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Monday Sips, featuring Jeff Budzien for Groza, Sherrick McManis and Corey Wootton bearing down

Some links, including Corey Wootton and Sherrick McManis doing it big for the Bears, Jeff Budzien's award candidacy, and beer.

Frederick Breedon

When I have power, I do links posts!

Chicago's NFL Team's Big Ten team: The Chicago Bears got their 52-12 butt-whoopin of the Tennessee Titans rolling in purple fashion, with Sherrick McManis blocking a punt that Corey Wootton returned for a touchdown. Watch here, and read about it here.

#BUDZIEN4GROZA: Jeff Budzien is a semifinalist for the Lou Groza Award. I say pretty confidently that everybody else on that list sucks and that they probably couldn't placekick their way out of a wet paper bag, and if they could, they probably wouldn't be able to do it very accurately or from great length. Buddy Z for emperor.

From the murder capital (one) where we murder for capital (one): The guy who runs the Capital One twitter feed is a Northwestern alum! Unfortunately that doesn't mean much for our bowling chances, but it can't hurt, I guess.

From the stuff I missed without power department: Our very own reverend/DJ/esquire friend wrote about how Kain Colter was the player of the week in the Big Ten against Iowa, because he's totally unbiased. He also shouts out Half-Acre's Daisy Cutter Pale Ale. Not a big pale ale guy, which makes me pretty much the biggest enemy of most beer nerds even though I myself consider myself a beer nerd, but I did have one of those in the beer tent on Dillo when they were charging the same for that as for like Bud Light.

Big Ten(nis): Northwestern's Raleigh Smith won the indoor singles Big Ten title and also won the doubles with Sidarth Balaji. In other news, playing tennis outdoors is for losers and jerks. I see you, Roger Federer, scared to come inside.

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