RICK MORRISSEY: It could have ended better. Of course it could have. Brian Urlacher could have retired after the last game of last season and received the sendoff he deserved. But this will do. He announced his retirement Wednesday morning. A free agent after he and the Bears couldn’t agree on a contract, he was a man without a team, but that was just a technicality. You knew it, I knew it and I believe he knew it down to his bone marrow. He’s a Bear.
Team president Theo Epstein, general manager Jed Hoyer, top scouting/player development executive Jason McLeod and amateur scouting director Jaron Madison are in Oklahoma City today to meet with Oklahoma right-hander Jonathan Gray - one of the top two pitchers in the draft.
Chicago Sun-Times’ John Silver and Joe Fernandez break down the main card and provide their predictions for this Saturday’s UFC 160, which is live on pay-per-view starting at 9 p.m. CT. DONALD “COWBOY” CERRONE vs. K.J. NOONS SILVER: Cerrone has looked great in his last …Read More
What’s up with Sergio Garcia? It isn’t enough that he dunks the ball in the water with the tournament on the line. Now he’s put his foot in his mouth in a most inappropriate way. Asked if he’ll invite Tiger Woods, whom he has been sparring with lately, to dinner at the U.S. Open next month, showed no tact at all.
The Blackhawks went the entire regular season without getting shut out, and only scored a single goal five times — three of them 1-0 victories. But in Games 2 and 3 against Detroit, the Hawks were held to one goal each night. So what are …Read More
fromNumber 54: Our Monster Of The Midway
PITTSBURGH — The race is on. Matt Garza’s powerful return to the mound after 10 months sidelined with injuries signaled the restart of his run-up …Read More
White Sox manager Robin Ventura and general manager Rick Hahn said what they could to curb the speculation. Gordon Beckham is playing shortstop for backup …Read More
The Bears agreed to terms Friday with first-round pick Kyle Long, the 20th overall selection, on a four-year contract with an option. Long was the …Read More
Goodbye, Nate Robinson. Arrivederci, Marco Belinelli. Good luck, Rip Hamilton. Hardly knew you, Daequan Cook. ‘‘We’ll see what the market calls for,’’ Bulls coach Tom …Read More
The Blackhawks went the entire regular season without getting shut out, and only scored a single goal five times — three of them 1-0 victories. …Read More
In a 32-10 regular season, Benedictine tied a school record for victories and won No. 900 for 41st-year coach John Ostrowski. What the Eagles couldn’t …Read More
CHESTER, Pa. — Jack McInerney scored his Major League Soccer-leading eighth goal of the season in the third minute, and the Philadelphia Union made it …Read More