CHICAGO BEARS

The Chicago Bears lose Jay Cutler do to injury

33-year old QB Jay Cutler suffered a right shoulder injury last week against the Giants and it could be a season ender.  Cutler has played in 5 games (all starts) for the Chicago Bears so far this year and he has completed 81 of 137 passes (59.1%) for 1,059 yards with 4 TD passes and […]

November 22, 2016 4:47 pm read more

The Chicago Bears lose Zach Miller for the rest of the 2016 season

The Chicago Bears have lost 32-year old TE Zach Miller for the rest of the 2016 season due to a broken right foot.  Miller played in 10 games for the Bears this year and he caught 47 passes for 486 yards (10.3 avg) with 4 TD grabs.  He has now played in 25 games in […]

November 22, 2016 4:30 pm read more

Leonard Floyd of the Chicago Bears dodges a bullet

24-year old rookie OLB Leonard Floyd avoided serious injury yesterday, but he will be in the league’s concussion protocol.  He was the #9 overall pick (1st round) out of Georgia in the 2016 NFL Draft.  Floyd has played in 8 games so far this year for the Chicago Bears and he has 25 tackles, 5 […]

November 21, 2016 10:27 pm read more

The NFL suspendes linebacker Jerrell Freeman

The NFL has suspended 30-year old inside linebacker Jerrell Freeman of the Chicago Bears for four games for testing positive for PEDs.  Freeman has played in 10 games for the Bears so far this year and he has 91 tackles, 6 tackles for a loss and 3 passes defensed.  Freeman leads the Bears in both […]

November 21, 2016 10:18 pm read more

New York Giants 22, Chicago Bears 16

The Chicago Bears raced out to a 16-6 lead in the second quarter, but they couldn’t hold it.  Jay Cutler completed 17 of 30 passes (56.7%) for 252 yards with 1 TD pass and 1 INT.  He also carried the ball 1 time for 3 yards today.  Jordan Howard led the way on the ground […]

November 21, 2016 3:09 am read more

Chicago Bears (2-7) vs. New York Giants (6-3)

The Chicago Bears got thumped 36-10 at Tampa against the Buccaneers last weekend.  The New York Giants beat the visiting Bengals 21-20 last Monday Night for their fourth win in a row!  Here is a look at the matchups in this game: When the Bears have the ball:  The Chicago Bears will likely lean on […]

November 19, 2016 10:55 pm read more

CHICAGO CUBS

The Chicago Cubs claim David Rollins off waivers

The Chicago Cubs have claimed 26-year old lefty reliever David Rollins off waivers from the Seattle Mariners.  Rollins pitched in 11 games (0 starts) for the Mariners last year and he was 1-0 with a 7.71 ERA and a 2.04 WHIP.  Rollins also pitched in 37 games (0 starts) in AAA-ball for the Mariners last […]

November 21, 2016 1:10 pm read more

Joe Maddon of the Chicago Cubs finished #2 in the voting for the N.L. Manager of the Year Award

62-year old Joe Maddon of the Chicago Cubs finished #2 in the voting for the 2016 National League Manager of the Year Award.  Maddon led the Cubs to a 103-58 (64%) record during the 2016 regular season, as they won the N.L. Central.  The Cubs then went 11-6 (64.7%) in the post-season to win the […]

November 18, 2016 5:34 pm read more

Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs finished #9 in the voting for the N.L. Cy Young Award

30-year old righty starting pitcher Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs finished #9 in the voting for the 2016 National League Cy Young Award in 2016.  Arrieta pitched in 31 games (all starts) for the Cubs last year and he was 18-8 with a 3.10 ERA and a 1.08 WHIP.  He gave up 138 hits […]

November 18, 2016 5:22 pm read more

Kyle Hendricks of the Chicago Cubs finished #3 in the voting for the N.L. Cy Young Award

26-year old righty starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks of the Chicago Cubs finished #3 in the voting for the 2016 National League Cy Young Award.  Hendricks pitched in 31 games (30 starts) for the Cubs last year and he was 16-8 with a Major League leading 2.13 ERA and a 0.98 WHIP!  Hendricks gave up only […]

November 18, 2016 5:11 pm read more

Jon Lester of the Chicago Cubs finished #2 in the voting for the N.L. Cy Young Award

32-year old lefty starting pitcher Jon Lester of the Chicago Cubs finished #2 in the voting for the 2016 National League Cy Young Award.  Lester pitched in 32 games (all starts) for the Cubs last year and he was 19-5 with a 2.44 ERA and a 1.02 WHIP.  He gave up 154 hits and 52 […]

November 18, 2016 5:01 pm read more

Jason Heyward of the Chicago Cubs wins another Gold Glove Award in 2016

27-year old lefty swinging Jason Heyward of the Chicago Cubs won his 3rd Gold Glove Award in a row in 2016 and the 4th of his career.  He played in 131 games in RF for the Cubs in 2016 and he had 4 assists, 2 errors and a .991 fielding percentage.  Heyward has now played […]

November 12, 2016 7:44 pm read more

CHICAGO BULLS

Taj Gibson is stepping up in 2016-17 for the Chicago Bulls

31-year old power forward Taj Gibson of the Chicago Bulls is stepping up, especially at the offensive end of the basketball court so far in 2016-17!   Gibson has played in 12 games (all starts) for the Bulls so far this year and he is averaging 27.6 minutes, 11.6 points, 8.3 rebounds, 1.0 assist and 1.1 […]

November 19, 2016 12:38 am read more

The Chicago Bulls will be without Doug McDermott for a while

The Chicago Bulls will be without 24-year old small forward Doug McDermott for a while as he is trying to recover from a concussion.  McDermott has played in 9 games (0 starts) for the Bulls so far this year and he is averaging 23.7 minutes, 10.6 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game.  He […]

November 12, 2016 12:31 am read more

There hasn?t been much P.T. available for the rookies on the Chicago Bears so far this year

The Chicago Bulls have a roster full of veterans, so it is going to be hard for the rookies on the team to break into the playing rotation unless the veterans start getting hurt.  22-year old shooting guard Denzel Valentine has played in 5 games (0 starts) for the Bulls so far this year and […]

November 6, 2016 3:53 pm read more

The Chicago Bulls lose Michael Carter-Williams for a while

The Chicago Bulls have lost 25-year old point guard Michael Carter-Williams for a while due to a sprained left knee.  Carter-Williams has played in 3 games (0 starts) for the Bulls so far this year and he is averaging 15.0 minutes, 4.0 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game.  25-year old Isaiah Canaan will […]

November 1, 2016 1:34 pm read more

The Chicago Bulls are off to a good start in 2016-17!

The Chicago Bulls are off to a great start in 2016-17!  They are 2-0 on the season and they are averaging 111.5 points per game (#1 in the NBA) and they are giving up 100.0 points per game (#11 in the NBA).  Playing at a fast pace really seems to play to the strengths of […]

October 31, 2016 4:10 pm read more

The Chicago Bulls sign R.J. Hunter

The Chicago Bulls have signed 23-year old shooting guard R.J. Hunter.  Hunter played in 36 games (0 starts) as a rookie for the Boston Celtics last year and he averaged 8.8 minutes, 2.7 points, 1.0 rebound and 0.4 assists per game.  He only shot 36.2% from the floor, 30.2% from three point range and 85.7% […]

October 27, 2016 4:24 am read more