Believe it or not, the Chicago Cubs are on the path to win the World Series for the first time in 108 years. That last cubs' team to win the World Series was led by York County native Jimmy Sheckard.
One of my favorite stories happened a few years ago when Allen Iverson, the former Philadelphia 76er who was voted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame last week, signed a contract to play Beşiktaş of the Turkish pro league.
We don't do sentiment here. We appreciate and, conversely, call out people and things, but sentiment isn't our bag. Not anymore. Not since spending the last 16 years in the kitchen and watching what the chef does to the soup.
Note: I'm new here. Until the beginning of February I was covering the Philadelphia 76ers for CSNPhilly.com where I spent the last 16 years covering the Sixers and the Phillies.