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Chris Sale. (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Lindholm: White Sox 2014 PECOTA Projections

Jose Abreu, Adam Eaton and Chris Sale are a few White Sox with intriguing projections.

CBS Chicago–02/07/2014

Anthony Rizzo. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Lindholm: 2014 Cubs, Part 2 — Position Players

By Scott Lindholm- (CBS) My first piece previewing the 2014 Cubs analyzed their financial status. This one reviews the Cubs’ offense, while the next will be on their pitching. Beginning at catcher, the platoon of Dioner […]

CBS Chicago–01/27/2014

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

Lindholm: Preview Of The 2014 Cubs, Part 1–Revenue

With spring training less than a month away, it’s time to begin reviewing the 2014 Cubs. I’ll begin with the most important piece of any team: the revenue side.

670 The Score–01/21/2014

Andrew Shaw fights with Antoine Roussel from the Dallas Stars Dec. 3. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Lindholm: The Stupidity of Hockey Fights

The numbers show that fighting in the NHL provides no impact on scoring.

CBS Chicago–01/15/2014

Marc Trestman talks with Josh McCown and jay Cutler. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Lindholm: Bears Started The Right Quarterback

Unless Cutler gets hurt again, Josh McCown’s season is over–and it should be, because Jay Cutler is the better quarterback who gives the Bears the best chance of winning.

670 The Score–12/16/2013

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

Lindholm: A Look At The Bears’ Salary Cap Space In 2014

Can a defense be overhauled in one year? Is Jay Cutler the answer at quarterback in the short term? These are questions Phil Emery is paid to answer, and it’s far easier to develop those answers with cap space room.

670 The Score–12/13/2013

Matt Forte. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Lindholm: History Shows Forte Playing On Borrowed Time

In last night’s win against the Cowboys Matt Forte had 20 rushing attempts for 102 yards.

12/10/2013

Jacoby Ellsbury. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Lindholm: What Are Baseball’s Top Free Agents Really Worth In 2013?

There has been a flurry of activity as the window for baseball free agency opened, and it’s hard to evaluate a deal without some kind of baseline measure.

670 The Score–12/05/2013

Bears kicker Robbie Gould. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Lindholm: The Numbers Behind Gould’s Second-Down Field Goal Attempt

Lost among all the discussion regarding Marc Trestman’s puzzling decision to have Robbie Gould attempt the game-winning field goal on second down are some very interesting facts, facts that I will guarantee were not part of his decision-making process.

670 The Score–12/03/2013