Cub Tracks’ readers’ indigestion

Welcome to today’s edition of Cub Tracks news and notes™, a greatest-hits collection of Chicago-style beat writers and bloggers, ground from #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB baseball, overheated, and then cold-brewed overnight for maximum flavor.

Marius Grigonis out towards Virtus Bologna

Marius Grigonis will miss tomorrow’s EuroLeague match against Virtus Bologna due to back issues.Marius Grigonis was ruled out for Panathinaikos Athens’ match against Virtus Segafredo Bologna tomorrow (November 23), while Panagiotis Kalaitzakis is extremely doubtful, reports.

USMNT blow alternative for ultimate World Cup begin

The United States men’s national team was 10 minutes away from an ideal start at the 2022 World Cup until a crucial defensive mistake cost them dearly. Instead of going into Friday’s much-hyped match with England on three points and sitting pretty for a spot in the Round of 16, they were forced to settle for one point with a path to the knockouts that looks quite a bit trickier.

What ‘el quinto partido’ means to Mexican followers

Déjà vu is a French phrase loaned to the English vocabulary that literally translated means “already seen”. It’s taken on a life of its own in English, to the point where a closer approximation is the experience of going through something again, even if you’ve never experienced it before.