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Day: November 7, 2016

Ireland Ends The 111-Year Drought Against The All Blacks

That’s right! The most important drought in Chicago sports has officially ended when Ireland upset New Zealand at Soldier Field this Saturday. The final score was 40-29 but don’t let it fool you. This was hands down the most exciting match I have ever seen, on YouTube or in person. The Boys in Green dominated in the first half, keeping the ball in the All Blacks half of the field for what felt like the entire half. Superb defense by Ireland, namely them taking away the fast-paced offloads with crisp tackling, was the theme of the day (An offload...

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7 Absurd Stats from the First 2 Weeks of the NBA Season

Yes, I know, sample size sample size sample size. But, it’s still fun to look at some metrics wayyy too early in the season. (Disclaimer: These stats do not include the games played on 11/7.) Joakim Noah’s offensive rating is good for, you guessed it, second in the entire NBA. At 118.5, he trails only Aussie PG Patty Mills, who boasts a 120.3 rating. Joel “The Process” Embiid is taking 2.3 three’s a game, and making 66.7% of them. You know that scene in Spongebob when Squidward curled up in a ball and started chanting “Futurrrre, futurrrre”? That’s what every single 76er’s...

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Thank You for Your Support!

The Let Me B-Frank staff would like to thank our many fans and listeners for your continued support of our efforts to bring you the best in honest, unfiltered coverage of sports and culture. Whether you read our posts or listen to our weekly podcasts, we are grateful to have so many people supporting our cause. Stay tuned in the next few weeks as we look to debut our first release of official LMBF gear and share details regarding the inaugural Let Me B-Frank Bar Crawl! Thanks again, and #EmbraceDebate! -The Guys Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens...

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Theo Epstein and the Front Office Ate Goat in the Bleachers

How do you celebrate winning your first World Series in 108 years? You eat some goat in the bleachers. Photo credit: Chicago Sun-Times Finally, a goat was allowed into the premises of Wrigley Field. I’m not sure how you even eat goat. Maybe you throw some A1 on it? This has to be one of the best feelings ever. You win the World Series in a thrilling Game 7. Party. Celebrate in a parade with five million people. Party. Order up some goat for Jed and the rest of the front office and eat it. That’s how you literally...

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Best Moments from the NHL Weekend (11/4-11/6)

Welcome to the debut of the “Best Moments from the NHL Weekend.” Each Monday, we will be recapping the top plays from the weekend of NHL action. We kick off our first edition from this past weekend with some great highlights for you all to enjoy. We’ll just start here. Columbus had never scored more than eight goals in a game, but they hung a ten-spot on the team with the best record in the league. Carey Price was out, but scoring double-digits in the NHL is a rare feat no matter who is between the pipes. Poor Al...

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