The way Hendricks sees it, the biggest addition to the Cubs’ 2018 rotation might come via his own improvement. How does 20 wins and 200 innings sound?
By saying he’ll be better than Molina and Posey, the Cubs’ Contreras stirred up Bay Area bluster and loads of that lovable St. Louis sanctimony.
The East finals against the Pacers were frustrating and tiring. The NBA Finals against the Jazz took the Bulls to their physical and emotional limits.
The Golden State Warriors are sold on Lauri Markkanen. They look at the Firin’ Finn and see the kind of guy who’d look mighty fine in blue and gold.
Contreras simply was being honest when he explained why he no longer studies video of Yadier Molina and Buster Posey at work behind the plate.
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Maddon is back in everything’s-gonna-be-all-right mode, and maybe he’s correct. Wouldn’t it be nice to drink in that intoxicating Cubs mojo again?
It was one veteran team putting on the sort of seemingly effortless offensive show the other, much younger team has mimicked only on occasion.
The Tide are going for their fifth title in the last nine seasons. Georgia hasn’t won it all since Herschel Walker’s instant-superstar freshman year.
No one can touch the Knights’ best-in-hockey home mark — try 17-2-1 — but the Hawks still have ‘‘the best building in the league,’’ their coach says.
Glass is 2-1-1 as a starter and has seen a hard-to-believe 152 shots scream his way. If nothing else, he has proved he doesn’t have a glass chin.
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Huge suspension and injury problems for the Irish? Not necessarily. They’ll just have to lean on their CFB-best offensive line like never before.
Baker. Mayfield. Is. Sick. Also: He’s sick. What will his ability to perform mean for Oklahoma vs. Georgia? Big Game Hunting hits all the NYD games.
Hey, don’t shoot the messenger. I’m just telling you — with help from some opinionated friends — what’s going to happen in Chicago sports in 2018.