Category: Sports

Jerry Angelo Fired: Bears GM Had It Coming

Jerry Angelo Fired: Bears GM Had It Coming
Jerry Angelo came to the Bears before the 2001 season full of promise after his success as Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Director of Player Personnel. Recent draft mistakes, such as drafting the oft injured Chris Williams, never allowed the Bears to shore up their offensive line to protect Jay Cutler from being sacked at the highest clip... Read more »

2011 Year End Review: Biggest Sports Law Stories of 2011

2011 Year End Review: Biggest Sports Law Stories of 2011
2011 was quite a year on and off the field. In the pros, the Green Bay Packers became the new “America’s Team” after the ascension of Aaron Rodgers and winning its fourth Super Bowl. The Boston Bruins became the first Stanley Cup champion to win three game 7s in the playoffs on the road to... Read more »

Green Bay Packers Stock: A New Reason for Bears Fans to Hate the Packers

Green Bay Packers Stock: A New Reason for Bears Fans to Hate the Packers
Bears fans hate the Packers. It’s an undeniable fact. We hate the cheeseheads. We hate the Lambeau Leap. We hate the ugly green and yellow uniform color combination. We hate Packers fans travel better than Bears fans although Chicago has 37.5 times the population as Green Bay. We hate the Super Bowl trophy is named... Read more »
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Chris Paul Nixed Trade Looks Bad for the NBA

Chris Paul Nixed Trade Looks Bad for the NBA
The NBA in 2011 has resembled a soap opera. First, the NBA Lockout once represented “nuclear winter” as both the NBA Players Union and NBA owners played a game of chicken until a surprise end during thanksgiving weekend. Now this. Sources alleged New Orleans Hornets All Star point guard Chris Paul was being shipped to... Read more »

End of NBA Lockout Came Sooner than We All Thought

End of NBA Lockout Came Sooner than We All Thought
While Black Friday shoppers camped out all night to secure the best deals, key players in the NBA lockout negotiations committed themselves to a 15 hour ordeal to secure the best deal to return basketball to the hardwood just in time for Christmas. News of the end of the NBA lockout no doubt came as... Read more »

Penn State Scores Moral Victory on the Field - Faces Legal Losses off the Field

Penn State Scores Moral Victory on the Field - Faces Legal Losses off the Field
As 19th ranked University of Nebraska kicked off to 12th ranked Penn State to start a pivotal Big 10 pigskin match up, Interim Head Football Coach Tom Bradley, Interim University President Mark Memmott, players, staff, boosters, students, alumni, and State College community sought to move forward after the horrific child sexual abuse scandal rocked the institution and... Read more »
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Joe Paterno is Not a Victim

Joe Paterno is Not a Victim
Thick rimmed glasses, shirt and tie, khaki pants, wind breaker, black shoes. Defenseless, vulnerable, unfortunate, innocent, victim. There are plenty unhappy people in a place called Happy Valley who believe both sets of descriptions refer to Joe Paterno, the now fired iconic coach of Pennsylvania State University.  Those individuals would be absolutely wrong. Second Mile... Read more »

Talks of End of NBA Lockout was Trick over Treat

Talks of End of NBA Lockout was Trick over Treat
                  All Hallow’s Eve is close to descending upon us. At this time of year, sports fans normally are in fantasy football heaven, debating BCS versus a playoff system, watching the Fall Classic, and tuning up for the NBA season. No one wants to party like it’s... Read more »

Will the T.O. Show Invade Chicago?

Will the T.O. Show Invade Chicago?
Reports have surfaced Terrell Owens has been offered a contract to play for Chicago. The T.O. Show and its circus coming to Chicago is certainly exciting news during a bye week for the Bears. But hold on to your popcorn Bears fans – T.O. was offered a contract by Arena League’s Chicago Rush, not the... Read more »
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Did ESPN Violate Hank Williams' Freedom of Speech?

Did ESPN Violate Hank Williams' Freedom of Speech?
  On Mondays in the fall, fans across the country get “Ready For Some Football”. As of October 6th, no longer will Hank Williams, Jr. be the performer getting football fans hyped up to view  the impending pigskin battle. On Monday, October 3rd, ESPN abruptly cut the iconic country infused tune from the opening of... Read more »