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Warriors Greatness and Comparison to 90s Bulls Need to Accepted by Chicago Fans

Warriors Greatness and Comparison to 90s Bulls Need to Accepted by Chicago Fans
The Golden State Warriors three-year run to the NBA finals is among the greatest in NBA History. It has given rise to criticism of their greatness and comparisons to the other elite teams in NBA history. Social media has given everyone the opportunity express their opinions and to a much wider audience. It has also... Read more »

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 »

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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History of Chicago-Cleveland Sports Battles Began in 1887

History of Chicago-Cleveland Sports Battles Began in 1887
The Cubs-Indians World Series is being billed as a battle of two teams that have not won the World Series in a combined 176 years. There is a lot of history between Chicago and Cleveland on the Courts and Fields. Cleveland’s history with Chicago athletes dates to the Golden era of Cleveland sports in the... Read more »

Chicago Bulls Lottery History Full of Hits and Misses

Chicago Bulls Lottery History Full of Hits and Misses
The Bulls drafted Michael Jordan third in the 1984 NBA Draft. That was one year before the first NBA draft lottery. The Knicks took Patrick Ewing first overall that year amidst substantial controversy and conspiracy theories.   Wayman Tisdale went second to N.Y. Everyone outside of New York was claiming that the league wanted the... Read more »

Bulls Hope to Continue Regular Season Success Against Bucks in Playoffs

Bulls Hope to Continue Regular Season Success Against Bucks in Playoffs
After a 3-1 regular season against Milwaukee the Bulls will open up the post the post season against the Bucks at the United Center. The Bulls won both games at the United Center and split the two games in Milwaukee. In an season with constant injuries and players missing games. Tom Thibodeau will have almost... Read more »
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Chicago Movies With Sports Themes and References Present Their Own Academy Awards.

Brian's Song was a movie that transcended its time.
Sports movies that have Chicago Themes and References go back over 65 years. Chicago has created a multitude of stories both fiction and non-fiction. From the Monty Stratton story in 1949. The four major sports and five major Chicago Sports teams have been represented. The Blackhawks have been represented by Stan Mikita in Wayne’s World... Read more »

Bulls Eastern Conference Favorites According to Experts

Bulls Eastern Conference Favorites According to Experts
While the Cleveland Cavaliers were hijacking ESPN to make sure the entire world knew about LeBron James returning back to as he put it, Northeast Ohio, nobody but a handful of experts seemed to notice the changes the Bulls were making. They traded up to get Doug McDermott in the first round and added Center... Read more »

Toews and Kane and Chicago's Ten Best Sports Duos

Toews and Kane and Chicago's Ten Best Sports Duos
Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane’s new contacts will keep them in Chicago through 2023. Each signed an eight year, $84 million contact extension. Their leadership in helping Blackhawks win two Stanley Cup titles are exceeded only by Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen in the last 70 years. Chicago has been very fortunate to have many... Read more »
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Chicago Athletes to Watch in London

Chicago Athletes to Watch in London
Men’s Baskeball Anthony Davis-USA Davis was the top ranked high school player in the country in 2011 and followed that up with a national championship at Kentucky and being the top player selected in the NBA Draft last month by the New Orleans Hornets. He is the only member of the 2012 Men’s Olympic Basketball... Read more »