Free Agency

Kurt Thomas

Report: Knicks To Pursue Bulls’ Kurt Thomas

When the NBA sorts out its labor strife and opens up free agency, the Chicago Bulls may have some competition if they want to re-sign veteran forward Kurt Thomas.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2011

Chicago Blackhawks

Bowman: Blackhawks Will Have ‘More Stability’ Than Last Offseason

Handcuffed by the salary cap after winning the Stanley Cup, general manager Stan Bowman was limited in what he could do to improve the team heading into the following season. As a result, the 2010 and 2011 versions of the Blackhawks looked drastically different.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2011

Earl Bennett

The Importance Of June 30 For The Bears-Rams Hall Of Fame Game

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.

670 The Score–06/22/2011

Mike Martz and Devin Hester

Martz And Bears Will Stay Away From ‘Diva’ Receivers

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.

670 The Score–06/15/2011

Chicago Bears

‘Three Stages’ For The Bears In Free Agent Market

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.

670 The Score–06/15/2011

Chicago Bulls

Bulls’ Offseason Likely Filled With ‘Minor Upgrades’

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.

670 The Score–06/02/2011

Derrick Rose and Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard Sees Himself Staying In Orlando

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.


Adam Dunn and Carlos Boozer

Dorfman: Is Chicago Dunn In With Boozer?

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?

670 The Score–05/27/2011

Derrick Rose and Dwight Howard

Gill: ‘Chicago Is The Right Place’ If Howard Wants To Win Championships

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.

670 The Score–05/27/2011

Carlos Boozer

Boozer ‘A Big Issue’ For Bulls

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.

670 The Score–05/27/2011

Olin Kreutz

Kreutz On NFL Lockout: ‘Seems Like There’s No End To It’

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.

CBS Chicago–05/26/2011

Derrick Rose and Dwyane Wade

Game 4 Loss Highlights Bulls’ Needs

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.

670 The Score–05/25/2011

Corey Crawford

Blackhawks Sign Crawford To Three-Year Contract

The Chicago Blackhawks have signed goalie Corey Crawford to a three-year contract, the team announced on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2011

Albert Pujols

Dorfman: Let’s Stop Embracing Nonsense

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.

670 The Score–05/13/2011

Albert Pujols

Hendry, Pujols Downplay Hug

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.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2011

Alfonso Soriano and Albert Pujols

Cubs Can Hurt Cards Even If They Don’t Sign Pujols

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.

670 The Score–05/12/2011

Corey Crawford

Bowman: Crawford Is A ‘Top Priority’

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.

670 The Score–04/28/2011

Patrick Sharp

Olczyk: Blackhawks Will ‘Start Turning The Page Right Away’

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.

670 The Score–04/27/2011

Chicago Blackhawks Defensemen

Zawaski: Looking For Someone To Blame? Look Upstairs

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.

670 The Score–04/27/2011

Derrick Rose and LeBron James

Wisch: Bulls Basketball? It’s Been Better Without LeBron

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.

CBS Chicago–04/26/2011