1. NFL Free Agency: Why the Chicago Bears Should Avoid Cortland Finnegan

    Cortland Finnegan is arguably the top free-agent cornerback on the market, and the Chicago Bears are in need of a good corner. However, with that being said, the Bears should stay far away from the former All-Pro Tennessee Titan...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about almost 3 years ago 1,829 reads 12 comments

  2. Northwestern Basketball: Should Bill Carmody Be on the Hot Seat?

    Isn't it insane that Northwestern has never made the NCAA tournament? They have been playing basketball in Evanston for over 100 years, and in 73 years of the NCAA doing their tournament they have never been part of the field...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about almost 3 years ago 441 reads 0 comments

  3. Chicago Bulls: Where It All Went Wrong for Carlos Boozer

    Trying to pinpoint where things went wrong for Carlos Boozer is a hard thing to do, not because there are so few points but because there are so many. Let's be honest, things were bad from the beginning...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about almost 3 years ago 1,801 reads 33 comments

  4. NFL Draft: Are the Chicago Bears Targeting Stephen Hill?

    According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith had lunch with wide receiver Stephen Hill on Tuesday. According to the reports, the lunch happened after Georgia Tech's pro-day...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about almost 3 years ago 3,876 reads 85 comments

  5. Chicago Bulls: 6 Shooting Guards They Could Trade for

    Oh great, here we go again. Richard "Rip" Hamilton left Monday night's game after only 90 seconds. It looked like Hamilton was hurt after being screened by Pacers ' center Roy Hibbert...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about almost 3 years ago 3,710 reads 87 comments

  6. 2012 NFL Free Agents: 5 Receivers Not Named Vincent Jackson Chicago Can Sign

    All I have heard and read the past few days is that the Chicago Bears must sign Vincent Jackson. On Monday the Chargers decided not to use the franchise tag on Jackson for the second straight season, making him an unrestricted free agent...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about almost 3 years ago 2,184 reads 33 comments

  7. Chicago Blackhawks: 4 Reasons Johnny Oduya Will Help in the Playoffs

    Many fans were very underwhelmed last week when the Blackhawks traded for Johnny Oduya . They acquired Oduya from the Winnipeg Jets for a second- and third-round pick in the 2013 draft, which seems like a lot for me...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about almost 3 years ago 1,789 reads 11 comments

  8. Bulls Rumors: Why Pau Gasol Doesn't Fit Chicago's Puzzle

    You may remember a few weeks ago that Sheridanhoops.com broke a story saying that Derrick Rose told Bulls management he would like to play with Pau Gasol . Since then the story has been removed because there wasn't much to back up the report...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about almost 3 years ago 2,130 reads 30 comments

  9. Chicago Bears: Why Mario Williams Should Be Their Top Target

    If you want Aaron Rodgers to wake up in the middle of the night with a cold sweat, then the Chicago Bears must sign Mario Williams . Actually, forget about Rodgers...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about almost 3 years ago 2,966 reads 62 comments

  10. Chicago Bulls: Rip Hamilton Shows Importance in Victory over Hornets

    He may have only played 17 minutes, but in those 17 minutes Rip Hamilton made a big impact. While his impact can’t be judged by the box score it was clear to see on the court...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about almost 3 years ago 2,747 reads 19 comments

  11. Chicago Bulls: Previewing Their Second-Half Schedule

    The NBA's first half is in the books and the Bulls kick off the second half on Tuesday. They finished a pretty successful first half going 27-8 and are only a half game back of the Heat for first place in the conference...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about almost 3 years ago 697 reads 4 comments

  12. NHL Trade Deadline: Where Does Johnny Oduya Fit with the Chicago Blackhawks

    The Chicago Blackhawks traded second- and third-round picks in the 2013 draft for defenseman Johnny Oduya on Monday. In a separate move, they sent out spare defenseman John Scott to the Rangers for a fifth-round pick...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about almost 3 years ago 155 reads 27 comments

  13. Chicago Blackhawks: Have They Solved Their Defensive Problems?

    Wow, how quickly things can change. Just a week ago, the Chicago Blackhawks lost their ninth-straight game, but now they are the winners of four straight. The penalty kill has been lights out...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about almost 3 years ago 971 reads 6 comments

  14. Chicago Bulls Report Card: Grades for All Key Players Through First Half

    Wow, it is hard to believe that half of the NBA season is already gone. I mean, it seems like the Bulls were tipping off the season against the Lakers on Christmas a few days ago...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about almost 3 years ago 1,638 reads 5 comments

  15. Chicago Cubs: 2012 Is the Season of Hope That Has No Hope

    Spring training is upon us. Pitchers and catchers reported on Saturday for the Chicago Cubs in Arizona . Usually spring training is the time for hope in every baseball town...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about almost 3 years ago 1,573 reads 33 comments

  16. Chicago Bulls: Why Fans Should Forget about Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard

    A low post presence has been the white whale for Chicago Bulls fans ever since Jerry Krause traded Elton Brand away during the 2001 draft. First it was Kevin Garnett ...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about almost 3 years ago 4,388 reads 50 comments

  17. Chicago Bulls: Why They Must Lock Up Mike James for the Rest of the Season

    The Chicago Bulls got beat up on Saturday to the New Jersey Nets 97-85. It was only the team's second loss at home and eighth loss of the season...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about almost 3 years ago 1,012 reads 26 comments

  18. Derrick Rose: Should Bulls Star Sit Through All-Star Game Weekend?

    The NBA All-Star game is set to take place in Orlando next weekend. Derrick Rose was voted a starter for the Eastern Conference for the second year in the row. This will be his third All-Star appearance...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about almost 3 years ago 1,677 reads 27 comments

  19. Chicago Blackhawks: 5 Prospects That Could Provide a Spark

    It's been very hard to watch the Chicago Blackhawks lately. Thursday's win over the Rangers was nice, but it still gave them three points out of a possible 20 in the last 10 games...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about almost 3 years ago 817 reads 20 comments

  20. Chicago Bears: 5 Guys Who Can Backup Jay Cutler Next Season

    It might not be the Bears ' top priority this offseason, but maybe it should be. One of Phil Emery's first orders of business this offseason has to be addressing the backup quarterback ...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about almost 3 years ago 8,410 reads 47 comments

  21. Chicago Blackhawks: Where Has the Offense Gone During 9-Game Losing Streak

    A lot of people have blamed the Blackhawks ' recent struggles on poor defense and bad goaltending. Some have blamed their awful special teams...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about almost 3 years ago 818 reads 13 comments

  22. Chicago Blackhawks: 5 Forwards They Could Trade For

    It is getting very hard to watch the Chicago Blackhawks lately. They are in the midst of an eight-game losing streak, and they have lost 11 straight on the road. Plus, they still have three games left on this nine-game road trip...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about almost 3 years ago 3,233 reads 20 comments

  23. J.R. Smith: Why Chicago Bulls Must Win Sweepstakes for Smith's Services

    According to ESPN's Brian Windhorst, J.R. Smith 's team in China missed the playoffs so he will be able to sign with an NBA team as early as Wednesday February 15...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about almost 3 years ago 3,856 reads 41 comments

  24. Chicago Blackhawks: Is It Time to Fire Joel Quenneville?

    I want to start this off by saying I like Joel Quenneville . I think he is a good coach and I appreciate the job he did helping the Hawks hoist the cup in 2010. With all that being said, I believe it is time for a parting of ways...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about almost 3 years ago 1,667 reads 34 comments

  25. Chicago Blackhawks: Special Teams Continue to Struggle Against Sharks

    The Blackhawks lost to the San Jose Sharks 5-3 on Friday, and their special teams were a big reason why. The loss was their seventh straight and their 10th straight on the road...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about almost 3 years ago 309 reads 9 comments