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Umpires Gone Wild: Phil Cuzzi Edition

This is a feature I wrote for SB Nation Chicago on the horrific blown call by Phil Cuzzi yesterday in San Francisco that literally cost the Giants the game. It's time for replay now. Is Cuzzi going to put the Giants in the postseason if they miss by one game?

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Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the 1984 Cubs

In 1984, the Chicago Cubs captured the hearts and minds of Chicago sports fans. Even though they fell short of winning the World Series, the team left an indelible mark on a generation of Cubs fans who remember hearing Van Halen's "Jump" open WGN telecasts.

Book Review: "As They See 'Em"

A review of a not-so-new book about umpiring.

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Umpires Gone Wild, Again

Joe Girardi was ejected from yesterday's 7-6 Yankees loss to the Blue Jays. Why? Arguing a couple of close calls. Routine, right? Happens all the time, right? Not exactly. Read this from the...

Umpires Gone Wild

Do umpires need to be reined in? Are they initiating contact to recommend suspensions? An examination of recent on-field incidents involving the Cubs and others.

Better watch this quickly before MLB yanks it -- it clearly shows Mark Carlson making first contact...

Better watch this quickly before MLB yanks it -- it clearly shows Mark Carlson making first contact with Z's arm, and then Z seemlngly saying, "You touched ME first, I am ejecting YOU!"

Zambrano's Childish Antics Overshadow Cubs' 5-2 Win Over Pirates

Recap of the Cubs' 5-2 win over the Pirates on Wednesday, May 27, and some thoughts about Z's antics.

Apres Le Deluge, Cubs Go For Two In A Row: Cubs vs. Pirates, Wednesday 5/27, 1:20 CT

Preview of the Cubs/Pirates game for Wednesday, May 27.

The MLB Commissioner's Office Is Losing It

Discussion of recent on-field incidents involving the Cubs, and how MLB's offices have botched handling them.

Umps not happy with replay proposal

I'm no expert, but don't you think that the replay initiative should have cleared all the major hurdles with the people who would be implimenting it before preparing to roll it out?

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