Thursday, October 22, 2020

Del Negro defends use of hairstyle after Game 2 loss

A day after losing Game 2 to the Celtics in their first-round playoff series, Bulls coach Vinny Del Negro faced tough criticism from the media, but vehemently defended his use of hair style during the game.

Bulls fan leaves game after Celtics take late 8-point lead

Downers Grove resident Keith Oglewicz was pumped to get a ticket to Thursday's Game 6 of the Bulls' playoff series against Boston. But the disgruntled Bulls fan left in disgust after the Bulls blew a 12-point lead in the fourth quarter and trailed the Celtics, 99-91.

The Heckler Pledge: No more Joakim Noah jokes for at least a month

Editors at The Heckler late Thursday night made a pledge: No more Joakim Noah jokes for at least a month following his career game in a stirring three-overtime playoff win against Boston.

Rondo signs contract with Packers

After Thursday night's triple overtime loss to the Bulls, reviled Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo announced he had signed a contract with the Green Bay Packers.

Manny tests positive for ‘Crazy Juice’

The red-hot Dodgers and their fans are reeling today after news broke that slugger Manny Ramirez will be handed a 50-game suspension for testing positive for what insiders are calling "Crazy Juice."

Lovie and Belichick begin war of mumbled words and blank stares

With the Bears-Patriots game just days away, both head coaches have begun trash-talking back and forth in ways that can only be heard by them. The lack of enunciation reached a fever pitch Wednesday when reporters asked Bears coach Lovie Smith if Tom Brady was the best quarterback in the league.

Lovie: Bears poised for Super Bowl run after dominating Patriots 7-3 in second half

Bears coach Lovie Smith believes his team is poised for a late-season Super Bowl run after beating the Patriots 7-3 in the second half of Sunday's game at Soldier Field.