Chicago Sports News and Rumors
USA TODAY Sports As a summer full of NBA rumors swirled prior to free agency, there’s one thing we knew for certain about free agent-to-be Joakim Noah: He wasn’t going back to the Bulls. But, as free agency looms, it’s seemingly becoming less and less m…Share Tweet
Cubs' rotation has stolen spotlight from MetsESPN.com 55 minutes agoCubs' rotation has stolen spotlight from MetsShare Tweet
Chicago Bears Insider: Cody Whitehair Scouting Profilebearsgab.com 1 hour agoBy Bryan Dietzler The Bears made an interesting move this offseason shortly after the draft by letting guard Matt Slauson go. This was most likely a direct result of them drafting guard Cody Whitehair in the second round of 2016 NFL Draft. Whitehair hai…Share Tweet
Mike Ditka passes on Donald Trump’s invitation to speak at Republican conventionprofootballtalk.com 8 hours agoThere were reports earlier this week that presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump had lined up a trip of sports legends to speak for him at the Republican National Convention. Perhaps he should have checked with legendary Bears coach Mike Ditka fi…Share TweetHe's pitched many better games. He's pitched dozens that carried more importance. But you wonder, has James Shields ever felt the way he did when he walked from the mound to the White Sox dugout in the seventh inning of a 9-6 victory over the Twins Wedn…Share TweetJimmy Butler knew that Bulls were going to trade him or Derrick RoseShare Tweet
Dozier sets mark with XBH in 10th straight gameMLB.com 14 hours agoBrian Dozier set a Twins record with a double in the sixth inning of Wednesday's 9-6 loss to the White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field. Dozier, who's having a great month of June, now has an extra-base hit in 10 straight games to set the franchise mark.Share Tweet
Bulls rookie Denzel Valentine throws out first pitch in familiar jerseyESPN.com 19 hours agoBulls rookie Denzel Valentine throws out first pitch in familiar jerseyShare Tweet
Javier Baez and Cubs find their mojo in CincinnatiESPN.com 19 hours agoJavier Baez and Cubs find their mojo in CincinnatiShare Tweet
Cubs start fast, rip 3 HRs to sweep away RedsMLB.com 22 hours agoFollowing two games where they took early leads before seeing the Reds tighten matters, the Cubs scored first and never looked back on Wednesday at Great American Ball Park. Three home runs, including an inside-the-park homer by Anthony Rizzo, and plent…Share TweetHow the Cubs won: Unconventional and unexpected home runsShare Tweet
The historical oddity of the Cubs playing three pitchers in the outfieldESPN.com 23 hours agoThe historical oddity of the Cubs playing three pitchers in the outfieldShare Tweet
Joe Maddon Used Some Advanced Tacticsdeadspin.com Jun 29 (yesterday)The Cubs needed 15 innings to beat the Reds last night, finally putting them to sleep with a Javier Baez grand slam. But before that, Cubs manager Joe Maddon, everybody’s favorite crafty old baseball man, did some fun things with his lineup.Read more...Share Tweet
Scouting the lefty reliever trade options for the Cubs beyond Aroldis Chapman, Andrew MillerESPN.com Jun 29 (yesterday)Scouting the lefty reliever trade options for the Cubs beyond Aroldis Chapman, Andrew MillerShare Tweet
Rizzo reaches into stands to end threatMLB.com Jun 29 (yesterday)After a solid outing for starter Jon Lester, the wheels fell off a bit in the eighth inning of the Cubs' 7-2, 15-inning win Monday night at Great American Ball Park.Share Tweet
Cubs win marathon on single, slam in 15thMLB.com Jun 29 (yesterday)Kris Bryant delivered an RBI single against a drawn-in infield to break a 2-2 tie in the top of the 15th before Javier Baez blasted a grand slam off Reds reliever J.J. Hoover as the Cubs outlasted Cincinnati, 7-2, Tuesday night at Great American Ball Pa…Share Tweetnytimes.com Jun 29 (yesterday)Brian Dozier was struggling to keep his average above .200 for the first two months of the season.Share Tweet
Wade Phillips reflects on Buddy Ryan's NFL legacyJun 28Wade Phillips remembers his time as Buddy Ryan's defensive coordinator with the Eagles in the 80's. Phillips notes how other teams have adapted the "Buddy Ryan defense" to the modern era.
Ron Rivera: Buddy Ryan strived to make everyone betterJun 28Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera joins NFL Live to share what it was like to play for Buddy Ryan and the impact he had on Rivera's coaching career.
Buddy Ryan's letter to the 1985 BearsJun 28Members of the 1985 Bears read Buddy Ryan's letter to the team thanking them Chicago's Super Bowl season.
Singletary: Buddy Ryan held me to highest standardJun 28Mike Singletary details how Buddy Ryan made him the best player he could be and the life lessons he learned under him.