1. NFL: Chicago Bears Likely to Be Big Players in Free Agency Again

    We all know the Bears didn't target wide receiver in the draft. Furthermore, It appears it was a position that was never going to be addressed. Regardless of who was where, and what value they had if they were there when the Bears were up...

    John Hatelak Written by John Hatelak about 3 years ago 745 reads 1 comments

  2. 2011 NFL Draft Results: The Concept of Value Seems to Escape the Chicago Bears

    I know the title may sound like it, but this is not a "rip on everyone's favorite target to bash" Jerry Angelo article. Not completely, anyway. I am simply trying to point out some glaring draft philosophy failures as I see it...

    John Hatelak Written by John Hatelak about 3 years ago 187 reads 4 comments

  3. 2011 NFL Draft: 20 Prospects That Should Be Available for Bears at 29th Overall

    I know this subject has been done to death, however, I wanted to put my two cents in on the Bears possible picks at No. 29 overall anyway...

    John Hatelak Written by John Hatelak about over 3 years ago 1,350 reads 16 comments

  4. Chicago Bears DE Richard Dent Finally Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

    Radio station 670 WSCR "The Score" overnight host (and Associated Press reporter) Lester Grobstein announced that Richard Dent, aka "The Colonel," was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday evening...

    John Hatelak Written by John Hatelak about over 3 years ago 295 reads 2 comments

  5. Chicago Bears Make an Early Season Statement in Dallas

    To say this was a big game for both teams would be putting it mildly. The Bears wanted to vindicate their opening game performance by proving it wasn't a fluke win against a bad team, at home, with a huge call going their way to pull it out...

    John Hatelak Written by John Hatelak about almost 4 years ago 1,541 reads 29 comments

  6. Bears Win, But Feels Like They Lost

    For the home opener the Bears came out in their road whites for some reason. After this game I say stick to the home navy blues. The Bears started off with a good first drive...

    John Hatelak Written by John Hatelak about almost 4 years ago 130 reads 0 comments

  7. The Chicago Cubs Can Turn It around in 2011

    My first thought when looking at the Cubs' current roster is that they need better starting pitching and middle relief. Fortunately for them they have a wealth of it in the minors with some impressive arms that have had statistical success...

    John Hatelak Written by John Hatelak about almost 4 years ago 1,837 reads 4 comments

  8. Starlin Castro Called Up By Cubs

    It's being reported by ESPN Deportes that the Chicago Cubs have called up top prospect short stop Starlin Castro. I heard the Score just report this on the Danny Mac show...

    John Hatelak Written by John Hatelak about 4 years ago 161 reads 6 comments

  9. Chicago Bulls Head Coach Vinny Del Negro Has Been Fired

    CBS2chicago.com is reporting sources have confirmed Bulls coach Vinny Del Negro has been fired. They are also reporting that the announcement will be officially made on Tuesday...

    John Hatelak Written by John Hatelak about 4 years ago 396 reads 5 comments

  10. Can the Bulls use D-League Talent to Improve?

    In a year where the Bulls have a ton of cap space to add NBA free agents they may want to fill out the end of their roster from the D-league...

    John Hatelak Written by John Hatelak about 4 years ago 912 reads 0 comments

  11. 2010 NBA Draft: A Look at Two Guards for the Chicago Bulls

    It's time to start looking to the future. It's not as long of a wait for the draft like in the NFL. It's right after the season. So it's not too early to take a peek into another source to build a better team...

    John Hatelak Written by John Hatelak about over 4 years ago 644 reads 4 comments

  12. Chicago Bears: Is Tim Ruskell Replacing Greg Gabriel?

    Its been just reported on the score from a breaking report by bear reporter Zach Zaidman that Bears will fire director of college scouting, and will hire former Seattle Seahawks general manager Tim Ruskell as his replacement...

    John Hatelak Written by John Hatelak about over 4 years ago 276 reads 1 comments

  13. Chris Harris Officially a Chicago Bear Again

    The Bears trade linebacker Jamar Williams for safety Chris Harris. It was just confirmed by Zach Zaidman, Chicago Bears sideline reporter and WSCR radio contributor...

    John Hatelak Written by John Hatelak about over 4 years ago 562 reads 11 comments

  14. Chicago Bears Draft Picks 2010: It's Time To Sift Through The Best Of The Rest

    Now that the Bears are through with their 2010 draft, many will now begin to grade, and critique it. Angelo cannot afford to sit back, and admire his work. Now its time to roll up his sleeves, and really earn his money...

    John Hatelak Written by John Hatelak about over 4 years ago 3,986 reads 0 comments

  15. Packers Get a Jump On Bears For Safety

    The Packers couldn't wait till the Monday night game September 27th to beat the Bears so they move up in a draft day trade to get Morgan Burnett...

    John Hatelak Written by John Hatelak about over 4 years ago 126 reads 0 comments

  16. NFL Draft Board Sets Up Nicely for Bears' Biggest Needs After First Round

    The 75th anniversary of the first round of the 2010 draft is over, and although the Chicago Bears did not participate in it, it went well for them as far as assuredly leaving them something good when their 75th overall pick comes up...

    John Hatelak Written by John Hatelak about over 4 years ago 811 reads 0 comments

  17. 2010 NFL Draft Filled With Big Winners and Big Losers.

    The impact of this draft will be felt immediately! With the depth of this draft, if a team picked a player in round one, and he's not a starter, said team should fire whoever was making the final pick...

    John Hatelak Written by John Hatelak about over 4 years ago 907 reads 3 comments

  18. Chicago Shocker as Cubs Manager Lou Piniella Moves Carlos Zambrano to the Pen

    On a day that has Michael McCaskey retiring and getting replaced by his younger brother George, and the day after the Bears schedule is released, the Blackhawks lose to the seventh-seed ...

    John Hatelak Written by John Hatelak about over 4 years ago 171 reads 11 comments

  19. George McCaskey Takes Over as Chicago Bears' Chairman of the Board

    The Bears have announced that Michael McCaskey will retire from his current post as the team's Chairman of the Board following the 2010 season. It was then announced that George McCaskey will now take over that role...

    John Hatelak Written by John Hatelak about over 4 years ago 2,314 reads 0 comments

  20. Looking Into the Chicago Bulls Roster for the 2010-2011 Season

    Getting into the Chicago Bulls to-do list this off-season, I've decided to research the possibilities of the how's and why's. There likely will have to be another trade if the Bulls can sign a top free agent, and a complementary one this off-season...

    John Hatelak Written by John Hatelak about over 4 years ago 9,281 reads 2 comments

  21. NBA Free Agency: LeBron James Shouldn't Be Chicago's Top Target This Offseason

    In an offseason as monumental as this coming one, big franchise-shaping decisions will be made. Before these decisions, however, comes the necessity of hatching a highly-crafted, well thought out plan, and then comes the execution of the plan...

    John Hatelak Written by John Hatelak about over 4 years ago 569 reads 0 comments

  22. Looking Back on John Paxson: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    THE GOOD When John Paxson took over in 2003 the organization was a mess. They had circuses to draw free agents, they moved two productive players in Brand and Artest in favor of ...

    John Hatelak Written by John Hatelak about over 4 years ago 101 reads 10 comments

  23. Derrick Rose and Chicago Bulls' Victory Just a Side Story?

    Nothing says, "Come join my team and inherit fame and fortune beyond your wildest imagination by winning championships and dominating the East for an entire decade," like having a highlight reel-filled game on national television...

    John Hatelak Written by John Hatelak about over 4 years ago 176 reads 0 comments

  24. Big Ben Is a Big Disgrace

    Up until yesterday I didn't really pay attention to the details of this incident. For one, I'm a Bear fan so I'm currently encompassed in all things Bears at the moment...

    John Hatelak Written by John Hatelak about over 4 years ago 402 reads 33 comments

  25. As the Bears' Tight End Situation Turns

    This is an offseason that just keeps giving storyline after storyline. Will Martz and Cutler find a connection, and live happily ever after? (organ note) Daaaaaaaaaaah! Will the ...

    John Hatelak Written by John Hatelak about over 4 years ago 507 reads 26 comments