Jim Hendry was fired from his post as Chicago Cubs general manager on Friday. His long tenure with the franchise was marked by some rather long-term contracts--some stand to affect the club for years to come. Of course the Cubs don’t have a lock on bad contracts.
The gears finally changed for football fans--the National Football League owners and the Players Association signed-off on a collective bargaining agreement, ending the four-and-a-half month lockout that threatened the nation’s Sundays and beer sales.
In what was the deciding game of the Eastern Conference Finals, the Chicago Bulls lost to the Miami Heat in front of a hometown crowd on Thursday.Miami’s Big Three scored all 26 of the team’s points during its fourth-quarter comeback.
The Bulls couldn’t handle the Heat on Sunday; hey kept it close but in the ended, wilted under pressue.There’s one more game in Miami before they get back in front of a hometown crowd but in the meantime, the Bulls must figure out a way to get back in this series.Eight Forty-Eight's sports
On Sunday, the Bulls beat down the Miami Heat. Everyone wants to know, will Wednesday's game, also in front of a hometown crowd, be a repeat? Wednesday's game comes a day after Oprah took over the United Center, to tape her final shows.
On Friday, May 6, Chicago Bulls looked like they could do no wrong, and beat the Atlanta Hawks soundly. Derrick Rose added insult to injury by racking up 44 points and a career high performance. On Sunday, May 8, the Hawks got their payback, beating the Bulls 100 to 88.