Chicago Sports News and Rumors
When you're a young franchise cornerstone player, the type who can lead a team to the World Series and contend for the MVP award on a yearly basis, fans would prefer you spend your offseason encased in bubblewrap. The last thing they want to see you do …Share Tweet
Don't credit tanking for the success of Cubs and AstrosESPN.com 6 hours agoDon't credit tanking for the success of Cubs and AstrosShare Tweet
Arrieta, Cubs reportedly set for arb hearingMLB.com 9 hours agoNational League Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta and the Cubs are reportedly scheduled for an arbitration hearing on Tuesday.Share TweetNHL.com 15 hours agoThose off-season predictions of the Chicago Blackhawks' decline were a bit premature. The Western Conference leaders and defending Stanley Cup champions still face a host of challenges to their reign when the West playoff race resumes Tuesday...Share Tweetyahoo.com 17 hours agoNo. 1 Star: Jonathan Toews, Chicago Blackhawks In his first game back since the All-Star break, Toews scored two goals, including the game-winner in overtime, to give his Blackhawks a 5-4 win over the Arizona Coyotes. The goal was Toews’ fifth OT winner…Share Tweetyahoo.com 19 hours agoChicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville received an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for yelling at official Marc Joanette in the first period of his team’s 5-4 overtime win over the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday. This came after a goal by Marian Hossa a…Share TweetESPN.com 21 hours agoBulls' Jimmy Butler pulling for his 'brother' Demaryius Thomas in Super BowlShare Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Deal brewing between Lightning and Blues for Drouinthehockeynews.com Feb 4 (yesterday)It’s been a month since the agent for Tampa Bay Lightning left winger Jonathan Drouin revealed his client’s trade request. While the 20-year-old remains suspended indefinitely by the Bolts for refusing to play for their AHL affiliate in Syracuse, GM Ste…Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 4 (yesterday)Following a typical DeMarcus Cousins game (stat sheet? Stuffed.), the Sacramento Kings big man weirdly decided to spark up something with Chicago Bulls assistant coach Randy Brown. Just after Sacramento’s 107-102 loss, this odd incident took place: Foll…Share Tweet
Watch Blackhawks’ Crawford surprise young fan with help from Shaw, Teravainenthehockeynews.com Feb 4 (yesterday)Chicago’s ‘One Goal’ slogan has turned into one of the more successful campaigns in the league, but it doesn’t have to do solely with the Blackhawks’ on-ice success. While it certainly doesn’t hurt, it’s the commitment of the Blackhawks players that mak…Share Tweet
Exciting reunion could be in store for Murton, CubsMLB.com Feb 4 (yesterday)Matt Murton? Did you say Matt Murton? That Matt Murton? Sure enough, it looks like the Cubs are about to bring back the international sensation who got away, the friendly red-headed outfielder who has piled up line drives on both sides of the Pacific Oc…Share Tweet
Taj Gibson Thought Better Of Trying To Block This Massive Dunk By DeMarcus Cousinsdimemag.com Feb 4 (yesterday)For the second year in a row DeMarcus Cousins is an All-Star, and Wednesday night against the Chicago Bulls he reminded Taj Gibson and Pau Gasol why – with 30 points, 11 rebounds, and this massive dunk in traffic. It could have been even uglier for Taj,…Share TweetMLB.com Feb 3 (yesterday)With some trade chatter and a number of quality players available on the free-agent market, Major League Baseball's rumor mill isn't showing any signs of slowing down with only two weeks until clubs report to Spring Training.Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 3 (yesterday)The Golden State Warriors might not go out of their way to discuss their chances of breaking the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls' all-time mark for most wins in a single season, but that doesn't mean the prospect of finishing with a record better than 72-10 isn't…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Feb 3 (2 days ago)The Panthers are obviously having fun, perhaps more than any Super Bowl team since the 1985 Bears. But having been on that team and coached this one, Panthers coach Ron Rivera is beginning to take exception to the characterization of his team as cocky. …Share Tweet
Bulls' Mirotic in limbo after having second surgeryESPN.com Feb 3 (2 days ago)Bulls' Mirotic in limbo after having second surgeryShare Tweet
Chicago Bears Draft Preview: Reggie Ragland Profilebearsgab.com Feb 3 (2 days ago)By Bryan Dietzler The greatest need for the Bears going into this offseason is at the inside linebacker position. The Bears struggled with that position during the 2015 season as injuries and ineffective play hampered the unit. Now, with starter Shea Mc…Share Tweet
Improved changeup could accelerate Johnson's pathMLB.com Feb 3 (2 days ago)Pierce Johnson could have been accused of stalking Jake Arrieta or Jon Lester last spring. The way the Cubs prospect saw it, he was simply taking advantage of the veteran pitchers in big league camp, and he'll likely be shadowing them again when they ga…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Feb 3 (2 days ago)So you may have heard that Edmonton’s Connor McDavid scored a not-ugly goal last night against Columbus. No? Well, feast your eyes on The Goodness: That’s something else. Never mind that Jack Johnson and Justin Falk looked completely lost on the play; M…Share Tweet
Le Batard: '30 for 30' turns bad nostalgia into entertainmentFeb 5Dan Le Batard criticizes the "30 for 30" films for making unfavorable moments in sports' history turned into something viewed as sweet nostalgia.
30 for 30: The '85 Bears -Defense TodayFeb 4Singletary recreates the 46 defense.
30 for 30: The '85 Bears - Jim McMahonFeb 4Bears QB Jim McMahon fights to stay in good health.
OTL: The '85 BearsFeb 4Today on OTL, we look at clips from a 30-for-30 on the Chicago Bears, who dominated Super Bowl 20 they way they dominated the 1985 season. Four members of that team- including Walter Payton- are enshrined in the Hall of Fame. Jim McMahon joins us.