Thursday, June 4, 2020

Chicago

Heckler Exclusive: Riggleman asks Sosa to shorten up his swing

After taking nearly two months to hit his 10th and 11th homers of the season Sammy Sosa has been asked by his manager to dramatically adjust his approach at the plate.

Wellness Check: NBC Sports Chicago Exec. Producer & Founder of Live...

Today's Wellness Check is with Sarah Lauch, an executive producer at NBC Sports Chicago and the founder of Live Like Roo, a non-profit organization that supports families of pets diagnosed with cancer. Listen here!

MLB

Heckler Exclusive: Riggleman asks Sosa to shorten up his swing

After taking nearly two months to hit his 10th and 11th homers of the season Sammy Sosa has been asked by his manager to dramatically adjust his approach at the plate.

Angels’ owner wishes he didn’t have to furlough anyone but ‘$3 billion just isn’t what it used to be’

The Los Angeles Angels have reportedly been aggressively furloughing much of their staff according to multiple sources. Like many business owners, Angels’ owner, Arte Moreno feels horrible about it, but there is just nothing he can do.

Local man admits THIS is what he was willing to give up for Cubs World Series title in 2016

"Hillary losing the election, a global pandemic, not watching any sports for six months ..." said Tom Johnson, "When my friends I went around about what we would give up, and I went all out."

NHL

Blackhawks hire McDonough back after making playoffs

During John McDonough's month away from the team, the Blackhawks somehow qualified for the postseason so the team was left with no choice but to bring back their former president.

Stephen A. Smith argues that with today’s rules, ’97-’98 Bulls would destroy ’14-’15 Chicago Blackhawks

Fans and analysts love comparing players and teams from different eras, but Stephen A. Smith took these comparisons to a whole new level.

Jay Cutler moves in with McDonough during divorce proceedings

Jay Cutler nearly cracked a smile after John McDonough, recently fired as president of the Chicago Blackhawks, offered him a place to live during divorce proceedings.

NFL

Redskins’ owner finally sees the light, changes the name to Washington Murder Hornets

Washington Redskins Dan Snyder has come around on his team's controversial name.

‘Ace Ventura: Pet Detective’ actor dies at the age of 90

Hollywood suffered a major loss Monday as Don Shula -- an actor known for his role as a football coach in the 1994 film "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective" -- passed away at the age of 90.

Young Bears fan doesn’t realize formerly bald guy whose pic is everywhere also played football

“Passing by those giant billboards all the time on my way to the Bears’ games, I would think to myself, that guy who used to be bald sure has a thick neck, I bet he could have played football had he worked hard for it.”

NBA

Horace demands apology from MJ for giving him 3 championships and a reason to still be relevant

Horace Grant may have called the Pistons "straight up bitches" in "The Last Dance," but now it's Michael Jordan he's coming after.

Young Utah Jazz fan distraught after tough NBA Finals loss

Jimmy Toegard, an 11-year-old Jazz fan from Ogden, Utah, didn’t enjoy ESPN’s documentary "The Last Dance" about the 1998 Chicago Bulls.

ESPN plans ‘The First Dance,’ a 10-part look at Michael Jordan’s high school prom

Panicked executives from ESPN are reportedly rushing to follow up the massively successful "The Last Dance" with a new 10-part documentary about Michael Jordan. Called "The First Dance," it chronicles the future NBA superstar's experience at his high school prom.

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