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By gibbs, April 15, 2012 1 Uncategorized

Growing up in Chicago my favorite team was obviously the Chicago Bulls but my second favorite team was the Charlotte Hornets. How could you not like that team? They had “Grandmama” Larry Johnson, Alonzo Mourning and Muggsy Bogues playing in “The Hive”…. Read More »

By gibbs, April 15, 2012 1 Blackhawks

At the 7:11 mark in the second period on Saturday, Blackhawks rookie Andrew Shaw delivered a hit to goalie Mike Smith. Nothing about the play was strange or out of the ordinary. Smith was playing a puck right behind the… Read More »

By gibbs, April 15, 2012 1 Bears

On Wednesday the Bears extended one of their disgruntled Pro Bowlers. No it wasn’t Matt Forte. It was actually seven-time Pro Bowl linebacker Lance Briggs, who had requested a trade before the start of the 2011 season. Briggs had two years remaining… Read More »

By gibbs, April 14, 2012 1 Bulls

Last time the NBA had a strike-shortened season was 1999 when they only played 50 games, and the top team had 37 wins. Every year since at least one team has won at least 50 games and most years quiet… Read More »

By gibbs, April 10, 2012 0 Bears

Vikings’ general manager Rick Spielman told Pro Football Weekly that the No. 3 pick in the draft is on the market. There are times we have been in (the war room) and we’ve done deals on the clock, it’s an unknown, but… Read More »

By gibbs, April 7, 2012 1 Blackhawks

Normally when a team decides to re-sign their back up goalie it doesn’t mean a whole lot. However what the Chicago Blackhawks did on Saturday does mean quite a bit. The Blackhawks announced on Saturday that they have re-signed goaltender Ray… Read More »

By gibbs, April 7, 2012 1 Blackhawks

With their win in the shootout on Saturday the Blackhawks clinched the sixth seed in the Western Conference. If they had won the game in regulation they would have clinched fifth. If they had clinched fiftth they would have played… Read More »

By gibbs, April 5, 2012 0 Cubs
By gibbs, April 3, 2012 1 Bears

If I told you there was a 28-year old, two-time Pro Bowl left tackle still on the free agent market, is that something you’d be interested in? Marcus McNeill got released by the San Diego Chargers after the start of… Read More »

By gibbs, April 3, 2012 1 Bulls

Last season the Chicago Bulls had to deal with injuries to both Carlos Boozer and Joakim Noah. Thankfully, for the most part, at least one of them was always in the lineup. That was nothing compared to what the Tom… Read More »