Archive for October 2012

Kenny Williams 15 Biggest Trades

Kenny Williams 15 Biggest Trades
The recent announcement of Kenny Williams promotion to executive vice president of the White Sox ends an often polarizing 12 year tenure as the White Sox General Manager. Under his guidance the White Sox saw themselves as contenders every season and his moves reflected that. Williams was often criticized as being too aggressive. His detractors... Read more »

Five Things to Watch in Bears-Panthers

The Bears Defense Should Continue to Roll Coming off another impressive performance on Monday night, the Bears face one of the NFL’s worst offenses against Carolina. After allowing 44 points in the first two games of the season, the Bears have allowed only 34 points in the last four games. In that same time span,... Read more »

Five Things to Watch in Bears-Lions

Five Things to Watch in Bears-Lions The Bears and Lions have developed a chippy rivalry over the last few seasons. In the teams first meeting in 2011, the team combined for 26 penalties. After losing both games to the Lions in 2007, the Bears have owned the Lions winning seven of eight since. The Bears... Read more »

First Round Picks Mostly Miss During the Angelo Era

The recent release of Chris Williams by the Bears leaves Gabe Carimi as the only first round pick remaining from the Jerry Angelo era. The McNeil and Spiegel show discussed the Bears worst first round draft picks over the last 20 years. In his 11 seasons of running the Bears the Bears had nine first... Read more »

White Sox Best Moments of 2012

The White Sox 2012 season was one of both excitement and disappointment. The White Sox were not expected to be contenders. It took comeback years by Jake Peavy, Alex Rios and Adam Dunn to boost the White Sox into contention. The mid-season acquisitions of Kevin Youkilis and Brett Myers added to the mix. The White... Read more »

The Ten Best Coaches and Managers Whose Careers Began in Chicago

Chicago baseball had the rarity this season of having two rookie managers. Robin Ventura had the White Sox in contention until the final week of the season. The White Sox were in first place for 18 days and exceeded expectations. How good of a manager he becomes remains to be seen. Many successful coaches landed... Read more »