Theo To Try And Catch Lightning Twice

CHICAGO — Theo Epstein can’t simply pack up his office at Fenway Park and move his belongings to Wrigley Field. Epstein has reportedly agreed in principle to a five-year deal, worth between $15 million and $18.5 million, to join the Cubs. But because he has one year remaining on his contract with the Red Sox,…

Robin Lands In Chicago; Terry Next?

Last week the White Sox filled their managerial void by hiring former Sox 3rd baseman Robin Ventura to replace Ozzie Guillen. Now, some Sox fans were disappointed by General Manager Kenny Williams’ decision to hire Ventura when guys like Terry Francona are available, especially since Ventura has no prior experience as a manager. Ventura had…

Is Terry Chicago-bound?

Ozzie Guillen is out as White Sox Manager, Mike Quade’s future is in doubt as the Cubs make changes in their front office, so why not bring in a manager that has 2 world series rings? Terry Francona managed the Philadelphia Phillies from 1997-2000 and the Boston Red Sox from 2004-2011. His best years were…

Forte, Hester Run Over Panthers

CHICAGO — No matter how high the risk, Devin Hester still expects opponents to kick to him. The Chicago Bears sure don’t mind if they do. Hester set another record with his 11th punt return for a touchdown, Matt Forte ran for a career-high 205 yards, and Chicago beat Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers…

College ‘ball’s Week 5 Highs and Lows

The 3 best games of week 5: 1. Air Force 35 Navy 34 OT Air Force kicking the game winning extra point in overtime. It’s always good when the service academies take center stage on national television. And this years editon of Navy VS Air Force did not dissapoint. This game was a thriller, it…

Kiss Him Goodbye: The Ozzman Goeth

“People are happy after they make money, f— it.’’-Ozzie Guillen Wowoweewah is it gonna be quiet around this town.  The Bears look DOA (hey, at least they’re under the cap to the tune of about $19 mil…Woot for the McCaskeys making 19 mil more this year!), The Cubs are deader than dead for year 103…

Bears Take It In The Shorts Again

The Bears fell to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday for the third time this calendar year, 27-17, in front of 60,169 fans at Soldier Field. Green Bay won the regular-season finale last January before knocking off the Bears in the NFC Championship game later that month. Aaron Rodgers connected three times for touchdowns with…

Hawks Look Mighty Tough This Year

The swollen black eye that Patrick Kane sported in the final press conference of last season spoke volumes for the Chicago Blackhawks. Despite losing a lot of talent in a slew of offseason moves after winning the 2010 Stanley Cup, what the Hawks missed the most was grit and veteran leadership. After a short summer,…

Fantasy Week 3 Preview

The players we’re about to discuss are owned in less than 50 percent of ESPN fantasy football leagues.  However, I suspect that will change come Wednesday morning, or whenever it is they get around to running waivers. If you don’t see your favorite Week 3 waiver wire stud listed, don’t get your panties in a…

Will The Bears Go 0-3 Vs. Pack in 2011?

Quick look: The Packers are 2-0 against the Bears this year. They beat them 10-3 Jan. 2 in Green Bay in a game they needed to win to get into the playoffs. Then they beat them 21-14 Jan. 23 in Chicago in the NFC championship game. Had the Bears won either game, the NFL world…

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