1. What Chicago sports figure should do an interview with Oprah?
|Tracy Swartz: “No cap-parazzi, please.”|
|Julie DiCaro: “#YOLO”|
|Soxman: “Enough kneejerk decisions! The Derrick I know would’ve Rose to the challenge already.”|
|Brad Zibung: “Leave Derrick alone! He's a human!”|
|Shaun Davis: “I told Reggie I'm not supporting 11 more people on his back ever again … who knew he would tell everybody?”|
2. What would get you to pay more attention to the World Baseball Classic?
|Tracy Swartz: If the U.S. defeats everyone. Umpires < Empires.|
|Julie DiCaro: More intercontinental brawls.|
|Soxman: Load the stands with female White Sox fans. It would offer more SOX appeal.|
|Brad Zibung: Going to the games helps. I was at the USA-Italy game Saturday night and it was a blast.|
|Shaun Davis: A skills challenge like the NBA. Oh wait, I fell asleep on that too.|
3. If Derrek Lee ends up playing for the Yankees …
|Tracy Swartz: … the Cubs will ask Sammy Sosa if he's Pinterested in coming out of retirement.|
|Julie DiCaro: … the Yankees also should be forced to take Neifi Perez and Roberto Novoa. Only fair.|
|Soxman: … it wouldn’t be a big deal. Now if it were Mark Grace, Cubs fans might riot.|
|Brad Zibung: Triple Crown. Book it.|
|Shaun Davis: … it's only because Chipper Jones turned them down first. #notagoodlook|
4. Who said this: “You’re going to be behind me. You’re not going to see anything”?
|Tracy Swartz: Lennay Kekua.|
|Julie DiCaro: Carlos Silva.|
|Soxman: The bizarro-world version of the White Sox’s Chris Sale.|
|Brad Zibung: Prince Fielder? (Yes, that's a weak fat joke.)|
|Shaun Davis: Wrigley bleacher advertisements teasing rooftop owners.|
5. What should the Cubs and White Sox consider when cutting players?
|Tracy Swartz: Who will be the bleedoff hitter.|
|Julie DiCaro: How much trauma said player has inflicted on his fan base in the past.|
|Soxman: As the Cubs' 2013 crazy marketing slogan says: they should be #Committed (literally).|
|Brad Zibung: Benevolence: “Do we want to give this guy a chance to play for a team that lost 95 games?”|
|Shaun Davis: No, you're not being catfished, the other players actually are better.|
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