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Painful perspective

Injuries to Jay Cutler, Derrick Rose enhance Chicago's cursed reputation

Updated: May 9, 2012, 10:15 AM ET
By Michael Wilbon | ESPNChicago.com

So what could we possibly have done to deserve this sentence of six months in professional sports hell? Which of the sporting gods did Chicago offend to bring about this karma? I grew up accepting that the Cubs were cursed, but not the Bears and Bulls, too. Since November, though, a one-two punch to the civic groin has left us face down and semi-conscious in an alley. The Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup in June of 2010; then seven months later the Bears advanced to the NFC Championship Game. Looked ...

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