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Chicago Thu Sep 16 2010

Shorts Hops: Baseball Almost Over, Basketball Almost Here

Believe it or not, the year is already 3/4 done. 2010, we hardly knew ye and with time's inexorable march forward we can begin to wrap up the 2010 baseball season. [Of course, Cubs fans have been doing that since what? August 1? No rimshot? -Ed.] In any case, the basketball season is nearly upon us and football is already here and ready to rock you like a hurricane. Onward to Short Hops...

  • Tailgate's own Turncoat
  • was interviewed by TimeOut Chicago this week about his new found allegiance and abandonment.
  • Derrick Rose has Some New Hardware
  • to show off and Sam Smith has new ways to ramble on about how great and invincible Rose is... Ugh, someone --anyone-- should give this dude (Smith, not Rose) the FJM treatment.
  • Bears Lineback Hunter Hillenmeyer Out For Season
  • with concussions and Rick Telander (who earlier this summer did a series on football players and concussions) defends Hillenmeyer's choice. Note: concussions are insanely dangerous to mess around with. Like juggling chain saws on an ice berg...or something?
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