1. Jerry Angelo Era Should End With Devin Hester's Holdout

    Tommie Harris, Lance Briggs, Robbie Gould, Rex Grossman, Kyle Orton, Rashied Davis, Alex Brown, Desmond Clark, and Brian Urlacher. What do they all have in common? They are the members of the Bears that have recently received new contracts...

    Jerry Burnes Written by Jerry Burnes about over 6 years ago 388 reads 20 comments

  2. Chicago Cubs' Top 10 of the Past Century: No. 9, Fergie Jenkins' 1971 Cy Young

    Fergie Jenkins pieced together one of the finest pitching seasons by a Chicago Cub to date in 1971, earning him his first career Cy Young Award...

    Jerry Burnes Written by Jerry Burnes about over 6 years ago 475 reads 1 comments

  3. Chicago Cubs' Top 10 Of The Past Century: No. 10, Ryne Sandberg's 1990 Season

    The Chicago Cubs have been one of the most successful franchises in baseball history, especially if you don't count the current 100 year championship drought...

    Jerry Burnes Written by Jerry Burnes about over 6 years ago 546 reads 2 comments

  4. Brian Urlacher Gives Chicago Bears More Bang for Their Buck

    The Chicago Bears will start training camp this week with a happy middle linebacker. The Bears have reportedly given star linebacker Brian Urlacher a contract extension on his already existing four-year, $25 million contract...

    Jerry Burnes Written by Jerry Burnes about over 6 years ago 374 reads 4 comments

  5. The View From Seat 113: Josh Hamilton, A Real-Life Superhero

    Josh Hamilton has power. That was evidenced by his record 28 first-round home runs in the Home Run Derby on Monday night...

    Jerry Burnes Written by Jerry Burnes about over 6 years ago 1,505 reads 7 comments

  6. The View From Seat 113: Baseball's First-Half Observations

    The first half of the baseball season is over, and there have been a lot of things I've noticed in this half. Some include the monster seasons guys are putting up, while other include the subtle differences that often go unnoticed by all...

    Jerry Burnes Written by Jerry Burnes about over 6 years ago 374 reads 5 comments

  7. The View From Seat 113: Chicago Cubs May Have One More Move Up Their Sleeve

    If baseball is like poker, then the Brewers went all in, and the Cubs called. Something now tells me the Cubs might just have an ace in the hole and are ready to raise the bet...

    Jerry Burnes Written by Jerry Burnes about over 6 years ago 873 reads 5 comments

  8. The View From Seat 113: CC Sabathia's Debut

    Setting my bias aside as a Cubs fan, CC Sabathia's debut as a Milwaukee Brewer was not impressive. The newly crowned Cheesehead scuffled through six innings, allowing five hits, three runs, two ...

    Jerry Burnes Written by Jerry Burnes about over 6 years ago 555 reads 9 comments

  9. The View From Seat 113: Getting Started

    Welcome to The View From Seat 113! This will be my column currently featured solely on Bleacher Report. In it, I will be discussing a variety of sports topics and taking my own unique angle on them, most of the time at least...

    Jerry Burnes Written by Jerry Burnes about over 6 years ago 128 reads 1 comments

  10. Cubs Prove Best Trade Could Be the One That Got Away

    During winter meetings it was almost a given that Brian Roberts would be in the Windy City. Then the Orioles traded for Adam Jones in February. Baltimore no longer wanted to trade centerpiece Felix Pie...

    Jerry Burnes Written by Jerry Burnes about over 6 years ago 439 reads 4 comments

  11. Joba Chamberlain: A Letter of Apology

    Dear Mr. Chamberlain, I would like to extend my apologies for thinking it once that it was too early to move you to the rotation. I was wrong...

    Jerry Burnes Written by Jerry Burnes about over 6 years ago 324 reads 2 comments

  12. Cubs Head Baseball Mid-Season Awards

    With the midseason mark just around the corner, it's about time to name the midseason award winners in Major League Baseball. Winners are selected by their performance as of June 20. So, here are the MLB Midseason Awards...

    Jerry Burnes Written by Jerry Burnes about over 6 years ago 570 reads 9 comments

  13. Chicago Bears: A 2008 Season Preview

    Remember that old 1994 Chevy Cavalier that your dad said would be yours one day? You know, the one with the rusted out panels and the driver-side door that didn't open that forced you to get in from the passenger side...

    Jerry Burnes Written by Jerry Burnes about over 6 years ago 1,182 reads 9 comments

  14. Greatest Sports Accomplishment: Tiger Woods Wins U.S. Open By 15 Strokes

    The U.S. Open is designed to put even the best golfers in the world to the test. As seen in recent years, the United States Golf Association has done just that. Flashback to the year 2000...

    Jerry Burnes Written by Jerry Burnes about over 6 years ago 3,909 reads 2 comments

  15. Alfonso Soriano Injured: Been There, Seen That

    It happened last season. It's happened already this season. Alfonso Soriano being injured is almost becoming a regular scene at the Friendly Confines...

    Jerry Burnes Written by Jerry Burnes about over 6 years ago 343 reads 5 comments

  16. Ken Griffey Jr: A Living Legend

    In one smooth, sweet swing of the bat, Ken Griffey Jr. launched himself further into the baseball history books and solidified his spot in the Baseball Hall of Fame...

    Jerry Burnes Written by Jerry Burnes about over 6 years ago 695 reads 1 comments

  17. Cedric Benson and What His Release Means for Chicago Bears

    Cedric Benson's recent release by the Chicago Bears means one thing for the Bears—they are still in search for a feature back. Last season, Benson under-produced with just 675 yards on 196 carries, equaling an average of 3...

    Jerry Burnes Written by Jerry Burnes about over 6 years ago 565 reads 11 comments

  18. Breaking News: Chicago Bears Waive Troubled Running Back Cedric Benson

    The Chicago Bears released troubled running back Cedric Benson on Monday afternoon after his second arrest in a month. Over the weekend, Benson was arrested on a DUI charge in Austin, Texas, just weeks after a boating DUI charge in Texas...

    Jerry Burnes Written by Jerry Burnes about over 6 years ago 298 reads 3 comments

  19. Carlos Marmol, Kerry Wood Right Where They Belong on Cubs' Staff

    When Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella was asked about bullpen star Carlos Marmol moving to the rotation, he answered the right way—No...

    Jerry Burnes Written by Jerry Burnes about over 6 years ago 714 reads 4 comments

  20. Piniella, Cubs Need Deep Pitching For Deep Playoff Run

    Good pitching beats good hitting. Good pitching also wins championships, which is why the Chicago Cubs need to look to their rotation if they want to make a deep playoff run...

    Jerry Burnes Written by Jerry Burnes about over 6 years ago 529 reads 11 comments

  21. Top 10 College Football Stories to Follow In 2008

    College football opens up every season with a number of questions, stories, and potential breakouts. This list examines 10 stories that will dominate the local and national headlines in college football...

    Jerry Burnes Written by Jerry Burnes about over 6 years ago 1,498 reads 10 comments

  22. Northern Illinois Football: Justin Anderson, Larry English Key Huskies Success

    The Northern Illinois Huskies like to run the ball. That's no secret. And if the Huskies want to improve on their 2007 record of 2-10 (1-6 in the Mid-American Conference), they will be relying heavily on the legs of junior running back Justin Anderson...

    Jerry Burnes Written by Jerry Burnes about over 6 years ago 1,234 reads 1 comments

  23. Joba To Rotation a Rushed Decision By Steinbrenners

    Like father, like son. It's an old saying that's been around for quite a while. It also perfectly describes the new world order that is the running the New York Yankees...

    Jerry Burnes Written by Jerry Burnes about over 6 years ago 496 reads 9 comments