Mark Primiano

  • joined Jun 22, 2008
  • last login Jul 11, 2014
  • posts 554
  • comments 25703

If you pretend to be something long enough, I think it's not pretending.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB Chicago White Sox
  • NFL Chicago Bears
  • NCAAF Illinois Fighting Illini
  • NCAAB Illinois Fighting Illini
  • NHL Chicago Blackhawks
User Blog

Washington 34, Illinois 24: So Long Undefeated


Don't let the score fool you, the game wasn't that close.

Make Jeff Keppinger play all nine positions


It's the only sensible thing to do.

Pizza In Central Illinois Just Isn't Worth It


It really, really isn't.

Chris Sale on the outside looking in

The left-handed ace has been one of the top pitchers in the league this season, yet is being excluded from almost all Cy Young discussions. Why?

Is Nathan Scheelhaase Really Back?


After bottoming out in 2012, has the senior quarterback put it all back together?

Illinois 45, Cincinnati 17: That's More Like It


And just like that, the Fighting Illini beat their first AQ school since the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl and collect the 2013 season's first scalp.

Tyler Flowers out 3-6 months

The backstop's disappointing campaign comes to a rather abrupt and sad finish.

Illinois 42, Southern Illinois 34

The Fighting Illini are 1-0, making them a better team than Kansas State.

Astros vs White Sox

Come watch more terrible, terrible baseball.

Alex Rios and the elephant in the room.

The White Sox have been playing above .500 baseball since Alex Rios packed his bags for Texas, a clear example of addition by subtraction.

Terrible Things To Do At Football Games


Most 18-year-olds are complete morons. I was not an exception.

SSS meets Daniel Webb

A brief interview with the Charlotte Knights' closer.

SSS meets Marcus Semien

A brief interview with the Charlotte Knights' shortstop.

Is the first draft pick really that important?

Unlike the NFL and NBA drafts, the first pick doesn't change a team's fortunes immediately. But how much does it matter?

Sizing up the New York Yankees

For the second straight year, the White Sox final new opponent is the New York Yankees.

I Love Camp Rantoul


An annual Illini tradition warms my heart each year.

It could always be worse

Most Sox fans know and have accepted that things won't be good for at least the next season. But should they expect the Pale Hose to be the worst team in the majors for the near future?

The ultimate cost of Jake Peavy

The White Sox chapter of Peavy's career has closed. What all did he cost the team?

Why so much Troncoso?

For whatever reason, the sub-par journeyman keeps getting the call regardless of situation.

Ryan Braun, the Sox, and the trade deadline

The 2013 trade deadline just got a lot more interesting.

Sizing up the Atlanta Braves

The hiatus is over! Come get your hot sports takes!

Sale and Crain named All-Stars

Two pitchers will be representing the White Sox this year.

Sizing up the Balitmore Orioles

The White Sox next opponent is the surprisingly resilient Baltimore Orioles. This should go well.

Josh Fields 2.0?

The Cuban left fielder is struggling tremendously. How worried should fans be?

Indians vs. White Sox, round 2

Please let it end.

Indians vs. White Sox, Game 1

It's a doubleheader! Which is neat!

The Northwestern Wildcats: An Amalgamation Of Many


You like Northwestern? What the hell is wrong with you? You are weird. Go away.

Chris Sale, division ace?

It's important to remember to look on the bright side of life.

Should the White Sox trade Addison Reed?

With the White Sox likely out of contention for the near future, should they look into trading their young closer?

Ryan Nowicki Transferring


The one time Nittany Lion is leaving Illinois for Northern Arizona.

Newer Showing 91 - 120 of 534 Older
Log In Sign Up

Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.


You must be a member of to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at You should read them.


You must be a member of to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at You should read them.




Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.