Monday, August 8, 2022

Bulls anxious to avenge elimination by Miami when league resumes play in 3 or...

After a heart-breaking Eastern Conference Finals series defeat the the Heat, the Bulls are anxiously awaiting their chance at revenge against Miami when the NBA resumes play in three or four years from its impending labor stoppage this summer.

Cubs spruce up ‘dumpy’ Wrigley with new wallpaper

"The Yankees are the most famous team in all of sports and just got a brand new $2.3 billion stadium," said Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. "And since people from around the league have recently started calling our stadium a dump, we had to do something to liven the place up."

Paul DePodesta takes credit for Jonah Hill’s weight loss

When it was announced the bestselling book “Moneyball” would be adapted into a major motion picture, Mets front office staffer Paul DePodesta was beside himself with excitement until he learned a heavyset actor was playing his role.

Goodell fines players $1 billion for showing up late to training camp

"This is a no-nonsense league," said Goodell who fined each of the league's nearly 1,700 players roughly $588,000 a piece. "And we can't have our players taking their commitment to training camp lightly so we have to punish them where it hurts."

A look back at the Jim Hendry era from The Heckler

We laughed. We cried. And now that the Jim Hendry era has come to an end in Chicago, here's a quick look at some of the hits and mostly misses from recent years.

New York sports stars catch the acting bug with boatload of ‘Entourage’ cameos

Will Amar’e Stoudemire make the jump from worst supporting knees to best supporting actor? Do A-Rod and Tex have what it takes to crack the Hollywood elite? Can Michael Strahan sink a jump shot? Judging from this week’s episode of “Entourage,” the answer to these questions seems to be a resounding, “Yes.”

Unfortunate typo in fans’ ‘Resign Reyes’ signs cause Mets shortstop to quit

“Every night, I see hundreds of ‘Resign Jose Reyes’ signs, ‘Please Resign Jose,'” said a distraught Reyes. “I play this game with pride, and if the fans don’t want me, I don’t want to stay here and make them angry.”