Tag Archives: Jimmy Loomos

Game faces: Chicago needs another championship Jimmy Loomos

Just a few days ago I was reflecting on how good Chicago sports teams have gotten. Jay Cutler and Matt Forte have turned around the Bears, the Blackhawks are a perennial playoff team, and Derrick Rose has put Chicago back on the map. But then I thought, “Where are the championships?”

May 10, 2012 // Comments are off for this post.

SUMMER MOVIE GUIDE: Audience Assemble!
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May 3, 2012 // Comments are off for this post.

Overwhelmed by the huge list of movies coming out this summer? Don’t worry! We break down the movies to see and those to skip this blockbuster season. BONUS: Download the special edition poster from the cover of The Mash!

Bracket rights: Learn bracket 101 for a winning tournament
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March 8, 2012 // Comments are off for this post.

Let our college hoops expert, Jimmy Loomos of Maine South, guide you through March Madness bracket 101!

NCAA ’12 basketball picks: 3 to pick up and 3 to pass up
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March 8, 2012 // Comments are off for this post.

Our b-ball expert, Jimmy Loomos of Maine South, reveals some tips for 3 teams to pick and 3 to leave out of your 2012 NCAA bracket.

Game faces: Lin, Lin and more Lin–oh, and a DJing cat
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February 23, 2012 // Comments are off for this post.

Whoever said it was the year of the dragon was sadly mistaken. This past year has been nothing less than the year of the underdog. What started with Tim Tebow’s magical run with the Denver Broncos has turned into the Jeremy Lin Show in New York.

March Mashness contest
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February 9, 2012 // Comments are off for this post.

Sign up to play our March Mashness bracket game and you could be one of 10 prize-winners!

Super geeked for Super Bowl
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February 2, 2012 // Comments are off for this post.

The Mash looks at all aspects of the big game, from the matchup itself down to the location. We’ll give our take on everything from the halftime entertainment to the mascots, but we’ll also offer up our ideal alternatives to each. So if this year’s event doesn’t meet your expectations, you’ll always be able to think about what could have been.

Kiss my hash! #whotalkslikethis?
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December 15, 2011 // Comments are off for this post.

When Twitterspeak takes over real-life conversations...

Game faces: Stompin’ in some real Air Force Ones
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December 8, 2011 // Comments are off for this post.

Derrick Rose came out with a new Adidas shoe that has a map of CTA’s train lines in the sole. Next time I’m lost in the city I can take off my shoe, grab my magnifying glass and find the nearest Blue Line stop. Pretty cool design—minus the impracticality.