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Dozen Biggest Stories in Chicago Sports in 2012

With the football season concluding (for the Chicago Area College teams and the Bears) this week, we can finally put a wrap on the 2012 Chicago Sports Calendar. Although there seemed to be more disappointment than exhilaration, there is some room for optimism in the future. Chris Sale showed he has the stuff to be... Read more »

Top Five Chicago Sports Stories to Watch: July 3-August 5

Francisco Liriano Makes his White Sox Debut Tuesday Kenny Williams seems to mastered the art of the shocking trade at the deadline. Jose Contreras, Jake Peavy and Edwin Jackson were all acquired under the radar at or near the trade deadline. In the last month, Williams has acquired former All-Stars Kevin Youkilis, Brett Myers and... Read more »

The Top Five Stories to Watch 7/23-29

Bears Begin Training Camp The Bears open training camp on Wednesday in Bourbonnais. The 2012 season begin with optimism the highest its been since the Bears last Superbowl appearance after the 2006 season. Question do abound as the Bears begin their tenth season under Lovie Smith. The biggest question is how much the offensive line... Read more »
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Five Stories to Watch for the Week of July 2nd

NBA Free Agency Begins NBA free agency began with a bang and slapped the Bulls upside the head. Key reserve Omer Asik agreed to sign a three year $25 Million Offer sheet with the Houston Rockets. He can’t sign the deal until July 11 and the Bulls have three days after that to match the... Read more »

Top Five Sports Stories to Watch for the Week of June 25

The Bulls Draft With Derrick Rose likely out until January and Luol Deng’s return from wrist surgery after the Olympics to be determined, the Bulls are going to need a point guard and someone that can score. To that effect, point guards Tyshawn Taylor from Kansas and Marquis Teague from Kentucky and two guard John... Read more »

The Biggest Busts in Chicago Baseball History

The recent release of Kosuke Fukudome by the White Sox ended one of the most ignominious tenures by a player in Chicago baseball history. He wowed the Wrigley faithful with a three run game tying home run in the bottom of the ninth on opening day. He was never able to live up the hype... Read more »
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Ten Best Players that Played for Both the Cubs and White Sox

Ten Best Players that Played for Both the Cubs and White Sox
Many players have passed through the home clubhouses at Wrigley Field, Comiskey Park and US Cellular Field. Some players that played on both sides of town were stars on one side that only played for the other at the end of their careers. Here are ten players that were significant contributors on both sides of... Read more »

Top Five Chicago Sports Stories for the Week of June 11-17, 2012

The Dream Team Documentary The new dream team documentary on NBATV created some interesting topics that related to the Bulls. Michael Jordan admitted that he was one of the players behind blackballing Isaiah Thomas off the dream team. Jordan discussed his reluctance to play on the team. Karl Malone said he’d would pick Scottie Pippen... Read more »

The Cubs 10 Biggest Acquisitions Ever

The Cubs 10 Biggest Acquisitions Ever
The announcement that the Cubs signed Cuban defector Jorge Soler to a nine year $30 million contract is a big boost to the future for a team that is headed to their worst season in franchise history. For a franchise with a long history of futility, the Cubs have made waves before in free agency,... Read more »
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Top Five Chicago Sports Stories for the Week of June 4-10, 2012

Top Five Chicago Sports Stories for the Week of June 4-10, 2012
White Sox Home Struggles Continue The White Sox 17-9 road record is the best in baseball. At home they have struggled, going just 16-18. After a nine game home stand, the White Sox head back to the road with series at St. Louis and the Dodgers this week. They were outscored 52-41 in their most... Read more »
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