Quarterbacks are breaking records left and right in the pass-happy NFL, but that makes high-caliber running backs all the more valuable. Many of last season’s top performers appear on this list, but keep in mind there’s usually a major bust or two, likely due to the heavy workload of the position causing a hangover effect.
It’s a poorly-kept secret that the Seattle Seahawks don’t mind taking a penalty flag or two for pass interference or defensive holding in exchange for five or six no-calls on borderline plays. Supposedly, the NFL will be cracking down on physical play in the defensive backfield. If true-and that’s a big if-it could mean even bigger numbers for the quarterbacks.
(CBS) – The Chicago Blackhawks traded up to select center Nick Schmaltz with the 20th pick overall in the NHL Draft on Friday. The 18-year-old Schmaltz has played for the Green Bay Gamblers of the United States Hockey […]
(CBS) – The Bulls made their first big move of the offseason Thursday night during the NBA Draft, acquiring Creighton forward and scoring whiz Doug McDermott via trade from the Nuggets. Chicago sent its No. 16 […]
Schwarber had 14 homers and 48 RBIs as a junior at Indiana.
Chicago had the third pick overall Thursday.
Will Sutton dropped enough weight in the offseason to earn a third round selection from the Bears.
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The Chicago White Sox on Thursday selected shortstop Tim Anderson of East Central Community College in Decatur, Miss. during the first round of the first-year player draft.
(AP/CBS) – The Chicago Cubs on Thursday selected San Diego’s Kris Bryant in the first round of the Major League Baseball draft. With the No. 2 pick, the Cubs selected Bryant, who led Division I […]
The Chicago Bears and first-round draft pick Kyle Long agreed to a four-year contract Friday.
Teague averaged 10.0 points and 4.8 assists while helping Kentucky win a national championship.
The 18-year-old senior is batting .437 with 11 home runs, 39 RBI and 56 runs scored in 36 games this season.
The 6-foot-2, 180-pound Almora batted .603 with six home runs and 34 RBI in 25 games for Mater Academy last season.
The Chicago Bears added a second big wide receiver to their offense Friday by trading up to select South Carolina’s Alshon Jeffery with the 45th pick in the NFL draft.
Both Marian Hossa and Patrick Kane will play for “Team Chara” -– for team captain Zdeno Chara — under a fantasy draft conducted Thursday evening.
A drop in ratings for the NFL draft this year is leaving some commentators wondering whether the ongoing lockout could affect the league’s overall popularity.
It’s amazing what you will there isn’t too much going on in local sports. Besides watching Carlos “CY” Silva mow down a team the Cubs have had problems beating all year long, the MLB DRAFT […]