The night the Bears honor Mike Ditka and retire his jersey No. 89 is a perfect time to wonder if Marc Trestman can coach the team into the playoffs with four games to go. Nobody could crack the whip like coach Ditka. Nobody could motivate …Read More
The legend of Mike Ditka took shape in Aliquippa, Pa., and was emboldened in Chicago but came perilously close to flaming out in Philadelphia.
Not far from here, where Chris Sale makes his home, the White Sox left-hander’s ears must be ringing.
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ORLANDO, Fla. — They’ll try to add pitching and maybe a hitter with an on-base percentage higher than his batting average. But for all the … Read More
The flurry of activity during the week leading into the winter meetings made your head spin. But it didn’t affect the stone-faced White Sox, who … Read More
No matter how you feel about Jay Cutler, whether you think he’s the best or worst thing to happen to the Bears, some team is … Read More
There’s a reason Bulls power forward Carlos Boozer might be expendable during the offseason — a 6-9, 225-pound reason. The development of Taj Gibson hasn’t … Read More
So far this season, the Blackhawks have had little more than first-world problems. Sure, the penalty kill has been, in Joel Quenneville’s words, “a disaster.” … Read More
SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Notre Dame looked to the West Coast. And beyond. But in the end, the Irish decide to go to, in the … Read More
Fire forward Mike Magee was named MVP of Major League Soccer on Thursday in a runaway vote. “This feels surreal,” Magee said. “The year was … Read More