1. Chicago Blackhawks: Patrick Sharp and 5 Players' Early Report Cards

    Many of the Chicago Blackhawks players have thrived in the team's first 12 games of the 2011-12 NHL season. Hockey is a team sport, but the 'Hawks have had plenty of impressive individual performances, thus far...

    Matt Bauer Written by Matt Bauer about over 2 years ago 767 reads 9 comments

  2. Chicago Cubs Trade Options: 5 Deals to Replace Aramis Ramirez

    It's time for the Chicago Cubs to think of possible trades to replace Aramis Ramirez after he declined the 2012 options offered to him by the Cubs...

    Matt Bauer Written by Matt Bauer about over 2 years ago 677 reads 13 comments

  3. NFL Fact or Fiction: Chicago Bears Are Super Bowl Contenders

    The Chicago Bears have had their share of ups and downs in the 2011 NFL regular season, but it's still possible for the team to string together enough wins not only to earn a postseason spot but also contend for the Super Bowl...

    Matt Bauer Written by Matt Bauer about over 2 years ago 898 reads 42 comments

  4. MLB Free Agents 2012: Best Players Available for Every Position

    The free-agent class of 2012 is one of the most exciting in recent memory because of the amount of talent available at most of the positions. Many positions are overloaded with talent, but there can be only one "best player" available...

    Matt Bauer Written by Matt Bauer about over 2 years ago 1,289 reads 17 comments

  5. College Football Rankings: 5 Schools Ready To Hang it Up For the Season

    Some college football teams' seasons were nightmares from the beginning, and basketball season couldn't start soon enough...

    Matt Bauer Written by Matt Bauer about over 2 years ago 1,139 reads 7 comments

  6. Chicago Blackhawks: Corey Crawford & 5 Hawks Who Could Collect 2011-12 Hardware

    The Chicago Blackhawks ' fast start to the 2011-12 Stanley Cup campaign has been a team effort, but the individual play of a few of the Hawks has been eye-catching...

    Matt Bauer Written by Matt Bauer about over 2 years ago 514 reads 4 comments

  7. Theo Epstein: 5 Early Moves Chicago Cubs GM Needs to Make

    Rather then continuing to praise Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts for his hiring of Theo Epstein to be the team's president of Baseball Operations, it's time for Cubs fans to focus ...

    Matt Bauer Written by Matt Bauer about over 2 years ago 3,466 reads 17 comments

  8. Chicago Blackhawks: Patrick Kane's Spin-O-Rama and the Top 10 Plays of 2011

    The Chicago Blackhawks ' early season success isn't a fluke. Chicago has made the plays, and then some, necessary to top the Western Conference standings with 12 points in the team's first eight games of the 2011—12 NHL season...

    Matt Bauer Written by Matt Bauer about over 2 years ago 1,480 reads 0 comments

  9. Straight Cash, Homie: Chris Johnson and 10 of the Most Overpaid NFL Players

    The NFL , above everything, is a business, and players and their agents will negotiate as much as possible to get the most money from their perspective teams. Quite often, teams will overestimate a player's talent and overpay them...

    Matt Bauer Written by Matt Bauer about over 2 years ago 2,589 reads 37 comments

  10. Ravens vs. Jaguars: Blaine Gabbert & 5 Jaguars Who Could Make MNF Interesting

    The NFL 's Week 7 Monday Night Football matchup is between the 4-1 Baltimore Ravens and the 1-5 Jacksonville Jaguars. Jacksonville is hosting tonight's game, but Baltimore is still a heavy favorite...

    Matt Bauer Written by Matt Bauer about over 2 years ago 220 reads 0 comments

  11. NFL Week 8: Who's Hot, Who's Not in the League

    The first seven weeks of the 2011 NFL regular season have been filled with plenty of excitement, as well as disappointment...

    Matt Bauer Written by Matt Bauer about over 2 years ago 138 reads 0 comments

  12. Tim Tebow: Win in Miami Doesn't Mean He Is a Star

    Tim Tebow led the Denver Broncos to a comeback win over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, but that doesn't mean Tebow is a star in the NFL ...

    Matt Bauer Written by Matt Bauer about almost 3 years ago 126 reads 0 comments

  13. BCS Standings: 5 BCS Teams That Have Must—Win Games This Weekend

    Last Sunday the BCS rankings were released, and quite a few teams were put in an early predicament. For those teams, the upcoming game is more important than any they've played this season...

    Matt Bauer Written by Matt Bauer about almost 3 years ago 66 reads 0 comments

  14. Kris Humphries and Kim Kardashian: Sports' Best Marriages

    Kris Humphries and Kim Kardashian are, certainly, not amongst sports' best marriages. According to the New York Post, " Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries are on the brink of splitting, just two months into their marriage...

    Matt Bauer Written by Matt Bauer about almost 3 years ago 183 reads 0 comments

  15. NBA Trade Speculation: 10 Players We'd Love To See on a New Team

    Last summer NBA free-agency took over the sports world because of all the speculation and anticipation that led up to LeBron James ' "The Decision," which also affected many other high-profile free agents' decision of where to sign...

    Matt Bauer Written by Matt Bauer about almost 3 years ago 7,875 reads 114 comments

  16. BCS Rankings 2011: Wisconsin Badgers & 5 Teams That Deserve a Second Look

    The BCS rankings always cause some level of drama around the college football world, and it's been the same story since this year's BCS rankings were released on Sunday...

    Matt Bauer Written by Matt Bauer about almost 3 years ago 307 reads 6 comments

  17. Albert Pujols or Prince Fielder: Which All-Star Is Better Fit for Chicago Cubs?

    The 2011 MLB season is not over yet, but free-agent talks are going to increase now that Milwaukee Brewers ' first baseman Prince Fielder may have played his last game in a Brewers' uniform...

    Matt Bauer Written by Matt Bauer about almost 3 years ago 588 reads 21 comments

  18. Chicago Bears Football: Winners & Losers from Da Bears' Win vs. Vikings

    Even though the Chicago Bears had a shortened week after losing to the Detroit Lions last Monday night, it seemed as if they were not fatigued in Sunday night's game against the Minnesota Vikings...

    Matt Bauer Written by Matt Bauer about almost 3 years ago 156 reads 4 comments

  19. Chicago Blackhawks: Reaction to First 3 Games of 2011-12 Season

    The Chicago Blackhawks first three games of the 2011-12 season featured plenty of highs and lows. Chicago has collected four points thus far, and I'm very excited for what kind of season the Blackhawks will have...

    Matt Bauer Written by Matt Bauer about almost 3 years ago 450 reads 0 comments

  20. College Football Rankings: Predicting the 5 Bowl Championship Series Matchups

    The 2011 college football season has had plenty of excitement throughout the first six weeks of the season...

    Matt Bauer Written by Matt Bauer about almost 3 years ago 324 reads 4 comments

  21. Chicago White Sox: 4 Reasons Robin Ventura Will Be Better Than Ozzie Guillen

    After eight years, the Chicago White Sox decided to part ways with their World Series-winning manager Ozzie Guillen...

    Matt Bauer Written by Matt Bauer about almost 3 years ago 493 reads 4 comments

  22. NFL Picks Week 6: Short Week for Chicago Bears Won't Matter Against Minnesota

    The 2-3 Chicago Bears and 1-4 Minnesota Vikings are scheduled to square off for a divisional game on Sunday night at Soldier Field...

    Matt Bauer Written by Matt Bauer about almost 3 years ago 366 reads 7 comments

  23. NFL Predictions: Predicting the Division Winners as the Season Takes Shape

    The NFL season has been as exciting as possible ever since the owners and players agreed to a deal that would allow a season to take place, and there a plenty of teams that couldn't be happier to be playing right now...

    Matt Bauer Written by Matt Bauer about almost 3 years ago 522 reads 8 comments

  24. Kansas State Football: Wildcats' QB Klein Can Run but He Can't Hide

    With the exception of the Wildcats' 10-7 win over Eastern Kentucky opening weekend, Bill Snyder's football team has yet to struggle to generate enough offense to win each of his team's first five games...

    Matt Bauer Written by Matt Bauer about almost 3 years ago 536 reads 4 comments

  25. Chicago Blackhawks: Patrick Kane and 5 Hawks Who Will Break out in 2012

    The Chicago Blackhawks were one goal away from eliminating the Vancouver Canucks from the 2011 NHL playoffs for the third consecutive year...

    Matt Bauer Written by Matt Bauer about almost 3 years ago 1,610 reads 2 comments