One of our panelists really loves the USA. Almost too much.
1. Make a sports prediction for July.
|Clark Jones: Facebook will find another contest to pretend they were fans of.|
|Katie Gibson: Um. Yay soccer. Because Chicago baseball is just too depressing.|
|Scott Bolohan: The United States of America still will be the greatest country in the world.|
|John Dooley: The Cubs will invent a new place in the standings -- below last place.|
|Angi Taylor: World Cup fever will be at 100 after the USA wins this week!|
2. How should ties be broken in the World Cup knockout round?
|Clark Jones: Hopefully with a jarring crash from Ann Coulter's forehead.|
|Katie Gibson: TKOs with the captains.|
|Scott Bolohan: Which country has more freedom.|
|John Dooley: Which team can listen to Ann Coulter longer wins.|
|Angi Taylor: Team with the hotter players automatically wins.|
3. What can you tell us about Belgium's men's soccer team?
|Clark Jones: Belgium? They tend to waffle on whatever's in style. #lightapplause|
|Katie Gibson: Well, their team nickname is the Red Devils. So they sound super nice.|
|Scott Bolohan: They universally hate liberty.|
|John Dooley: They like waffles. And chocolate. And I like stereotypes.|
|Angi Taylor: They'll at least have good beer to drown their sorrows in when they're crushed by the U.S. team.|
4. How is a U.S. soccer viewing party different at Soldier Field than at Grant Park?
|Clark Jones: There's probably more affordable parking at Grant Park.|
|Katie Gibson: Reminds us how close we are to football season. BEARS.|
|Scott Bolohan: Even more democracy.|
|John Dooley: You're required to boo the quarterback at Soldier Field. Even if he's not there.|
|Angi Taylor: Better concessions at Soldier Field. *more booze*|
5. What's the holdup with Kane's and Toews' extensions with the Hawks?
|Clark Jones: Two championships mean nothing to owners. Some guy named Jordan won six and still got the boot!|
|Katie Gibson: LeBron's agent thinks he can make another Big Three. Holding up the entire process.|
|Scott Bolohan: Kaner lost his phone.|
|John Dooley: Tommy Hawk wants a raise, problems ensuing.|
|Angi Taylor: They're waiting for the Carmelo/LeBron hype to die down so people give more effs.|
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