1. Michael Jordan, LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and the Most Annoying Debate

    Let me make something very clear: As of the publication of this article, Michael Jordan is the greatest player ever to play the game of basketball. Let me make something else very clear: I am sick and tired of hearing the name Michael Jordan...

    Marco Scola Written by Marco Scola about almost 2 years ago 11,470 reads 20 comments

  2. NBA Finals Predictions: All-Star Break Edition

    We have reached the All-Star break, the official, yet unofficial, halfway point of the NBA season. In under five months, the NBA will award the Larry O'Brien trophy to the new NBA Champions...

    Marco Scola Written by Marco Scola about almost 2 years ago 1,582 reads 3 comments

  3. Orlando Magic's Dwight Howard Is the Most Annoying Man in the NBA

    In a matter of a year, Dwight Howard has become the source of headaches for SportsCenter viewers across the world. Every day it seems Howard's face pops on the screen with the inevitable headlines: "Dwight Howard will stay with the Orlando Magic ...

    Marco Scola Written by Marco Scola about over 2 years ago 422 reads 7 comments

  4. Trading Ryan Dempster Now Is Chicago Cubs' Best Option Going Forward

    The Atlanta Braves are closing in on a deal to acquire Ryan Dempster from the Cubs in exchange for several high-profile minor league prospects. If Chicago pulled the trigger on this deal, it'd be another smart move by team president Theo Epstein...

    Marco Scola Written by Marco Scola about over 2 years ago 817 reads 7 comments

  5. Sympathy for 'The King': My Time Defending LeBron James

    It's been 32 days since the Miami Heat defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 5 of the NBA Finals...

    Marco Scola Written by Marco Scola about over 2 years ago 198 reads 37 comments

  6. Cutler, Forte, Marshall and Jeffery Ready to Ignite Bears Offense

    For years, it's been no secret the missing ingredient to the Bears success has been the absence of a top-tier wide receiver. It seems the front office finally got the clue Bears fans were so desperately seeking...

    Marco Scola Written by Marco Scola about over 2 years ago 7,018 reads 117 comments

  7. Chasing the Badgers: 2012 Big Ten Football Preview

    In an off-season marred by the Penn State scandal, sanctions to Ohio State and team movement across the NCAA, it's about time we got back to football...

    Marco Scola Written by Marco Scola about over 2 years ago 987 reads 3 comments

  8. 2010 NFL Playoff Preview: Saints Look To Repeat; Patriots Look for 4th Ring

    Seventeen weeks ago, if you told me that the Vikings and Cowboys would post sub-.500 records and not even sniff the playoffs, while the sub-.500 Seattle Seahawks would be a division champion and the 11-5 Bears would be a No...

    Marco Scola Written by Marco Scola about almost 4 years ago 649 reads 0 comments

  9. Decision Day: Which Team Needs Randy Moss, and Where Will He Go

    With Randy Moss now officially waived from the Minnesota Vikings, we await which of the 32 NFL teams take their best stab at Randy. First off, here's how the waiver process works: 1...

    Marco Scola Written by Marco Scola about 4 years ago 500 reads 1 comments

  10. Putting a Bow on Training Camp: Assessing the Bears' Camp

    As Chicago's training camp closes, it's been an interesting three weeks to say the least. Covering the Bears in Bourbonnais has been a totally new experience for me, but it's given me an up-close-and-personal opportunity with coaches and players...

    Marco Scola Written by Marco Scola about over 4 years ago 361 reads 4 comments

  11. Taming the Chicago Bears: 2010 NFL Season Preview, Breakdown

    Yes, it's only training camp. But it's never too early to look ahead to the Bears' 2010 schedule and go game-by-game on how the Bears will fare in 2010. It's going to be a tough season, but by year's end, I expect the Bears to be a playoff contender...

    Marco Scola Written by Marco Scola about over 4 years ago 1,851 reads 24 comments

  12. NBA Free Agency: Why Chicago Doesn't Need LeBron James

    I can't say that getting LeBron James would be a bad thing for the Bulls. In fact, it would be a great thing...

    Marco Scola Written by Marco Scola about over 4 years ago 258 reads 0 comments

  13. Fixing the Chicago Cubs: Manager for a Day

    I'm no major league manager by any means, I'm just a die-hard fan who is extremely disgruntled at his beloved Chicago Cubs...

    Marco Scola Written by Marco Scola about over 4 years ago 262 reads 5 comments

  14. Predicting the NFL Playoffs: Trying to Sort Through the Madness

    Who honestly thought that the Arizona Cardinals would push through Carolina, Atlanta and Philadelphia en route to Super Bowl XLIII last winter? Or the Pittsburgh Steelers would rise from the ...

    Marco Scola Written by Marco Scola about almost 5 years ago 237 reads 0 comments

  15. Ranking the Chicago Bears of 2000-09: Which Teams Were the Best and Worst?

    With just under three weeks remaining until we put a big bow around the 2000-2009 decade, I got this "great" idea to rank each Chicago Bears team from this decade. Throughout the decade, the Bears won 74 games and lost 70 (not including the 2009 season)

    Marco Scola Written by Marco Scola about 5 years ago 1,350 reads 3 comments

  16. 2009 Chicago Bears: What Went Wrong...and How To Fix It

    There's five weeks of football still to play, yet the Bears are already finished. After suffering four losses in a row (on top of going 1-6 in the last seven weeks), the Chicago Bears can officially begin their off-season...

    Marco Scola Written by Marco Scola about 5 years ago 1,249 reads 13 comments

  17. Bears Violate NFL Media Rules, Smith at Fault

    It was a very peculiar site today at Halas Hall. Reporters filed in to the cramped interview room and awaited either a player or coach, much like any other Media Wednesday in Lake Forest...

    Marco Scola Written by Marco Scola about 5 years ago 445 reads 10 comments

  18. What Are the Bears' Chances of Making the Playoffs?

    Chicago's chance at a playoff birth is truly in their hands After two straight disappointing losses for the Bears and with the heart of their schedule coming up, it appears their chances of playoff glory are slimming...

    Marco Scola Written by Marco Scola about 5 years ago 683 reads 5 comments

  19. 10 Things We Learned About the NFL In October

    Several teams are looking for the light as we enter the "dog days" of the NFL Season. As the remaining autumn leaves take their final descent to the ground, we begin to get a little clearer picture of how the NFL will look in February...

    Marco Scola Written by Marco Scola about 5 years ago 605 reads 2 comments

  20. Top 10 Coolest Looking NFL Uniforms (And 5 Bad Ones)

    Let's face it, we've all seen those uniforms that make us all gasp simultaneously. And then there are those uniforms that just make you sit back and take a second look...

    Marco Scola Written by Marco Scola about 5 years ago 64,032 reads 43 comments

  21. It's OK, We in Chicago Are Used To This Whole Losing Thing

    Chicago's Mayor Daley looks on in disappointment as his city is the first eliminated from the 2016 Olympic bid. So the Olympics aren't coming to Chicago, have you heard? Yeah, we're upset...

    Marco Scola Written by Marco Scola about 5 years ago 140 reads 0 comments

  22. 10 Things We Learned About the NFL in September

    September is oftentimes a funny month for the NFL. Teams we think won't do so hot end up getting on hot streaks (I'm talking about you Denver and Cincinnati)...

    Marco Scola Written by Marco Scola about 5 years ago 246 reads 0 comments

  23. Looking Ahead to the Future: Previewing the 2009 NFL Season

    With the NFL season just under a week away, I find myself somewhere between anxiety and madness. Countless hours of my summer have been spent reviewing teams' rosters, schedules, off-season ...

    Marco Scola Written by Marco Scola about 5 years ago 99 reads 4 comments

  24. Attention, Brandon Marshall: NFL Needs Receivers, Not Guys Who Can't Get a Grip

    I would really hate to be a Denver Bronco fan right now. First, your premier quarterback throws a hissy fit because new Head Coach Josh McDaniels threatens to trade him, and now Brandon Marshall...

    Marco Scola Written by Marco Scola about over 5 years ago 431 reads 5 comments

  25. Face It: Devin Hester Will Never Return Another Kick for a Touchdown

    "Devin Hester, you are ridiculous!" were the words heard bellowing from Bears play-by-play commentator Jeff Joniak of WBBM News Radio 780 nearly every time Devin Hester would take a kick or punt return to the house...

    Marco Scola Written by Marco Scola about over 5 years ago 1,889 reads 37 comments