Chicago Bears' Ryan Pace On Clock As 49ers' Jimmy Garoppolo Set To Start

Chicago Bears' Ryan Pace On Clock As 49ers' Jimmy Garoppolo Set To Start
Jimmy Garoppolo who hails from Arlington Heights and went on to star at Eastern Illinois University where he would break all of Cowboy great Tony Romo’s passing records as a senior is making his home coming this Sunday as the San Francisco 49ers take on the Bears at Soldier Field. Garoppolo is of particular interest to the Bears’ General Manager... Read more »

Chicago Cubs' Lester and Hendricks Chase Down Washington Nationals' Scherzer In Tight Cy Young Race

 Chicago Cubs' Lester and Hendricks Chase Down Washington Nationals' Scherzer In Tight Cy Young Race
With a 16 game lead over the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League central and a 6 1/2 game lead for the overall best record the Cubs’ playoff birth is certainly assured, but the race for Cy Young is just starting to heat up with the Cubbies’ Jon Lester and and Kyle Hendricks chasing... Read more »

Chicago Prep Phenom Ronnie Fields Continues To Move Forward

Chicago Prep Phenom Ronnie Fields Continues To Move Forward
If you asked hoops fans in Chicago in 1995 what the toughest basketball ticket in town to secure would it surprise you if the answer was not Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls?  While no doubting his airness Bulls’ games were certainly in short supply the toughest ticket resided at Farragut Academy on Chicago’s west side where... Read more »
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ND Alum Katie Naughton Helps Chicago Red Stars On Playoff Push

ND Alum Katie Naughton Helps Chicago Red Stars On Playoff Push
After dominating group play the U.S. Women’s Olympic soccer team fell in a tough shoot out loss to end their Olympic competition in Rio.  Three of the U.S. Women’s National Team members returned home to our very own Chicago Red Stars where their presence was quickly felt in a 3-1 victory against Sky Blue FC. The... Read more »

Is Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant The Real Natural?

Is Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant The Real Natural?
Recently the Los Angeles Dodgers discovered first hand the impact Chicago Cubs’ All Star third baseman Kris Bryant can have on a game when he continued his torrid pace by hitting a go ahead HR in the 10th inning to go along with an earlier home run blast putting Bryant in the MLB HR lead... Read more »

Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant and Jake Arrieta Lead MVP and Cy Young Races

Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant and Jake Arrieta Lead MVP and Cy Young Races
While compiling the best record in the majors with a 78-44 mark the Chicago Cubs’ young stars are the odds on favorites for MVP and Cy Young awards.  On the MVP side the Cubs’s find themselves with two legitimate candidates with Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo leading the way.  While on the mound Jake Arrieta... Read more »
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Why Are Chicago Cubs' Fans So Nervous?

Why Are Chicago Cubs' Fans So Nervous?
In spring training Chicago Cubs’ Manger Joe Maddon coined a simple goal from his 97 win 2015 team.  Madden simply instructed them  to “Try Not To Suck.”  Apparently his team got the message because the Cubs sit with a league best 75-43 record with a 12.5 game lead in the NL Central.  After briefly slumping... Read more »

What We Have Learned About The Chicago Bears After A Week Of Training Camp

What We Have Learned About The Chicago Bears After A Week Of Training Camp
After the Chicago Bears completed their practice Thursday in Bourbonnais on the campus of Olivet Nazarene University it is an opportune time to ask what have we learned about this year’s Monster’s of the Midway?  While most questions are way too earlly to be evaluated there are several noted trends that have already made themselves apparent... Read more »

Chicago Cubs Trade Lovable Loser Image For Aroldis Chapman

Chicago Cubs Trade Lovable Loser Image For Aroldis Chapman
Earlier this week when the Chicago Cubs traded for New York Yankees’ Aroldis Chapman they also traded in their “Lovable Loser” moniker they have worn so well for over 100 years.  When Cubs’ President Theo Epstein and GM Jed Hoyer made the decision to acquire Chapman for a package of 4 players including their number... Read more »
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University of Illinois Have Chance To Sign Marcus Liberty Again!

Recently Illinois’ head basketball coach John Groce won the recruiting battle for Jeremiah Tilmon a 5 star recruit out of East St. Louis, IL who currently plays at La Lumiere in Indiana.  Tilmon who is a 6′ 10″ center is one of the top ranked players in the state and 23rd ranked player overall.  Tilmon... Read more »