1. Chicago Cubs Draft Pick Albert Almora Gets off to a Bad Start

    The Chicago Cubs selected Florida high school center fielder Albert Almora as the first pick of the Theo Epstein era. You would think he would be honored as the piece the messiah decided was the building block for the future...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 2 years ago 3,769 reads 29 comments

  2. Boston Celtics Win over the Miami Heat Shows the Chicago Bulls Shortcomings

    Before the Miami Heat series against the Boston Celtics , who had the teams tied 2-2 after four games? How about after Miami won the first two? It's embarrassing a team most ...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 2 years ago 2,045 reads 107 comments

  3. NBA Conspiracy Theories and Why the League Is Its Own Worst Enemy

    Conspiracy theorists reared their heads again last week when the NBA cast aspersions on David Stern and the way the league conducts its business with the latest draft lottery...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 2 years ago 237 reads 62 comments

  4. Wrigley Field: Would Chicago Cubs Fans Be Okay with Leaving If It Means Winning?

    Wrigley Field is a shrine to millions of Chicago Cubs fans, but is the beloved field the reason why the team can never seem to win? In an article recently in the Wall Street Journal , Rich Cohen wrote " Why Wrigley Field Must Be Destroyed ...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 2 years ago 2,194 reads 51 comments

  5. Chicago Bulls Might Be Better off Tanking the Season Next Year

    For anyone marveling at the majesty of the San Antonio Spurs and the way they're running roughshod over the Oklahoma City Thunder , losing at the most opportune time is the reason for their success...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 2 years ago 5,989 reads 112 comments

  6. Should the Chicago Bulls Trade Carlos Boozer for the LA Lakers Pau Gasol?

    Carlos Boozer has been a lightning rod of controversy since he landed in Chicago, from tripping over a gym bag before his first season even started, to turning into a fade-away jump shooter instead of the banger the Bulls thought they were getting...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 2 years ago 3,784 reads 103 comments

  7. Bryce Harper: Is the Washington Nationals Rookie Made of the Stuff of Legends?

    You see him stride to the plate and you can't turn away. Everything stops. If you're at the ballpark, you don't go to the bathroom or for a snack when he is coming up to bat. His name is Bryce Harper, and if you don't already know it, you will...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 2 years ago 3,584 reads 39 comments

  8. Tom Thibodeau: How Does the Chicago Bulls Coach Rate Against Gregg Popovich?

    For two years in a row, the Chicago Bulls ended the regular season with the best record in the league under new coach Tom Thibodeau . For that, he has garnered praise and awards, but alas, no postseason success...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 2 years ago 2,489 reads 69 comments

  9. Chicago Bulls vs. Miami Heat and What Could Have Been

    It's Memorial Day weekend, and that means a day off with the family grilling and watching basketball. This is what Chicago Bulls fans were hungering for: a matchup with the hated Miami Heat ...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 2 years ago 2,146 reads 76 comments

  10. 2012 NBA Playoffs: Are the Miami Heat the New 'Bad Boys'?

    I thought I turned on the Miami Heat - Indiana Pacers basketball game Tuesday night, but it seems they broadcast an Ultimate Fighting match instead...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 2 years ago 813 reads 20 comments

  11. Chicago Cubs Carlos Zambrano for Chris Volstad Trade Proves to Be a Mistake

    The talk when Theo Epstein came to the Chicago Cubs was that the culture had to change, so giving in to that, Epstein shipped embattled starter Carlos Zambrano to the Miami Marlins for Chris Volstad ...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 2 years ago 1,953 reads 57 comments

  12. Chicago Bulls Doctor Vindicates Blaming Tom Thibodeau for Derrick Rose's Injury

    My suspicions were confirmed Tuesday when the Chicago Bulls held a press conference to discuss Derrick Rose 's surgery...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 2 years ago 3,815 reads 82 comments

  13. Chicago Bulls: Should Phil Jackson Be a Consideration to Replace Tom Thibodeau?

    Chicago Bulls ' fans yearn for the days when the Bulls were the dominant team in the NBA , and they were hoping the current group could add some new trophies to the case...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 2 years ago 1,518 reads 68 comments

  14. What Should Tom Thibodeau's Future Be with the Chicago Bulls?

    What's almost as shocking as the Chicago Bulls ' first round exit against Philadelphia is that their coach, Tom Thibodeau, still doesn't have an extension from management...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 2 years ago 3,681 reads 183 comments

  15. NBA Playoffs 2012: Win or Go Home and the Chicago Bulls Go Home

    The promo on TNT says Win or Go Home, and that's exactly what the Chicago Bulls did Thursday night in a game where the team and the coach both choked...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 2 years ago 595 reads 37 comments

  16. Luol Deng: Chicago Bulls Forward Finally Wakes Up in Game 5 vs. Sixers

    The Amber Alert issued for Luol Deng must have worked, because the Chicago Bulls forward showed up Tuesday night at the United Center after being reported missing for three straight games...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 2 years ago 877 reads 38 comments

  17. NBA Playoffs 2012: Chicago Bulls' Luol Deng Proves He's Not a Star

    Luol Deng made his first All-Star team this year, and he is the player that coach Tom Thibodeau calls his glue . He made the team because Thibodeau pushed for his candidacy, but as Deng is proving this postseason, he's certainly no star...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 2 years ago 1,186 reads 147 comments

  18. Tom Thibodeau's Use of Joakim Noah Calls out Questions About Chicago Bulls Coach

    You would think he would have learned his lesson with Derrick Rose last week, but when Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau put Joakim Noah back in the game in the fourth quarter ...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 2 years ago 816 reads 68 comments

  19. Chicago Bulls' Record Without Derrick Rose Was Midleading

    A lot was made this season of how well the Chicago Bulls played without Derrick Rose . Some even suggested the team played better without him, but I think the 18-9 mark they had with Rose in street clothes was very misleading...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 2 years ago 641 reads 55 comments

  20. Chicago Bulls: Tom Thibodeau's Time Has Come to Prove He's a Coaching Genius

    With Derrick Rose at center court before the game, you would think that would have been enough to inspire the team to a victory and a 2-0 lead in the series against the Philadelphia 76ers ...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 2 years ago 716 reads 34 comments

  21. Derrick Rose: What Does the Future Hold for the Chicago Bulls Star?

    My first thought upon hearing Derrick Rose tore his ACL in Saturday's game against Philadelphia was that he may never be the same player we have watched for the past four seasons...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 2 years ago 6,860 reads 98 comments

  22. Jay Cutler: Chicago Bears QB Is Smiling with WR Alshon Jeffery Coming to Town

    It's Christmas in April for Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler , because new GM Phil Emery added bookend receivers for him to play with next year...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 2 years ago 4,058 reads 50 comments

  23. Derrick Rose Injury Falls Squarely on the Shoulders of Tom Thibodeau

    With 1:10 left on the clock Saturday in the first playoff game for the Chicago Bulls , their season ended as star guard Derrick Rose writhed on the court after a drive through the lane...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 2 years ago 623 reads 138 comments

  24. LeBron James' Latest Comments Prove Miami Heat Star Is a Loser

    If you're a Miami Heat fan, the last thing you want to hear is your superstar saying that not winning the championship doesn't mean you failed. LeBron James said exactly that after the season ended on Thursday...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 2 years ago 2,609 reads 134 comments

  25. Jon Lieber: Former Chicago Cubs 20-Game Winner Interview Part 2

    In the second part of my interview with former Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lieber, he tells me what it was like to play with Sammy Sosa , why pitchers don't throw inside anymore and what he thinks of the salaries athletes make today...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 2 years ago 368 reads 6 comments