Sports

Tue, 11/08/2011
All that what’s-wrong-with-the-Bears grumbling that swept Chicago during the first month of the NFL season? Put it to rest. The Bears announced their presence as a playoff contender Monday night—loudly—with a quality win over a quality opponent in a hostile venue. A 30-24 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field was the...
Thu, 11/03/2011
SUNRISE, Fla. -- The Blackhawks were squaring off against some familiar faces when they took on the Panthers on Thursday night at the BankAtlantic Center. The Panthers feature four ex-Hawks, brought to Florida by former general manager Dale Tallon. Forwards Tomas Kopecky, Jack Skille, Kris Versteeg and defenseman Brian Campbell are all were in...
Thu, 11/03/2011
SUNRISE, Fla. -- The Blackhawks were squaring off against some familiar faces when they took on the Panthers on Thursday night at the BankAtlantic Center. The Panthers feature four ex-Hawks, brought to Florida by former general manager Dale Tallon. Forwards Tomas Kopecky, Jack Skille, Kris Versteeg and defenseman Brian Campbell are all were in...
Fri, 10/21/2011
Tom Ricketts has often walked a fine line between clueless and indecisive during his two years in charge of the Cubs, but the Theo Epstein hire is being hailed as a bold and imaginative move, a case of the chairman identifying the best man for a big job and doing whatever it took to land him. Start with the salary — $4 million a year for a general...
Thu, 10/20/2011
If Cubs and Red Sox can't agree on compensation, Selig may interveneST. LOUIS — With the sides apparently no closer to resolving the question of what Theo Epstein is worth to the Cubs, major league sources indicate Commissioner Bud Selig is monitoring the situation and weighing the need to try to facilitate a deal. Selig has been hopeful Red Sox...