1. Josh Hamilton Is the Reason Chicago Cubs GM Jim Hendry Should Be Fired

    Spending a week on a cruise ship tends to take you out of the sports loop. That was my situation last week as I tuned into ESPN in my cabin and caught the hosts of Baseball Tonight talking about Texas Ranger's outfielder Josh Hamilton...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 4 years ago 331 reads 38 comments

  2. To the Sabermetric Know-It-Alls: The One Stat You Don't Know That Matters Most

    In the year 2010, any baseball fan who hasn't heard the term sabermetrics must be living in a cave, and anybody who doesn't buy into the program has to be a dinosaur. At least, that's what they want you to think...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 4 years ago 2,201 reads 70 comments

  3. Stephen Strasburg Goes on the DL: Is He the New Mark Prior?

    The news that the Washington Nationals have put rookie sensation Stephen Strasburg on the disabled list for shoulder inflammation is not just a minor setback...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 659 reads 21 comments

  4. Lou Piniella Announces Retirement: Send Him Home Now

    I guess yesterday's news involving Lou Piniella ending all doubt and saying he will not be back next year is good news for me. I won't have to write anymore "fire Lou Piniella" columns...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 320 reads 11 comments

  5. Will Derrick Rose Be Better Than Dwyane Wade in the Near Future?

    Reading all of the comparisons and rankings of point guards in the NBA got me to thinking. Many writers on this site and others have fallen in love with Boston's Rajon Rondo and rank him above Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 10,785 reads 553 comments

  6. LeBron James Signs With Miami Because He Can't Take the Heat

    As everyone sat glued to the television Thursday night watching LeBron James' infomercial, it struck me that he completed a triple-double, and I'm not talking about joining Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade in Miami...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 783 reads 2 comments

  7. LeBron James Needs To Come to Chicago Bulls, Not Miami Heat, if He Wants To Win

    If LeBron James is really serious about wanting to win an NBA championship, or multiple championships as he stated, he has to come to Chicago and join Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 2,748 reads 30 comments

  8. Carlos Zambrano's Outburst Overshadows What's Really Wrong With the Cubs

    Mount Zambrano erupted again yesterday during the Chicago Cub-Chicago White Sox Crosstown Classic because of his perception of a lack of effort by some of his teammates in the first inning where he gave up four runs...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 1,502 reads 8 comments

  9. Tom Thibodeau Is The Right Coach For The Chicago Bulls and LeBron James

    With the Chicago Bulls on the brink of greatness if they can win the LeBron James sweepstake, they solidified their chances of landing him by hiring the right coach, Tom Thibodeau...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 789 reads 1 comments

  10. NBA Free Agents 2010: Chris Bosh Wants to Be the Man, Is He Delusional?

    After reading NBA.com and seeing that free agent forward Chris Bosh wants to be the "man" wherever he goes, my first thought was, "Is he crazy?" I've always thought he was overrated ...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 2,779 reads 37 comments

  11. If the Celtics Have to Depend on Rondo to Win Game 7, They're in Trouble

    According to the announcers during the trouncing of the Boston Celtics in Game Six of the NBA Finals, the team's going to need Rajon Rondo to come up with a big scoring game in the finale for the Celts to have a chance...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 482 reads 1 comments

  12. Lou Piniella's Tirades Are Getting Old

    Thin-skinned Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella took exception to criticism about his use of rookie outfielder Tyler Colvin and went on a tirade before yesterday's contest against crosstown rivals the Chicago White Sox...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 764 reads 9 comments

  13. Chicago Blackhawks Win the Stanley Cup: Why I'm Happy It's Over

    Patrick Kane's goal in overtime yesterday ended a 49-year wait for rabid Chicago Blackhawk fans and sent the city into delirium. So why am I happy it's over? For starters, I'm not a rabid fan of the team...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 377 reads 9 comments

  14. Bud Selig Struck Out With His Decision on Armando Galarraga's Perfect Game

    With his spineless decision today not to right an obvious wrong, MLB Commissioner Bud Selig again showed his detractors why they are right about what a weak leader he is...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 160 reads 2 comments

  15. Cubs GM Jim Hendry Does Not Deserve Kudos For Trading Bradley For Silva

    As Chicago Cubs' starter Carlos Silva morphs into a Cy Young candidate so far early in the 2010 season, Cubs General Manager Jim Hendry is getting more than his share of credit for pulling off that trade...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 347 reads 27 comments

  16. He Ain't All That: Why Celtic PG Rajon Rondo Isn't As Good As People Think

    After the May 9th playoff game against Cleveland when Rajon Rondo scored 29 points, had 18 rebounds and 13 assists in a 97-87 victory, most of the so-called experts and everyone in between were calling him the best point guard in the game today...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 4,235 reads 374 comments

  17. Where Will LeBron James Play Next Year: Cleveland, New York, or Chicago?

    Was LeBron James ripping off his Cleveland Cavaliers jersey as he ducked into the tunnel after another disappointing season symbolic of his parting ways with his hometown team and leaving ...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 3,196 reads 5 comments

  18. Is Chicago Cub Manager Lou Piniella's Job On the Clock?

    With the Cubs floundering and appearing like a rudderless ship, the question arises if the clock is ticking on manager Lou Piniella's job. Mired in mediocrity, a $146 million roster seems to be going nowhere fast...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 543 reads 18 comments

  19. Alfonso Soriano Should Be Traded by the Chicago Cubs Right Now

    There's a saying that goes you should "strike while the iron is hot." Well right now, Alfonso Soriano is incendiary, and I say this is the best time to explore trade options for the Cubs mercurial left fielder...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 591 reads 55 comments

  20. The Chicago Bulls Fire Coach Vinny Del Negro

    Perhaps I'm a bit presumptuous with the heading of this article, but I can't take the suspense anymore with the Bulls letting "Our Coach Vinny's" career hang in the balance while they decide if he's the right guy to lead this young team...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 1,715 reads 17 comments

  21. Lou Piniella Needs To Learn How To Win at Wrigley Field

    "What kind of baseball do you play?" That question was addressed to George Castle by Cub manager Lou Piniella yesterday when Castle questioned his strategy in the eighth inning of a Cubs loss to the Washington Nationals...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 343 reads 15 comments

  22. Cavaliers-Bulls Game Four: Questions for LeBron, Rose, Noah, and Vinny

    Being lucky enough to have a press pass for Game Four of the Chicago Bulls-Cleveland Cavaliers playoff series, I had the opportunity to ask some postgame questions to the stars of both teams, along with Bulls' coach Vinny Del Negro...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 541 reads 11 comments

  23. Top Ten NBA Players in the Game Right Now

    Watching the NBA playoffs gives you a great perspective of the beauty and athleticism of the game of basketball, and how the best of the best take it to another level...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 2,100 reads 4 comments

  24. Is Alfonso Soriano Baseball's Most Overpaid Free Agent Ever?

    Sunday, Monday, happy days; Tuesday, Wednesday, happy days; Thursday, Friday, happy days; everyday is a happy day when you're Alfonso Soriano and you're stealing money like he is! ...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 867 reads 25 comments

  25. Why Does Derrick Rose Get No Respect from NBA Refs?

    Derrick Rose probably drives to the basket as much as anybody in the NBA, yet he gets no respect from NBA referees...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 2,583 reads 58 comments