AC Milan vs Olympiacos in Toronto

July 24 saw the start of the 2014 Guinness International Champions Cup, a soccer tournament played in Canada and the United States between eight top class European club teams. The eight teams are divided into two groups of four teams, with the teams playing a round robin within their groups and the two group winners […]

Big Ten Media Day Breakdown

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Big Ten Media Day took over the Hilton in Chicago on Monday and Tuesday, and just in case you didn’t have over eight hours to catch the action on the Big Ten Network, here is the breakdown of some of the main storylines. THIS WILL BE THE FIRST SEASON WITH THE NEW “COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF” […]

O’Donnel Steals Show on First Day of Full Pads

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After two days of shorts and helmets, The Chicago Bears put the pads on and went to work on Sunday in front of an estimated 9,500 fans at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnias IL. While you would figure the highlight of the day would have been a big hit, or even a nice block, the […]

Fuller Has Impressive First Day at Bears Camp ( Audio)

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The Chicago Bears spent this offseason adding playmakers on the defensive side of the ball, including the No.14 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, Kyle Fuller, who instantly became a fan favorite on the opening day of practice in Bourbonnais. Fuller intercepted both Jordan Palmer and Jimmy Clausen during an 11-on-11 scrimmage Friday. However, […]

Bulls Welcome Mirotic and Gasol (Full Audio)

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The Chicago Bulls came into this summer’s blockbuster free agency period with one big target on their minds, unfortunately for them, they came away with a “Plan B operation.” While it was disappointing not to land one of the most proficient scorers of the past decade, it may go down as the best alternate plan […]

Toews and Kane Contract Extensions (Full Audio)

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The Chicago Blackhawks held a press conference on Wednesday to officially announce the contract extensions of both Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews respectively. Kane and Toews signed matching 8 year $84 million contracts that will keep the pair together until they are both in their mid-thirties. It’s crazy to think that the duo has been […]

Bulls Grab McBucket’s in 2014 NBA Draft

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In what looked like a match made in Heaven, the Denver Nuggets drafted Doug ” McBuckets” McDermott with the 11th pick in Thursday night’s 2014 NBA Draft. The Nuggets are known for their run and gun style, high scoring, and lackadaisical defense. McDermott is known for his offensive instincts, terrific 3 point shooting, and at […]

Joakim Noah Earns 2013-14 All-NBA First Team Honors

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From the Chicago Bulls and news wires…. NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 – The Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant, the 2013-14 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player and winner of four scoring titles in five seasons, highlights the 2013-14 All-NBA First Team.  Durant was the lone unanimous selection, appearing on all 125 ballots as a First-Team […]

Hero & Zero of the Week

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For the HERO and ZERO of the week, we’ll go with 3 local Women’s Coaches! When the Women’s bracket was announced, Duke coach Joanne McCallie quickly voiced her displeasure with the parings, which I believe had Duke as the #2 seed in the same region where UConn was #1.  She said they must not want […]

14 In a Row: What makes the San Antonio Spurs so Good

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In a bit of NBA news that should surprise no one, the San Antonio Spurs are really, really good at basketball. After dismantling the hapless Sixers Monday night, the Spurs win-streak reached fourteen games. Over that stretch, the Spurs have beaten playoff teams such as Miami, Chicago, Portland, and Golden State by an average of […]

Second Round of March Madness 2014 Comes to Milwaukee

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Forget Christmas and the day the kids go back to school. This is one of the two most wonderful days of the year. It used to be New Year’s Day and all the Bowl games, but that has been whittled down as the good games are now spread out over the entire week. That delectable […]

I Forgot the Gamecocks! NCAA Women’s Bracket Seeds DePaul #7

DePaul Blue Demons Coach Doug Bruno cuts down the net as Big East champions

I predicted my top seeds for the NCAA Women’s Bracket on my Facebook Token Female  page. Guess what they were…..Oh, never mind…..I’ll tell you: UConn (34-0) #1 all year on the AP Poll Notre Dame (32-0) #2 all year on the AP Poll Tennessee (27-5) #3 or 4 all year Baylor  (29-4) #4 to end the regular […]

DePaul Blue Demons Take Big East to the Big Dance; Party on…Monday

After capturing the Big East title, the Blue Demons are hosting a party Monday at DePaul

The DePaul Blue Demons) are ready to step up and lead the Big East” Coach Doug Bruno, DePaul Blue Demons Welcome to a new era in Big East athletics. No more UConn. No more Geno Auriemma.  No more Notre Dame. So long, Hall of Famer Muffet McGraw. Hello, Coach  Doug Bruno.  You’ve been crowned. After […]

NU Senior Night Spoiler

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Northwestern wrapped up their 2013-14 home schedule on Thursday evening in disappointing fashion losing to Penn State 59-32 at Welsh Ryan- Arena , the outcome was not what they had hoped for as the Wildcats were ran out of the gym from the opening tip. Drew Crawford, Nikola Cerina and James Montgomery were all recognized before […]

Where We Stand in the NBA MVP Race

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We are in the midst of one of the best NBA MVP races in recent history. Kevin Durant and LeBron James are engaged in an epic fight for supremacy. Unfortunately for the rest of the league, it appears both players are going all-in on earning the award. Thus, we are likely going to see more […]