Emma: Theo Epstein Must Be Proactive In Addressing Cubs' Pitching ProblemJose Quintana and Sonny Gray are among long-term solutions who can also help the Cubs now.
Emma: Jose Quintana's Struggles Are Dumbfounding -- And Could Be CostlyThe usually steady White Sox arm, Quintana is now 2-7 with a 5.60 ERA this season.
Emma: White Sox Face Difficult Dilemma With Jose Abreu's ValueAbreu should be able to help a contending White Sox team, but is he better as a trade piece?
10 Biggest NBA Trade Deadline DealsThe NBA trade deadline looms on Thursday, but it's been quiet over the past couple of years and figures to be again this season. Let's take a look back at some of the biggest (though not always the best) trades made on deadline day in league history.
Blues Now The Favorite To Win Stanley Cup, Per BovadaSt. Louis is a 5/1 favorite to win it all, while Chicago has 13/2 odds.
Zawaski: With Stage Set, Blackhawks Turn Sights Toward Playoffs
Baffoe: Now We're Stuck With Chicago BaseballAll we have of actual substance for the next couple months is baseball. Cold, cruel Chicago baseball.
Kasper: 'Surprised' If Dempster Finishes Season With CubsAs Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer work to improve the Cubs' farm system, valuable Major League players may be traded for prospects.
Thibs: Bulls Don't Need To Make Any Trades As the trade deadline looms, undoubtedly the rumors will begin to grow louder.
Bowman: Blackhawks 'Very Excited' About Deadline UpgradeOn a day with few big trades before the trade deadline, the Chicago Blackhawks' Stan Bowman was able to add a puck moving defenseman to his team, and given the deadline climate that's a win for the Blackhawks.
Muller: No Trade For The Bulls, But Does It Really Matter?Sans the deal for James Johnson--one that sent him to Toronto for a 1st round draft pick--Gar/Pax decided to hold firm with the pieces they already have in place in the teams quest for their first NBA championship since 1998.
Bulls Don't Make Deadline DealThursday's NBA trade deadline came and went and found the Chicago Bulls with the exact same team they had in their 118-113 loss to the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night.