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.
London’s Wembley Stadium is the home field for England’s national football team; but Sunday American football was the draw. The Chicago Bears met, and beat, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-18. The Bears' record improved to 4-3 as they headed home for a bye week.
It would be hard to pin the latest Bears loss on quarterback Jay Cutler--he threw for nearly 250 yards with no interceptions. Cutler’s offensive line committed 9 false starts—some attributed it to the crowd, others said it was the rotating line.
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.
Some Chicago Bulls fans may have been looking for a rough-and-tumble bruiser to support point guard Derrick Rose, to beat off Miami’s Big Three, and take the Bulls to the promised land of the NBA Finals.With their first-round Draft pick, the Bulls selected shooting guard/forward Jimmy Butler out of