This is kind of funny in an ironic sort of way. The Bulls started the season 3-20, so bad that the possibility of a wreck-of-the-century was in sight. They were last in the league, on pace for something close to a 10-72 record, which would have been the reverse of the Michael Jordan-led 72-10 record the Bulls put up in 1995-96. We were observers, monitoring Tanking 101, with the prize for dreadful losing being the most Ping-Pong balls in the 2018 draft lottery.
The thing you have to remember about the NFL is that it’s hard to be really bad. Yes, the Patriots are the current gold standard for success. But more astounding are the endless failings of the “beat-the-system” Browns. There are only 32 teams in the league, and yet the Browns can be penciled in for the bottom year after year, before any season begins. RELATED STORIESFirst-and-10: After Mitch Trubisky, will Bears roster entice top candidates?
Jul 23, 2014Rick TelanderClose• Author of "Heaven Is A Playground"• Columnist, Chicago Sun-Times• Played football at Northwestern"Earth is a task garden," British essayist G.K. Chesterton once wrote. "Heaven is a playground. "And why shouldn't it be? "Play" is the operative syllable here.
@MarkLazerus ``Only One Hot Dog Per Person'' is inhumane. Like ``Only One Puff on the Crack Pipe Per Person.'' Really?!
I will never go to Ottawa.
Ottawa, Ill., yes. Ottawa, up there, no.
Until they change their laws. The end.
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