1. 2014 Winter Olympics: 5 Strange Stories from Previous Games

    Holy luge and curling, Batman! The 22nd Winter Olympic Games are underway in Sochi. I know what you’re thinking: Who not named Shaun White watches the Winter Olympics ? Not this guy...

    Jonathan Powell Written by Jonathan Powell about 6 months ago 296 reads 0 comments

  2. Horace Grant: 'You Can't Compare Anybody to Michael'

    Over the past couple of years, it seems some of Michael Jordan 's old running buddies have grown too big for their britches and have developed a hobby of questioning his greatness...

    Jonathan Powell Written by Jonathan Powell about 9 months ago 3,422 reads 46 comments

  3. NBA Preview: 6 People Not Named Derrick Rose with the Most to Prove

    If you Googled " Derrick Rose " and this article came up, I apologize now because it's not likely you’re going to get what you were looking for. Don't fret, there's a little bit of D-Rose sprinkled in here...

    Jonathan Powell Written by Jonathan Powell about 10 months ago 1,506 reads 6 comments

  4. WWE: Why CM Punk Is Currently Chicago's Top Sports Icon

    Historically, followers of the Chicago sports landscape have basically been spoiled. The city has been blessed with storied franchises such as the Bears, the Bulls, the Blackhawks, the Cubs and the White Sox...

    Jonathan Powell Written by Jonathan Powell about 1 year ago 5,178 reads 41 comments

  5. NBA Draft 2013: Top 10 Regretful Draft Day Trades of the Past 20 Drafts

    All is well in Stern-land, King James and the LeBronnettes are in the NBA Finals. Kind of anti-climatic if you ask me, but thankfully the best part of the NBA season follows the Finals...

    Jonathan Powell Written by Jonathan Powell about 1 year ago 7,167 reads 11 comments

  6. 2012 NBA Finals: Why the Thunder Can Be Compared to the 1991 Chicago Bulls

    Team drafts superstar. Team is mediocre. Team gets superstar a super sidekick. Team adds young coach to guide superstar and super sidekick. Team goes to the NBA Finals. Story sound familiar? It should...

    Jonathan Powell Written by Jonathan Powell about 2 years ago 964 reads 2 comments

  7. NBA All-Star Game 2012: 5 Best Things About This Year's Game

    The NBA All-Star Game . To some it's a celebration of the league's most talented stars, and to others it's a glorified pick-up game. Universally, its the most entertaining all-star game in all of professional sports...

    Jonathan Powell Written by Jonathan Powell about over 2 years ago 423 reads 0 comments

  8. NBA All-Star Game 2012: 10 Greatest Moments in All-Star Game History

    Contrary to popular belief, most of the memorable moments from NBA 's All-Star Weekend come from the actual Sunday evening game rather than the activities that take place on Saturday night...

    Jonathan Powell Written by Jonathan Powell about over 2 years ago 1,131 reads 0 comments

  9. Los Angeles Lakers: Rasheed Wallace Coming to the Lake Show—Really?

    Hooray for Hollywood! How come every dominant Los Angeles Lakers era seems to end in dramatic fashion? 1992: Magic Johnson's untimely retirement after discovering he was HIV positive...

    Jonathan Powell Written by Jonathan Powell about over 2 years ago 1,054 reads 5 comments

  10. NBA Opening Day: What We Learned from the Bulls' Christmas Win over the Lakers

    The NBA returned on Christmas Day with five star-studded matchups. The Heat got a little bit of payback on the Mavs. The Warriors got lost in "Lob City...

    Jonathan Powell Written by Jonathan Powell about over 2 years ago 146 reads 0 comments

  11. Kobe Bryant: Is a Black Mamba and Lake Show Divorce in the Near Future?

    Kobe Bryant has pretty much had it made during his tenure in the City of Angels. "Get rid of Shaq"... done. "Bring back Phil Jackson and Derek Fisher"... done. "Get me Pau Gasol"...

    Jonathan Powell Written by Jonathan Powell about over 2 years ago 1,490 reads 9 comments

  12. NBA Free Agents 2011: Will a Chicago Bulls Signing Enter Their All-Time Top 10?

    The Bulls have been very quiet about their future acquisitions this off-season. Are they going to go after a shooting guard? Are they going to position themselves to trade for Dwight Howard? No one seems to know...

    Jonathan Powell Written by Jonathan Powell about over 2 years ago 1,025 reads 0 comments

  13. NBA Free Agency: Top 5 Most Overrated Free Agents

    NBA free agency often times gives ordinary players an enormous boost in media exposure. Let's face it, shooting guard and current free agent Nick Young hasn't gotten a ton of publicity outside of the Washington area until now...

    Jonathan Powell Written by Jonathan Powell about over 2 years ago 364 reads 0 comments

  14. NBA Free Agency: The Top 5 Most Overlooked Free Agents

    Aaron Afflalo, Tyson Chandler, David West, Jamal Crawford, Jason Richardson, Nene...these are the names that have dominated the headlines in NBA free agency talk this season...

    Jonathan Powell Written by Jonathan Powell about over 2 years ago 4,596 reads 11 comments

  15. Chicago Bulls: Yet Another Dream Scenario of Transactions

    Yes, I had the audacity to write another one. This article's predecessor received a decent amount of feedback; none good, all bad. That is perfectly okay, that's exactly why we're here, constructive debate...

    Jonathan Powell Written by Jonathan Powell about over 2 years ago 286 reads 0 comments

  16. Chicago Bulls: A Dream Scenario of Transactions

    Behind the possible landing spots for Dwight Howard and Chris Paul , the potential roster moves of the Chicago Bulls is a highly-debated topic as the negotiation period of the NBA gets underway...

    Jonathan Powell Written by Jonathan Powell about over 2 years ago 2,310 reads 15 comments

  17. NBA Preview: 10 People with the Most To Prove This Season

    Like a classic television drama, the 2010-2011 season of the NBA left its fans with some dramatic storylines. "The New Big Three," "Phil's Last Ride" or "Young Rose Buds into a MVP...

    Jonathan Powell Written by Jonathan Powell about over 2 years ago 4,156 reads 9 comments

  18. NBA Free Agency 2011: Will the Bulls Pass on Notable Free Agents over Defense?

    "One player away." That is the phrase that is most associated with the 2010-2011 Chicago Bulls . For the 2011-2012 Chicago Bulls, the time has come to find that "one player...

    Jonathan Powell Written by Jonathan Powell about over 2 years ago 635 reads 5 comments

  19. NFL: Tim Tebow...The Right Player, Wrong Era?

    Tim Tebow. He might be the most scrutinized quarterback in NFL history. Coming out of college, the rap on him was that he had poor throwing mechanics and was not accurate enough...

    Jonathan Powell Written by Jonathan Powell about over 2 years ago 378 reads 1 comments

  20. Survivor Series 2011: How I Would Have Fixed the Mediocre PPV

    Survivor Series 2011. New York City. Madison Square Garden. The 25th anniversary of the WWE Thanksgiving tradition. The return of The Rock...

    Jonathan Powell Written by Jonathan Powell about over 2 years ago 406 reads 5 comments

  21. Chicago Bears: Has Jay Cutler Finally Broken out of the "Soft" Stigma?

    Is Jay Cutler tough enough yet? Has he shown the fire and passion that Chicago Bears fans are looking for? Has he shaken off the bad vibes from last season's NFC Championship ...

    Jonathan Powell Written by Jonathan Powell about over 2 years ago 274 reads 2 comments

  22. MLB Free Agency: The Top 5 AL and NL Teams That Are Good Fits for Albert Pujols

    With the NBA season on hiatus for now, the MLB offseason looks like it could fill the hoops void for sports fans this winter. The baseball universe will be carefully tracking the movements of the most talented free agent pool since, well, last season...

    Jonathan Powell Written by Jonathan Powell about over 2 years ago 712 reads 0 comments

  23. Chicago Bears Week 10: 7 Keys to Victory for the Bears over the Detroit Lions

    This Sunday, the Chicago Bears get an attempt at revenge for a Monday night beatdown a few weeks back at the hands of the Detroit Lions ...

    Jonathan Powell Written by Jonathan Powell about over 2 years ago 759 reads 9 comments

  24. NBA Solutions: Contraction Is Necessary to Stop Future Lockouts

    The lockout: It seems to be the theme of the sports world this year. I have no doubt that like the NFL, the NBA owners and players will resolve their issues and bring a conclusion to this nonsense, it's just going to take a little more work...

    Jonathan Powell Written by Jonathan Powell about over 2 years ago 1,809 reads 32 comments