Thursday, March 14, 2013
The Bears quarterback and his fiancé Kristin Cavallari have rented a nine-room mansion in Winnetka.
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler and his fiancé, Kristin Cavallari, have rented a 6,718-square-foot mansion with nine rooms in Winnetka, Chicago Tribune reported. The home features a three-car garage, seven fireplaces, six full baths, a wood-paneled library and a kitchen with marble counters, Chicago Tribune reported. “I’m a suburbanite now…In L.A. you have to be so careful about what you say and who you trust. It’s such an awful way to live. [In Chicago] people want to get to know you for you. I feel like I can just breathe,” Cavallari told Splash on her move to Winnetka.
Monday, August 15, 2011
Our roundup of player numbers to be proud of this season.
The Chicago Bears kicked off the preseason with a 10-3 over the Buffalo Bills Sunday, there’s no better time to add some new apparel to your sports wardrobe. Earlier: NFL Lockout Ends, North Shore Businesses Rejoice. Still, the most difficult question in sports still needs to be answered: Whose jersey should you buy? And the bigger the fan you are, the harder it is to choose. Do you go with the obvious superstar? What about a team’s most recent draft pick? Should you just choose the steady veteran? While it's not a life-or-death situation, jerseys aren't exactly cheap in preparing for the Bears' first regular season game on Sept. 11. Before dropping a few Benjamins on buying something you'll only wear occasionally, go through Patch’s guide…
Friday, January 28, 2011
Separating life and sports.
It has been stated that our societal love of sports comes from a shared perception that the game played is an acceptable metaphor for life. Perhaps that also explains my over use of baseball analogies in everyday conversation. When we watch our favorite sports franchise we project ourselves onto the athletes and use the opposing team to personify our daily struggles. We root for the players we feel represent us and form a bond. That bond allows us to feel the highs of their success. We know that being a fan means we are spectators—our support does not actually influence performance. But we allow ourselves to give into the fantasy, so that we can feel on some level that we have conquered our challenges and emerged champions. But it’s a …