Chicago's pen looking dodgy
The Cubs' bullpen has pitched just over a third of the total innings it pitched in the 2016 postseason, but it's already allowed twice as many home runs.
Statistical projections give the Bulls a much better chance at not being terrible than conventional wisdom. But even the metrics have Chicago as the East's second-worst team.
Mitchell Trubisky has shown flashes, but the Bears' problems are far from solved. They remain on the brink.
Pedro Strop y Javier Báez comentan sobre el buen momento ofensivo del cubano de los Dodgers, así como su polémico comportamiento en el terreno.
Here are our top three storylines for the 2017-18 Chicago Bulls, along with an invitation for you to weigh in on how each will play out.
With Aaron Rodgers, the Packers were favored to win the NFC North. Without him, it's wide open. Here's a closer look at who will win the division.
Steve Mason talks with JP Hoornstra and Greg Bergman about the incredible Dodgers Game 2 win and look forward to Game 3 in Chicago.
Here's a closer look at how some of the top rookies fared in Week 6.
Take a look back on the best performances of Week 7 in the Big Ten and look ahead to Week 8.
The Bears are making a habit of using non-quarterbacks to toss touchdown passes, as rookie RB Tarik Cohen added his name to the list on Sunday.
Major league skippers have experience, brains and reams of information available to them. Despite all of this, what happens when they fail at work? You have what happened to Joe Maddon in Game 2 of the NLCS.
Barrett, Jacobs, Kuhbander named Big Ten Players of the Week
J.T. Barrett was named the Big Ten's Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season after an impressive performance in Ohio State's win vs. Nebraska. Leon Jacobs takes home the second Defensive Player of the Week award for Wisconsin this month, while Charlie Kuhbander is the first Northwestern player to win Special Teams Player of the Week since Solomon Vault in October 2016.
Matt Schick, Ryan McGee and Adam Rittenberg talk about how Notre Dame has crept back into the consciousness of college football fans given the events of recent weeks.
Now that Taj Gibson is on the Timberwolves, the Bulls don't have any players left from the 2010-11 team that reached the Eastern Conference finals. A rough season figures to be ahead for Chicago.
An official 2016 Chicago Cubs World Series ring that was offered for sale on an auction website has been taken off the market.
With the Packers' franchise QB injured, an already volatile NFC playoff picture was jumbled even further. We put all 16 teams into one of four different categories, based on their chances of contention.
Which performance from Sunday in the NFL stood out the most? What was the biggest surprise? And how will the Packers fare without their quarterback?
Buster Olney talks to Jerry Crasnick about Joe Maddon's bullpen management, Justin Turner's heroics and more (:50). Plus, Astros analyst Steve Sparks weighs in on the team's early dominance over the Yankees (29:00) and Todd Radom stops by for the latest uniform/logo trivia (45:30).
Buster Olney recaps the weekend's MLB action, including a historic walk-off HR for Justin Turner, preparations for Game 3 of the ALCS and much more.
Can you thrive without trusting the bullpen? Why are so many young stars struggling? We've seen enough to know what matters down the stretch.
Extenuating circumstances led Joe Maddon to use John Lackey in the bottom of the ninth, but his decisions in the top of the inning raised questions.
Our early surprises include Auston Matthews picking up right where he left off and, as a result, his Maple Leafs owning the Atlantic. But let's not forget about those startling Blackhawks, who are back to owning Chicago.
Bears RB Jordan Howard is finally hitting his stride, finishing with a career-high 167 yards in Sunday's win, including a key 53-yard OT run.