Archive for October 2012

What role will Jimmy Butler have for the Bulls?

What role will Jimmy Butler have for the Bulls?
When Jimmy Butler was drafted by the Chicago Bulls out of Marquette, eventually the idea was that he would replace Ronnie Brewer, and have a similar role within the bench mob. Now that Brewer is gone (and with him Kyle Korver, meaning 2/3 of the Chicago Jazz or Utah Bulls are now gone) it’s ready... Read more »

Kirk Hinrich healthy, starting for Bulls tonight

Kirk Hinrich healthy, starting for Bulls tonight
The Chicago Bulls will begin the season without Derrick Rose, of course, but they won’t have to begin the year without Kirk Hinrich. He’s back with the Bulls after signing with the team as a free agent this offesason. He will start alongside Richard Hamilton, Luol Deng, Carlos Boozer and Joakim Noah tonight in the... Read more »

Northwestern handles Iowa Hawkeyes to move to 7-2

Northwestern handles Iowa Hawkeyes to move to 7-2
It’s pretty clear who should run the Northwestern offense. It’s also pretty clear how they should game plan. This was all evident in the handling of the Iowa Hawkeyes on Saturday. Kain Colter, not Trevor Siemian is NU’s starting quarterback. There should be no rotation or switcheroo. This is Colter’s team. And they need to... Read more »
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McDonald's All-American Games staying in Chicago till 2015

McDonald's All-American Games staying in Chicago till 2015
The McDonald’s All American Games will stay in Chicago through 2015. After Windy City fans shattered the event’s attendance record in 2011, and returned in-force for the 2012 Games, McDonald’s and the United Center agreed to a two-year contract extension, including an option to renew in 2016. “This is a historic day for the McDonald’s... Read more »

Northwestern lets potential win over Nebraska slip away

Northwestern lets potential win over Nebraska slip away
The last time Nebraska visited Northwestern (1931) Al Capone was in attendance at Ryan Field. In fact, his presence was announced over the PA and he arrived at the game with a VIP style motorcade. He witnessed a 31-7 NU victory. Which NU? Northwestern. This game was a lot closer as a 53 yard field... Read more »

Very in depth Chicago Bulls Season Preview

Very in depth Chicago Bulls Season Preview
His Adidas commercial portrays the scene pretty darn accurately as all of Chicago went silent when Derrick Rose clutched his knee in the first game of the Bulls’ opening round playoff series against the 76ers with the worst coming true; a torn ACL.  With Rose’s return questionable for this season, the Bulls must simply survive... Read more »
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Illini offensive line among worst ever

Illini offensive line among worst ever
Tim Beckman isn’t the only reason the Illinois Fighting Illini are completely atrocious this season. Sure, he’s the main reason; as he’s clearly over-matched every week and in over his head. However, the main driving force behind the Illini being awful is the complete ineptitude of the offensive line. More than halfway through the season,... Read more »

Chicago Bears 2013 Offseason Game Plan

Chicago Bears 2013 Offseason Game Plan
Guest post by Joey Flaherty Spirits are high in Chicago. The Bears moved to 4-1 with a dominating 41-3 victory in Jacksonville over the weekend. As an aside, I’d like to point out that I predicted the Bears would be sitting at this exact record heading into their bye week (you can find that proof... Read more »

Derrick Rose talks about his rehab

Derrick Rose talks about his rehab
Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose addressed the media today for the first time in awhile and said “I’m at peace with my health and no one should be worried” “just trying to stay positive, work extremely hard to be better than before. I’m working on my patience knowing that I have to prove I’m ready... Read more »
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