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Watching the Bears ungracefully diminish into mediocrity last season, there was no other option than to look to free agency and the draft as an opportunity to say, “Next year is the year.” This year’s draft provides a glimmer of hope that Chicago fans can hold on to until they sleep through preseason and ultimately watch these […]

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The San Jose Sharks are consistently one of the top teams in the western conference and have also been picked as a Cup contender almost every year since the early 2000s. So why have they never made it to the Stanley Cup Finals in their 22 seasons as a franchise. Is it coaching? Management? Players? […]

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There could be several NBA head coach jobs opening up in the coming days and weeks. Who can fill those holes? Here are five of my favorite NBA head coach candidates to fill the voids; two legacy candidates and three self-made men. Let’s start with the legacy candidates. Coaching trees may matter more in the […]

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Despite a decently talented roster, the Milwaukee Bucks found a way to stumble to the NBA’s worst record during the 2013-14 season, finishing at an atrocious 15-67. That was a full four games worse than the 76ers who managed to amaze everyone with an NBA record-tying 26 game losing streak. Luckily for longtime owner Herb Kohl, potential […]

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These playoffs have been fantastic. They’ve been rich with intrigue and ripe with story lines to cover and angles to dissect; both on and off the hardwood. While I was watching one of the duller, early parts of the game between the Toronto Raptors and Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night, an interesting bit of text […]

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