Ben's Chicago Cubs Scrapbook (MLB)
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Ryne Sandberg, Ryan Theriot
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1984, whole season. Not so much the playoffs
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Ben's Chicago Bears Scrapbook (NFL)
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Brian Urlacher, Mike Singletary
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Winning the Superbowl. Second is the 2001 season. Third was freezing my butt off at the game against the Falcons
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Ben's Drexel Dragons Scrapbook (NCAABB)
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Bashir Mason, Malik Rose
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Being in school when we were actually good and won a single tournament game over Memphis
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Ben's Philadelphia Phillies Scrapbook (MLB)
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Ryan Howard, Steve Carlton
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Sitting in the upper deck of the Vet, spitting sunflower seeds
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Ben's Borussia M'gladbach Scrapbook (Soccer)
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Ben's Auburn Tigers Scrapbook (NCAAF)
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Ben's Northwestern Wildcats Scrapbook (NCAABB)
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6  |  6  |  3/17/09
While office pools across the country are scrambling to get every secretary (sorry, Administrative Assistant) to turn over their $10 to pad the pot, the tournament gets ready to tip-...  Read More »
Sport: NCAABB
15  |  9  |  11/20/08
If Tim Tebow stays for a fourth year, and plays the way he is playing now, we will have our second repeat Heisman winner. I don’t see how it can’t happen. Tebow personall...  Read More »
Sport: NCAAF
4  |  1  |  11/12/08
Heisman Watch 2008 – 9, Week 11   What do you know? The system quarterback is the one that most people think deserves to win the Heisman Trophy. Hard to imagine that just a year ...  Read More »
Sport: NCAAF
11  |  14  |  10/23/08
Heisman Watch 2008 – 9, Week 8 Texas, you get your wish this week. There is no longer any way that anyone can deny Colt McCoy the top spot in the race. Just look at the recor...  Read More »
Sport: NCAAF
About Me
 
 
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I recently finished my master's in journalism at Northwestern's Medill school. While I work on a full-time gig in sportswriting, I currently write for Examiner.com covering Northwestern athletics. Read me here: http://www.examiner.com/x-2565-Northwestern-Wildcats-Examiner When not studying, I run a computer college basketball and college football rating system called the MRI. It is one of the "experts" routinely making picks on this site.
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 240
Bats: L
Throws: L
Schools: Glenbrook North High School, Drexel University, Northwestern University
Relationship Status: Short Term Contract (Committed Relationship)
Occupation: Student
Places I lived: Chicago, Philadelphia, San Jose
Greatest Moment in Sports:Jackie Robinson's Debut, US beats USSR in Olympic Hockey, Joe Namath's Guarantee, Kirk Gibson's Homerun, the 1st 4-minute mile by Roger Bannister
Greatest Event in Sports:The Superbowl
Greatest Athlete of All Time:Jim Thorpe, Bo Jackson is second on my list
Most Fanatical Moment:Watching the Bears in their coldest game ever on record on a Sunday night against the Falcons
My Sports Superstitions:Don't talk about no-hitters. Don't proclaim a series over until it is. Don't make fun of JoBoo
Fantasy Sports I Play:NFL, MLB
Fantasy Skill Level:Mostly competitive. I like to lay low and sneak up on people.
Sports I Play:Baseball, Basketball, Billiards/Pool, Bowling, Football, Running, Softball
Highest Organized Level:High School Varsity
Athletes I've Played With/Against:Steve Bartman
Career Highlights:2 Little League city championships in the same year, 1 no-hitter thrown, 10K game (6 innings)
Career Lowlights:Injuries, injuries, injuries
Greatest Sporting Event I've Attended:The Indy 500
Dream Sports Job:Journalist, although I would rather not work for ESPN if I can at all help it.
Favorite Jerseys:Brian Urlacher, Brett Favre, Bastian Schweinsteiger (German National Jersey), two BMG non-player jerseys
Favorite Ballgame Foods:Some type of local sausage, nachos, beer
Beer of Choice:Sam Adams, Ben Beer, Goose Island
Favorite Sports Announcers:Vin Scully, Howard Cosell, Steve Stone
Least Favorite Sports Announcers:Joe Buck, Tim McCarver, Len and Bob, Tom Hammonds, Bryant Gumbel
Favorite Sports "Experts":Bob Ryan, Tony Kornheiser, Peter Gammons, Michael Wilbon
Least Favorite Sports "Experts":Kirk Herbstreit, Lou Holtz, Jason Whitlock, Mike Lupica, The Schwab, Skip Bayless, Jay Bilas, Dennis Dodd, Seth Davis
Favorite Sports Movies:61*, A League of Their Own, Bull Durham
Favorite Sports Books:The Boys of Summer
Sports Video Games I Play:EA Madden Series, EA College Football Series, EA NHL Series, EA FIFA Series, College Football
Non-Sports Hobbies and Interests:Photography, Beer Brewing
Movies:The Usual Suspects, Underworld, The Royal Tannenbaums (or however it is spelled), The Godfather
TV:Two and a Half Men, How I Met Your Mother, House, CSI, CSI:NY, Bones, Without a Trace, Criminal Minds, Chuck, Reaper
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