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Column: Spirit of '78? Chicago's 5 struggling legacy sports franchises are turning back the clock

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

The Chicago Bears mercifully take their bye this week, while the Cubs and White Sox attempt to fill gaping holes on their rosters at the winter meetings in San Diego.
The Bulls stumble along at the quarter-pole of the NBA season, while the Blackhawks continue their prescheduled tank job.
By all accounts it has been a very, very bad year for Chicago's legacy franchises, drawing comparisons to the darkest days of the 1970s.
“As an old guy nearing 80 this has got to be one of the worst years for Chicago teams in history,” Bob, a Bears fan, wrote in an email after Sunday's loss to the Green...
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Column: Spirit of '78? Chicago's 5 struggling legacy sports franchises are turning back the clock

1 month ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

It has been the worst of years for the Chicago Bears, Bulls, Blackhawks, Cubs and White Sox. But recalling 1978 reminds us it can always be worse.
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