1. Chicago Bears: Outcome of 2012-13 Seasons to Decide If Jay Cutler Gets Extension

    It seems like only a matter of time before QB Jay Cutler gets that long-term contract extension from the Chicago Bears ...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 2 years ago 3,423 reads 39 comments

  2. Chicago Bears Facing Potential Contract Issues in 2013 and 2014

    While Bears fans are waiting for the results of the Matt Forte contract negotiations to settle one way or the other, ESPN's John Clayton is reporting that the Bears have more ...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 2 years ago 8,342 reads 19 comments

  3. Trade Market for Ryan Dempster Hot as Scoreless Streak Extends to 33 Innings

    It's a seller's market this trade season in MLB , and one of the top attractions among starting pitchers—in fact, likely THE top attraction—is the Cubs ' Ryan Dempster ...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 2 years ago 4,388 reads 21 comments

  4. Report: Chicago Bears, Matt Forte Making Progress Toward Contract Extension

    UPDATE: The Chicago Bears and running back Matt Forte have agreed to terms on a four-year contract worth roughly $32 million, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter ...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 2 years ago 8,172 reads 108 comments

  5. Chicago Bears: Breaking Down the Biggest Flaws and How to Fix Each One

    This has been an offseason of optimism for Bears fans and with good reason. The addition of Brandon Marshall gives Chicago its first real No. 1 wideout in...possibly ever. The offense looks to be able to compete with the best in the NFL ...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 2 years ago 5,890 reads 42 comments

  6. Chicago Cubs Sign First-Rounder Albert Almora: What Fans Can Expect from Him

    According to Paul Sullivan of the Chicago Tribune , the Cubs have signed Albert Almora , their first round selection and the sixth overall pick in the draft, to a $3.9 million bonus...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 2 years ago 365 reads 15 comments

  7. 7 Reasons Why Matt Forte Will Repeat Last Year's Success Despite His Injury

    I recently wrote that the Bears can win the Super Bowl without Matt Forte . And while I still believe that, I also know that the team is better with him than without him...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 2 years ago 3,630 reads 20 comments

  8. Chicago Cubs: Trade Bait Matt Garza Picks Bad Time to Struggle

    They say that timing is everything. For Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer and the Cubs , this is the absolute worst possible time for Matt Garza to pitch poorly if they want to trade him...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 2 years ago 1,403 reads 12 comments

  9. The Biggest Media Misconceptions About the Chicago Bears

    The media loves a good storyline, even if they have to make it up. Yes, I am part of the media, but even I know a myth when I see one. And some of the misconceptions about these Chicago Bears will be exposed in this article, my friend...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 2 years ago 5,425 reads 44 comments

  10. Chicago Bears: 8 Reasons the Bears Would Be Fine Without Matt Forte

    All things being equal, I would certainly rather have Matt Forte this season than not have him. I mean, despite the reasons I will present to you in this article, I do recognize that Forte is a valuable asset for the Bears offense...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 2 years ago 3,411 reads 47 comments

  11. Chicago Cubs Talk: What to Believe and What Is Fantasy

    There are a lot of rumors swirling around the Chicago Cubs , and with good reason. They should be in pure sell-off mode, given their terrible record and the fact that they are in rebuilding mode...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 2 years ago 3,884 reads 2 comments

  12. Why Chicago Bears Fans' 2012 Expectations Should Be Super Bowl or Bust

    When he took over as the head coach of the Bears in January of 2004, Lovie Smith had three stated goals: beat the Green Bay Packers , capture the NFC North Division and win the Super Bowl...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 2 years ago 5,457 reads 55 comments

  13. Don't Expect Too Much, Too Soon, from Chicago Cubs Prospect Anthony Rizzo

    For every young star who bursts his way onto the big league scene like Joey Votto , there are numerous rookies who struggle...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 2 years ago 3,038 reads 5 comments

  14. Chicago Bears: Predicting Top Offensive, Defensive Stat Leaders for 2012 Season

    There are lies, damn lies and statistics. In the NFL , stats aren't like other sports. While the addition of advanced metrics in football hasn't quite arrived at the level of sabermetrics ...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 2 years ago 5,062 reads 20 comments

  15. Breaking Down Chicago Bears and NFC North Heading into Training Camp

    The Chicago Bears feel good about themselves heading into training camp next month, and with good reason. They have improved a squad that was on a roll before losing Jay Cutler and Matt Forte to injury last season...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 2 years ago 2,546 reads 22 comments

  16. The Coolest Summer Olympians Ever

    With the 2012 Summer Olympics scheduled to begin in London on July 27, there is yet another opportunity for the world's top athletes to shine on the big stage...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 2 years ago 5,634 reads 4 comments

  17. Carlos Marmol as Cubs Closer? It's Insanity, I Tell You

    I'll admit that I started writing this article before Carlos Marmol even took the mound to try to save the game on Tuesday night against the White Sox . But I was absolutely convinced that it would not end well for the Cubs ...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 2 years ago 1,309 reads 27 comments

  18. Chicago Bears: 8 Early Winners and Losers of the Bears' Offseason

    New Bears GM Phil Emery has had a solid offseason. Learning from the mistakes of his predecessor, Jerry Angelo, Emery went out and filled in depth at key areas where it had been missing last season...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 2 years ago 13,356 reads 37 comments

  19. Alfonso Soriano Incident Emphasizes the Cubs' Lack of Leadership

    Leadership can come in many different forms and from several different places. It can come from the manager, teammates or coaches. But when the only ones articulating their disapproval are the fans, you know you have a problem...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 2 years ago 5,363 reads 57 comments

  20. 5 Reasons Jay Cutler Will Be a Top-5 QB in 2012

    Jay Cutler has always had the talent and that rocket arm, but until now he hasn't had a decent offense surrounding him in Chicago. But with the addition of Brandon Marshall, the change in coordinators, and other improvements, he is set up for success...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 2 years ago 1,632 reads 1 comments

  21. Chicago Cubs: How 'Soler Power' Helps to Expedite Youth Movement for Cubs

    With the signing of Cuban sensation Jorge Soler on Monday, Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have, in a small way, expedited the rebuilding process by acquiring a young player with huge upside without having to give up anything more than money...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 2 years ago 1,097 reads 16 comments

  22. Bryan LaHair: Now Is the Time to Find out What He Can Do

    Somebody needs to tap Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum on the shoulder and wake him up. It may only be early June, but the Cubs are not going to be contenders this season...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 2 years ago 1,707 reads 2 comments

  23. Chicago Bears: Predicting Two-Deep Depth Chart, Pre-Training Camp

    Under Lovie Smith, the Bears have been fairly firm about the previous year's starters and backups being listed on the depth chart hierarchy in the same order...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 2 years ago 7,526 reads 32 comments

  24. 5 Chicago Cubs Most Likely to Be Traded

    The Cubs are obviously going nowhere this season, and are in the midst of a rebuilding effort, so it makes sense that anyone is available for the right price. But some are more available than others...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 2 years ago 5,852 reads 8 comments

  25. The Biggest Sharks in Sports

    Sharks are both cunning and ruthless, with uncommon guile and intelligence that exceeds some mammals and even most other fish...

    Bob Warja Written by Bob Warja about over 2 years ago 122,162 reads 12 comments