The White Sox, yes the Chicago White Sox, could have a shot at the playoffs this year. They just won five in a row so, with a little luck and some decent play, the South Siders could see postseason action. Meanwhile, Thursday the Bears wrap up their preseason business.
Chicago White Sox Manager Ozzie Guillen says he doesn't know what his future with the team looks like. Guillen's contract expires in 2012. He joked with reporters yesterday that no matter what, the White Sox have to pay him for next year."
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.
As NFL labor negotiations continue, sports fans ponder another lockout. The NBA’s collective bargaining agreement expired Thursday night. That means no contract negotiations, no trades and no basketball practice.
Chicago Cub fans got some satisfaction out of the Cell last night. The lovable losers beat the White Sox 6-3 in round one of the annual Crosstown Classic. Meanwhile Chicago is Ground Zero for the NFL Lockout, as team owners meet here to plot their next move.
We haven't had a good Wikipedia Files sit-down since the turn of the year when we grabbed THE Stacey King at the United Center. So when news came that Frank Thomas was coming in studio, we jumped. Thomas did a quick two day press tour for a book he wrote the foreword on.