Sam Zuba

West Virginia Mountaineers head coach Dana Holgorsen celebrates after winning the Orange Bowl. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Zuba: The Case For A College Football Playoff

I’ve never understood the obsession with college bowl games. Teams compete all season long, for what? 

A chance to win the Sugar Bowl? The Little Caesars Pizza Bowl? Or even worse — the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl? 

CBS Chicago–01/09/2012

Lovie Smith and Jerry Angelo

Zuba: Angelo’s Top Picks – How’d They Do?

Before we move forward and completely forget about the fiasco otherwise known as Jerry Angelo on Draft Day, let’s recap his top selections over the years.

CBS Chicago–01/03/2012

Derrick Rose (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Zuba’s Notebook: Bulls Belong To Rose

It’s a new year now, though, and Rose is just minutes away from giving the city of Chicago its first up-close look at the reigning MVP of the league.

CBS Chicago–01/01/2012

Tu Holloway. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Zuba: No Place For Gangsters In Sports

Gangsters belong in prison, or sleeping under some bridge, planning their next brawl against a rival gang. They certainly don’t belong on a college campus, put on a national stage because they can play basketball.

CBS Chicago–12/11/2011

Jed Hoyer (Photo  by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Hoyer, McLeod To Focus On Player Development

One week after introducing Theo Epstein as president of baseball operations, Chicago reunited him with his friends from Boston.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011

Theo Epstein is now officially the president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zuba: Epstein’s Got His Work Cut Out

Cubs fans, it’s OK to get excited. Good things are coming. But before those things can happen, there are a few matters Epstein needs to address

CBS Chicago–10/13/2011

Robin Ventura's coaching staff is now complete. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ventura’s Confident He’s The Right Guy For The Job

While the favored names to fill Guillen’s shoes were guys like Terry Francona, Sandy Alomar Jr. and Dave Martinez, Ventura isn’t going to apologize for where he sits in the White Sox organization.

CBS Chicago–10/11/2011