1. Chicago Blackhawks: 5 Defensemen They Could Trade for

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

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 758 reads 2 comments

  2. Chicago Bulls: Why Luol Deng Deserved His All-Star Spot

    On Thursday Luol Deng was named as a reserve for the 2012 NBA All-Star game, which will be held in Orlando later this month. This will be Deng's first All-Star game after being snubbed last season...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 3,550 reads 61 comments

  3. Chicago Blackhawks: 5 Goaltenders They Could Trade for

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

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 6,239 reads 28 comments

  4. Chicago Bears: Jeremy Bates Hire Is More Proof Bears Are a Joke

    The Chicago Bears announced on Tuesday that they have hired Jeremy Bates to be their QB coach and passing game coordinator. Seriously, what the hell? I thought they wanted nothing to do with him...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 4,583 reads 162 comments

  5. Chicago Bulls: Derrick Rose Should Sit Next 2 Games

    Derrick Rose left Monday's night game after only playing 11 minutes. The reason he left and did not return was due to back spasms, which he has been suffering with at least since Saturday's game against the Bucks ...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 648 reads 19 comments

  6. Chicago Blackhawks Trade Scenarios: 10 Wild Deals Fans Would Love to See

    Have you ever sat down to play a video game and traded all your worst players for the best players in the league? Don't lie; we have all done it...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 1,183 reads 39 comments

  7. Chicago Bulls: Is Tom Thibodeau a Shoo-in for Coach of the Year?

    It may have gone by unnoticed, but Tom Thibodeau was awarded Eastern Conference Coach of the Month honors for the month of January...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 1,146 reads 26 comments

  8. Chicago Blackhawks: Why They're Built for a Deep Playoff Run in 2012

    I know things look bad now, but to quote Harvey Dent in The Dark Knight , "The night is darkest before the dawn...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 622 reads 22 comments

  9. Chicago Bulls Report Card: Grades for All Key Players Through First Trimester

    Wow, it is hard to believe a third 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 over 2 years ago 6,303 reads 32 comments

  10. Chicago Bulls: What Would Adding Joel Pryzbilla Mean for This Season?

    Joel Przybilla, according to Sean Deveney of the Sporting News , has narrowed his list of teams to two and will decide by week's end if he will join either the Chicago Bulls or Miami Heat ...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 2,115 reads 36 comments

  11. Chicago Bulls: Luol Deng's Worth Being Shown in Losses

    Remember when people wanted the Bulls to do whatever it took to trade Luol Deng out of town? Well, I am here to say that he is almost untouchable now. If you want proof, all you have to do is look at the past six games for Tom Thibodeau's Bulls...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 676 reads 39 comments

  12. Chicago Blackhawks: The Legend of Andrew Shaw Continues to Grow

    What a way to start a career for rookie Andrew Shaw. Just eight games into his young career he has scored five goals and is becoming a legend on the level of Jack Bauer and Chuck Norris...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 960 reads 4 comments

  13. Chicago Bulls: 5 Reasons the Team Is Built for an Uptempo Offensive Attack

    The Chicago Bulls are off to the best start in franchise history since the championship era. Their 13 wins are the best in the league. They are undefeated at home (6-0) and have played 10 games already this season on the road (7-3)...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 10,569 reads 54 comments

  14. Chicago Blackhawks 2011-2012 Midseason Awards

    After 46 games, the Chicago Blackhawks find themselves with 60 points, which is good enough for third in the ultra-competitive Central Division. If the season ended today, they would be the fifth seed in the Western Conference...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 4,649 reads 8 comments

  15. Chicago Blackhawks: Why Andrew Shaw and Jimmy Hayes Are Here to Stay

    Rookies Andrew Shaw and Jimmy Hayes have impressed many during their short time up with the Blackhawks . And with each goal, they are only making their case stronger to stay with the big club...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 1,882 reads 9 comments

  16. Derrick Rose Among 20 Finalists for 2012 Olympics

    Derrick Rose was named one of the 20 candidates to represent Team USA in the 2012 Olympics, which will be held in London this summer...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 1,405 reads 8 comments

  17. Chicago Bulls: Can Derrick Rose and Luol Deng Survive Heavy Workload

    Coach Tom Thibodeau is a very serious guy. He treats every practice and every game like a championship is on the line. Sometimes, that's a great thing, but so far during this young season, it's starting to raise a red flag...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 1,195 reads 18 comments

  18. NHL All-Star Game 2012: Chicago Blackhawks Send 3 to Ottawa

    The NHL announced the All-Star reserves on Thursday and the Chicago Blackhawks will again be well represented. Forwards Jonathan Toews, Marian Hossa and Patrick Kane were all named reserves...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 615 reads 0 comments

  19. Chicago Blackhawks: Is Nick Leddy in a Sophomore Slump?

    During the first quarter of the season, Nick Leddy was a pleasant surprise for the Chicago Blackhawks . In my grading piece through the first 25 games I gave him an A...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 418 reads 6 comments

  20. Chicago Bulls: What Does the Signing of Mike James Mean

    With Derrick Rose suffering from a sprained toe, the Chicago Bulls went out and signed veteran guard Mike James from the NBA Developmental League on Wednesday...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 2,864 reads 26 comments

  21. Chicago Blackhawks: Dan Carcillo Needs to Change His Playing Style or Else

    If Dan Carcillo is able to return to the Blackhawks this season he needs to change his style of play. The 'Hawks cannot afford any more plays that lead to him being suspended...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 470 reads 6 comments

  22. Chicago Bulls: Can Luol Deng Make 2012 All-Star Team?

    I said in my bold prediction piece before the season that Derrick Rose would have some company in Orlando during the All-Star weekend. After ten games, I think I have a pretty good feeling who that player might be...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 2,503 reads 27 comments

  23. 5 Blackhawks Who Need to Step Up with Patrick Sharp Out

    News that Patrick Sharp is expected to miss three to four weeks could not have come at a worse time for the Blackhawks . They are in the mist of a four-game losing streak, with three of those losses coming on home ice...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 1,445 reads 0 comments

  24. Chicago Blackhawks: Is It Time to Panic with Injury to Patrick Sharp?

    So what is more worrisome: an undisclosed injury to Patrick Sharp or a four-game losing streak? Sharp left Sunday's loss to the Red Wings after scoring his 20th goal of the season in the first period...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 1,814 reads 13 comments

  25. Chicago Blackhawks: Is Jimmy Hayes This Year's Ben Smith?

    Jimmy Hayes has had an impressive start to his NHL career. In his first game he nearly scored against the Detroit Red Wings . His second game he tallied his first career goal and then against the Flyers in his third game he added his second...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 992 reads 8 comments