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My love letter to Chicago sports

Sox World Series, Cubs close calls part of city's story

Updated: November 5, 2009, 7:21 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- People tell me I'm too negative.

Sports fans don't like to be beaten down with negativity, I've been told, especially in Chicago, where they are forced to suffer reminders of how much their teams stink on a regular basis. How many years has it been since the Cubs won a World Series?

My job, of course, is to be critical. When you write about Chicago sports, it helps to have a sense of humor and an appreciation for the peculiarities of life.

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