1. What's your national championship game tradition?
Sean Ely: Commentating the game as Gus Johnson in my head.
Pete McMurray: Eat, watch, drink, repeat.
Ernest Wilkins: In football? Absolute joy and whiskey. In basketball? Absolute indifference and whiskey.
Elliott Serrano: I hold a sing-along to the "One Shining Moment" music montage at the end of the game.
Sarah Spain: Create my own "One Shining Moment" video with highlights of me crushing it in high school hoops.
2. What is Blackhawks goalie Nikolai Khabibulin up to these days?
Sean Ely: Playing "NHL '97" for PS1 as himself when his existence mattered.
Pete McMurray: Spin cycle on the washed-up meter. Please see Val Kilmer comparison.
Ernest Wilkins: Heard he was khabibicken back, khabibeing bool on the block the other day ...
Elliott Serrano: Sleeping in and cashing checks. Boy I'm jealous!
Sarah Spain: Challenging Putin to shirtless flex-offs.
3. After one week of Chicago baseball ...
Sean Ely: ... fans of the White Sox and Cubs have already given up and can't fill even one section of either stadium.
Pete McMurray: ... I can't wait for warm weather! I Love It! I'm blowing off work today as practice for summertime!
Ernest Wilkins: ... both teams are more notable for having empty stadiums than good baseball.
Elliott Serrano: ... I'm still waiting for the Cubs to start playing.
Sarah Spain: ... Emilio Bonifacio is a shoo-in for NL MVP.
4. A major league ballplayer was injured by his dog, Wrigley. Discuss.How are you celebrating Wrigley Field's 100th birthday?
Sean Ely: Counting the Cubs' World Series championships since 1908 ... OK, I'm all finished celebrating. Sheesh, that party ended quickly.iv>
Pete McMurray: Going to the bathroom for the 100th time in the men's room trough. Then, NOT washing my hands on the way out, as 98 percent do anyway.
Ernest Wilkins: Wearing blue? Not achieving a personal victory in life?
Elliott Serrano: I'm eating an overpriced birthday cake made with with half-baked batter.
Sarah Spain: Converting my guest bathroom toilet into a trough.
5. How does Tom Thibodeau get the Bulls to share the ball?
Sean Ely: By telling them that the player with the most assists at the end of each game will win a $25 gift card to Ikea.
Pete McMurray: Scream, yell, holler, repeat.
Ernest Wilkins: I've heard threatening to take away the XBox works.
Elliott Serrano: These are professionals who don't need to be -- oh who am I kidding? HE SCOWLS AT THEM.
Sarah Spain: He gives them a gold star every time they remember "sharing is caring."