NCAA Football: Week 1 Heisman Hopefuls

NCAA Football: Week 1 Heisman Hopefuls

Chicago Blackhawks: Drafting A Winner

Chicago Blackhawks: Drafting A Winner
With Kevin Hayes moving on, some have said the Blackhawks draft in 2010 is a bust – even before Stephen Johns (above) plays his first full season as a professional. Some look back at the Hawks’ drafts of the last few years and wonder where all the NHL talent is hiding. Since 2009, only three... Read more »

Fantasy Football By Conference: Other

Fantasy Football By Conference: Other
Over the last week, we’ve been taking a look at the best fantasy football teams you might draft from only one college conference. We started by looking at the Big Ten‘s team, which had three excellent quarterbacks in Drew Brees, Tom Brady and Russell Wilson. Next, we saw an ACC team that was highlighted by... Read more »
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Fantasy Football By Conference: SEC

Fantasy Football By Conference: SEC
The past four days here on the Daily Chicago Sports Tab, we’ve looked at a unique fantasy football format: drafting teams based on college conferences. In the series, we have already looked at four of the Big 5: the Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and ACC. In college football over the last 15 years or... Read more »

Fantasy Football By Conference: Big 12

Fantasy Football By Conference: Big 12
We’ve spent the last three days putting together fantasy football rosters using players only from a single college conference on each team. So far, the Big Ten, ACC and Pac-12 have had their rosters outlined, and they look tough. But not many bring the backfield quality that the Big 12 has in its lineup. Here’s... Read more »

Fantasy Football By Conference: Pac-12

Fantasy Football By Conference: Pac-12
We’ve spent the last couple days looking at a fun approach to fantasy football: drafting players based on their college conferences. On Saturday, we looked at the Big Ten. Yesterday, we were in awe of the roster available from ACC universities. Now, let’s take a look at a roster made up of players from Pac-12... Read more »
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Fantasy Football By Conference: ACC

Fantasy Football By Conference: ACC
Yesterday we started a fun series of fantasy football pieces looking at teams put together with players only from a single college conference. We started the series with the Big Ten, a roster featuring Tom Brady, Drew Brees, LeVeon Bell and Vernon Davis. Now, let’s look at a team from the ACC. I do have... Read more »

Fantasy Football By Conference: B1G

Fantasy Football By Conference: B1G
Every year, I do a number of fantasy football leagues (full disclosure: my wife thinks I’m an addict – and is probably right). One league, however, always stands out as my favorite. It’s the least conventional and the smallest. There are only six guys in the league, and that’s the maximum we’ll ever have –... Read more »

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At Chicago's 2009 Drafts IV

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At Chicago's 2009 Drafts IV
The 2009 Major League Baseball draft was supposed to provide a great deal of hope for both of Chicago’s teams. Unfortunately, the entirety of the excitement from that summer’s draft class has come from a player on another team – in another sport. The Cubs first round pick that year was outfielder Brett Jackson, the... Read more »
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5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At Chicago's 2009 Drafts III

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At Chicago's 2009 Drafts III
This weekend, we’re spending some time with our annual series looking back five years at the draft classes of Chicago’s teams. Trades as much as the actual players selected in 2009 continue to impact the Chicago Blackhawks and Bears. That is also the case with the Chicago Bulls. In 2008, the Bulls held the #1... Read more »