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    Why the new MLB rule changes are good for Cubs baseball

    Republished from The Cubs Companion, March 2, 2023. One of my favorite ways to spend a summer afternoon is by taking in a baseball game. Every MLB season I try my best to make it out to the nearby ballparks as much as I can. If the Cubs are not playing in front of me at Wrigley Field, then I will be tuning in and watching on TV whenever possible.   However, watching the Cubs has become more difficult to do in recent seasons, in part because the games have gotten longer and slower. Watching just one baseball game is a considerable time investment.  Embed from Getty Images In 2021,…

  • Self-help,  Series

    My favorite ways of staying productive throughout the day

    Republished from Shear Self Care, March 1, 2023. Because we all know it’s not always as easy as it sounds. I have noticed while being in college that being busy and staying productive are not really the same thing. It is easy to fall under stress, being pulled in all different directions and not taking the time to do the things we need to do that help us also take care of ourselves as well. Make a List of Essential Things that you need to get done. I have mentioned making lists in a previous post, but I really wanted to shed light on it again in this context. At the…

  • Series,  Sports

    Three Big Ten teams to watch out for in March

    Republished from The 5 Banner Blog, March 9, 2023. The Hoosiers are well on their way to March Madness for only the second time since the 2015-2016 season. The reason they are the number one threat out of the Big Ten is because of their three major wins on the season and they firepower they have on their roster. Players to watch: Projected first-round-picks Jalen Hood-Schifino and Trayce Jackson-Davis. Jackson-Davis is a first-team All-Big Ten selection and Hood-Schifino won Big Ten Freshman of the Year. There aren’t many Big Ten teams that have two projected first round picks on their team and that is what separates the Hoosiers. The resume: Indiana’s best five wins are:…