Chicago Sports News and Rumors
Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman’s offense is grounded in Bill Walsh’s West Coast philosophy. I know the “West Coast Offense” term is vague by now because of how many changes have been made to it by different coaches, but the offense’s foundation is gr…Upvote Share Tweet
Twins tab Quade to manage Triple-A clubESPN.com 16 minutes agoThe Minnesota Twins have hired former Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade to run their top farm team.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 2 hours agoChicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose (illness) and power forward Taj Gibson (sprained right ankle) are out Friday night against the Memphis Grizzlies.Upvote Share Tweet
Source: Catcher Ross joining Lester with CubsESPN.com 4 hours agoFree-agent catcher David Ross has agreed to a two-year, $5 million deal with the Chicago Cubs, a source confirmed to ESPNChicago's Jesse Rogers.Upvote Share Tweet
Blackhawks’ goofy retro workout commercial earns our all-star voteyahoo.com 5 hours agoSay, were you on the fence about casting an NHL All-Star Game ballot for Jonathan Toews? Perhaps you’re worried he can’t rock a headband. Or pump iron. Perhaps you’re concerned about him not being the Canadian dream. Well, the Chicago Blackhawks are abo…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 5 hours agoSaints linebacker Junior Galette had two sacks in 27 snaps against the Bears on Monday night and it sounds like the Saints will be looking for the same kind of efficient production from him against the Falcons this Sunday. Galette wasn’t on the injury r…Upvote Share Tweet
Top 10 Norris candidates: Letang the leader?thehockeynews.com 5 hours agoYear in and year out, one of the most heavily debated awards is the Norris Trophy. The award given to the NHL’s most outstanding defenseman has, in recent years, had a tendency not to go simply to the best defenseman, but rather the one with the most po…Upvote Share Tweet
Watch Bulls Star Jimmy Butler Score 35 Points, Dish 7 Dimes, Swipe 4 Stealsdimemag.com 6 hours agoUnfortunately for Jimmy Butler, actions speak louder than words. And after the Chicago Bulls’ wing dropped a career-high 35 points in a brilliant all-around effort versus the New York Knicks, Butler’s protestations have never been more irrelevant – he’s…Upvote Share Tweet
Cubs claim Lavarnway, Peterson off waiversMLB.com 8 hours agoThe Cubs claimed catcher Ryan Lavarnway off waivers from the Dodgers and outfielder Shane Peterson off waivers from the Athletics on Friday. To make room on the 40-man roster, pitcher Donn Roach and infielder Logan Watkins were designated for assignment…Upvote Share Tweet
Motte excited about playing for Cubs, MaddonMLB.com 8 hours agoAfter spending his entire career with the Cardinals, Jason Motte had no trouble signing with their biggest rival, the Cubs.Upvote Share TweetLAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Jimmy Clausen spent extra time after Friday’s practice working through plays with the receiving corps and running back Matt Forte in preparation for Sunday’s matchup against the Detroit Lions, but coach Marc Trestman said the new st…Upvote Share Tweet
Chris Conte, Robbie Gould out for Lions-BearsESPN.com 8 hours agoLAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears announced safety Chris Conte (back) and kicker Robbie Gould (right quadriceps) are out for Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions at Soldier Field. The club also listed cornerback Tim Jennings (ankle), left guard …Upvote Share Tweet
Hawks' Crawford back Saturday after 8 gamesESPN.com 8 hours agoChicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford will start against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday after missing eight games with a lower-body injury.Upvote Share Tweet
Big plays come at home for Jordy NelsonESPN.com 9 hours agoGREEN BAY, Wis. -- They're the plays you've become accustomed to seeing from Jordy Nelson this season. The 80-yarder for a touchdown against the New York Jets. The 73-yarder for a touchdown against the Chicago Bears. The 66-yarder for a touchdown agains…Upvote Share Tweet
Twins name Quade as Triple-A managerMLB.com 9 hours agoFormer Cubs skipper Mike Quade was named the manager at Triple-A Rochester to replace Gene Glynn, who was promoted to be the Twins' third-base coach under new manager Paul Molitor.Upvote Share Tweet
Phil Jackson To Commentating Barkley: “Do I Have To Mute This Game?”dimemag.com 10 hours agoOn Thursday night, Charles Barkley was working the Bulls-Knicks game not from TNT studios with the rest of the “Inside the NBA” crew, but court-side in Chicago where he was acting as a color commentator. Knicks president Phil Jackson was also watching t…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 13 hours agoHoliday spirit is in a little shorter supply this season in Chicago with the Bears' struggles this season, but injured cornerback Charles Tillman is trying to keep a healthy perspective on the team and himself — and also giving fans a reason to smile — …Upvote Share Tweet
The Bear Facts: Week 16Dec 19Jeff Dickerson, Michael C. Wright and Tom Waddle discuss QB Jay Cutler's future in Chicago and break down what the Bears are doing to make sure backup Jimmy Clausen is ready for his start against the Lions in Week 16.
What's Next For Cutler?Dec 18John Clayton talks about the future of the Chicago Bears' offense.
Clausen To Start; Will Cutler Be Back?Dec 18Michael C. Wright and Jeff Dickerson discuss why Marc Trestman ultimately made the move to start quarterback Jimmy Clausen against the Lions on Sunday, and whether Jay Cutler will be in Chicago next season.
Inside Edge: Lions-BearsDec 18ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Detroit at Chicago.
Dallas Mavericks frontrunners for Jermaine O'Neal after Rajon Rondo acquis…Dec 19The acquisition of Rajon Rondo has given the Dallas Mavericks an undeniable edge in the race to lure veteran big man Jermaine O'Neal back to the NBA, according to league sources.
A New NFC West RivalryDec 19RENTON, Wash. — Remember, oh, about three long months ago, when 49ers-Seahawks was the best rivalry in the NFL? The Niners are 7-7, oddly out of the playoff hunt, and are 1-5 against Seattle since late in 2012. So, is it really such a great rivalry now,…
Source: Seahawks extend Avril four yearsDec 19The Seahawks have signed pass-rusher Cliff Avril to a four-year extension worth $28.5 million, with $16 million guaranteed, a source confirmed to ESPN...
Rajon Rondo trade from Boston Celtics to Dallas Mavericks 'on course' to h…Dec 18A source with knowledge of the Rajon Rondo trade talks says a "deal is on course to happen tonight."