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November 20, 2011
Leave your answer in the comments box, and you might find yourself in a future issue of RedEye.    1. If Blackout Wednesday were a sporting event … 2. What's the downside to the Blackhawks spending Thanksgiving in California? 3. So, are Jay Cutler and Kristin Cavallari engaged again or what? 4. What's Caleb Hanie thankful for? 5. What Chicago sports figure would make a good Muppet character? Follow @redeyesportsguy for daily details about Five on Five openings.
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June 18, 2012 | RedEye
Knockout or punch line? According to The Associated Press, Mike Tyson announced Monday that he will team up with director Spike Lee to bring his one-man show, "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth," to Broadway for six shows starting July 31. The show - a confessional on the highs and lows of Tyson's life - was a hit in Las Vegas. On that note, these sports figures could make it in New York, New York, too.   Lance Briggs His affinity for comic books is well-known.
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June 18, 2012 | RedEye
Knockout or punch line? According to The Associated Press, Mike Tyson announced Monday that he will team up with director Spike Lee to bring his one-man show, "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth," to Broadway for six shows starting July 31. The show - a confessional on the highs and lows of Tyson's life - was a hit in Las Vegas. On that note, these sports figures could make it in New York, New York, too.   Lance Briggs His affinity for comic books is well-known.
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March 19, 2012
Leave your answers in the comment section. You might score an invite to appear in RedEye. 1. Welcome wide receiver Devin Thomas to the Bears. 2. If you could go running with a Chicago sports figure, whom would it be? 3. What about the Final Four excites you most? 4. What celebrity would you like to see buy a sports franchise? 5. The NFL has expanded replay. Discuss. Follow @redeyesportsguy on Twitter for information on print openings.
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June 9, 2013 | By Evan F. Moore and For RedEye
Why isn't it enough for fans to enjoy watching athletes based only on their skills and accomplishments? Why do we need to know about a player's personal life? Why do we need athletes to be nice people? Those questions lead me to the most polarizing sports figure today: LeBron James. Why do fans hate him so much? By reading Twitter and Facebook, many believe James is a spoiled, arrogant, self-centered crybaby who gets all the calls he wants. The angst LeBron conjures has me thinking about another superstar who continues to sell sneakers years after he retired: Michael Jordan.
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April 9, 2013 | Matt Pais, @mattpais and RedEye movie critic
Actors who portray professional baseball players are not themselves professional baseball players. So hitting home runs - or just making contact with the ball - isn't automatic. “There [were] some times when I struck out. Struck out over and over again,” says Chadwick Boseman, who stars as legendary Brooklyn Dodger Jackie Robinson in “42.” “At a certain point you wonder, 'Oh, I hope I really can do this.' ” He absolutely did it. The relatively  unknown actor (seen previously on TV shows such as “Lincoln Heights” and “Persons Unknown”)
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