.
Favorite Moments:
Winning NCAA tournament games and Big Ten Championships
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Bob's Illinois St. Redbirds Scrapbook (NCAABB)
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
The team from 1992-1994
Why I am a fan:
I did my Master's work at ISU and attended 80% of the basketball games when I was there.
Favorite Moments:
Going to St. Louis for the Missouri Valley Tournament in 1993. What a blast.
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Bob's Politics Scrapbook (Locker Room)
#278 Fan Politics
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How sad to be a Sarah Palin protestor outside of David Letterman's office.
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Good luck President Obama with your...
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
Barack Obama
Why I am a fan:
He's my generation's Bobby Kennedy
Favorite Moments:
Election Night was the best
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Bob's Bio
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My Articles
9  |  31  |  11/13/09
I think it's fair to say that I'm tired of making excuses for Jay Cutler.  After throwing 5 picks against San Francisco tonight, I've decided to call our franchise quarterback, 'Jay-O Cinco.'&nbs...  Read More »
Sport: NFL
3  |  5  |  10/27/09
Cleveland Cavaliers No division allows a potential championship team to coast through the season like the NBA's Central Division.  The Cleveland Cavaliers can pretty much "roll out the ...  Read More »
Sport: NBA
4  |  7  |  10/25/09
Do you believe in 'signature losses?'  In other words, are there games where it's clear to you that Dennis Green was correct; simply put, "they are what we thought they were." ...  Read More »
Sport: NFL
32  |  18  |  9/22/09
Wow, Milton.  You were sent home for the season yesterday, and Cubs fans didn't even get to say goodbye.  To be honest, you meant so much to us, I'm not really sure where to begin. ...  Read More »
Sport: MLB
About Me
 
 
98% Complete Bio
I live and die with the Chicago Cubs. I am a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Go Badgers!!!
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 220
Bats: R
Throws: R
Schools: Richland Community College (AA), Northern Illinois University(BA), Illinois State University(MS) and University of Wisconsin-Madison(PhD)
Relationship Status: Long Term Contract (Married)
Kids: Son- Nolan
Occupation: Professor
Companies: Rock Valley College
Places I lived: Decatur, IL, Bloomington,IL, DeKalb, IL, Madison, WI
Greatest Moment in Sports:When the Cubs win the World Series
Greatest Event in Sports:World Series
Greatest Athlete of All Time:Michael Jordan
Greatest Coach of All Time:Phil Jackson
Most Fanatical Moment:As a 14-year-old I started up a conversation with Jim Frey and Don Zimmer at the McDonalds across from Wrigley Field in June of 1984. They were the best, and both signed my Cub hat.
My Sports Superstitions:I don't believe in superstitions or curses. Teams with better players win championships.
Most Disappointing Sports Moments:The Cubs losing a 2-0 lead in the 1984 National League playoffs.
Fantasy Sports I Play:NFL, MLB
Sports I Play:Basketball, Video Games
Nickname:Preacher Bob... I wouldn't shut up.
Current Skill Level:I was a better rebounder than anything.
Highest Organized Level:Pre-High School... then everyone got better. What a shame.
Athletes I've Played With/Against:None of note.
Sports Trophies/Awards:Pre-High School I was an All-Star 3rd baseman. For the defense... definitely not for the stick.
Career Highlights:Any moments where I wasn't on the bench.
Career Lowlights:Any time I was batting. Baseball is my first love, but I was a terrible hitter.
Sports Injuries:I'm a Cub fan... therefore, I'm injured nearly every day.
Games I Usually Attend:Cubs Baseball, Wisconsin Football, Bulls Basketball
Greatest Sporting Event I've Attended:Every Cubs game I've ever been too and a Bulls Game during the Jordan years.
Sports People I've Met:Jim Frey, Don Zimmer, Ozzie Smith, Franco Harris
Sports Figures from my Hometown:Bill Madlock. Larry Bowa, Derek Lee's dad (former Major Leaguer Leron Lee) and Dusty Baker are from my Dad's hometown of Sacramento, California
Most Prized Sports Possessions:Autographs by Don Zimmer and Jim Frey. My baseball card collection means a lot to me as well.
Sports Trading Cards:Baseball. Are there any others that matter?
Athlete Autographs:Don Zimmer, Jim Frey.
Favorite Sports Collectibles:My baseball card collection.
Dream Sports Job:Play-by-Play broadcaster
Favorite Jerseys:I'm not a jersey guy, but I'm looking for a Ryne Sandberg jersey.
Favorite Sports Brands:It doesn't really matter to me.
Favorite Ballgame Foods:Hot Dogs, Corona (with a lime), Cracker Jack, Peanuts.
Beer of Choice:Guiness. I wish I could get it at Wrigley Field. It's the king of beers.
Hottest Athletes:My wife and 8 month old son are standing right behind me, so let me say that their my favorite.
Ugliest Athletes:Those that celebrate before the game is over.
Favorite Sports Announcers:Jack Brickhouse
Least Favorite Sports Announcers:Most ESPN talking heads. Style over substance. Hopefully that era will subside soon.
Favorite Sports "Experts":Dan Bernstein and Terry Boers on Sportsradio 670 The Score in Chicago. Nationally, I enjoy Bob Costas, TNT's NBA Coverage, and several other experts not working at ESPN.
Least Favorite Sports "Experts":ESPN. Did I mention ESPN. I also have no respect for ESPN.
Favorite Sports Movies:Hoosiers, Remember the Titans, The Natural, Field of Dreams.
Favorite Sports Books:As a little kid, the children's writer, Matt Christopher meant a lot to me. Great sports books. Books are my life so there are too many to mention.
Favorite Sports Websites:I'm a FANIQ person. I think Fantasy Sports are best on Yahoo as well. I love looking for unique blogs out there.
Sports Video Games I Play:EA Madden Series, NFL Head Coach, EA College Football Series, EA MLB Series
Video Game Skill Level/ Playing Style:I'm good at most sports games, but I don't have the desire to play all day.
Favorite Sports Video Games:All enjoy almost all of them.
Non-Sports Hobbies and Interests:political activism
Movies:Independent films
TV:House
Music:Jazz and bad 80's music
Video Games:I only play sports games
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Teams Bob Hates
St. Louis Cardinals
Why I Hate Them: Growing up in Central Illinois, there was a huge rivalry between Cubs an Cardinals fans.
Players I Hate: Keith Hernandez, Tony LaRussa (know it all Manager), Chris Duncan (and his overrated dad, Dave Duncan)
Green Bay Packers
Why I Hate Them: I'm a Bears fan... it's required.
Players I Hate: Most of them.
Duke Blue Devils
Why I Hate Them: They are way over-exposed. I'm sick of Coach K.
Players I Hate: Every player from about 2006 on. I used to admire the program, but I've had enough of the pretentiousness.
North Carolina Tar Heels
Why I Hate Them: Roy Williams and his phony sentimentalism and Tyler Hansbrough.
Players I Hate: Tyler Hansbrough
Phil Mickelson
Why I Hate Them: It's not his fault... I always root for Tiger. And, Phil acts like a typical country club idiot.
Players I Hate: Phil Mickelson.