On the heels of the NFL owners meeting in suburban Chicago, there seems to be a mixture of positive and negative thinking towards the league and players being able to reach an agreement before football is missed.
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.
Reports surfaced on Wednesday that the framework for a new collective bargaining agreement between the NFL and the players could be finalized by this weekend, and officially agreed on by July.
After losing in the conference finals, Chicago Bulls fans are excited to see what moves the organization makes in the offseason to help them improve on the 2011 season.
Last week, Chicago Bulls analyst Kendall Gill said that if Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard wanted to win championships, then Chicago was the best fit for him. However, it sounds as if Howard plans on chasing titles while in Orlando.
Chicago, like any city, has seen its share of free agent disasters through the years. Bryan Cox, Eddie Robinson, Danny Jackson all come to mind. But how often do you get to see on one night two acquisitions that as of now look like colossal screwups?
After the Chicago Bulls lost to the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference finals on Thursday night, the consensus seems to be that if they had one more perimeter scorer, that they could have enough firepower to knock off the Heat.
Last summer, the NBA saw the best free agency class they’ve ever had, hit the open market. The Eastern Conference finals featured some of the big names from that class, and some of those players played up to their free agency hype.
When the NFL Lockout is finally lifted, teams will have to cram an entire offseason worth of coaching, evaluation and roster management into a very short amount of time. One of the things on Bears general manager Jerry Angelo’s list will be Olin Kreutz.
Just like they have all season, with the game on the line, the Chicago Bulls turned to Derrick Rose to get he job done. However, unlike he had up to this point, Rose wasn’t able to carry the Bulls to to victory.
The Chicago Blackhawks have signed goalie Corey Crawford to a three-year contract, the team announced on Thursday.
Last weekend I was out of town visiting some friends and I was wrapping up the trip and saying goodbye, I gave a couple of my buddies a hug. Good thing we are not in Major League Baseball or this might have turned out to be a big deal.
A picture of Chicago Cubs general manager Jim Hendry hugging St. Louis Cardinals superstar Albert Pujols before Tuesday night’s game cause plenty a stir. But all the talk about the hug was brushed off by Hendry.
Albert Pujols is considered one of the best players in the history of baseball. He’s played his entire 11-year career for the St. Louis Cardinals, but will be the biggest free agent in the history of the game during the offseason.
While the Blackhawks’ Game 7 loss to Vancouver is still fresh in the minds of fans, the team is already moving on and looking to get better in the offseason.
The Chicago Blackhawks stormed back from a 3-0 series deficit only to see their season end in overtime of Game 7 agaisnt the Vancouver Canucks.
Many Chicago Blackhawks fans have spent much of late last night and early this morning looking for someone to blame for last night’s loss to the Vancouver Canucks.
The Chicago Bulls wanted him. The Windy City wanted him. And, apparently, even Derrick Rose wanted him. (Contrary to all those rumors.) But, you know what, I’m glad Chicago didn’t get LeBron James.
So far this season, Prince Fielder is batting a cool .400 and was just named the National League Player of the Week.
The Chicago Cubs have signed veteran left-hander Doug Davis to a Minor League on Tuesday, according to the team’s official website.