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Chicago Cubs draft Kyle Schwarber

Despite a need for a pitching, the Chicago Cubs decided to go another route and draft Indiana C/OF Kyle Schwarber with the fourth overall pick in the 2014 MLB draft. After seeing Brady Aiken and Carlos Rodon get picked before the Cubs were up, they decided to save some money for the next few rounds and draft under slot. In 2014, Schwarber hit .348 with 13 home runs and 45 RBIs in 57 games. The Cubs love pow ...

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Fire Battle to Scoreless Draw in Colorado

With a total of two shots on target in the 90 minutes, Wednesday's match between the Chicago Fire and the Colorado Rapids was hardly an offensive duel.  In the third minute of extra time in the second half, Rapids midfielder Dillon Serna chipped a shot that hit the crossbar - inches away from finding the net - but was called offside. The Fire entered the match without starting striker and 2013 MVP Mike Mage ...

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Chicago Bulls Offseason Preview: The Draft

This is Part 3 of a three-part series outlining potential targets for the Chicago Bulls this off-season Part 1: Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Love Part 2: The Free Agents The NBA draft is just over three weeks away. It’s Christmas (or Hanukkah for Jews like myself) in the summertime for any NBA fanatic. It’s also the time where all those rumors you’ve been hearing about for the past few weeks actually happen or ...

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Chicago Draws LA in Soccer, But Kings Knock Out Hawks

The LA Galaxy traveled to Toyota Park in suburban Bridgeview, Illinois to battle with the host Chicago Fire in what would be one of two matches the two cities would play against one another Sunday. In front of a crowd of 17,487 at home, the Men in Red struck first against the visitors with high-profile names such as Landon Donovan and Robbie Keane.  Jeff Larentowicz's 68th minute penalty kick goal gave the ...

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Chicago Bulls Offseason Preview: The Free Agents

This is Part 2 of a three-part series outlining potential targets for the Chicago Bulls this off-season Part 1: Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Love In Part 1, I gave a stern warning. Even though the Chicago Bulls have a legitimate shot at Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Love, it’s always smart to have a backup plan. In 2010, the Bulls missed out on the likes of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, and Joe Johnson (t ...

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Pair of Higuain Assists Down Fire in Columbus

The Fire journeyed to Columbus, Ohio on the team's first winning streak of the season after winning the previous two contests against the defending Supporters' Shield winner New York Red Bulls and defending MLS Cup champion Sporting Kansas City. The Fire sought a third straight victory, but ultimately did nothing more than hurt New York, losing 2-0 at the hands of the Crew and allowing the home team to pass ...

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Chicago Bulls Offseason Preview: The Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Love Sweepstakes

This is Part 1 of a Three-Part Series outlining potential targets for the Chicago Bulls this off-season Part 1: Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Love The Chicago Bulls off-season started early this year. The Bulls scored 69 POINTS in an ELIMINATION GAME against the WASHINGTON WIZARDS in CHICAGO. Not that I really needed the caps for emphasis, but there couldn’t be a more discouraging way for a season to end than b ...

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Here is Jim McMahon Golfing barefoot

Jim McMahon just doesn't care. And why should he? The punky quarterback won a Super Bowl in Chicago with one the best teams ever. A few years ago we even provided you with 9 reasons why Jim McMahon is awesome. But what is Jimmy Mac doing now? Our friends over at Busted Coverage informed us of McMahon playing golf at the BMW Charity Pro-Am at Green Valley Country Club in Greenville, South Carolina. McMahon p ...

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Brandon Marshall Signs 3 year Extension

On "The View" this morning, Brandon Marshall signed a 3 year, $30M extension. He confirmed the details via his Twitter account. With that, he pledged to donate $1M of that to his foundation promoting mental health awareness. This move keeps Marshall in Chicago through 2017. You can discuss the move and how happy you are on our Message Board   ...

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How “Welcome” Will Fuller Be?

Patrick Finley at the Chicago Sun-Times quotes head coach Marc Trestman on the entrance of cornerback Kyle Fuller into the locker room: "Fuller said he’s looking forward to meeting the team’s veterans in the coming weeks. He had heard from [Tim] Jennings but not [Charles] Tillman. “'I think we have a very welcoming locker room,' coach Marc Trestman said. 'The guys in our locker room know that we won’t be th ...

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