Dustin Murguia built off a birthday present kayak from girlfriend Maria Milan to turn tournament kayak fishing into Hobie-winning experiences.
GREENBERG: The Cubs’ season was far from a nonstop thrill ride. But it sure beat watching some other city zoom by with its hands in the air.
NFL Fantasy Football start/sit advice Week 7: Start Matt Ryan, C.J. Anderson, Rishard Matthews; Sit Russell Wilson, Ty Montgomery, DeSean Jackson
This Wild Weekend Wandering around Chicago outdoors veers from “Eccentric Smallmouth Guy” to the north-zone waterfowl opener to fall trout beginning.
TELANDER: Do you say it’s been a great year or do you say it’s been a disappointing year? Both are accurate.
“We ended up proving a lot of people wrong — and that’s a little satisfying,” Kris Bryant said. “A satisfying piece to take into [next] season.”
There’s no good way to lose a playoff series, but there certainly are bad ways. An 11-1 loss in an elimination game would be an example of the latter.
Is the College Football Playoff a possibility for the Irish? Win out, and it’s all but a sure thing (but that’s easy for me to say).
It’s only one game, and the Cubs still trail the Dodgers 3-1 in the National League Championship Series, but it’s something.
Arrieta’s time with the Cubs almost surely will end with the final out of the season. That stark truth never felt more real than it did in Game 4.
Chasing perch at Steelworkers Park was the goal Monday; the reality was a chance to share rare moments of being alone in the Chicago outdoors.
Walking the starting pitcher with the bases loaded is so yesteryear.
Nearly two weeks into a third straight postseason, the Cubs are having a hard time lighting the fire. That’s not glass-half-empty. It’s just reality.
Tip your hats, Cubs fans, when starting pitcher Jake Arrieta takes the field Wednesday against the Dodgers in Game 4 of the NLCS.
Opening of Illinois’ fall trout season on Saturday leads this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report; and white bass are going on the Wolf River.