1. Chicago Blackhawks: How Will They Spend Cristobal Huet's $5.6 Million?

    The day has finally come. The Chicago Blackhawks don't owe Cristobal Huet any more money. Huet was signed on the first day of free agency in 2008. His four-year deal was worth $22...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about 2 years ago 245 reads 58 comments

  2. Chicago Bulls: Is It Time to Break Up the Bench Mob?

    Back in the summer of 2010, the Chicago Bulls had enough cap space to sign two max level players. After striking out on the "Big 3" of LeBron James , Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh , they signed Carlos Boozer...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about 2 years ago 2,116 reads 69 comments

  3. Chicago Cubs: Why They Shouldn't Trade Alfonso Soriano

    I know the popular opinion is and has been for years that the Chicago Cubs need to do whatever they can do to trade Alfonso Soriano . I think it would be a huge mistake to trade him...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about 2 years ago 3,325 reads 73 comments

  4. Chicago Bulls: What Will They Do with Restricted Free Agent Omer Asik?

    Omer Asik is a restricted free agent this summer. What that means is the Bulls can match any offer he receives as long as they have made him a qualifying offer...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about 2 years ago 3,864 reads 157 comments

  5. Chicago Bulls: Why Carlos Boozer Isn't Going to Be Amnestied

    I know it is a popular opinion being shouted from the rooftops by many Bulls fans. They are screaming for Gar Foreman to use the amnesty clause to cut Carlos Boozer free...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about 2 years ago 3,002 reads 110 comments

  6. Chicago Cubs: Could Kerry Wood Be the Next Mr. Cub?

    I know for most Chicago Cubs fans this may sound sacrilegious. Hell, when I mentioned this to a White Sox fan he said I was nuts, but hear me out. Ernie Banks is easily the best player in Cubs history...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about 2 years ago 1,558 reads 26 comments

  7. Chicago Blackhawks: Did They Fire the Wrong Coach?

    On Tuesday the Chicago Blackhawks announced they have fired assistant coach Mike Haviland . This means that both assistants from the 2010 Stanley Cup team are no longer with the team...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about 2 years ago 3,109 reads 18 comments

  8. 2012 NBA Playoffs: Can the Chicago Bulls Come Back and Win This Series?

    The question that is being asked all over Chicago sports radio, can the Bulls come back and win this series? Or was their Game 5 victory just a flash in the pan? There is ...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about 2 years ago 1,133 reads 19 comments

  9. Chicago Blackhawks: Is Norm Maciver the Right Guy for the Job?

    On Monday, the Chicago Blackhawks announced that Norm Maciver would be the new assistant general manager. He's replacing Marc Bergevin, who left to become the general manager of the Montreal Canadiens ...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about 2 years ago 1,133 reads 10 comments

  10. Chicago Bulls: Why They Must Turn to a Pair of Former Pistons to Win Game 5

    Richard Hamilton has played very little in the fourth quarter. Mike James has yet to play this series. If Tom Thibodeau wants to win Game 5, both of those things need to change for the Chicago Bulls ...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about 2 years ago 976 reads 27 comments

  11. 2012 NBA Playoffs: The Chicago Bulls Need Carlos Boozer to Step Up

    During the first two games of the playoffs, Carlos Boozer has been nonexistent. As if we didn't think it could get any worse than last season. Last postseason he averaged 12.6 points and 9...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about 2 years ago 1,195 reads 27 comments

  12. Chicago Blackhawks: 5 Players Joel Quenneville Misused

    For the second straight year, the Blackhawks' season ended well before they expected. After hoisting the Cup in 2010, they have now been eliminated in the first round in back to back seasons...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about 2 years ago 4,164 reads 28 comments

  13. Devin Hester: Are His Days in a Chicago Bears' Uniform Numbered?

    No one can doubt the impact Devin Hester can make when the ball is in his hands. He is arguably the best return man in NFL history, and if he keeps it up he might be a Hall of Famer someday...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about 2 years ago 12,324 reads 208 comments

  14. 2012 NBA Playoffs: Previewing Game 2 of Chicago Bulls-Philadelphia 76ers Series

    The Bulls protected their home court by beating the Philadelphia 76ers , 103-91 in Game 1 Saturday afternoon...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about 2 years ago 1,508 reads 1 comments

  15. Derrick Rose: Is Tom Thibodeau Being Unfairly Blamed for Injury?

    Who is to blame? It is the question being asked around Chicago, since Derrick Rose went down hurt Saturday. With just over a minute to go in Game 1 on Saturday, Rose's left knee buckled and resulted in him suffering a torn ACL ...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about 2 years ago 791 reads 30 comments

  16. Chicago Bears: Breaking Down the 2012 Schedule Post-Draft Edition

    The NFL has made the release of their schedule into a real event. No one cares about the release of the MLB, NHL or NBA schedule like they do about the NFL schedule. Once the schedule gets released, people start planning road trips...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about 2 years ago 3,235 reads 20 comments

  17. NBA Playoffs 2012: Previewing Game 1 of Chicago Bulls-Philadelphia 76ers Series

    Looks like Evan Turner got the matchup he wanted . The Chicago Bulls and Philadelphia 76ers kick off their first-round series Saturday afternoon in Chicago...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 1,464 reads 0 comments

  18. 2012 NFL Draft: Can Brandon Hardin Solve the Chicago Bears Safety Issues?

    For the third straight season the Chicago Bears selected a safety in the third round. It also keeps the streak alive of them drafting a safety every year since Lovie Smith became the head coach...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 5,487 reads 58 comments

  19. 2012 NFL Draft: Picking Alshon Jeffery Gives Chicago Bears High-Powered Offense

    With the 45th pick in the draft, the Chicago Bears selected Alshon Jeffery from South Carolina. Unlike yesterday when many Bears fans were left scratching their heads with the pick of Shea McClellin, this pick had people jumping up and down...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 2,296 reads 31 comments

  20. 2012 NFL Draft: Did the Chicago Bears Reach Picking Shea McClellin with Pick 19?

    With the 19th pick in the 2012 NFL draft the Chicago Bears select outside linebacker Shea McClellin from Boise State...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 4,822 reads 70 comments

  21. Chicago Bulls: Should Evan Turner Be Careful What He Asks For?

    Evan Turner , a second-year player for the Philadelphia 76ers , made some interesting comments this week about a possible first-round playoff matchup against the Chicago Bulls ...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 7,097 reads 165 comments

  22. 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Have the Chicago Blackhawks Become Complacent?

    For the second straight season, the Chicago Blackhawks suffered a first-round exit in the Stanley Cup playoffs...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 1,138 reads 35 comments

  23. Stanley Cup Playoffs 2012: Preview Game 6 Chicago Blackhawks vs. Phoenix Coyotes

    Whether this series ends tonight or ends in a Game 7 on Wednesday it is already a historic series. No series in NHL history has seen the first three games go into overtime...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 1,405 reads 3 comments

  24. NHL Playoffs 2012: Should the Chicago Blackhawks Consider a Change in Goal?

    After the overtime loss in Game 4 to the Phoenix Coyotes , I turned to my buddy and said, "I bet Ray Emery is in net on Saturday." His response was, "No way...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 1,244 reads 44 comments

  25. 2012 NFL Draft: Is Bears General Manager Phil Emery Showing His Hand?

    Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery has done a pretty good job since replacing Jerry Angelo. He traded for Brandon Marshall , giving Jay Cutler a true No. 1 target...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 5,493 reads 60 comments