Danny Mac Show
With reports that the NFL and NFL Players Associations are making progress towards a new collective bargaining agreement, teams may soon be able to address needs via free agency. For the Chicago Bears, there’s a big need at receiver.
As Phil Humber continues to have success as a starting pitcher and Jake Peavy continues to struggle to stay healthy, the notion of moving Peavy to the team’s closer may start to build some merit and some momentum among fans.
While the Chicago Bulls fell a few wins short of reaching the NBA Finals for the first time since the 1997-98 season, they were really only one player away from beating the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference finals.
The Chicago Cubs’ season continues to drag on, it becomes more and more apparent that the club won’t contend for the division title this season, and needs some serious help if it wants to contend in the next few years.
It’s safe to say that the two seasons after Gordon Beckham’s great rookie year haven’t gone the way the second baseman wanted them to go. However, Beckham is using his slow start in 2010 to help him turn around his 2011 season.
A full year has past since the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup. In the days and weeks that followed Patrick Kane’s Game 6 overtime goal, Chicago went all out to celebrate its first sports championship since 2005.
The MLB Draft of this past week is sure to produce some of the league’s future superstars. Some of the players chosen will continue on into college, while others will start their professional careers as minor league players.
In four seasons in the NHL, Jonathan Toews has was won a Stanley Cup, Olympic Gold Medal and Conn Smythe Trophy. He’s had a great start to a career that will likely end as one of the best the Chicago Blackhawks organization has ever seen.
The Chicago White Sox slowly, but surly, pulled themselves up front the bottom of the AL Central division to a point where they could potentially make a run if a few things go their way.
Phil Humber is having the kind of season you would expect from a highly touted draft pick, which is exactly what Humber is. However, it didn’t always seem as if he was going to live up to his draft status.
Injuries and poor performances int he starting rotation has added to the work load of the Chicago Cubs’ bullpen. It’s a problem that the organization didn’t foresee coming into the season.
One year ago, the Blackhawks ended 49 years of waiting when they beat the Flyers in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals. Announcer Pat Foley was on hand to witness the victory, and his favorite part may not have happened on the ice.
he NFL and the players held several “secret” meetings both in a Chicago suburb, and recently in New York. The most encouraging element of these meetings was an intentional lack of a specific group.
Former Giants receiver Plaxico Burress spent nearly two years in prison before being released on Monday. While he may no longer be what he was before he was sent to jail, the Bears are still in need of a big receiver, so pursuing Burress would make sense.
Over the offseason, the White Sox made a big push to sign Adam Dunn while also bringing back Paul Konerko and A.J. Pierzynski. When the team was able to do all that and looked like a championship caliber team, GM Kenny Williams got plenty of credit.
The Chicago Bulls made it clear that they’re going to be one of the elite teams in the NBA for the foreseeable future. But if Chicago wants to take the next step, and get to the NBA Finals, they’re going need to add some pieces in the offseason.
After being swept by their rivals, things went from bad to worse for the Chicago Cubs when starting pitcher Carlos Zambrano called the team’s performance this season “embarrassing.”
As the NFL Lockout progresses, the nightmare of canceled NFL games becomes more and more of a possibility. One major element of the NFL season that would suffer a major hit, but has received little conversation so far, is fantasy football.
There seems to be a quiet optimism among Chicago White Sox fans that their team will dig themselves out of the hole they put themselves in and compete for the division title.
When the Tribune Company owned the Cubs, fans pretty much knew how the team was going to be run, the Tribune’s main focus was to make money. When the Ricketts family purchased the Cubs, they promised a change in philosophy.