POTD: We Couldn’t Believe It Either, John Brooks

Soccer: World Cup-Ghana vs USA

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Unlike most of you who watched the US beat Ghana last night, I didn’t get to watch it live. No, between pilates and a weekly training class for the puppy on Monday nights, I wasn’t home until 9pm.

But you know what? Watching it on the DVR (after avoiding spoilers rather easily in case you’re under the impression that soccer is suddenly super popular in this country) hours after it happened was just as awesome, and John Brooks’ goal at the 86-minute mark to give the US the lead back was just as unexpected.

And to think, the poor bastard has been linked to Aston Villa.

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The Mailbag: Concern About The Blackhawks

Jonathan Toews is going to miss Brandon Bollig, apparently

Jonathan Toews is going to miss Brandon Bollig, apparently

Welcome to The Chicago Homer’s Mailbag. It runs once a week unless it doesn’t, and in it I answer questions from readers via Twitter or email. The questions can be about any damn thing you please, and there likely isn’t a question I won’t answer. There may be questions I can’t answer, but I’ll try.

If you’d like to submit a question for the next edition of the mailbag it’s pretty simple. Either ask the question on Twitter using the #AskTCH hashtag — as long as you use the hashtag I will see it — or send an email to TCHMailbag@gmail.com.

And now that you know how to do it, let’s get to the this week’s questions.

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The Mailbag: Let’s Rank Some Chicago Teams

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Welcome to The Chicago Homer’s Mailbag. It runs once a week unless it doesn’t, and in it I answer questions from readers via Twitter or email. The questions can be about any damn thing you please, and there likely isn’t a question I won’t answer. There may be questions I can’t answer, but I’ll try.

If you’d like to submit a question for the next edition of the mailbag it’s pretty simple. Either ask the question on Twitter using the #AskTCH hashtag — as long as you use the hashtag I will see it — or send an email to TCHMailbag@gmail.com.

And now that you know how to do it, let’s get to the this week’s questions.

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