1. Top NBA Free Agents of 2012: Point Guards

    If you think this year’s draft is deep, you should take a look at the 2012 free agent pool, stockpiled with future Hall of Famers...

    Aris Theotokatos Written by Aris Theotokatos about over 2 years ago 1,727 reads 0 comments

  2. Miami Heat vs. Chicago Bulls: John Lucas III and the Bulls Stun Miami Heat

    As if I even have to write an article about John Lucas the third (yes, I like to spell it out), or as my friend calls him, JL3. There aren’t enough Stacey King-isms to yell out the window to describe how big this victory was...

    Aris Theotokatos Written by Aris Theotokatos about over 2 years ago 1,690 reads 0 comments

  3. NBA Trade Deadline: Three Trades That Should Happen

    This is what happens when I mess around with ESPN s Trade Machine in the wee hours of the A.M. I make hundreds of trades between teams until I find something that’s either ...

    Aris Theotokatos Written by Aris Theotokatos about over 2 years ago 2,096 reads 0 comments

  4. Taj Gibson, Jimmy Butler Help Chicago Bulls Escape New York Knicks

    There are three things that stuck out in the Chicago Bulls game against the New York Knicks today. The first is the United Center speakers blaring Ricky Martin’s “Living La Vida Loca” during a break in play...

    Aris Theotokatos Written by Aris Theotokatos about over 2 years ago 1,014 reads 3 comments

  5. NBA: Why the Warriors Need to Trade Monta Ellis or Stephen Curry

    Stephen Curry’s ongoing ankle issues, which I think can easily be resolved by him wearing high tops instead of low cuts, are going to start being burden to the Golden State Warriors ...

    Aris Theotokatos Written by Aris Theotokatos about over 2 years ago 3,430 reads 21 comments

  6. Michael Jordan for a Day: How to Fix the Charlotte Bobcats

    As a Chicago sports fan, I feel obligated to throw Michael Jordan a bone here. Maybe it's the shrine dedicated to "His Airness" that I have on my night stand...

    Aris Theotokatos Written by Aris Theotokatos about over 2 years ago 151 reads 32 comments

  7. Chicago Bears: Bad Offense, Mistake-Prone Defense Expose Need for Change

    Historically, the Chicago Bears have relied on stingy, sometimes vaunted defense and run-heavy offense to win games. The last two opponents, the New Orleans Saints and Green Bay Packers , exposed those two cornerstones...

    Aris Theotokatos Written by Aris Theotokatos about almost 3 years ago 349 reads 4 comments

  8. Chicago Bears: Why Lance Briggs Turned Victory at Night into a Morning Loss

    Drunk Chicago Bears fans were dancing exotically to the bucket boy drummers outside of Soldier Field after an easy 24-14 win over the Cleveland Browns . It's preseason, but the city sleeps peacefully, without heartache, after a Chicago victory...

    Aris Theotokatos Written by Aris Theotokatos about almost 3 years ago 217 reads 2 comments

  9. NFL's 5 Worst Receiving Tandems

    Having a ood wide receiver tandem is one of the most underrated ideas in football. Teams who win have two good receivers. Or at least one Pro-Bowl receiver and an average receiver playing across...

    Aris Theotokatos Written by Aris Theotokatos about almost 3 years ago 1,118 reads 0 comments

  10. 5 NFL Players Who Won't Replicate Last Year's Success

    Every year, new stars pop up in the NFL . Young stars have breakout seasons, rookies exceed expectations, veterans finally live up to theirs, even Pro-Bowlers have Hall-of-Fame seasons...

    Aris Theotokatos Written by Aris Theotokatos about almost 3 years ago 5,318 reads 58 comments

  11. Jim Hendry: Looking Back on the Former Chicago Cubs General Manager

    It's been three weeks since I've attempted to sit through a whole Chicago Cubs game. Sure, I skimmed through game recaps and trade possibilities, but I could barely finish those, either...

    Aris Theotokatos Written by Aris Theotokatos about almost 3 years ago 297 reads 2 comments

  12. College Football: NCAA Fighting Pointless War Against Boosters

    Following reports of yet another NCAA investigation, you'd think that people would have gotten used to this by now...

    Aris Theotokatos Written by Aris Theotokatos about almost 3 years ago 1,845 reads 26 comments

  13. NBA Lockout: Crisis Could Be Averted by Merging with WNBA

    It's no secret: we all miss basketball. The season wouldn't have even started yet, but we loathe the inevitable future...

    Aris Theotokatos Written by Aris Theotokatos about almost 3 years ago 498 reads 7 comments

  14. Matt Forte and Chris Johnson: Give 'Em the Money!

    Matt Forte and Chris Johnson came into the league undervalued in the 2008 draft, and now they're both asking to be compensated for their surprise production—although Chris Johnson's “asking” is more of a “demanding...

    Aris Theotokatos Written by Aris Theotokatos about almost 3 years ago 288 reads 0 comments

  15. NBA Trade Rumors: Should the Chicago Bulls Trade for Joe Johnson?

    Here we are in the NBA off-season (and it looks like it's going to be a long one), creating our own trade rumors as if the lockout is nothing but a scary nightmare. First it was Dwight for LeBron (this one seems laughable to me...

    Aris Theotokatos Written by Aris Theotokatos about almost 3 years ago 2,607 reads 11 comments

  16. Top 10 Stories of 2011-12 NFL Season

    To quote Chris Berman: "Sooo? You're all on the Eagles, huh?" It certainly seems like the Eagles bandwagon has reached max capacity after the most impressive week of free agent signings in recent memory...

    Aris Theotokatos Written by Aris Theotokatos about almost 3 years ago 1,052 reads 6 comments

  17. Chicago Bears: Vernon Gholston Coming in Under the Radar

    Defensive end Vernon Gholston had monumental expectations when he was drafted by the New York Jets . After three seasons, he has yet to record a sack, and the most tackles he's made in a season is 17—hardly worth being the No...

    Aris Theotokatos Written by Aris Theotokatos about almost 3 years ago 1,686 reads 2 comments

  18. NFL Free Agency: Top Free Agents Left by Position

    We've seen the Eagles make a number of high profile moves since the beginning free agency, and Bill Belichick and the Patriots have taken a chance on disgruntled veterans and ex-Pro-Bowlers Chad Ochocinco and Albert Haynesworth...

    Aris Theotokatos Written by Aris Theotokatos about almost 3 years ago 3,061 reads 2 comments

  19. NFL Free Agency: Chicago Bears Going After Receivers

    According to league sources, the Chicago Bears are expected to sign ex-Cowboy receiver, Roy Williams. This would reunite him with offensive coordinator Mike Martz from their years in Detroit...

    Aris Theotokatos Written by Aris Theotokatos about almost 3 years ago 1,565 reads 26 comments

  20. Chicago Bears: What They Should Do With Their Free Agents

    With the NFL lockout officially over, all teams will soon start negotiating contracts with players. The Bears have $34 million in cap space and are in position to spend big money on some key positions like receiver and offensive line...

    Aris Theotokatos Written by Aris Theotokatos about almost 3 years ago 353 reads 0 comments

  21. NBA: Five Players Who Deserve to Be Traded to a Contender

    NBA championships: Russell has 11, Kareem and Jordan both have six, Kobe has five. Barkley, Malone (Karl), Ewing? None. All of these players are (or in Kobe's case, will be) in the NBA's top 50 players of all time...

    Aris Theotokatos Written by Aris Theotokatos about almost 3 years ago 122 reads 96 comments

  22. Boxing: Heavyweight Division Still Relevant Today?

    My girlfriend had never watched a boxing match before, but even she could tell that the Heavyweight unification fight between Wladimir Klitschko and David Haye was, well, lame. "Aren't they supposed to be hitting each other?" I felt embarrassed...

    Aris Theotokatos Written by Aris Theotokatos about almost 3 years ago 650 reads 12 comments

  23. Chicago Bears Fans Have Shown Too Much Love for Lovie

    It's time for a coaching change in Chicago. Or at least a change of expression on Lovie Smith 's face. An easily exposed Cover 2 defense and a illogical persistence to refuse to ...

    Aris Theotokatos Written by Aris Theotokatos about almost 3 years ago 483 reads 13 comments

  24. Derrick Rose Supports the City of Chicago on His Broad Shoulders

    It may only be coincidence that Derrick Rose grew up in Chicago, the city of broad shoulders, but he DID carry his hometown Chicago Bulls all the way to the NBA Eastern Conference Finals...

    Aris Theotokatos Written by Aris Theotokatos about almost 3 years ago 1,040 reads 7 comments

  25. NBA: Will Pat Riley, LeBron James, and the Rest of the Empire Strike Back?

    Charles Barkley famously stated, "No one cares about the Miami Heat." And as much as we all wish that were true, it's not...

    Aris Theotokatos Written by Aris Theotokatos about almost 3 years ago 1,028 reads 6 comments