Marc Elliott

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Marc Elliott is a free lance sports opinion writer. Elliott recently wrote “The Masked Fan Speaks” column for the Lake County News Chronicle for the past ten years.

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Thu. Dec. 10th, 2015

Best Hockey Fight You Ever Saw?

Marc Elliott

I also get the culture and the tradition of it in the game. And with as much hockey talk radio as I listen to I am subjected to multiple annual debates about the value of fighting in the game.

Wed. Oct. 14th, 2015

Is Joe Mauer The New Media Whipping Boy?

Marc Elliott

In this particular story, the headline and content aren’t too kind to the local hero. And of course, at this point in his career, Mauer’s immense contract is a frequent measuring tool as to what he should or shouldn’t be doing at this point

Wed. Aug. 26th, 2015

Sports, Taxpayers And The Power Elite…

Marc Elliott

For some reason I keep thinking that someday, somewhere, a major municipality is going to tell one of these major league sport teams when they come begging for a new stadium or arena with hat in hand

Thu. Aug. 13th, 2015

Viking Mick Tinglehoff Goes Into Hall Of Fame!

Marc Elliott

I think of my childhood neighbors that played for the team and what good guys they were. I think of probably never missing a game whether it was on TV

Wed. Aug. 5th, 2015

Is Big Game “Trophy” Hunting Really A Sport?

Marc Elliott

Unless you live in a cave or have been involved in some sort of inter-galactic travel over the past couple of weeks, you have no doubt heard of the story of the hunting and killing of Zimbabwe’s beloved male Lion, “Cecil”.

Thu. Jul. 23rd, 2015

Western Conference Ripe For The Taking

Marc Elliott

So lets do a quick elimination of teams that I do not believe will get one of the available playoff positions for next years Stanley Cup tourney.