1. Matt Thornton: Is the White Sox Closer Not Built for the Last Three Outs?

    Okay, I admit it. That headline was made to lure you in because it is a completely erroneous question. Get the memories of bombs from Jim Thome to Dan Johnson out of your head...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about over 3 years ago 762 reads 3 comments

  2. Derrick Rose: If You've Seen This Face, That Means It's Too Late

    No photograph has been able to capture it. A scowl. The lip curl. A gangster stare. Call it what you will, but it is a look of utter disdain for any opponent, who actually has ...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about over 3 years ago 3,324 reads 10 comments

  3. NBA Playoffs 2011: How Do the Chicago Bulls Stack Up Against the Indiana Pacers?

    It's never too early to break down a possible NBA playoff series. Okay, maybe this is a tad early, but with the Chicago Bulls three games up on the Boston Celtics for the No...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about over 3 years ago 1,378 reads 6 comments

  4. 2011 MLB Preview: 5 Reasons the Chicago White Sox Will Not Win the AL Central

    The 2011 season is upon us, and although every fan on Opening Day has a delusional feeling about his or her team, only one will come out on top...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about over 3 years ago 846 reads 16 comments

  5. Brent Morel Wins Chicago White Sox Third-Base Job: Was He the Right Choice?

    Another week and yet another question answered for the Chicago White Sox . This answer, however, was not too shocking. Mark Teahen has done his best to lose his position at third base, batting ...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about over 3 years ago 951 reads 7 comments

  6. Matt Thornton Announced as White Sox Closer: Will He Last the Entire Season?

    The nominees for the Chicago White Sox closer job were front runners Matt Thornton and Chris Sale with Jesse Crain and Sergio Santos being the outside contenders...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about almost 4 years ago 983 reads 3 comments

  7. Chicago White Sox SS Alexei Ramirez Must Shake Off April Showers To Take Off

    It was an eye-opening 2010 campaign for Alexei Ramirez . Ramirez's .282 average, 18 home runs, 29 doubles and 70 RBI earned him his first Silver Slugger Award, and let's not get started on the fact he should have won a Gold Glove at shortstop ...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about almost 4 years ago 353 reads 2 comments

  8. Chicago White Sox: What Does a Healthy Jake Peavy Mean To This Team?

    Ridiculous question, right? Clearly, he means a lot. But Jake Peavy 's health goes far beyond jus t the starting rotation...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about almost 4 years ago 553 reads 1 comments

  9. Carmelo Anthony Trade: What Does It Mean for the Chicago Bulls?

    Chicago Bulls fans, had you had this Bulls team in the early 2000's, you'd be cruising to an Eastern Conference championship series, but unfortunately this team was put together ...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about almost 4 years ago 2,079 reads 80 comments

  10. Chicago White Sox: Questions That Need Answering in Spring Training

    Another season of Major League Baseball is upon us and the Chicago White Sox, like every team, have some explaining to do. Well, not quite yet, but one would hope by the end of spring training the correct answers will be obvious...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about almost 4 years ago 873 reads 8 comments

  11. NCAA: Bruce Weber Is The Pot Calling The Kettle Black With Latest Comments

    Illinois point guard Demetri McCamey is clearly a frustrating case for any person involved in Illini basketball. He has his ups. He has his downs. He runs away from the ball in the final seconds...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about almost 4 years ago 971 reads 4 comments

  12. Chicago White Sox May Have Found a Bargain in Lastings Milledge

    In 2001, Baseball America had Lastings Milledge listed as the best 16-year-old player in the country...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about almost 4 years ago 1,960 reads 10 comments

  13. Chicago White Sox: Four More Years for Alexei Ramirez

    After exercising Alexei Ramirez 's $2.75 million option in December, according to ESPNChicago's Doug Padilla, the Chicago White Sox have now agreed to a four-year contract extension for the 29-year-old shortstop...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about almost 4 years ago 230 reads 0 comments

  14. Jay Cutler: What Exactly Has the Bears QB Done To Earn So Much Hatred?

    Chicago fans and ESPN, please stop whining about Jay Cutler . I'm sorry. Did I miss the story about Cutler killing people while driving under the influence or sending naked ...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about almost 4 years ago 4,226 reads 88 comments

  15. MLB Rumors: Chicago White Sox May Not Be Done Spending

    The Chicago White Sox, at this point, is like the friend begging for a slice of a pizza he did not pay for...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about almost 4 years ago 2,379 reads 4 comments

  16. White Sox Sign Jesse Crain: Will He Be the Closer in Chicago?

    According to MLB sources, the White Sox have agreed to a three-year deal with 29-year-old right-hander Jesse Crain . Crain sported a 3.04 ERA and 1...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about 4 years ago 1,953 reads 12 comments

  17. Joakim Noah To Miss 8-10 Weeks: Chicago Bulls Bench Bigs Must Step Up

    Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah will likely miss eight to 10 weeks after having surgery Thursday to repair torn ligaments in his right thumb...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about 4 years ago 1,167 reads 26 comments

  18. MLB: So, How Are the Boston Red Sox That Much Different From The Evil Empire?

    It begins already. As soon as the Boston Red Sox signed Carl Crawford to an absurd seven-year, $142 million contract, ESPN delegated the team as a "bunch of grinders." Grinders don't make $142 million...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about 4 years ago 2,472 reads 111 comments

  19. Paul Konerko Re-Signs With Chicago White Sox: O Captain! Their Captain!

    The Chicago White Sox have agreed to a deal for Paul Konerko for three years and $37.5 million. Konerko will receive $12 million in the first two years, $6 million in the third year and seven years deferred at $1 million each...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about 4 years ago 486 reads 13 comments

  20. Chicago White Sox: Pierzynski and Dunn and Konerko, Oh My!

    What a difference a day can make for a baseball team during the offseason. The Chicago White Sox went from watching the reigning American League Central champ Minnesota Twins ...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about 4 years ago 466 reads 2 comments

  21. MLB Buyer Beware: Adrian Beltre Is the Epitome of the Contract Year Theory

    It's funny how an athlete seems to do his job to the best of his ability when there are question marks surrounding his future payment. Although, you can't really blame them because we are all guilty of doing it...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about 4 years ago 737 reads 6 comments

  22. Derrick Rose: If He's Been Hurt All Season, What Does He Look Like Healthy?

    After Tuesday's practice, Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose had some interesting news. Apparently, Rose has been dealing with turf toe in his left toe and believes it came about some time during the 2010 Cleveland Cavaliers playoff series...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about 4 years ago 99 reads 8 comments

  23. Derek Jeter Wins Yet Another Undeserved Gold Glove

    Why is this so difficult? Stop giving awards to players based on erroneous, misguided notions. Is it so hard to be logical? To not look at ESPN's web gems, but rather use your ...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about 4 years ago 1,286 reads 90 comments

  24. Chicago White Sox's Tough Sell: Chris Sale Should Stay in Chicago Bullpen

    With the dust barely having settled on the 2010 MLB season, arguably the Chicago White Sox biggest X-factor for 2011 could already be declared in the form of pitcher Chris Sale...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about 4 years ago 585 reads 3 comments

  25. Tadahito Iguchi: A Short but Sweet MLB Shelf Life

    Name the infield for the 2005 Chicago White Sox . You have that jerk at catcher A.J. Pierzynski, who everyone knows. Paul Konerko, of course, Juan Uribe before his backside developed its own zip code, and Joe Crede...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about 4 years ago 1,419 reads 4 comments