1. What's your NCAA tournament bracket strategy?
|Marc Silverman: It's like dating: spend a lot of money and enter multiple places, pick the "hot" teams, drink, hope you get lucky.|
|Pete McMurray: Lots of beer, goof off at work, fill out brackets at the office. So, a typical workday.|
|Jim Walsh: I always pick the team with the prettiest costumes.|
|Elliott Serrano: This year I'm using the George Costanza Strategy: Pick a team then go with the opposite.|
|Sarah Spain: If last year is any indication, winning is my strategy. BOOM.|
2. What's the sports equivalent of dyeing the Chicago River green?
|Marc Silverman: The NHL watching the Blackhawks play—green with envy.|
|Pete McMurray: Dennis Rodman circa 1996. BEFORE the wedding dress incident.|
|Jim Walsh: Wait, what?|
|Elliott Serrano: Putting minor leaguers in Cubs uniforms and passing them off as baseball players.|
|Sarah Spain: Dyeing the patio of Murphy's Bleachers green after one too many Old Styles.|
3. Whom should Northwestern hire as its new men's basketball coach?
|Marc Silverman: Chris Collins. Sorry, no joke here. Northwestern basketball has been enough of a joke for years.|
|Pete McMurray: Hello Larry Wert! He's running Tribune now, so why not? Too much kissing up on his first day?|
|Jim Walsh: Coach K. We UNC fans would be glad to see him go.|
|Elliott Serrano: Yoda, since it's going to take a Jedi Master to get this team into the tournament.|
|Sarah Spain: NU grad and ESPN's own Mike Wilbon, though he'll have to take a pretty big pay cut.|
4. How will the Blackhawks get their revenge on Colorado for breaking their streak?
|Marc Silverman: Hawks sign Elvis Dumervil for a game. How's that feel, Denver?|
|Pete McMurray: Take a leak in the snow while listening to John Denver. Sing with me ... "Rocky Mountain Hiiiiiggghhhh ..."|
|Jim Walsh: Can't disclose all the details, but suffice it to say there's a goat involved.|
|Elliott Serrano: Revenge is best served cold ... and out of the Stanley Cup.|
|Sarah Spain: A Patrick Kane hat trick with all three goals scored via Spin-o-Rama.|
5. What did the Cubs' Anthony Rizzo take from his WBC experience?
|Marc Silverman: The understanding that he now plays on two teams that cannot win it all.|
|Pete McMurray: A hot Latina named Lucinda.|
|Jim Walsh: He definitely has friends in Chicago, that's for sure.|
|Elliott Serrano: He got to work on his Italian and borrowed some great recipes from the other players' moms.|
|Sarah Spain: A great recipe for pasta bolognese from teammate Lorenzo Avagnini.|