Should the White Sox Sign Matt Wieters?

Photo Credit: Mets360 Former Baltimore Orioles’ catcher Matt Wieters is still job-hunting as of today. The switch-hitting catcher has made great contributions to the Orioles over the last few years, and like many other power hitters, expects more money this offseason. In his 8 seasons with the Baltimore organization, he posted a .739 OPS, a .256 batting average, and 117 home runs. While he has … Continue reading Should the White Sox Sign Matt Wieters?

Yankees Sign Slugger Chris Carter 

Photo Credit: MLB Former Milwaukee Brewers’ first baseman Chris Carter was considering moving to Japan to play baseball last month, but today he was finally signed by the New York Yankees. Carter is 30 years old and has been said to be extremely one-dimensional. His fielding and base running have certainly declined over the years, however his bat is as good as gold. In 2016, Carter lead … Continue reading Yankees Sign Slugger Chris Carter 

Top Prospects in the White Sox Farm System

Photo Credit: Southside Showdown As we inch closer to Spring Training, the Chicago White Sox are in the midst of a full-scale rebuild. While casual fans do not spend much time following the minor league affiliates of their favorite team, the success of this year’s White Sox will be measured on the progress made in the farm system. With that being said, here is a … Continue reading Top Prospects in the White Sox Farm System

Cleveland To Host 2019 MLB All-Star Game

Photo Credit: ESPN Major League Baseball announced today that the city of Cleveland will host the 2019 All-Star game. This adds on to a list of events hosted in the city in an attempt to bring Cleveland back to the top of the American markets. Some of the most recent events include the NBA Finals, the World Series, and the Republican National Convention. The game … Continue reading Cleveland To Host 2019 MLB All-Star Game

Quintana Trade May Have To Wait Until July

Photo Credit: Write Sox The Chicago White Sox made huge changes this winter with the trading of All-Star pitcher Chris Sale and center fielder Adam Eaton. These changes made it apparent that the long-awaited rebuild is coming and many are expecting the White Sox to trade pitcher Jose Quintana as well. Talks between the White Sox and other organizations in baseball are ongoing. Reports have … Continue reading Quintana Trade May Have To Wait Until July

2016 Michigan Wolverines: The Team that Could’ve Been

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report The 2016 Michigan Wolverines did a lot of good things. When the season started, the opportunities seemed endless. After a loss in the Orange Bowl leaves them at 10-3 on the season, many believe they left a lot on the table. Jim Harbaugh had a lot to look forward to in his 2nd year as the coach of the Wolverines. The team … Continue reading 2016 Michigan Wolverines: The Team that Could’ve Been

How the Dolphins Can Win With Matt Moore 

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report The Miami Dolphins have clincihed a playoff spot for the first time since the 2008 season. If all goes as planned, it looks like they will play the Pittsburgh Steelers on Wild Card weekend. Despite being without starting quarterback Ryan Tannehill, here is how the Dolphins could potentially upset the Steelers in Pittsburgh on Wild Card weekend. This has all the makings for … Continue reading How the Dolphins Can Win With Matt Moore 

Should the Chicago Bears Draft a Quarterback?

Photo Credit: Keeping it Heel (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) As the Chicago Bears prepare for their game on Saturday against the Washington Redskins, they sit at 3-11 on the season and in last place in the NFC North division. The Bears have 18 players on Injured Reserve and 15 of them are starters on both sides of the ball. As the season comes to a … Continue reading Should the Chicago Bears Draft a Quarterback?

Wolverine Weekly: Men’s Basketball Comes Up Short and the Fate of the Football Season Lies with Colorado

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report This week in Michigan sports saw the men’s basketball team host the unranked Virginia Tech Hokies. Both teams came into the contest at 5-1 and were looking for big time wins in the heat of the ACC-Big Ten challenge. Michigan got off to a hot start and did so by utilizing the tool they used in New York at the 2k Classic, … Continue reading Wolverine Weekly: Men’s Basketball Comes Up Short and the Fate of the Football Season Lies with Colorado

Adam Eaton’s Value to the White Sox 

Photo Credit: ESPN Today’s White Sox dish is a look at the speedy outfielder Adam Eaton, and what he has done since being acquired by the White Sox. Adam made his MLB debut in 2012 for the Arizona Diamondbacks. The White Sox signed him in 2014, and he has done great things ever since. Eaton is a guy that all teams want to have since his skill set is … Continue reading Adam Eaton’s Value to the White Sox 

Is White Sox vs. Cubs a Real Rivalry?

Photo Credit: Planned Property Management As the Chicago Cubs get even closer to their first World Series crown in 108 years, it made me feel the need to shed light on what makes a rivalry a rivalry, and weather or not the Chicago White Sox against the Cubs makes the cut. Here are some of the factors that go into that decision.   1) Location The teams … Continue reading Is White Sox vs. Cubs a Real Rivalry?

Former White Sox Player Soars in Postseason with Giants

Photo Credit: Daily Republic Conor Gillaspie is a familiar face to fans of the Chicago White Sox. He played 3rd base with the club from 2013 to 2015. Once he left, it was not thought much of by fans or analysts alike, but now with the San Francisco Giants, he is turning lots of heads this October. In two seasons with the White Sox, Gillaspie … Continue reading Former White Sox Player Soars in Postseason with Giants

Saying Goodbye to the 2016 Chicago White Sox 

Photo Credit: USA Today As we enter tonight, one thing is of certain for the Chicago White Sox: they are a complete afterthought in the world of Chicago sports. The Cubs have an opportunity to clinch a trip to the NLCS tonight, the Bulls landed Dwyane Wade, the Blackhawks are a dynasty, and the Bears are starting to do something about their starting quarterback. For … Continue reading Saying Goodbye to the 2016 Chicago White Sox 

How the Theo Epstein Deal Could Change Baseball

Photo Credit: MLB The Chicago Cubs locked down perhaps the most important member of their franchise this week, the President of Baseball Operations. Theo Epstein signed a 5-year deal, one that could very well change the landscape of baseball as we know it. One hundred fifteen (115)- that is the number of players who make more than the Chicago Cubs President of Baseball operations, Theo Epstein. Players … Continue reading How the Theo Epstein Deal Could Change Baseball

Seattle Has a Hunger for NHL Hockey

Photo Credit: nhltoseattle.com The Mariners, the Seahawks, Starbucks, rain and the Space Nettle. These are things that come to mind when the city of Seattle is talked about. After two Super Bowl appearances by the Seahawks and the rise of King Felix and Robinson Cano for the Mariners, one can say for a fact that sports in Seattle are back. However, with the new NHL … Continue reading Seattle Has a Hunger for NHL Hockey

Michigan Football Through 4 Weeks

Photo Credit: Freep (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) The Michigan Wolverines football team has gotten off to a great start in 2016. As they prepare for the top 10 matchup against the #8 Wisconsin Badgers on Saturday, here is a brief summary of their season to date. Results:  Week 1 vs.  Hawaii Rainbow Warriors, W 63-3 Week 2 vs.  Central Florida Knights, W 51-14 Week 3 vs.  Colorado … Continue reading Michigan Football Through 4 Weeks

When will Joey Bosa Play Football? 

Photo Credit: San Diego Union Tribune It has been some time since the holdout of the San Diego Chargers’ first round draft pick Joey Bosa ended. After a disagreement of his rookie deal, Bosa and the Chargers got a deal done. With that being said, Bosa has missed loads of valuable time. Joey Bosa has yet to have a full padded practice with the Chargers. The former … Continue reading When will Joey Bosa Play Football? 

Michigan vs. Hawaii Recap

Photo Credit: Freep The Jordan brand uniforms made their debut on Saturday when the 7th ranked Michigan Wolverines took the field against the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors. There were quarterback questions, and many were speculating about how often we would get to see some of the new freshman Jim Harbaugh acquired from offseason recruiting. All were answered in a strong week 1 performance. Offense: It’s always a struggle as … Continue reading Michigan vs. Hawaii Recap

Why Rams’ Fans Should Not Sweat About Goff Sitting 

Photo Credit: USA Today The Rams made many splashes this offseason. Returning to LA was one thing, but they also traded up to the 1st pick of 2016 NFL Draft to take quarterback Jared Goff out of California. When you pick that high, you definitely want a player that can be the franchise, and they picked a new quarterback in a new city; a reason to follow the Rams … Continue reading Why Rams’ Fans Should Not Sweat About Goff Sitting 

Top 5 College Football Rivalries

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report With the college football season right around the corner, there isn’t a better way to get pumped for the season then to take a look at all the hated matchups we will see this year. 5) Yale Bulldogs vs.  Harvard Crimson  Yup, Ivy League Football. This game between probably the two most academically prestigious schools in the nation is the longest running rivalry … Continue reading Top 5 College Football Rivalries

What To Watch For in Bears’ First Preseason Game

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report Tonight, the Chicago Bears will take the playing field for the first time this season in preseason. The starters won’t get to see a lot of action but there are still things to watch. Ted Larson: Ted has a lot of experience in the NFL. Now he will look to make an impact for the offensive line, replacing injured center Hroniss Grasu. … Continue reading What To Watch For in Bears’ First Preseason Game

Chicago Bears Report: Post Camp Review

Photo Credit: nflspinzone.com As Bears head coach John Fox enters his 2nd season in Chicago, the expectations are growing. There are loads of questions around this team and the days spent at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois may shine a little light on them.   Offense: Dowell Loggains is the new offensive coordinator in Chicago after being the quarterback coach last season. Keeping a similar face and … Continue reading Chicago Bears Report: Post Camp Review

White Sox Win vs Tillman, Take Game 2 of the Series Against the Orioles

Photo Credit: wusa9.com The Chicago White Sox lost game 1 of 3 against the Baltimore Orioles by a score of 7-5 on Friday. After a blown review and close calls throughout, the White Sox had momentum heading into game 2 last night, and their bats were alive. As I sat in the upper deck of US Cellular Field for the game tonight, a few things stood out. … Continue reading White Sox Win vs Tillman, Take Game 2 of the Series Against the Orioles

Sunday Night Baseball: Mariners @ Cubs 

Photo Credit: lookoutlanding.com Sunday Night Baseball stopped in Chicago for the Chicago Cubs against the Seattle Mariners. This game was nothing less than epic. Felix Hernandez took the mound for the Mariners while Brian Matusz started for the Cubs. Matusz got rocked early, giving up 6 runs on only 3 innings pitched. The good news for the Cubs was that those 6 runs were the … Continue reading Sunday Night Baseball: Mariners @ Cubs 

Cardinals Trade for White Sox Pitcher Zack Duke

Photo Credit: USA Today St. Louis was looking for bullpen help, and with just a little over 24 hours until the non-waiver trade deadline they found a team to deal with in the Chicago White Sox.  They gave up Minor League outfielder Charlie Tilson for the left-handed pitcher Zach Duke. Duke, 33, has been used by the Sox in more of a setup roll. Despite … Continue reading Cardinals Trade for White Sox Pitcher Zack Duke

Fighting Illini Football Season Preview

Photo Credit: thechampaignroom.com Being a resident of the state of Illinois, I can say firsthand that there isn’t ever really much buzz around Illinois football. Not recently anyway. After a 49-17 beat down at the hands of USC in the 2008 Rose Bowl game, the program has seemed to spiral out of control. They have losing records against 7 of the 14 Big Ten teams and haven’t … Continue reading Fighting Illini Football Season Preview

Sunday Night Baseball: Dodgers @ Cardinals

Photo Credit: winnersandwhiners.com Sunday Night Baseball was in St. Louis last night for the game between the St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Dodgers. A few nights before the game, the Cardinals found themselves in an extra innings slugfest with the Dodgers that ended in 16 innings. The bullpen was spent and starting pitchers began to come into the game as long relievers, messing with the … Continue reading Sunday Night Baseball: Dodgers @ Cardinals

Chris Sale Sent Home for Cutting Up White Sox Throwback Jerseys

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report Tonight when White Sox Nation heard that Chris Sale was scratched from his start against the Detroit Tigers sent home “ill”, everyone began texting and tweeting, preparing for the trade they all thought was certain to come. Then, news came out about a non-physical altercation in the clubhouse. While fans all over the nation were speculating about what happened, nobody would have ever expected … Continue reading Chris Sale Sent Home for Cutting Up White Sox Throwback Jerseys

Cubs Battle in the 9th, Fall Short Against Mets

Photo Credit: amazinavenue.com It is true that in any good story that when the hero in the plot is attempting to achieve a goal, they run into trouble along the way at the hands of some sort of dominant adversary. That seems to be the best way to describe the Chicago Cubs against the New York Mets. After being swept in the NLCS by the Mets last … Continue reading Cubs Battle in the 9th, Fall Short Against Mets

Sunday Night Baseball: Red Sox @ Yankees

Photo Credit: pinstripealley.com This week’s installment of ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball showcased one of the most iconic rivalries in sports: the New York Yankees vs the Boston Red Sox. Anytime these two teams play, fans of baseball take notice. This game, which was played on Sunday, July 17th, 2016 has as many storylines as one could give a regular season game in mid-July. In the vault … Continue reading Sunday Night Baseball: Red Sox @ Yankees

Grading Quarterback Situations by Division: AFC East

Photo Credit: ESPN From Miami to New York, the AFC East has a lot of question marks this offseason. From new head coaches to key players still waiting on long-term deals, a lot needs to be sorted out as we come into training camp later this month. However, nothing in today’s NFL matters as much as the quarterbacks. The AFC East is serving as Part 1 … Continue reading Grading Quarterback Situations by Division: AFC East

Brian Campbell Signs 1-year Deal with Blackhawks

Photo Credit: therangerzone.com Brian Campbell has agreed to terms with the Chicago Blackhawks today. He will return to Chicago, where he played from 2008 to 2011 and helped them win the Stanley Cup in 2010. Campbell, who is now 37, played the last 5 seasons in Florida with the Panthers. In his time with the Panthers, he played in 376 regular season games and scored 28 goals with … Continue reading Brian Campbell Signs 1-year Deal with Blackhawks

Jake Allen Gets 4-Year Extension with Blues

Photo Credit: hockeysfuture.com St. Louis has locked down their starting goalie today by paying  Jake Allen $17.4 million over 4 years to stay with the Blues. Last season was one of Allen’s best. He set career marks in games played (47), wins (26) and also save percentage (.920).  The St Louis Blues would also make a great playoff run until they fell just short of … Continue reading Jake Allen Gets 4-Year Extension with Blues

Dale Weise Signs with Flyers

Photo Credit: chicago.suntimes.com Dale Weise has agreed to terms on a 4-year $9.4 million deal with the Philadelphia Flyers. Weise has played in 329 NHL games with the Rangers, Canucks, Canadiens and Blackhawks. While he is a 4th line player, he gives teams that he plays for a little bit of everything. Weise plays with a lot of speed, and with good skating comes opportunities … Continue reading Dale Weise Signs with Flyers

Another Night, Another Historical Feat by the Cubs

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report If Monday night’s historic game by Kris Bryant wasn’t enough to keep you happy, then you tuned in yesterday with high expectations. Surprisingly, to many, expectations may have been shattered. It was a long 15-inning game. It had just about everything one could want in a baseball game. It was slow at times for those who enjoy the offense, but it had just enough … Continue reading Another Night, Another Historical Feat by the Cubs

Kris Bryant Makes History in Win Against Reds

Photo Credit: CBS Sports The Chicago Cubs entered this week looking very un-Cub like. After being swept by the hated St. Louis Cardinals, the Northsiders came up short in the following series against the Marlins. They had lost 6 of their last 7 games, and as the woes continued, many of the die-hard fans began to worry; talks of billy goats and Bartman filled the calls on local radio … Continue reading Kris Bryant Makes History in Win Against Reds