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  Mike's Thanksgiving Day Tips 2014
 

  Bookie priest 11.20

  Daily Herald Column - 11/21/2014
 

Bears should handle McCown and Smith
With a strong performance against Washington on Sunday, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown raised his quarterback rating this season to 82.6. In five games, McCown has 6 touchdown passes and 6 interceptions.

  LeBron isn't worried about loss to Spurs
 
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The Cleveland Cavaliers lost to the NBA Champion San Antonio Spurs last night. LeBron James isn't too worried, but Mike North thinks the Cavs are in for a rough season.

  Gaming Today Article - 11/19/2014

  Daily Herald Column - 11/18/2014
 

A win is a win is a win ...
IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO world boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko celebrated after knocking down challenger Kubrat Pulev in the fifth round of their IBF heavyweight world championships title bout Saturday in Hamburg, Germany.

  Do the Bears still have a chance?
 
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Mike North wants to know if the victory against the Minnesota Vikings has fooled the fans into believing the team still might make the playoffs.

  Daily Herald Column - 11/14/2014
 

It's time for NFL officials to give Incognito a break
Miami guard Richie Incognito worked out for the Denver Broncos on Monday, but sources told ESPN that the team has no immediate plans to sign him.

  Athletes should stop complaining
 
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Mike North marvels how athletes are complaining about being tired or playing back to back games. He says try a real job for a change to remind them how great they really have it.

  Gaming Today Article - 11/12/2014

  Cubs, White Sox talk already?
 
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Mike North can tell the Bears season is over when he starts hearing questions about the Cubs and the White Sox in November.

  Daily Herald Column - 11/11/2014
 

Time to clean house at Halas Hall
Bears quarterback Jay Cutler takes a seat on the bench during the second half as the Packers rolled to a 55-14 victory over the Bears on Sunday at Lambeau Field

  Monday morning random thoughts
 
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Mike North talks the Chicago Bears Sunday night debacle, Derrick Rose and a little college football.

  Bookie Priest - 11/5/2014

  Daily Herald Column - 11/7/2014
 

Bulls have a chance, but Cavs will still win the East
A Utah Jazz fan celebrates as Cleveland's LeBron James waits during the second half of their game Wednesday in Salt Lake City. The Jazz won 102-100, dropping the Cavs to 1-3 on the season.

  LeBron needs to be more like Jordan
 
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The Cleveland Cavaliers are 1-3 with LeBron James and the excuses are starting, but Mike North says forget waiting for your teammates to come around- Michael Jordan never did.

  Gaming Today Article - 11/5/2014

  2014 sports landscape looks the same as 2011's
 
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As much as things change, they stay the same in the Chicago sports landscape. Derrick Rose is hurt, the Chicago Cubs have a new manager and the Bears are stuck with an underperforming Jay Cutler.

  Daily Herald Column - 11/4/2014
 

Random thoughts on Bears, Wallenda, Alabama and more
So Mike Lupica, the New York scribe, says Alabama should be No. 3 in the college rankings. Shouldn't losing to Mississippi, which now has two losses, drop them to 7 or 8 in the rankings?

  Greatest daredevil ever!
 
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Mike North loved Evel Knievel but rates Nik Wallenda as the greatest daredevil ever, and believes Wallenda should be an even bigger sensation than he is.

  North Haunted House - 2014
 
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Take a tour of the North's Haunted House.... and Happy Halloween!

  Daily Herald Column - 10/31/2014
 

Big-name managers don't always work out for Cubs
Like Dusty Baker, Lou Piniella was a popular big-name manager for the Cubs who failed to end the team's World Series drought.

  One man show wins Worlds Series for Giants
 
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The San Francisco Giants won the World Series, and Mike North thinks it is all because of star pitcher Madison Bumgarner.

  Gaming Today Article - 10/29/2014

  Bulls finally start season
 
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Mike North will be holding his breath every time Bulls stars Joakim Noah and Derrick Rose land safely after jumping in the air for a basket or a rebound because the Bulls need them to win a championship.

  Daily Herald Column - 10/28/2014
 

Bears should admit their mistake with Cutler
Mike North believes it's time for the Bears to give up on Jay Cutler and trade him when this season ends.

  Football play disappointing with lack of defense
 
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Mike North thinks college and pro football seem to have forgotten about defense and are all about scoring. The high scores dominate the game- almost like arena football.

  Daily Herald Column - 10/24/2014
 

Cutler's detractors lining up
Mike North still prefers Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown over Bears QB Jay Cutler and his $54 million deal. McCown return to practice this week.

  Bears need an upset in New England
 
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Can the Chicago Bears beat the New England Patriots on the road? It's not likely, but the Bears need the win to keep their season afloat.

  'Big Game James' disappoints
 
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After KC pitcher "Big Game James" Shields was shellacked in the first World Series game between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants, Mike North thinks his nickname might have to be changed.