Bryant Bryant Bryant… Why are we all up in arms?

I originally refused to write about this, but so much has been said about it that I have to say something about the Kris Bryant situation. It’s been known for months that there was nothing that he could do during Spring Training to make the team. It didn’t matter if he hit 1.000 or hit... Read more »

White Sox - contender or pretender?

By now, we are all aware of the moves Rick Hahn made this winter. He added Samardzija, LaRoche, Duke, Robertson, Jennings, Cabrera, and recently, Bonifacio. These moves in addition to the core of Sale, Quintana, Garcia, and Abreu, have made the White Sox into a team to watch. The question is, are they legitimate contenders?... Read more »

Cutler IS the Quarterback

Just over a year ago, Jay Cutler signed a massive 7-year contract with the Chicago Bears that would have made him a Chicagoan for the rest of his career. For the duration of the 2013 campaign, I was not sure if Jay would return to the Bears. It wasn’t until week 17, that I was... Read more »

The Role of Team Physicians

On Sunday, December 21st 2014, the Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions played each other for the 170th time. In what was a rather unremarkable game, one play stood out to me for all the wrong reasons. With just over two minutes left in the game, Chicago Bears’ quarterback Jimmy Clausen ran the football and slid... Read more »

Despite Allen, Donald still the choice

Last week, I woke up to the news that the Bears had signed Jared Allen. I was shocked because I thought that the Bears were done adding to the defensive end position. The addition of Allen on basically a 2 year deal, is a great bridge contract for the Bears so they can search for... Read more »

Mike Olt Is the Key to the Cubs' Rebuild

The Cubs system is loaded with prospects from top to bottom. Not only is Theo and Jed telling us this, but scouts from around the league are saying as such. As David Kaplan wrote recently, rival GM’s truly believe that the Cubs time is coming soon. While there are several prospects in the system that... Read more »

The Future of the Bulls

I’m not entirely sure how the Bulls are in third place in the eastern conference. It defies logic. First your MVP goes down for the season, and then your all-star is traded. You’re supposed to be a terrible team after that. That’s how it was supposed to work, but the Bulls are the best team... Read more »

Chicago Bulls Trade Deadline Primer

This season is a lost season for the Bulls, or at least it was supposed to be. With the injury to Derrick Rose, the season was over, the Bulls was not supposed to compete in the east. This was further proven with the Bulls trading Luol Deng in a salary dump plus a first round... Read more »

Trade Samardzija - In July

I was dead against the Cubs trading Jeff Samardzija because he has the makeup of a great pitcher and he continually improves. Then I thought about the reality of the Cubs rebuild. The top Cubs prospects will start to arrive in 2014 and 2015. It is unreasonable to think that the Cubs will be ready... Read more »

Tanaka to the Yankee's. Now What?

The news of Tanaka joining New York is not surprising. Yet it still pains the heart knowing that the Cubs came second. Tanaka has the capability to be the ace of a staff, but there is also a high level of risk. The risk associated with pursuing Tanaka did not seem to faze Theo and... Read more »