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Top Five Chicago Sports Stories for the Week Ahead: Aug 6-12, 2012

White Sox Continue Home Stand After winning two of three against the Angels, the White Sox continue their home stand against the worst post All-Star game in the AL Kansas City Royals and the AL Wild Card leading Oakland A’s. The White Sox begin the week with a 1.5 game lead over the Tigers for... 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 Beginning July 16.

Bears Close to Signing Forte to an Extension Multiple reports say that the Bears and Forte are close on a contract extension. If they do re-sign him, it will be close to the 3p Monday deadline for franchise players. If they cannot reach an agreement by the Monday deadline, Forte would be paid $7.74 Million... Read more »

Five Questions for the Cubs in the Second Half

Five Questions for the Cubs in the Second Half
Can Anthony Rizzo Stay Hot? Rizzo has spent his six year professional career in three organizations (The Red Sox, Padres and Cubs). The anticipation of his arrival was messiah like. He had lit up minor league pitching the last three seasons. From A-AAA Rizzo hit 74 home runs and drove in 263 with a .264... Read more »