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Derrick Rose appears on the cover of ESPN The Magazine

Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose is already back on the court in his return to the NBA after suffering another season-ending injury last year. The hype around Rose and the Bulls is back and many have them as contenders to win the NBA's Eastern Conference. https://twitter.com/ChiCitySports23/status/522426470397136896 Rose has appeared on his fair share of magazine covers over the years and now he's featured ...

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ESPN NBA Player Rankings: Doug McDermott

Similar to their NFL power rankings, ESPN is releasing their annual NBA player rankings ahead of the upcoming 2014-2015 NBA season. Each day the outlet will release 20 players in order of how they are ranked starting with number 500. The series will conclude October 28th when the NBA season kicks-off. Today the rankings featured Bulls rookie Doug McDermott. https://twitter.com/ESPNNBA/status/516658709900980 ...

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ESPN Player Rankings: Charles Tillman

Just a few days ago the first Chicago Bears defensive player appeared on ESPN's defensive player rankings list as Lamarr Houston checked in at number 80. Now the Bears get their second player on the list. ESPN ranked Charles Tillman number 66 on the list. The corner back signed a one-year contract to remain with the Bears in the off-season. Tillman helps anchor the Bears secondary which struggled last seaso ...

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Cubs get Jacob Turner in trade with Marlins

A source told ESPN Insider Keith Law Friday that the Chicago Cubs have acquired right-handed pitcher Jacob Turner from the Miami Marlins. The Cubs are sending a couple of minor league relievers to Miami. The Cubs offense is on its way up but the pitching still needs help. Turner, drafted with the ninth pick in the 2009 draft by the Detroit Tigers and is 4-7 this season with a 5.97 ERA. He is 9-21 with a 4.7 ...

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10 in 10: Top 10 Chicago News Sports Anchors of All-Time

Welcome to the ten best Chicago News programs, sports anchors of all time. The 10 in 10, where we'll release a new person in the ranks every day for the next 10 days. The list is determined by a number of factors, all of which have been well researched. We don't aim to discriminate, however, this particular list is an all-time list, and only a few were consulted under the age of 30. Most input came from the ...

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Cutting Edge Cubbies? New Faces for Chicago Cubs are Imminent

With only a couple professional sports resuming in Chicago, fans have demoted their attention from Bears to Cubs. However, the Chicago Cubs will be even more similar to Cubbies with new faces in 2011. Will it be enough to muster an NL Central clinch and playoff birth? Our beloved Cubs were expected to bounce back from a decibel of a 2009 season, with the hopeful emergence of younger, maturing players who ha ...

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Goodbye Hockey: Fallout From ESPN’s Love Affair with the NFL

While the NFL's popularity continues to skyrocket, there is a growing resentment towards the media for its over the top and obsessive coverage of the league. On the surface, it might just seem like petty jealousy from those who are loyal to other sports. Not in this case. At some point during the last few years, aided mostly by the cable network ESPN, it became necessary to over-analyze every single detail ...

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Chicago Bears Post-Game: Week Four, at New York Giants

October 3rd, Chicago Bears (3-0) at New York Giants (1-2) Analysts seem to be altering their perspective of the 3-1 Chicago Bears following a Sunday Night Football demolition versus the New York Giants. Bears fans had a large ego to pair with their sky-high confidence after an undefeated start three games into 2010, with crucial victories over the Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys. However, that quickly ...

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Bears 3-0, but not many buying team’s success

When you talk about the 2010 Chicago Bears it's hard to have a conversation without the word "respect" coming into play. It's a word I hope to hear a lot more as the season goes on, because the more I hear about how the Bears aren't getting any "respect" the more likely it will be that they are winning consistently. A win in Dallas was big, a win against the Packers at home was bigger. Yet somehow the Bears ...

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Picking a Bears upset? You’re among few.

If you are sitting on your couch this morning with your Bears tee on anticipating the noon kickoff in Dallas, your not alone. If you are thinking that the Bears have a chance to pull off the upset in Big D, you might be. From everything I've been reading, there aren't too many "experts" giving the Bears a chance to win this Week 2 match-up. Looking at the Chicago Tribune this morning I read these comments o ...

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