1. Comparing the Bulls-Heat Rivalry to the Thundercats

    I grew up in the 80s and loved my Saturday morning cartoons. The Thundercats ran from 1985 until 1989 and, besides the Sword of Power from He-Man, the Sword of Omens was probably the coolest weapon of all...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 791 reads 6 comments

  2. NHL Playoffs 2012: Is Brandon Saad the Right Guy to Replace Marian Hossa?

    If you haven't seen or heard about the hit Raffi Torres had on Marian Hossa on Tuesday, you must be living under a rock. Hossa left the ice on a stretcher and was brought to Northwestern Hospital...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 1,606 reads 7 comments

  3. Stanley Cup Playoffs: Brendan Shanahan Was Wrong to Suspend Andrew Shaw

    Nearly 72 hours after the hit happened and about six hours before the puck drops in Game 3, finally a punishment has been handed down. Brendan Shanahan has decided to suspend rookie Andrew Shaw for three games for his hit on goaltender Mike Smith...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 1,177 reads 52 comments

  4. NHL Playoffs: Previewing Game 3 of the Coyotes vs. Blackhawks Series

    After splitting the first two games of the series, the Blackhawks and Coyotes shift to Chicago for Game 3 on Tuesday. However, there is still some unfinished business from Game 2 that remains unsettled...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 1,176 reads 0 comments

  5. NBA Relocation: Is There Room for a Second Franchise in Chicago?

    Los Angeles has two NBA franchises. With the move of the Nets , New York is about to get their second NBA franchise...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 6,432 reads 101 comments

  6. Charlotte Bobcats: Should They Take Up the Hornets Name If New Orleans Changes?

    Growing up in Chicago my favorite team was obviously the Chicago Bulls but my second favorite team was the Charlotte Hornets ...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 2,617 reads 12 comments

  7. Stanley Cup Playoffs 2012: Why the Call on Chicago's Andrew Shaw Was Wrong

    At the 7:11 mark in the second period of Game 2 of the Western Conference quarterfinals between the Chicago Blackhawks and Phoenix Coyotes Saturday, Blackhawks rookie Andrew Shaw delivered a hit to goalie Mike Smith ...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 3,425 reads 80 comments

  8. Chicago Bears: Were They Smart to Extend Lance Briggs?

    On Wednesday the Bears extended one of their disgruntled Pro Bowlers. No, it wasn't Matt Forte . It was actually seven-time Pro Bowl linebacker Lance Briggs , who had requested a trade before the start of the 2011 season...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 2,601 reads 13 comments

  9. Chicago Bulls: Will They Be the Only Team to Win 50 Games?

    Last time the NBA had a strike-shortened season was 1999, when they only played 50 games, and the top team had 37 wins. Every year since at least one team has won at least 50 games and most years quiet a few...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 4,545 reads 34 comments

  10. Chicago Bears: Should They Consider Trading Up to Draft Matt Kalil?

    Vikings ' general manager Rick Spielman told Pro Football Weekly that the No. 3 pick in the draft is on the market...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 5,881 reads 116 comments

  11. Chicago Blackhawks: What Does the Re-Signing of Ray Emery Mean?

    Normally, when a team decides to re-sign their back up goalie it doesn't mean a whole lot. However, what the Chicago Blackhawks did on Saturday does mean quite a bit...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 1,360 reads 13 comments

  12. NFL Free Agency: Should the Chicago Bears Have Interest in Marcus McNeill?

    If I told you there was a 28-year-old, two-time Pro Bowl left tackle still on the free-agent market, is that something you'd be interested in? Marcus McNeill was released by ...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 3,778 reads 56 comments

  13. Chicago Bulls: Are All Their Injuries Finally Catching Up to Them?

    Last season, the Chicago Bulls had to deal with injuries to both Carlos Boozer and Joakim Noah. Thankfully, for the most part, at least one of them was always in the lineup...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 1,422 reads 41 comments

  14. Chicago Blackhawks: 5 Reasons They're Going to Be a Tough out in Playoffs

    With their win over Nashville on Saturday, the Chicago Blackhawks clinched their fourth straight trip to the NHL playoffs. With 97 points, the Hawks are guaranteed of finishing no worse than sixth in the Western Conference...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 2,453 reads 18 comments

  15. Chicago Bulls: Is Too Much Being Made of Tom Thibodeau's Contract Situation?

    When Tom Thibodeau agreed to become the head coach of the Chicago Bulls he signed a contract. That contract was a two-year deal with a team option for a third season...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 3,723 reads 59 comments

  16. Chicago Bulls: Are They the Deepest Team in the League?

    The Sunday matchup between the Chicago Bulls and Oklahoma City Thunder is a true battle between the two deepest teams in the NBA ...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 4,641 reads 103 comments

  17. Chicago Blackhawks: How the Lines and Pairings May Look Come Playoff Time

    With four games left in the season, the Chicago Blackhawks are on the verge of clinching their fourth straight postseason trip...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 1,721 reads 16 comments

  18. Chicago Bears: Should Phil Emery and Lovie Smith Be Happy with Offensive Line?

    If you were to ask Bears fans last season what was the biggest need for the team, you'd probably get two answers: a franchise left tackle and a true No.1 receiver...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 6,613 reads 162 comments

  19. Chicago Bulls: Could Kirk Hinrich Return This Summer?

    Every night seems to be a reunion for the Chicago Bulls lately. Last week it was James Johnson. Wednesday it was Kirk Hinrich and on Friday it will be time to see Ben Gordon again...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 2,924 reads 70 comments

  20. Chicago Bears: What Does Addition of Devin Thomas Mean?

    It looks like the Chicago Bears have added another wide receiver to the mix. What his addition means to the team is now the question. LM: #Bears have agreed to terms with WR Devin Thomas on one-year deal...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 130 reads 113 comments

  21. NBA Draft 2012: 5 Players That Would Complement Derrick Rose

    The Chicago Bulls have been looking to find someone too play alongside Derrick Rose for years. First they had Ben Gordon, but ultimately his lack of defense and his requirement to have to ball to succeed wasn't a great fit...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 7,540 reads 135 comments

  22. NHL Playoff Predictions: Chicago Blackhawks' Ideal Matchup in Every Round

    The NHL playoffs are fast approaching. With only six games left, everyone is scoreboard-watching, because even one point can change the whole playoff picture. Currently, the Blackhawks are sixth in the Western Conference with 92 points...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 2,733 reads 18 comments

  23. 2012 NFL Free Agents: Why the Chicago Bears Must Sign Demetrius Bell

    We are two weeks into NFL free agency and somehow a young left tackle remains unsigned. How can Demetrius Bell still be a free agent? Bell, who will turn 28 in May, was a seventh-round pick by the Buffalo Bills in 2008...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 7,251 reads 73 comments

  24. Power Ranking the Collegiate Careers of the Current Chicago Bulls Roster

    Chicago Bulls president John Paxson likes winners. During his time as general manager, he had a history of drafting players from winning programs...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 2,130 reads 8 comments

  25. Chicago Bulls: Looking Back at the James Johnson Trade

    Over the past two games the Bulls have gotten a good look at one of their former players. No, not Aaron Gray. I'm taking about James Johnson ...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 7,799 reads 78 comments