Enter — make that re-enter — Crawford. Will his presence re-establish the Hawks as a playoff contender? Will he become a workhorse No. 1 again?
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Will the struggling Saad be in or out of the lineup Thursday against the Coyotes? “We’ll see,” coach Joel Quenneville replied cryptically.
It was a definitive drive for quarterback Clayton Thorson, a character drive for Northwestern’s offense and a program drive for all the Wildcats.
Big-game forecast for Wisconsin-Michigan, Georgia-LSU, Washington-Oregon and more. Also: Notre Dame, Northwestern, Illinois, NIU picks.
Two steps forward … and zero steps back. Who knew it was possible for Northwestern and Illinois to win Big Ten games on the same day?
Chatwood is hell-bent on proving he’s worthy of all the positive things Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein said about him in December.
Get your Notre Dame-Virginia Tech, Oklahoma-Texas, LSU-Florida, Illinois-Rutgers, Northwestern-Michigan State, NIU-Ball State picks here.
Epstein doesn’t want to hear about 42 games in 43 days anymore. It didn’t have to be so hard. The end result should have been better.
Maddon says 7-10 years is the ideal amount of time to spend in any one job. With one year left on his five-year deal, will he reach that sweet spot?
Young Rockies left-hander Kyle Freeland was outstanding, at times dazzling, but the 34-year-old Lester more than held up his end of things.
Ride-or-die time with Lester? There are worse positions to be in. Said Joe Maddon: “Jon’s been there, done that. Jon will be ready to roll.”
How long can Jon Lester go on Tuesday? Will he come through in the playoffs yet again? Or will the Cubs turn out to be — just like that — toast?
They’re coming for the Cubs, these Brewers. After an 11-0 wipeout of the hapless Tigers at Miller Park, they’ll play Game No. 163 at Wrigley Field.
This is no ordinary Irish team.
The Cubs have another chance to kick sand in their rivals’ faces, rub salt into their wounds, throw headlocks around them and give them noogies.