1. 2014 Chicago White Sox: 5 Things We Have Learned So Far

    One thing that can be said about the 2014 Chicago White Sox is that they have certainly been more fun to watch than they were last season, but then again that's not saying much...

    Todd Thorstenson Written by Todd Thorstenson about 13 days ago 236 reads 0 comments

  2. Chicago White Sox: Why There Is Reason for Hope on the South Side

    The 2013 Chicago White Sox were certainly a team to forget. They finished the season at 63-99 — their worst record since going 56-106 in 1970 — which was not quite what ...

    Todd Thorstenson Written by Todd Thorstenson about 3 months ago 318 reads 0 comments

  3. Chicago White Sox Spring Training Report: Starting Pitching

    The 2013 season was definitely one to forget for the Chicago White Sox , as they stumbled their way to a 63-99 record and last place in the American League Central...

    Todd Thorstenson Written by Todd Thorstenson about 4 months ago 1,069 reads 2 comments

  4. Illinois Basketball: Why the Future Looks Bright Despite Current Struggles

    It's been a tough year for fans of Illinois Fighting Illini basketball as they have watched their team plummet to the bottom of the Big Ten standings after a promising start...

    Todd Thorstenson Written by Todd Thorstenson about 5 months ago 4,044 reads 0 comments

  5. Illinois Basketball: Struggling Illini Searching for Answers

    Okay, so when I wrote a recent article explaining how I thought that the Illinois Fighting Illini looked like an NCAA tournament team, I may have jumped the gun just a bit...

    Todd Thorstenson Written by Todd Thorstenson about 6 months ago 1,334 reads 2 comments

  6. Illinois Basketball: Why Illini Have the Look of an NCAA Tournament Team

    The 2013-14 season was supposed to be a bit of a down year for the Illinois basketball program according to those that call themselves experts on the subject...

    Todd Thorstenson Written by Todd Thorstenson about 6 months ago 2,232 reads 3 comments

  7. Chicago Bears: Win or Lose Against Green Bay, Bears Not Going Anywhere

    With the NFC North division title and a playoff berth on the line Sunday night in Philadelphia, the Chicago Bears looked like a team with nothing to play for as they were blitzed ...

    Todd Thorstenson Written by Todd Thorstenson about 7 months ago 4,684 reads 22 comments

  8. Illinois Basketball: Transfers Ekey and Rice Making Presence Known for Illini

    Coming into this season, no one was quite sure what to make of the Illinois Fighting Illini basketball team. It was coming off a season in which it won 23 games and made a trip to the NCAA tournament, eventually losing to Miami in the round of 32...

    Todd Thorstenson Written by Todd Thorstenson about 7 months ago 2,556 reads 0 comments

  9. Chicago Bears: Breaking Down Their Chances of a Playoff Appearance

    With their 23-20 victory over the Baltimore Ravens last Sunday at Soldier Field, the Chicago Bears improved to 6-4 and are once again tied atop the NFC North with the Detroit Lions ...

    Todd Thorstenson Written by Todd Thorstenson about 8 months ago 9,543 reads 48 comments

  10. Illinois Basketball: Why Illini Will Survive Despite Recruiting Setbacks

    Friday was a rough day for Illinois Fighting Illini basketball to say the least. First, they lost recruit Quentin Snider as he decommitted and signed with his hometown Louisville Cardinals...

    Todd Thorstenson Written by Todd Thorstenson about 8 months ago 5,630 reads 0 comments

  11. Illinois Basketball: John Groce Quickly Putting Illini Back in National Picture

    As the sun sets early on yet another Illinois Fighting Illini football season, there is a bright light shining on the Illinois basketball program. With the recent verbal commitment from D...

    Todd Thorstenson Written by Todd Thorstenson about 8 months ago 6,719 reads 3 comments

  12. Illinois Basketball 2013-14 Preview: Bertrand Will Lead Young Illini Squad

    With November rapidly approaching, it means that the college basketball season is almost upon us, and for me it means that it is time to start talking Illinois Fighting Illini hoops...

    Todd Thorstenson Written by Todd Thorstenson about 9 months ago 2,102 reads 1 comments

  13. Why It's Not Time for Chicago Bears Fans to Panic

    The Chicago Bears are who we thought they were. But wait, who did we think they were? That's the real question...

    Todd Thorstenson Written by Todd Thorstenson about 9 months ago 1,659 reads 20 comments

  14. Chicago Bears: Earl Bennett Still a Valuable Weapon on Offense

    In all of the excitement surrounding the Chicago Bears and their new offensive attack, it seems that at least one guy has gotten lost in the shuffle throughout the first couple of weeks...

    Todd Thorstenson Written by Todd Thorstenson about 10 months ago 1,255 reads 13 comments

  15. Chicago Bears: Is It Time to Worry About Julius Peppers and the Defensive Line?

    The Chicago Bears are 2-0 and have the majority of their fans believing that they will once again be a playoff participant...

    Todd Thorstenson Written by Todd Thorstenson about 10 months ago 2,782 reads 10 comments

  16. Chicago White Sox: Is This the End for Paul Konerko?

    When it comes to the history of the Chicago White Sox , Paul Konerko has certainly made his mark. He has played the second-most games in team history, behind only Luke Appling...

    Todd Thorstenson Written by Todd Thorstenson about 10 months ago 1,162 reads 5 comments

  17. Chicago White Sox: What Will the Starting Rotation Look Like in 2014?

    It's finally September, and that means the misery is almost over for Chicago White Sox fans. The fate of this season was decided long ago, but the schedule is six months long, so the fans have had to endure several months of painfully bad baseball...

    Todd Thorstenson Written by Todd Thorstenson about 10 months ago 1,508 reads 4 comments

  18. Chicago White Sox: 3 Positions That Need to Be Addressed This Offseason

    Let's face it, at this point many Chicago White Sox fans have turned their attention elsewhere as their team is just playing out the remainder of the 2013-14 season...

    Todd Thorstenson Written by Todd Thorstenson about 11 months ago 1,227 reads 17 comments

  19. Chicago White Sox: Tom Paciorek a Welcome Addition to White Sox TV Booth

    Watching Chicago White Sox baseball this season has been rough, to say the least. There certainly hasn't been much to cheer about as they are en route to one of the worst seasons in club history...

    Todd Thorstenson Written by Todd Thorstenson about 11 months ago 1,691 reads 5 comments

  20. Chicago White Sox: Has Gordon Beckham Turned the Corner?

    In a miserable season filled with bad baseball, there have been very few bright spots for the Chicago White Sox . This is especially true on the offensive side, where they have been abysmal all season long...

    Todd Thorstenson Written by Todd Thorstenson about 11 months ago 919 reads 3 comments

  21. Chicago Bears: Offensive Line a Work in Progress to Say the Least

    As expected, the Chicago Bears offense did not look like a well-oiled machine during the first preseason game against the Carolina Panthers last Friday...

    Todd Thorstenson Written by Todd Thorstenson about 11 months ago 4,354 reads 26 comments

  22. Chicago White Sox: What Did They Get in Avisail Garcia?

    By now the struggles of the Chicago White Sox have been well documented. They are a team in need of change—and in a big way...

    Todd Thorstenson Written by Todd Thorstenson about 11 months ago 5,904 reads 2 comments

  23. Chicago White Sox: How Long Will It Take for Them to Turn Things Around?

    The 2013 Chicago White Sox have been virtually unwatchable all season long. Well, that is unless you enjoy watching bad baseball...

    Todd Thorstenson Written by Todd Thorstenson about 11 months ago 1,438 reads 12 comments

  24. Chicago Bears: Will the Defense Still Be the Strength of This Team?

    Much of the talk surrounding the Chicago Bears heading into training camp has been centered around their newly revamped offense...

    Todd Thorstenson Written by Todd Thorstenson about 12 months ago 3,166 reads 22 comments

  25. Chicago Bears: Are Jay Cutler and the Offense Poised for a Big Season in 2013?

    The 2012 Chicago Bears were hardly what one would call an offensive juggernaut. Basically, their game plan was to hand the ball to Matt Forte or pass the ball to Brandon Marshall and hope for the best — that's pretty much it...

    Todd Thorstenson Written by Todd Thorstenson about 12 months ago 4,924 reads 31 comments