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 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.
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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.
Hello, Mitch Trubisky. Where are you going, Kyle Schwarber? Duck, Niko Mirotic! Here’s a brief rewind in Chicago sports. Happy old year, everyone.
It’s Hoiberg’s team now. Whatever it was before this season no longer matters. If the Bulls win too many games to get a top draft pick? Deal with it.
Hope of the playoffs? No, of course not. Rather, there’s hope of watchable basketball — good basketball — in the weeks, months and years to come.
Saturday in the South Loop was a pretty good example of the sort of local college basketball flavor we ought to get to sample a lot more often.