1. What's the key to Jake Peavy's turnaround this season?
|Tracy Swartz: Better lat than never.|
|Julie DiCaro: Two words: Wheat Thins.|
|Soxman: After all of his past injuries, he has no Achilles' heel ... literally.|
|Ernest Wilkins: Both arms actually working?|
|Brad Zibung: Well, they got his arm reattached, so that probably helps.|
2. The White Sox have adjusted their starting rotation so many times ...
|Tracy Swartz: ... pitchers don't even have to elbow for position.|
|Julie DiCaro: ... some of the Cubs are hoping for a spot.|
|Soxman: ... it's drawing comparisons to the Bears offensive line and the 2011 Blackhawks power play.|
|Ernest Wilkins: ... that I seriously though Bartolo Colon was on the mound yesterday. What, too soon?|
|Brad Zibung: ... sexism has been conquered.|
3. What's the worst part about the NFL using replacement referees?
|Tracy Swartz: Calls: meh (maybe).|
|Julie DiCaro: The whining. My God, the whining.|
|Soxman: How would you feel if your heart surgeon were swapped out with a schoolteacher?|
|Ernest Wilkins: I was going to make a reference to "Alex Chilton," but no one would get it.|
|Brad Zibung: Cleaning up after their seeing-eye dogs.|
4. How are you preparing for the start of college football season?
|Tracy Swartz: Becoming a tail-gator, though a different type than fellow alum Ryan Lochte.|
|Julie DiCaro: The what? (I went to Indiana.)|
|Soxman: I'm playing it safe and going with the Trojans. Mind out of the gutter ... USC!|
|Ernest Wilkins: Stretching, exfoliating, talking trash to Gators and anyone else who wants it. The usual.|
|Brad Zibung: Flunking all my exams and somehow still being academically eligible.|
5. Let's have your U.S. Open prediction.
|Tracy Swartz: Without Nadal, I won't have a shorts attention span.|
|Julie DiCaro: Tiger! Oh wait ... Serena.|
|Soxman: It's the one place no one wants love.|
|Ernest Wilkins: Is this the golf or the tennis one? Either way, I'm riding with the white guy in the hat.|
|Brad Zibung: It'll probably rain a bunch and lots of people will hate on Nadal even though he's not playing this year.|