1. Ozzie Guillen's Masterpiece: Gordon Beckham

    Ozzie Guillen’s handling of Gordon Beckham has been masterful. It’s been a work of baseball managerial art, comparable to the likes of Van Gogh or Picasso, or rather, LaRussa or Cox...

    Giles Bruce Written by Giles Bruce about 5 years ago 834 reads 4 comments

  2. Mark Buehrle's Hall Of Fame Equation

    Dear Mark Buehrle, In recent months, you’ve hinted that when your four-year contract expires at the end of the 2011 season, you may retire. I’m here to tell you right now: Don’t...

    Giles Bruce Written by Giles Bruce about 5 years ago 1,052 reads 3 comments

  3. The Real MLB All-Star Teams

    Take away fan and player voting and managers deciding. Forget the rule that every team has to be represented. Instead, leave it to me to pick the squads for the midsummer classic. I won't be sentimental...

    Giles Bruce Written by Giles Bruce about 5 years ago 141 reads 0 comments

  4. Baseball Needs Instant Replay For End Of Games

    I’ve had enough of this. The charade’s over. Who are we kidding? I just watched the Chicago White Sox possibly lose a game because of an umpire...

    Giles Bruce Written by Giles Bruce about 5 years ago 467 reads 9 comments

  5. Let Canseco Decide Who Gets Into The Hall

    He knew who the bad guys were before we did.We were blind; he knew what was what going on. He saw them do it, even participated in the illegalities himself...

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  6. The Top-10 Moves of the Chicago Bears Off-season

    The Chicago Bears are having, quite possibly, the most productive off-season in the team history. If trading for Jay Cutler was the only move they made, that statement still likely would be true...

    Giles Bruce Written by Giles Bruce about 5 years ago 909 reads 3 comments

  7. Chicago Bears Offensive Scheme: Don't Expect a Massive Overhaul

    Jay Cutler is a savior. He is the antidote for Bears fans’ and the organization’s ills. But the Bears entire offensive scheme won’t be revamped because of his presence. Last season, the Bears threw the ball 528 times...

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  8. Bears Coaching Staff Has Much to Prove This Season

    Before the Bears made "The Trade" this offseason, team officials portrayed the remodeled coaching staff as the would-be saviors of the 2009 season...

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  9. Jay Cutler: 20 Questions for the New Bears Quarterback

    Here are 20 questions I would ask new Bears starting quarterback Jay Cutler... 1. Is there anything you would change about the way things went down in Denver? 2. Was Josh McDaniels the right hire for the Broncos? 3...

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  10. Who Was Better Than the '85 Chicago Bears?

    The most celebrated team in Chicago sports history is also the greatest team in the history of sports. I’m talking, of course, about the 1985 Chicago Bears...

    Giles Bruce Written by Giles Bruce about 5 years ago 578 reads 20 comments

  11. Bears Can Win North in '09, but Is That It?

    The Chicago Bears go into the 2009 season having something the 2008 Bears did not. In fact, you'd have to go back to the 1940s (otherwise known as the Sid Luckman era) to find a Bears team with one of these—an actual NFL quarterback...

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