Author: Brian Mischler

Are the Cubs Punting on 2020 with their Eyes Set on 2021 and Beyond?

With the front office’s fixation of being under the luxury tax this upcoming season and how the farm system is currently stacked up, it appears that the organization is using 2020 as a bridge year to allow for brighter days in the future.

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Why Ian Happ, Not Albert Almora, Should Start in CF Opening Day

While many fans believe a free agent should have been acquired, the answer to man centerfield in 2020 has been obvious all offseason.

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Should the Cubs Sign Nicholas Castellanos?

Even when putting budgetary constraints aside, there are many baseball reasons why signing Nicholas Castellanos is not a wise decision.

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Notre Dame is at its Best Position as a Program Since the Early '90s

With the last three years totaling 33 wins and the elite recruiting classes coming in 2020 and 2021, Notre Dame hasn’t been better positioned to win a national title since the Lou Holtz days.

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Trading Willson Contreras Would Improve the Cubs’ Roster both Now and for the Future

While trading other star players on the roster would render the Cubs noncompetitive in the short term, Contreras provides an avenue for the Cubs to compete now and be better off long-term.

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Trading Kris Bryant Slams the Competitive Window Shut, but is it Necessary for the Cubs Long Term?

With the large contract the Cubs will need to offer Bryant in two offseasons to retain him, do the Cubs need to trade him now to set themselves up for long term success?

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Should Irish Faithful be Excited that Ian Book is Returning Next Season?

After a season in which Ian Book beat up on average opponents and once again came up short against elite competition, Irish fans are divided as to whether or not Notre Dame is better off with him returning for next season.

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Notre Dame Basketball: A Culture that was Once Touted as College Basketball’s Best, is Broken

Somewhere along the lines of the past two seasons the culture of the Notre Dame basketball program unraveled, and it seems like there are no buttons to push to right the ship.

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Contrary to Fanbase Consensus, Non-tendering Addison Russell is a Mistake

Although consensus among the Cubs fanbase suggests that non-tendering Addison Russell was the correct decision, there are many reasons why retaining him made sense.