Archive for December 2016

Christmas Day Basketball in Chicago Predates the Bulls

Christmas Day Basketball in Chicago Predates the Bulls
The Bulls were not inaugurated as a franchise until 1966 and played in a Christmas Day game in their initial season. Christmas basketball in Chicago predates the Bulls by almost 30 years and two other Chicago franchises. Both the Stags and the Chicago Packers/Zephyrs(now the Washington Wizards) both played in Christmas Day games. Here is a... Read more »

The Bears Ten Most Heartbreaking Losses to the Green Bay Packers

The Bears Ten Most Heartbreaking Losses to the Green Bay Packers
The Bears and Packers have played 189 times with each team winning 93, plus six ties. The Packers most recent victory tied the series. The Bears won the teams second meeting in 2015 to break a four game losing streak to Green Bay. That four game Packers streak was preceded by a six game Packers... Read more »

Chicago's Tributes to Craig Sager

Chicago's Tributes to Craig Sager
Earlier today NBA Broadcasting Legend Craig Sager passed away at the age of 65. Sager’s connections to Chicago are numerous. He grew up in Batavia, graduated from Northwestern where he was NU’s mascot Willie the Wildcat and his wife and now widow Stacy was a Luvabulls dancer. Sager fought a very public battle two and... Read more »
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Tom Thibodeau's Ten Most Career Defining Moments

Tom Thibodeau's Ten Most Career Defining Moments
Tom Thibodeau returns to Chicago for the first time since being let go by John Paxson and Gar Forman at the end of the 2015 season. He returns to the place where his career began as a Head Coach. When the Bulls hired Thibodeau at the beginning of the 2010 season, the franchise was the... Read more »