1. Chicago White Sox: 6 Reasons They Will Win the AL Central

    If preseason rankings are to be believed, then I have no business writing this column. The White Sox were picked by almost anyone with a column, blog or microphone to finish towards ...

    Jim Poljak Written by Jim Poljak about over 2 years ago 964 reads 11 comments

  2. Robin Ventura Needs to Make Addison Reed the Team's Closer Now

    Closing games is a skill not every major league reliever possesses. For whatever reason, some of the best late-inning guys fall apart when they are asked to get the final three outs of a game...

    Jim Poljak Written by Jim Poljak about over 2 years ago 1,031 reads 8 comments

  3. 2012 NHL Playoffs: How Raffi Torres' Illegal Hit Changed Playoffs for the Better

    The major storyline in the opening round of the NHL playoffs hasn't been focused where it should be. Not much is being said on the potential upset of the Presidents' Trophy-winning ...

    Jim Poljak Written by Jim Poljak about over 2 years ago 1,079 reads 3 comments

  4. Chicago Bulls: Sitting Rose and Deng vs. Washington Absolutely the Right Move

    The Chicago Bulls got all they could handle against the dreadful Washington Wizards Monday night, eventually losing, 87-84. C.J...

    Jim Poljak Written by Jim Poljak about over 2 years ago 1,549 reads 35 comments

  5. Chicago White Sox: How Naming Hector Santiago the Closer Affects Matt Thronton

    Hector Santiago has officially been named the White Sox closer by manager Robin Ventura, ending the mystery of who will get the last out of the game in 2012...

    Jim Poljak Written by Jim Poljak about over 2 years ago 782 reads 1 comments

  6. Chicago Bulls: Are Back-to-Back Clunkers a Cause for Concern?

    The Chicago Bulls lost back-to-back games for the first time since February of 2011, ending their streak of 86 straight regular season games. This was the second-longest such streak in NBA history...

    Jim Poljak Written by Jim Poljak about over 2 years ago 693 reads 33 comments

  7. 2012 MLB Season: 4 White Sox Players with Best Chance to Win a Postseason Award

    The White Sox aren't being picked by anyone to do much in 2012. They traded one of the best hitters from last season in Carlos Quentin, shipped their young closer to Toronto for ...

    Jim Poljak Written by Jim Poljak about over 2 years ago 144 reads 3 comments

  8. 2012 MLB Spring Training: 12 Pitchers We Cannot Wait to Watch Pitch This Year

    Spring training has begun and the excitement of another baseball season is in the air. Every team has a renewed outlook on the season and their chances at making baseball's post season...

    Jim Poljak Written by Jim Poljak about over 2 years ago 676 reads 5 comments

  9. Chicago Bulls Will Not Win a Title with Joakim Noah Starting at Center

    With the NBA All-Star game a little less than two weeks away, the top teams in each conference are establishing themselves and the biggest storylines in the league are all circling back to the playoff picture...

    Jim Poljak Written by Jim Poljak about over 2 years ago 1,703 reads 38 comments

  10. White Sox Signing of Kosuke Fukudome Makes Perfect Sense for 2012 Season

    Kenny Williams always gets his man, regardless of how long it takes him. He pined after Ken Griffey Jr., Jake Peavy, Roberto Alomar and Adam Dunn and somehow found a way to bring them all to the south side...

    Jim Poljak Written by Jim Poljak about over 2 years ago 883 reads 12 comments

  11. Chicago Bears QB Caleb Hanie Is Playing His Way out of the NFL

    The Chicago Bears find themselves on the outside of the NFC playoffs looking in, after losing their fourth straight game on Sunday to the Seattle Seahawks ...

    Jim Poljak Written by Jim Poljak about almost 3 years ago 414 reads 0 comments

  12. Sam Hurd's Arrest Will Have Negative Effect on More Than Just NFL

    Sam Hurd is facing federal drug charges after being arrested for wanting to buy "five to 10 kilograms of cocaine and 1,000 pounds of marijuana per week for distribution in the Chicago ...

    Jim Poljak Written by Jim Poljak about almost 3 years ago 1,298 reads 1 comments

  13. 5 Chicago Bears That Need to Step Up After Matt Forte's Knee Injury

    There were two players on the Chicago Bears offense they could ill-afford to lose to injury: Jay Cutler and Matt Forte ...

    Jim Poljak Written by Jim Poljak about almost 3 years ago 196 reads 0 comments

  14. Caleb Hanie Should Remain Chicago Bears QB Even If Jay Cutler Is Cleared to Play

    I never thought my fingers would produce those words without them being the punchline to a joke, but the more I think about it the more it makes sense...

    Jim Poljak Written by Jim Poljak about almost 3 years ago 892 reads 4 comments

  15. Major League Baseball: 6 Changes That Need to Be Made

    America's pastime is no longer America's favorite sport. The NFL has taken over that role thanks to concussion causing hits, high powered offenses and a regular season where Week 1 is just as important as Week 17...

    Jim Poljak Written by Jim Poljak about almost 3 years ago 475 reads 3 comments

  16. 4 Reasons Andrew Luck Will Not Enter the 2012 NFL Draft

    Last year, Andrew Luck shocked the football world by returning to Stanford for his junior year instead of entering the NFL Draft...

    Jim Poljak Written by Jim Poljak about almost 3 years ago 1,186 reads 1 comments

  17. The 50 Greatest Fictional Sports Movie Characters of All Time

    In every sports movie, whether good or bad, there is at least one character that stands out. This character could have been the hero, protagonist, comedic relief or someone that had a small role and stole the show...

    Jim Poljak Written by Jim Poljak about 3 years ago 5,120 reads 5 comments

  18. Olin Kreutz Retiring Proves Chicago Bears Made the Right Choice

    Olin Kreutz has decided to walk away from the NFL after 13 seasons in the league, citing a lack of passion for the game as his reason...

    Jim Poljak Written by Jim Poljak about 3 years ago 2,566 reads 6 comments

  19. White Sox Hiring of Robin Ventura Is Kenny Williams' Way of Exiting Spotlight

    The Chicago White Sox have once again hired a manager that no one expected. Robin Ventura was named the team's 39th manager in franchise history on Thursday, replacing the oft-controversial Ozzie Guillen...

    Jim Poljak Written by Jim Poljak about 3 years ago 234 reads 2 comments

  20. Jake Peavy Says He Is Run Down; White Sox Need to Shut Him Down

    Jake Peavy admitted after the Chicago White Sox 's 7-6 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday that he is feeling run down 13 months removed from major shoulder surgery...

    Jim Poljak Written by Jim Poljak about 3 years ago 552 reads 5 comments

  21. 6 Men Out: White Sox Players That Should Not Be Back Next Season

    As the 2011 baseball season winds down, even fans of teams still in the pennant chase can’t help but think about the offseason and what players will be added or subtracted from their team...

    Jim Poljak Written by Jim Poljak about 3 years ago 1,954 reads 17 comments

  22. 10 NFL Quarterbacks That Are Most Important to Their Team's Success

    An NFL quarterback is one of the toughest positions to play in any sport. There's big time money and big time pressure with every game. They play the most important position on the field and are the leaders of their team...

    Jim Poljak Written by Jim Poljak about 3 years ago 356 reads 1 comments

  23. Roy Williams Drops His Chance to Be Chicago Bears' Top Wide Receiver

    This was supposed to be the season of redemption for Roy Williams, the year he established himself as the Chicago Bears ' top wide receiver...

    Jim Poljak Written by Jim Poljak about 3 years ago 209 reads 16 comments

  24. Carlos Quentin's Injury is the Break Dayan Viciedo and Chicago White Sox Needed

    For months now White Sox fans have been clamoring for Dayan Viciedo to help bolster the struggling White Sox offense. Now that Carlos Quentin is hurt, they might finally get their wish...

    Jim Poljak Written by Jim Poljak about 3 years ago 615 reads 4 comments

  25. Chicago White Sox: Is It Time To Call Gordon Beckham a Bust?

    Gordon Beckham was supposed to be the face of the Chicago White Sox after they selected him in the first round of the 2008 amateur draft out of Georgia...

    Jim Poljak Written by Jim Poljak about 3 years ago 712 reads 6 comments