Chicago Sun-Times http://www.suntimes.com Latest news from the Chicago Sun-Times Online en-us webmaster@suntimes.com (Editor) Newspapers http://www.suntimes.com/csp/cms/sites/STM/assets/img/logos/suntimes.gif Chicago Sun-Times http://www.suntimes.com 84 34 30 Copyright 2014 <![CDATA[ Derrick Rose’s performance was worth the wait ]]> Lead story image

RICK TELANDER: Holy jamoly, I saw Derrick Rose on Friday night! I don’t mean Rose the human. I mean Rose the 2011 NBA most valuable player. ]]> Sat, 13 Dec 2014 08:50:07 -0600 http://www.suntimes.com/sports/31630287-579/derrick-roses-performance-was-worth-the-wait.html http://www.suntimes.com/sports/31630287-579/derrick-roses-performance-was-worth-the-wait.html <![CDATA[ Finally, someone speaks the truth at Halas Hall ]]> Lead story image

RICK MORRISSEY: God bless Bears offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer. Honesty was almost extinct at Halas Hall until he came along. ]]> Sat, 13 Dec 2014 08:57:55 -0600 http://www.suntimes.com/sports/31630378-606/finally-someone-speaks-the-truth-at-halas-hall.html http://www.suntimes.com/sports/31630378-606/finally-someone-speaks-the-truth-at-halas-hall.html <![CDATA[ For White Sox, it was a great week of moves ]]> Lead story image

On the last day of the winter meetings, the White Sox made yet another move, small in comparison to the whoppers they made on Day 1, but significant nonetheless. And they say they’re still not done. ]]> Sat, 13 Dec 2014 09:11:46 -0600 http://www.suntimes.com/sports/31630606-574/for-white-sox-it-was-a-great-week-of-moves.html http://www.suntimes.com/sports/31630606-574/for-white-sox-it-was-a-great-week-of-moves.html <![CDATA[ Major moves by Cubs raise expectations ]]> Lead story image

The Cubs left the winter meetings Thursday with their biggest haul in eight years, already assuring the kind of spring-training buzz they haven’t seen since the last time they had an ex-Rays manager running things and talking about a World Series. ]]> Sat, 13 Dec 2014 09:04:55 -0600 http://www.suntimes.com/sports/31630468-573/major-moves-by-cubs-raise-expectations.html http://www.suntimes.com/sports/31630468-573/major-moves-by-cubs-raise-expectations.html <![CDATA[ Marc Trestman aware of ‘noise,’ still supports Jay Cutler ]]> Lead story image

Coach Marc Trestman seemed flabbergasted, a bit annoyed and somewhat perturbed. When the media room laughed at a joke, he didn’t.  These are the days of rampant speculation. With the Bears being 5-8 and having abundant issues, it will be part of their every-day life until decisions are made for or against change. Story: http://chicagosuntimes.com/sports/trestman-supports-cutler-amid-speculation-about-coachs-job-security/ … ]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 22:09:19 -0600 http://www.suntimes.com/sports/31551834-419/marc-trestman-aware-of-noise-still-supports-jay-cutler.html http://www.suntimes.com/sports/31551834-419/marc-trestman-aware-of-noise-still-supports-jay-cutler.html <![CDATA[ Watson saves Chargers late ]]> Lead story image

Hales won the Chicago Heights Classic Thanksgiving week and arrived unbeaten in Westchester on Tuesday, but no one was quite prepared for the full-throttled challenge the Spartans gave No. 3 St. Joseph. ‘‘They were very confident,’’ Chargers coach Gene Pingatore said. ‘‘They played very physical. Nick [Rakocevic] got his butt kicked. You have to give them credit, we need to be a more physical team.’’ Rakocevic was limited to just four points, but the game came down to free-throw shooting in the end and the Chargers came from behind to win 57-53 in overtime. Joffery Brown made 3 of 4 … ]]> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 22:14:00 -0600 http://www.suntimes.com/sports/31569800-419/story.html http://www.suntimes.com/sports/31569800-419/story.html <![CDATA[ White Sox appear close to landing Jeff Samardzija ]]>

SAN DIEGO — The White Sox appeared to be close to finalizing a trade for right-hander Jeff Samardzija on Monday night. Story: http://chicagosuntimes.com/sports/white-sox-appear-close-to-landing-jeff-samardzija/ … ]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 22:14:31 -0600 http://www.suntimes.com/sports/31551893-419/white-sox-appear-close-to-landing-jeff-samardzija.html http://www.suntimes.com/sports/31551893-419/white-sox-appear-close-to-landing-jeff-samardzija.html <![CDATA[ To dull the pain in Chicago, let’s adopt Johnny Football as our own ]]>

Let’s talk about a quarterback who is steady, trustworthy and unlikely to make your grandmother throw the remote through the TV screen.  Johnny Manziel. Story: http://chicagosuntimes.com/sports/to-dull-the-pain-in-chicago-lets-adopt-johnny-football-as-our-own/ … ]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 22:11:59 -0600 http://www.suntimes.com/sports/31551866-419/to-dull-the-pain-in-chicago-lets-adopt-johnny-football-as-our-own.html http://www.suntimes.com/sports/31551866-419/to-dull-the-pain-in-chicago-lets-adopt-johnny-football-as-our-own.html