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White Sox ink All-Star Yasmani Grandal to four-year deal

White Sox ink All-Star Yasmani Grandal to four-year deal

November 21, 2019

The Chicago White Sox signed All-Star catcher Yasmani Grandal to a four-year, $73 million  contract, the team announced Thursday. The contract is the...

Crown Jewel Grades and Analysis

Crown Jewel Grades and Analysis

November 2, 2019

Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Cain Velasquez (with Rey Mysterio) for the WWE Championship Summary: Velasquez ambushed Lesnar immediately after the bell rang....

Five most misused WWE stars

Five most misused WWE stars

November 1, 2019

Luke Harper At best, WWE’s recent treatment of Luke Harper has been unprofessional. At worst, it has been outright malicious. Harper, whose journey...

The Bulls need more out of Lauri Markkanen and Co.

The Bulls need more out of Lauri Markkanen and Co.

November 1, 2019

The Bulls need more production out of their core players. Lauri Markkanen, Otto Porter Jr. and Wendall Carter Jr. were supposed to comprise a playoff-caliber...

Have the Blackhawks moved on from Brent Seabrook?

Have the Blackhawks moved on from Brent Seabrook?

November 1, 2019

Brent Seabrook was a healthy scratch Tuesday for the second consecutive game. As expected, he’s unhappy about the decision, even offering a subtle hint...

Should the MLB expand their playoff system?

November 1, 2019

In recent years, fans, players and baseball personnel have discussed whether or not the MLB should expand its playoff format. As of today, the MLB’s...

WWE Crown Jewel match card and predictions

WWE Crown Jewel match card and predictions

October 30, 2019

WWE will return to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Oct. 31 for their now-annual Crown Jewel pay-per-view event. The event will take place at noon Central Standard...

Is Coby White the real deal?

Is Coby White the real deal?

October 30, 2019

A collective groan resonated throughout Chicago after three teams leapfrogged the Chicago Bulls in the 2019 NBA Draft order. The Bulls, in desperate need...

“Trailblazing” Toni Harris: the first woman to receive a four-year football scholarship

“Trailblazing” Toni Harris: the first woman to receive a four-year football scholarship

October 30, 2019

Remember when you were a kid and your role models told you that you can accomplish anything you put your mind to? Most of us envisioned ourselves as famous,...

Robin Lehner has solved the Hawks’ Crawford question

Robin Lehner has solved the Hawks’ Crawford question

October 29, 2019

It might be time for Corey Crawford to relinquish the starting goaltending position. That’s not to diminish all that “Crow”, as Chicagoans fondly...

Evaluating LeBron James’s legacy: Does he compare to Jordan?

Evaluating LeBron James’s legacy: Does he compare to Jordan?

October 29, 2019

From the moment he was drafted first overall in the 2003 NBA Draft, it was apparent that LeBron James was a special talent. Anointed “King James," James...

White Sox of the Future: Center Field

White Sox of the Future: Center Field

October 29, 2019

Luis Robert If anyone other than 22-year-old Luis Robert--USA Today’s 2019 Minor League Player of the Year and MLB Pipeline’s Minor League...

Trubisky and Nagy are officially on the hot seat. What about Pace?

Trubisky and Nagy are officially on the hot seat. What about Pace?

October 29, 2019

Update: In their Week 8 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers, the Bears surpassed 300 yards of offense for the first time this season. Despite David Montgomery's...

Arguments for and against equal pay for the USWNT

Arguments for and against equal pay for the USWNT

October 29, 2019

The debate over whether the United States Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) deserves equal pay has reached a fever pitch over the past couple of years....

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