The Sporting Goods | The best Chicago sports figures of 2012
I was supposed to write this week about the most memorable Chicago sports moments of 2012. Trouble is, I’m trying my best to forget the past 12 months. Derrick Rose crashing to the floor clutching his knee; the White Sox soiling their pants and blowing the division lead; the Cubs playing dismally even by Cubbie standards; the Blackhawks going nowhere in the postseason and then going away as the NHL locked out its players; the Bears starting well and fading again…
Why linger over such foul-smelling stuff? I’m going positive. I’m presenting the highly subjective and deeply personal E.I.G. Awards (for Excellence in Greatness) to the sports figures who earned my applause in 2012.
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