1. MLB Trade Speculation: Time for Chicago White Sox and John Danks to Part Ways?

    As has been reported by the media, White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen plans to end the team’s temporary experimentation with a six-man rotation no later than June 1, as the team is reverting back to the traditional five-man staff...

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  2. Red Rising Again: 5 Reasons the Chicago Blackhawks Will Return To Prominence

    The NHL—in particular, the Vancouver Canucks and their fans—should enjoy being able to spend the months of May and June without having to see the Chicago Blackhawks while they can...

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  3. NBA Playoffs 2011: Five Ways the Chicago Bulls Still Win the Eastern Conference

    What a difference a week makes. Last Sunday, the Chicago Bulls handily took game one of the Eastern Conference finals over the Miami Heat , 103-82...

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  4. NHL Playoffs 2011: Can the Chicago Blackhawks Pull off a Stunning Comeback?

    Finally, 10 months after winning Lord Stanley’s Cup, the Chicago Blackhawks once again resembled a championship-caliber team...

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  5. NCAA Football: Mizzou QB Battle Heats Up in Final Spring Scrimmage

    The Missouri Tigers football team held its final pre-Spring game scrimmage of the year last Saturday morning at Faurot Field...

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  6. Chicago Blackhawks: Stating the Case for Jonathan Toews As the NHL MVP

    An integral part of the lives of many 22-year-olds is their resume. Resume building is a key factor in getting jobs, something many people that age are attempting to do. Jonathan Toews is 22 years of age...

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  7. 10 Athletes It Would Be Wrong To See Don Another Jersey

    There are some athletes in today’s world of sports that will seemingly never play for a team other than their current club...

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  8. Chicago Blackhawks' Fall From Grace: Defending Champs Down, but Are They Out?

    June 9, 2010 is now 244 calendar days ago. It may technically only be two-thirds of a year, but to Blackhawks fans, it might as well be a century ago...

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  9. NCAA Basketball: Will Michigan State Miss the NCAA Tournament?

    Tom Izzo has been the Head Coach of the Michigan State Spartans basketball team since 1995. Under Izzo, the Spartans have made 13 consecutive NCAA tournaments, one National Title, six Final Fours, and six Big Ten Titles...

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  10. MLB Rumors: Five Potential Suitors for Cardinals 1B Albert Pujols

    There are some athletes in today’s world of sports that will seemingly never play for a team other than their current club...

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  11. NFL Draft: Is Missouri QB Blaine Gabbert a Sure-Fire NFL Bust?

    Missouri QB Blaine Gabbert was perhaps the most talented QB at the college level last season. He has the size and rocket arm NFL scouts dream about. He possesses all the physical attributes to be a phenomenal signal-caller...

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  12. BCS: Reign, Reign, Go Away...5 Teams That Could End the SEC's Dominance

    The past five college football seasons have seen four different schools win the national championship. Each of those schools hails from the SEC. In fact, the SEC has won eight of the 13 BCS titles since the system's inception in 1998...

    Ryan Hood Written by Ryan Hood about almost 4 years ago 2,367 reads 7 comments

  13. NHL All-Star Game: Who Will Be Joining Crosby, Malkin and Toews in Raleigh?

    The fans have spoken, and six players have had their tickets punched to Raleigh, North Carolina for this season’s NHL All-Star game...

    Ryan Hood Written by Ryan Hood about almost 4 years ago 1,572 reads 10 comments

  14. NFL Playoffs: Why Mike Martz Holds Key to NFC Playoffs

    In an NFC playoff bracket with quarterbacks Drew Brees, Jay Cutler, Aaron Rodgers, Matt Ryan and Michael Vick, offense will be the determining factor in who will represent the NFC in Jerry Jones’ Cowboy-less Super Bowl in February...

    Ryan Hood Written by Ryan Hood about almost 4 years ago 682 reads 5 comments

  15. The Departed: How Cup-Winning Blackhawks Are Fairing With New Clubs

    Just six months ago, on a rainy Philadelphia night, the Chicago Blackhawks hoisted Lord Stanley’s cup for the first time in 49 years. What a difference six months makes...

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  16. Chicago White Sox: Why the South Siders Are on the Brink

    Where have you gone, white-hot White Sox? The team that just three weeks ago looked like it could run away with the Central Division is suddenly tied and could spiral downward faster than you can say "Mercy...

    Ryan Hood Written by Ryan Hood about 4 years ago 572 reads 4 comments

  17. Edwin Jackson Shines in His Chicago White Sox Debut

    Just a few days ago, there was much uncertainty surrounding the Edwin Jackson trade. It was unclear whether or not he was just the final piece of the puzzle needed to acquire a big time left-handed bat or if he was here to stay...

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  18. Blackhawks Walk Away From Antti Niemi, Ink Marty Turco To One-Year Deal

    It’s been announced that the Chicago Blackhawks and General Manager Stan Bowman have decided to cut ties with Stanley Cup winning net-minder Antti Niemi, and have signed ex-Star Marty Turco to a one-year deal...

    Ryan Hood Written by Ryan Hood about 4 years ago 823 reads 3 comments

  19. Red Rising: Five Chicago Blackhawks Poised to Elevate Their Game

    No, hockey world, the Blackhawks have not banished themselves to the cellar of the standings thanks to their offseason acquisitions. Let’s take a deep breath, and briefly glance at reality...

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  20. Why the Chicago Bears Will Make the Playoffs This Year

    The seat is heating up, Lovie. The Bears have missed the playoffs three consecutive seasons, posting a 23-25 record over that span...

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  21. MLB Trade Rumors: Carlos Zambrano to the White Sox?

    The season-ending injury to Jake Peavy left the White Sox with a solid-but-not-spectacular starting rotation from top to bottom. Questions linger...

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  22. Tough Road Ahead: Second-Half Keys for the Resurgent Chicago White Sox

    Let’s jump back about a month. The date-June 9th. The Sox find themselves 9.5 back of first, and trade rumors involving AJ Pierzynski, Paul Konerko, and Bobby Jenks were running rampant...

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  23. Time For Something To Be Done About Gordon Beckham

    Gordon Beckham’s rookie season ended with him coming up just short of taking home the AL rookie of the year award. If his second season in the bigs continues how it’s been so far, he will be the shoe-in for sophomore slumped of the year...

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  24. 2010 MLB All Star Rosters: South Siders Snubbed Again

    Once again, the White Sox will not be sending a large delegation to the Mid-summer classic. A few were worthy, but Matt Thornton is the only South Sider headed to Anaheim for the festivities...

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  25. Blackhawks' free agency to-do List

    Much of the talk in the Chicago news may be about NBA free agency and the Bulls’ odds of landing Lebron, but the Hawks have plenty of work to do themselves as free agency is set to get under way in a few hours...

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