The NBA's compressed schedule, with 66 games in four months followed by one day off before the playoffs, was tough on everyone. Did it cause the torn ACLs that ended the season for Derrick Rose on Saturday? Unlikely, said a surgeon.
Derrick Rose scored 23 points before being helped off the court late in the game with an injured left knee, casting a major cloud over the Chicago Bulls' 103-91 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers in Saturday's playoff opener.
John Lucas III scored a career-high 25 points, Joakim Noah had 13 points and 13 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls clinched the top overall seed in the NBA playoffs with a 107-75 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers Thursday night.
The Phoenix Coyotes beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-0 Monday night and captured their opening-round series in six games to move on to next round of the playoffs. Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said not winning at home was "brutal."
Officials at Northern Illinois University have broken ground on a new indoor athletic training center on the DeKalb campus.The DeKalb Daily Chronicle reports that the official ground-breaking ceremony for the 80,000-plus square foot building was Saturday.It's called the Kenneth and Ellen Ch
The major events of my life are intertwined with the Chicago Cubs. Sad, but true. On the day I was born, they beat Montreal 2-1 On the day I became Bar Mitzvah, they beat San Fran 7-2. On my wedding day, they won at Cincinnatti.