We need this man. The Cubs need him. He could own Chicago, a city of guys just like him. Guys named Zagurski. Guys named Bronko Nagurski.
His first public words since the Cubs put him on leave for domestic violence seemed to be spoken by rote. Rote wasn’t going to cut it.
Despite all the best efforts of professional sports teams to create leaders, you really can’t teach what the Cubs reliever has inside him.
This is not the good kind of suspense. This is suspense brought on by a cracked system, by too few owners willing to shell out big money to stars.
Epstein referred to Islamophobic emails as “ugly views, disgusting views” and vowed to make the Cubs more welcome to fans of all backgrounds.
The league’s stock in trade is intrigue, backbiting, cap room and next season. Always next season. Nothing is more fascinating than the future.
The start of spring training is the best remedy known to man for the brutality of the cold. Before you know it, it’s March, which is practically July.
Tough to imagine the Bears quarterback being able to solve the game plan evil genius Bill Belichick came up with to confuse the Rams star.
Nothing wrong with good defense and special teams, and there was plenty of both in the Patriots’ 13-3 win. But the Super Bowl is about entertainment.
The league gets what it deserves, which, in this case, is universal derision over a blown no-call, the nation’s attention and billions of dollars.
Only four teams are interested in Manny Machado, a four-time All-Star who has averaged 31 home runs, 90 RBI and a .282 average in seven seasons?
There’s only one prize as it concerns franchises like the Bulls and the Cavs: Zion Williamson, a once-in-a-generation combo of size and explosiveness.
The only thing we know for sure is that this ordeal has dragged on this offseason. The government shutdown looks like a newborn by comparison.
Anything that affects a player’s production, including diet, will be under Adam Beard’s purview. Something tells me chewing tobacco will be a no-no.