1. Chicago Cubs: 25 Greatest Sluggers in Franchise History

    Sammy Sosa . Ernie Banks. Ron Santo. Hack Wilson. Billy Williams. Aramis Ramirez. Andre Dawson. How do you measure a slugger? How do you recognize the achievements of Dave Kingman, ...

    Jay Floyd Written by Jay Floyd about almost 3 years ago 1,008 reads 4 comments

  2. Chicago Cubs: 10 Ways Theo Epstein Can Act Wisely on Remaining Free Agents

    Not much remains in the free agent class of 2012. Only a few big names are left, and none larger than Prince Fielder. The Cubs are believed to have significant payroll flexibility for next season...

    Jay Floyd Written by Jay Floyd about almost 3 years ago 8,246 reads 12 comments

  3. NFL Playoffs 2012: Top 10 Video Highlights from the Wild Card Round

    Has a defensive lineman ever made a better interception? Can Megatron be stopped? How many New York Giants receivers can score from anywhere on the field? Can Tim Tebow do the ...

    Jay Floyd Written by Jay Floyd about almost 3 years ago 741 reads 0 comments

  4. Chicago Cubs: Paul Maholm Says He's a Cub, Team Epstein Won't Surrender in 2012

    Paul Maholm 's Twitter account is aflutter with activity . And all of it points to him joining the Chicago Cubs . "Just wanna say thank u to everyone that has cheered for me during my career as a Pirate...

    Jay Floyd Written by Jay Floyd about almost 3 years ago 1,611 reads 11 comments

  5. MLB Hall of Fame 2012: Why Jeff Bagwell Absolutely Needs to Be a Hall of Famer

    Jeff Bagwell wasn't elected to the Hall of Fame this year. But he has got plenty of the traditional hardware (NL Rookie of the Year - 1991, Gold Glove (1B) - 1994, NL MVP - 1994, NL All-Star - 1994, 1996, 1997, 1999)...

    Jay Floyd Written by Jay Floyd about almost 3 years ago 1,088 reads 0 comments

  6. Chicago Cubs: Carlos Zambrano to Marlins, Chris Volstad to Cubs

    According to Bruce Levine, the Cubs will send Carlos Zambrano (and $15 million) to Miami in exchange for Chris Volstad. Home run, Team Epstein. Well done, sirs. Bravo, nod and a tip of the cap...

    Jay Floyd Written by Jay Floyd about almost 3 years ago 1,245 reads 5 comments

  7. Chicago Bears GM Jerry Angelo Out; Tim Ruskell or Bill Polian In?

    Jerry Angelo was fired as the Bears ' general manager. And Tim Ruskell, one of Angelo's recent hires , may be the next candidate in line ...

    Jay Floyd Written by Jay Floyd about almost 3 years ago 1,581 reads 19 comments

  8. Chicago Bears Offseason Wishlist: 10 Positions That Need an Upgrade

    A big-play, every-down, all-purpose threat at wide receiver. A backup quarterback. More linebackers. Yet another safety. The Bears have needs at almost every position on the field...

    Jay Floyd Written by Jay Floyd about almost 3 years ago 3,657 reads 3 comments

  9. Chicago Cubs: 10 Things That Would've Changed If There Was No Bartman Incident

    Moises Alou went ballistic. Mark Prior started the fingerpointing. And Alex Gonzalez committed the worst error of his career. The meltdown has been reviewed over and over (and over), and several players poured gasoline on the fire...

    Jay Floyd Written by Jay Floyd about almost 3 years ago 2,993 reads 5 comments

  10. Chicago Bears: Big Changes Looming for Disappointing Team?

    Matt Forte . Kahlil Bell. Marion Barber. Caleb Hanie. Josh McCown. Roy Williams. All could be staying put. Some could be shuffled on the depth chart. All could be on the move...

    Jay Floyd Written by Jay Floyd about almost 3 years ago 1,905 reads 17 comments

  11. Chicago Cubs: Top Tricks Up Theo Epstein's Sleeve

    Theo Epstein signed a five-year deal but the Cubs want everyone to think they're building for later. It's a ploy. The Cubs will compete in 2012...

    Jay Floyd Written by Jay Floyd about almost 3 years ago 7,862 reads 26 comments

  12. Best Nicknames for Chicago Cubs: Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer and More

    What do fans call the new leadership of the Cubs ? Team Epstein. Hoyer & Co. Jepstein. El Epsteinarino, if you're not into the whole brevity thing...

    Jay Floyd Written by Jay Floyd about almost 3 years ago 545 reads 6 comments

  13. Chicago Bears: Josh McCown to Start Against Green Bay Packers

    Sorry, Bears fans. The season is over. Unless you think Caleb Hanie is so bad Josh McCown has to be better by default. Because apparently that's what the Bears believe. "We've moved on now...

    Jay Floyd Written by Jay Floyd about almost 3 years ago 1,948 reads 12 comments

  14. Chicago Cubs: Why Theo Epstein's Reign Has Been a Disaster so Far

    Carlos Zambrano and Alfonso Soriano are still on the team. Aramis Ramirez took his .306, 26 HR, 93 RBI production to the division rival Milwaukee Brewers . Sean Marshall was traded to a different division rival, the Cincinnati Reds ...

    Jay Floyd Written by Jay Floyd about almost 3 years ago 9,810 reads 75 comments

  15. Chicago Cubs Lose on Yu Darvish, Matt Garza to Toronto Blue Jays?

    The Chicago Cubs were hopeful about Yu Darvish until the end of the bidding, won by the Texas Rangers . But that was smokescreen. They were always thinking about a Matt Garza trade...

    Jay Floyd Written by Jay Floyd about 3 years ago 1,898 reads 9 comments

  16. Chicago Bears: 7 Bears Who Made a Difference Against the Seattle Seahawks

    Julius Peppers looked five years younger, while Kahlil Bell played like an old pro. Caleb Hanie was alternately terrible and horrifying but consistently induced panic. Johnny Knox was the latest Chicago starter lost to injury...

    Jay Floyd Written by Jay Floyd about 3 years ago 517 reads 0 comments

  17. Chicago Cubs: Matt Garza, Starlin Castro, Soriano, Big Z & 10 Big Deals for 2012

    Deal Starlin Castro. Swap Matt Garza for prospects. Find homes for Carlos Zambrano and Alfonso Soriano , even if you have to include an untouchable like Brett Jackson. Admit it, the Cubs roster is two thumbtacks and a wrench short of a junk drawer...

    Jay Floyd Written by Jay Floyd about 3 years ago 8,884 reads 27 comments

  18. Chicago Bears: Marion Barber Breaks His Silence; Should He Have To?

    Talk about a bad week. Or two. Barber played well against the Chiefs in Week 13. But if he could identify the line of scrimmage, his touchdown would have counted...

    Jay Floyd Written by Jay Floyd about 3 years ago 434 reads 1 comments

  19. Ron Santo and 5 Others Voted into Cooperstown for Sentimental Reasons

    A great moment in baseball history, a new approach to the game, a lifetime commitment as player and broadcaster, or the passing of a legend. All have landed players in the Hall of Fame...

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  20. Aramis Ramirez: 5 Things Fans Won't Miss About the Newest Ex-Cub, Latest Brewer

    Aramis Ramirez , the lovable loser. He played well (mostly) and gave it his best (most of the time). Cubs fans are (mostly) sad to see him go. But no one's weeping, unless they shelled out a hundred clams for one of his jerseys...

    Jay Floyd Written by Jay Floyd about 3 years ago 4,403 reads 10 comments

  21. Chicago Bears: 10 Draft Picks We'd Love to See in 2012

    The Bears need help. Plenty of it. This season may be lost and fans are already looking ahead. Players returning to their roles next year include Jay Cutler , Matt Forte , Earl Bennett and Johnny Knox...

    Jay Floyd Written by Jay Floyd about 3 years ago 5,191 reads 12 comments

  22. Chicago Bears: 10 Keys to Beating the Denver Broncos

    Panic. Jump to conclusions. Look before leaping. There's nothing to lose. The Bears should do whatever it takes to beat the Denver Broncos and buy another week's worth of hope...

    Jay Floyd Written by Jay Floyd about 3 years ago 997 reads 3 comments

  23. Brett Favre: With Matt Forte Injury, Bears Will Stick with Hanie, Miss Playoffs

    It's over. Donovan McNabb rumors and Brett Favre alarms were sounded for no good reason, as neither will be coming to Chicago...

    Jay Floyd Written by Jay Floyd about 3 years ago 434 reads 0 comments

  24. Chicago Cubs: 10 Ways Team Is Already Different with Theo Epstein in Charge

    The Epstein Era has begun. One thing is clear: It's a new team, headed a new direction, following new leaders. We've already seen minor moves as management, players and coaches trickle into Wrigley Field...

    Jay Floyd Written by Jay Floyd about 3 years ago 4,407 reads 2 comments

  25. Chicago Bears: 9 Players Critical to Beating the Kansas City Chiefs

    Brian Urlacher and Julius Peppers. Yup, they're crucial for Chicago. Devin Hester, Matt Forte and Earl Bennett. The Bears need them, too. In fact, it's going to be a team effort the rest of the year while Jay Cutler rehabs a broken thumb...

    Jay Floyd Written by Jay Floyd about 3 years ago 538 reads 0 comments