1. NHL All-Star Game 2012: Were the Chicago Blackhawks Victims of Ballot Stuffing?

    Last season the Chicago Blackhawks sent four players to the NHL All-Star game. Two of those four—Jonathan Toews and Duncan Keith—were named starters. Patrick Sharp and Patrick Kane were selected as reserves in the game...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 2,026 reads 51 comments

  2. Chicago Bulls: Did Carlos Boozer and Joakim Noah Right the Ship Against Detroit?

    I know it is only one game, but for one game this season, Carlos Boozer and Joakim Noah were able to co-exist. For the first time this season, Noah recorded a double-double. Boozer led the team in scoring, totaling 19 points and seven rebounds...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 3,533 reads 50 comments

  3. Chicago Blackhawks: Dan Carcillo Given 7-Game Suspension

    We knew it was coming, but the real question was how big the suspension would be. Brendon Shanahan announced on Thursday that Dan Carcillo would receive a seven-game suspension for his hit on Tom Gilbert...

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

  4. Chicago Bulls: 5 Areas They Must Improve After First Week

    The Bulls are about to head into a very tough stretch of games. Starting with their home opener on New Years Day, they will play 12 games in 17 nights. Talk about brutal...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 888 reads 0 comments

  5. Chicago Bears: 5 Candidates to Replace Mike Martz

    Black Tuesday hit Halas Hall this week. First it was general manager Jerry Angelo losing his job, then it was word that offensive coordinator Mike Martz would not be brought back...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 5,357 reads 48 comments

  6. NBA Predictions 2011: 7 Bold Predictions for the Chicago Bulls in 2011-12

    Every season, for as long as I have been blogging, I have made a bold predictions piece for the Chicago Bulls . They are always fun pieces to do because you can look back at the end of the year and either look very smart or very stupid...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 2,714 reads 105 comments

  7. Chicago Blackhawks: 5 Biggest Underachievers so Far This Season

    You would think a team that is on top of the league wouldn't have a lot of underachievers, but you would be wrong. Sure the Hawks have stars that are playing extremely well, but they are only covering for the weak links...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 33 reads 8 comments

  8. NBA Free Agents 2011: Does Richard Hamilton Give Chicago Bulls Best Starting 5?

    Finally the Chicago Bulls have a legit starting shooting guard. Richard "Rip" Hamilton has agreed on a three-year contract with the Bulls . The first two years are guaranteed with the third being a team option...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 3,832 reads 32 comments

  9. Chicago Blackhawks: Will Sami Lepisto Ever Get out of the Doghouse?

    Seriously, what does Sami Lepisto have to do to stay in the Blackhawks lineup? After two okay games, Lepisto is again out of the lineup and will be replaced by John Scott. So far this season Lepisto has appeared in a third of the Blackhawks games...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 506 reads 3 comments

  10. Chicago Blackhawks: How Long Will Ben Smith Be with the AHL?

    The Blackhawks decided to assign forward Ben Smith to the AHL Rockford Icehogs on Monday. The move left many, including a fellow writer , wondering what the Hawks will do with the 23rd spot on the roster...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 465 reads 0 comments

  11. Chicago Bulls: Is Derrick Rose Scaring Away Other Stars

    Why do no other NBA stars want to come to Chicago and play alongside Derrick Rose ? Last summer it was LeBron James , Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade. Now it is Dwight Howard ...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 11,080 reads 107 comments

  12. NBA Free Agents 2011: 5 Guys Who Can Be the Chicago Bulls' 6th Man

    Now that the initial rush of free agency is over and the Bulls appear to have locked up Richard Hamilton , what else are the Bulls lacking? How about a player to come off the bench ...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 9,090 reads 34 comments

  13. Chicago Blackhawks: Another Year, Another Goalie Controversy

    This is starting to really become a yearly thing. First it was Nikolai Khabibulin and Cristobel Huet. Then it was Huet and Antti Niemi. Last season it was Marty Turco and Corey Crawford...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 1,275 reads 9 comments

  14. Why the Chicago Bulls Should Trade Joakim Noah To Upgrade the SG Spot

    Now that the NBA has rejected the Chris Paul trade, I think the Bulls could sneak in and take advantage. No not to get Paul, but to get Kevin Martin...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 3,975 reads 66 comments

  15. NBA Free Agency 2011: Could J.R. Smith Be in the Plans for the Chicago Bulls?

    During the NBA lockout, guard J.R. Smith signed with a team in the Chinese Basketball Association. Part of the deal was that he would not be able to opt out of his contract; therefore, he would have to remain in China until March...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 6,944 reads 29 comments

  16. Chicago Bulls: Why They Should Not Release Carlos Boozer

    Many people, including ESPN's Bill Simmons , think the Chicago Bulls should use the amnesty clause to release Carlos Boozer . I am hear to tell you they are all wrong. If the Bulls released Boozer, it would be a huge mistake...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 1,015 reads 23 comments

  17. Bulls 2012 Schedule: Breaking Down the Entire 2011-12 NBA Season for Chicago

    In case you have been living under a rock, the NBA lockout is over. The 2011-2012 season is going to have a condensed 66-game schedule. Each team will play two preseason games, both against the same team...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 5,220 reads 6 comments

  18. NBA Free Agents: If Grant Hill Wants to Win, Chicago Is the Clear Choice

    Reportedly , Grant Hill has narrowed his choices down to a final four: the Chicago Bulls , New York Knicks , Los Angeles Clippers and, of course, his previous team, the Phoenix Suns ...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 49 reads 16 comments

  19. Jonathan Toews: Where Does He Rank Among the Blackhawks' Top Captains?

    Jonathan Toews is the greatest captain in Chicago Blackhawks history. That might be exactly what you hear years from now when Toews hangs up his skates. Hell we might be saying this by the time his current contract is up in four years...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 1,425 reads 11 comments

  20. Chicago Bears: Why They Need to Sign Donovan McNabb

    The Chicago Bears need Donovan McNabb . McNabb was released by the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday and could provide some nice insurance for the Bears...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 563 reads 10 comments

  21. NBA Free Agents: 7 Players the Chicago Bulls Might Be Able to Sign

    The Lockout is finally over. Teams were able to start contacting agents on Wednesday, and Thursday players were able to enter team facilities...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 11,972 reads 38 comments

  22. Chicago Blackhawks: Full Team Report Card at the 25-Game Mark

    The Chicago Blackhawks beat a lot of teams to the 25-game mark. Only one team reached it more quickly. The Hawks own a record of 14-8-3, which is good enough for 31 points...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 930 reads 2 comments

  23. NBA Free Agents: 9 Possible Cuts the Chicago Bulls May Look to Sign

    The NBA lockout is finally over, which means we can finally start looking forward to the start of the regular season...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 3,651 reads 5 comments

  24. 2011 NBA Free Agents: 5 Restricted Free Agents the Chicago Bulls May Consider

    The NBA lockout is finally over, which means we can finally start looking forward to the start of the regular season...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 5,826 reads 12 comments

  25. NBA Free Agency: 10 Unrestricted Free Agents Bulls May Look At

    The NBA lockout is finally over so we can finally start looking forward to the start of the regular season...

    Michael Gibbons Written by Michael Gibbons about over 2 years ago 67 reads 26 comments