Posts tagged "Chicago"

Addition by Subtraction: Impact of Martz-less Offense for 2012 Bears

Addition by Subtraction: Impact of Martz-less Offense for 2012 Bears
Hours away from facing off against Peyton Manning’s Denver Broncos for their first pre-season game, and the excitement surrounding the Chicago Bears is through the roof. Phil Emery had a busy first off-season in the general manager’s chair. Emery started sprinting out of the gate by reuniting former Broncos teammates Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall.... Read more »

Bears GM Phil Emery to Showcase Strength in NFL Draft This Weekend

Bears GM Phil Emery to Showcase Strength in NFL Draft This Weekend
During his short tenure so far as Chicago Bears general manager, Phil Emery has made all the right moves. His first splash, as free agency commenced, made serious waves throughout the league by acquiring 3-time Pro Bowl receiver Brandon Marshall for two third-round picks. This reunited Jay Cutler with his guy whom he hooked up... Read more »

Thibodeau Saying the Right Things Going into Bulls vs. Heat

Thibodeau Saying the Right Things Going into Bulls vs. Heat
Since the NBA All-Star break, the Chicago Bulls are 17-6. They are 2nd in most wins since the break to the Boston Celtics but have a better win percentage having played fewer games (Bulls – 73.9%, Celtics – 73.1%). On the season, the Bulls own the league’s best overall record at 44-14 over the Oklahoma... Read more »
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Miami Pundit “Reaching” To Criticize Derrick Rose

Miami Pundit “Reaching” To Criticize Derrick Rose
As fans of our hometown teams, it’s fair to claim we know our teams and local players reasonably well. We are exposed to the professional athletes representing our region more than anyone else across the country and we receive non-stop tight coverage thanks to the newspapers, sports talk radio, and television outlets like Comcast Sports... Read more »

Three Things Chicago Sports Fans Should Give Up…and For More Than 40 Days

Three Things Chicago Sports Fans Should Give Up…and For More Than 40 Days
Today our Twitter timelines and Facebook news feeds are flooding with pledges and vows to give up certain habits that are supposedly difficult to be without. The idea is to discipline yourself and in-turn better yourself at the same time. An example of this ritual that always comes to mind is portrayed in the 2002... Read more »

Jeremy Lin, A Victim of Too Much Media Coverage

Jeremy Lin, A Victim of Too Much Media Coverage
Indulging in the Friday night fun that Chicago’s River North neighborhood has to offer, I found myself among several 20-something-year-olds glued to a flat screen TV at The Kerryman while Sportcenter ran highlights from the Knicks-Hornets game. The Knicks lost for the first time since Mike D’Antoni named Jeremy Lin his starting point guard seven... Read more »
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Bulls Release “A Slap in the Face”…SHUT UP, BOGANS!

Bulls Release “A Slap in the Face”…SHUT UP, BOGANS!
Entering tonight’s matchup with the New Jersey Nets, the Chicago Bulls hold the best record in the Eastern Conference (20-6) and have the most road wins in the league with 11 (the Pacers are 2nd with 10). As they step onto the Prudential Center floor in Newark, NJ, the Bulls will be met by a... Read more »

Bears Defense Will Always Provide A Chance To Win

Bears Defense Will Always Provide A Chance To Win
Hard to believe? Since Jay Cutler went down with a thumb injury almost three weeks ago, the only thing the Chicago Bears offense has been consistent of is “3-and-out” series.  Caleb Hanie followed up his first start as Bears Quarterback with a rating of 23.8 thanks to another 3 interceptions and 45% completion rate. When... Read more »