George Ofman

Chicago Bears offensive tackle Gabe Carimi. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

That’s All She Wrote: Anyone Seen Gabe Carimi?

Carlos Zambrano’s signed a minor league deal with the Phillies and the Liberty Bell just asked to be placed in the witness protection program. Speaking of witness protection, anyone seen Gabe Carimi lately?

CBS Chicago–05/17/2013

Robin Ventura. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Ofman: White Sox Falling Apart Across The Board

The White Sox are becoming an afterthought.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2013

Jonathan Toews.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

That’s All She Wrote: Blackhawks Advance, Bulls In Trouble

The chants of “Corey, Corey” cascaded from every corner of the United Center. As focused as Corey Crawford was, it didn’t escape him that the crowd that used to get on him now loves him.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2013

Joakim Noah and Carlos Boozer. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Ofman: Depleted Bulls Will Be Remembered

Maybe these Bulls will go on a similar, yet shorter, journey. Either way, they will be remembered for their hustle, desire and will to overcome, just the way the 76-77 Bulls did.

CBS Chicago–05/08/2013

Derrick Rose continues to sit on the bench. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

That’s All She Wrote: Struggling Bulls All But Out

OK. The first person who dares compare Luol Deng’s serious illness to Scottie Pippen’s migraine will be asked to leave this column immediately.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2013

Ken "Hawk" Harrelson. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ofman: What Really Is TWTW?

Like it or not, sabermetrics are here to stay and likely to be amended, and often. I would like to suggest the Hawk takes some time to understand it. Give it chance. Use it from time to time.

CBS Chicago–04/29/2013

Phil Emery. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

That’s All She Wrote: Phil Emery Better Be Right

It’s a playoff game and I’m wondering how a team misses 25-of-26 shots and then I see Brooklyn scrawled on the jersey.


Jeff Samardzija. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Ofman: Cubs’ Rebuild Going Nowhere Until Pitching Is Addressed

If pitching is the name of the game, Theo and the boys need to buy into it.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2013

The Bears' offense huddles around Jay Cutler. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

That’s All She Wrote: The Bears Will Finish 8-8, Right?

The strength of the Bears schedule is 16th. That translates into 8-8, right?

CBS Chicago–04/19/2013

Adam Dunn. (Credit: David Banks, Getty)

Ofman: Baseball Needs To Make Up Its Mind On The DH

I love baseball. My affair with the game goes back over 50 years when I was child emulating longtime broadcaster Jack Brickhouse on the gravel field of Hibbard Elementary School in Albany Park.

CBS Chicago–04/17/2013

Anthony Rizzo. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Getty Images)

That’s All She Wrote: A Goat’s Head? Seriously?

A goat’s head? Seriously?


Derrick Rose. (Photo by Dan Lippitt/NBAE via Getty Images)

Ofman: Rose Should Not Come Back This Season

If you want to play alongside Daequan Cook, Malcolm Thomas, Vladimir Radmanovic and Marquis Teague, be my guest. Please contact your insurance agent first, or at least your brother Reggie.

CBS Chicago–04/10/2013

Carlos Marmol

That’s All She Wrote: Wait, Marmol Got A Save?

By George Ofman- (CBS) I can’t believe it. Carlos Marmol got a save. Of course, several Cubs fans suffered heart attacks while others jumped out basement windows. So let’s set the numbers: two games, 1.1 […]

CBS Chicago–04/05/2013

Wrigley Field.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Sources: Fight Over Video Screen Size Holding Up Wrigley Renovation Talks

With the Cubs’ self-imposed Monday deadline quickly approaching for a deal on $300 million in renovations for Wrigley Field, the major sticking point appears to be the size of a Jumbotron-style video screen the team wants for the stadium.

WBBM Newsradio–03/29/2013

A dejected Cubs fan. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Ofman: Little Brings Optimism With Chicago Baseball

Does anyone really think the Sox will be playing meaningful games in October and the Cubs, meaningful games in June?

CBS Chicago–03/25/2013

Manti Te'o

Ofman: Te’o Should Not Be Urlacher’s Replacement

Wow, would this be a mistake.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2013

NCAA logo. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Ofman: Leave My NCAA Tournament Alone

People who never saw a single minute of a single game fill out a bracket sheet even if they use darts, consult a tarot card reader or go with school colors.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2013

Derrick Rose. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Ofman: The Real Rose Rehab

Everyone is offering an opinion on Derrick Rose. It wouldn’t shock me if Jack Nicholson or the Dali Lama penned a thought on the Bulls fragile franchise star.


Patrick Kane. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ofman: Some Records Aren’t Meant To Be Broken

The old saying is “records are meant to be broken.” Some simply aren’t.


Patrick Kane. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Ofman: What’s Really Behind The Blackhawks’ Streak?

And I thought God was a Cubs fan.