1. Lovie Smith and Jerry Angelo Are What's Wrong with the Chicago Bears

    If you were depressed by the Chicago Bears loss Monday night to the Detroit Lions , stop reading now, because you are going to be far more depressed when I paint a picture of the future for you...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 3 years ago 448 reads 6 comments

  2. Robin Ventura's Hire as White Sox Manager Is a Slap in the Face to Ryne Sandberg

    Can you imagine how former Chicago Cub Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg felt when he heard the news that the crosstown Chicago White Sox hired Robin Ventura to be their manager? After ...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 3 years ago 85 reads 29 comments

  3. Andrew Friedman, Not Theo Epstein, Should Be the Chicago Cubs' Top Choice for GM

    While we wait with bated breath for word if the Boston Red Sox will allow the Cubs to speak to Theo Epstein about their general manager position, I'm wondering why the Cubs ...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 3 years ago 765 reads 30 comments

  4. Chicago Bears Beat the Carolina Panthers and I'm Not Impressed

    At the end of the game, the scoreboard said the Chicago Bears beat the Carolina Panthers 34-29, but for anyone who watched, that score was not indicative of how badly the Bears were outplayed on Sunday...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 3 years ago 393 reads 10 comments

  5. Chicago Bears vs Carolina Panthers: Undercard Lovie Smith vs Ron Rivera

    When the NFL schedules come out for the new season, the first thing fans do is go game-to-game and pick the winners and losers...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 3 years ago 162 reads 2 comments

  6. Chicago Bears Quarterback Jay Cutler: Maybe He's Just Not That Good

    I wondered why Denver Bronco fans were unanimously negative about Jay Cutler when I visited Denver shortly after he was traded to the Chicago Bears in 2009...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 3 years ago 1,000 reads 34 comments

  7. Moneyball: The Truth About Billy Beane and His Role with the Oakland Athletics

    Sorry to disappoint anyone checking in to read the latest review on the new movie, Moneyball, but this is not about the flick...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 3 years ago 67,992 reads 54 comments

  8. Why Was Chicago Bears Quarterback Jay Cutler Left in the Game to Be Slaughtered?

    Watching Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler swarmed from all sides by the New Orleans Saints defense in the fourth quarter Sunday had me asking the question that needed to ...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 3 years ago 665 reads 34 comments

  9. Mike Quade: Days Are Numbered for Embattled Manager of the Chicago Cubs

    Listening to Chicago Cub manager Mike Quade talk is like listening to a broken record. You keep hearing the same meaningless message again and again...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 3 years ago 1,845 reads 29 comments

  10. Los Angeles Lakers: Ranking Their 10 Greatest Players

    When you think of basketball teams and great players, I don't think anybody matches up to the Los Angeles Lakers for the talent level of players who have played for them...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 3 years ago 1,752 reads 64 comments

  11. Chicago Cubs Rehire Oneri Fleita, Proving Owner Tom Ricketts Is a Fool

    Horrifying news broke this afternoon for Chicago Cub fans with the announcement that Player Personnel Director Oneri Fleita had his contract extended...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 3 years ago 1,089 reads 13 comments

  12. Chicago Cubs: Will They Hire Andrew Friedman, Epstein, Cashman or Billy Beane?

    With September here, it's only a month away from the Cubs starting the only season that matters to them this year—hunting season for a new general manager. And according to all reports, Cub owner Tom Ricketts is hunting big game...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 3 years ago 538 reads 0 comments

  13. Chicago Cubs: Trading Aramis Ramirez to Chicago White Sox Helps Both Teams

    Chicago Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez has a no-trade clause and exercised it, saying he didn't want to uproot his family...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 3 years ago 682 reads 30 comments

  14. Jim Hendry Is Fired as the Chicago Cubs GM: Tom Ricketts Finally Gets a Clue

    I couldn't believe I was hearing what I have been waiting to hear for several years now: Jim Hendry is out as the Chicago Cubs general manager...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 3 years ago 255 reads 25 comments

  15. Carlos Zambrano Didn't Quit on the Chicago Cubs: They Quit on Him

    Everybody's jumping on the bandwagon to bash Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano for cleaning out his cubicle and saying he was retiring after last night's loss to the Atlanta Braves ...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 3 years ago 1,592 reads 65 comments

  16. Chicago Cubs: Is There a Plan Jim Hendry, Because Winning Now Means Nothing?

    The Cubs won another game Thursday, and I can't help but think how harmful that is for the future of the team...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 3 years ago 358 reads 29 comments

  17. Baseball 101: The Right Way to Build a Team and Play the Game

    1: The key to building any successful baseball team is the foundation. That means building a solid base in the minor leagues that continually supplies the major league team with a stream of quality players, both position players and pitchers...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 3 years ago 2,591 reads 36 comments

  18. Is Cubs Manager Mike Quade Getting a Pass Dusty Baker Never Did Because of Race?

    Finally, after a dismal first season as the Chicago Cubs manager, Mike Quade is getting some criticism in the media, but it's always prefaced by saying what a nice guy he is...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 3 years ago 299 reads 50 comments

  19. Chicago Cubs' Manager Mike Quade Is a Dead Man Walking

    If Thursday night's Chicago Cubs game against the Florida Marlins was any indication of what we have to look forward to in the final 67 games of the season, their games should be on Comedy Central instead of Comcast SportsNet ...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 3 years ago 1,099 reads 80 comments

  20. Chicago Cubs Fail Again and Lose to the White Sox: Where Do They Go from Here?

    With two straight walk-off wins against the defending World Series champion San Francisco Giants , the Chicago Cubs were in position to post their first three-game winning-streak of the season on Friday...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 3 years ago 325 reads 50 comments

  21. LeBron James or Magic Johnson: Who Would You Rather Have?

    Scottie Pippen recently compared LeBron James to Michael Jordan, saying James may be better than Jordan as an all-around NBA player. While Pippen was incorrect about that, he also compared LeBron to the wrong guy...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 3 years ago 805 reads 285 comments

  22. NBA Finals 2011: Crying Game 2 as the Miami Heat Fall to the Dallas Mavericks

    Once again there is justice in the world as good triumphs over evil as the Dallas Mavericks ousted the Miami Heat 105-95 and LeBron James is still ring-less...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 3 years ago 2,004 reads 58 comments

  23. Lebron James: Is the Miami Heat Star Really That Good?

    LeBron's James' disappearing act in the fourth quarter of the NBA finals makes great magicians like David Copperfield and Criss Angel envious as he vanishes every game in front ...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 3 years ago 320 reads 54 comments

  24. LeBron James and the Miami Heat Called out for Flops vs. Mavs by Jeff Van Gundy

    The Miami Heat 's 86-83 loss to the Dallas Mavericks could be considered a flop for those Heat fans who expected them to walk all over Dallas and win this series in five, but that's not the flop I'm talking about...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 3 years ago 270 reads 38 comments

  25. Carlos Zambrano Was Right to Call out the Chicago Cubs and Manager Mike Quade

    After last Tuesday's loss to the last place Houston Astros , Chicago Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano responded to a question in the post-game press conference about the manager ...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 3 years ago 897 reads 54 comments