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Cubs fans know how Olympics supporters at Daley Plaza felt Friday

Originally Published: October 2, 2009
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

I guess they can call us the Fourth City.

Sorry, gallows humor. But we're used to that, aren't we?

Chicago is a hustler's town, the great Nelson Algren opined in his book "Chicago: City on the Make," once an outlaw's capital, and at the same time, it's a place for hopeless dreamers and masochists.

As it turned out, this whole process was just a dream, and even our greatest hustlers, from business to politics, couldn't land the prize. All they ...

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