White Sox Prospect Out For Season With Injury

The Charlotte Hornets continued their winning streak with games in a row now. Dwight Howard and Kemba Walker led the team to a 113-108 victory over the Bulls. Walker with 31 points and Howard added 24 points. A double double for Bobby Portis who had 12 points and 10 rebounds for Chicago. Zach LaVine added 21 points with 4 rebounds.

 

White Sox prospect Jake Burger has torn his left achilles tendon and will likely be out for the season. The eleventh overall pick fell to the ground running a grounder while facing Oakland. He was likely to geared up to be the White Sox third baseman. He’ll travel to Chicago for surgery soon.

 

The Blackhawks are preparing for their road trip. They start with facing the Sharks in San Jose this Thursday. After visiting the Kings and Ducks, Chicago is back home on Tuesday facing the Avalanche.

Bulls Cautious With LaVine For The Rest Of The Season

NBA tonight the Bulls will visit the Brooklyn Nets. Chicago has lost three in a row and is just 7-17 away from the United Center this season. The Nets meanwhile have lost eight in a row. Tomorrow night the Bulls face the Charlotte Hornets. The Hornets have won four in a row and are currently four games out a playoff birth in the Eastern Conference. Zach LaVine won’t play end to end on a back to back games for the rest of the season. Chicago wants remain cautious about his knee.

 

The Blackhawks resting up a bit after their 3-2 loss against Columbus. They’ll visit San Jose on Thursday. They can get back to five hundred with wins on the three game road trip. Chicago will visit the Kings and the Ducks before returning home on Tuesday.

 

Spring training update: the Cubs beat the Giants 12-10. They’ll take on the Mariners today and the White Sox tomorrow. Sox take on the A’s this afternoon.

Simmons Digs Philly Out In Last Seconds Against The Bulls

Ben Simmons scored 32 points and making a pair of free throws with 5.6 seconds left in the game, lifted the 76ers out of a five point deficit. Philadelphia beat the Bulls last night 116-115. Joel Embiid ended the game with 30 points and 13 rebounds. Simmons added eleven assists and seven rebounds. The Bulls dropped two games in a row now.

 

The Blackhawks are playing host to San Jose tonight. Chicago has won two out of the last eleven games.

 

Carsen Edwards had a career high of 40 points. Number 9 Purdue beat Illinois 93-86 Thursday night. SIU closes out the regular season tomorrow night at Evansville.

 

The Cubs take on the Brewers and the White Sox are facing the Dodgers today in the first spring training games.

Looking Toward Future Bulls Play Host To 76ers

The Blackhawks win 3-2 over Ottawa last night. Nick Schmaltz had the deciding goal in the seventh round of the shoot out. It was Chicago’s second win in the past eleven games. It was also a milestone game for Coach Quenneville who was behind the bench for his sixteen hundredth game. The Blackhawks and the Senators are both way out playoff contention heading into the NHL’s trade deadline this coming Monday. Chicago will host San Jose on Friday.

 

The Cubs are gearing up for this coming Friday’s game against the Brewers in the Cactus League. Left hander Michael Roth will be starting the pitching lineup.

 

The Bulls get back to action tonight after the All-Star break. Chicago is sitting at twelfth in the Eastern Conference. Philadelphia is visiting the Bulls tonight.

Blackhawks Playoffs Hopes Are Fading

The Blackhawks are playing host to the Senators tonight. Chicago has won one game out of their last ten. They are thirteen points away from the wildcard slot in the western division. Chicago is ten points away from the Colorado Avalanche.

 

The Chicago Bulls are going with youth for the rest of the season. Jerian Grant won’t be part of the Bulls rotation moving forward. Bulls executive vice president John Paxson was clear stating that the Bulls are committed to playing their younger players for the rest of the season. Cameron Payne will be replacing Grant to be back up to Kris Dunn at point guard.

 

The Czech Republic eliminated the US from men’s hockey last night with a 3-2 win in the quarter finals. Lindsey Vonn is taking the bronze home in women’s downhill skiing.

 

Spring Training is officially underway. The Cubs are playing against the Brewers this Friday while the White Sox are taking on the Dodgers the same day.

Ducks Defeated Blackhawks Handing Chicago 8th Straight Loss

Adam Henrique snapped the tie with a goal late in the third period as the Anaheim Ducks handed the Blackhawks their eighth consecutive loss, it was a 3-2 final score last night. Brandon Saad and Duncan Keith scored the two goals for Chicago and 29 saves in net for Anton Forsberg.

 

NBA All-Star festivities getting underway in Los Angeles tonight. Lauri Markkanen is representing the Bulls in the rising stars game tonight, he will also take part in tomorrow’s skill challenge.

 

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo has left Spring training to travel to Florida. He will be visiting Douglas High School his former high school where the tragic shooting happened Wednesday. He was a baseball star but he also played football there. His former football coach Aaron Feis was shot several times as he shielded students from gun fire.

Raptors Slash Through Bulls Before All-Star Break

Kyle Lowry scored 20 points and 10 assists, Serge Ibaka also scored 20 points as the Raptors sailed into the All-Star break with their seventh straight win. The 122-98 win over the Bulls last night had Chicago reeling when Lowry hit four three pointers and Ibaka each had 7 rebounds. Bobby Portis had 18 points for Chicago while Lauri Markkanen added 14 points. The Bulls were outmatched by the Eastern Conference leaders even though Kris Dunn was back in the lineup. Dunn had 8 points and 3 assists in twenty minutes.

 

White Sox outfielder Avisail Garcia has won his arbitration case, he will be awarded 6.7 million instead of the White Sox original offer of 5.85 million.

 

Tonight the Blackhawks are playing host to the Anaheim Ducks. Chicago has dropped five games in a row. Currently they sit twelve points from a wildcard birth in the Western Conference. Chicago has waived Jeff Glass and will probably bring Jean-Francois Berube from Rockford.

Golden Knights Sent Chicago Home With Seventh Straight Loss

The Golden Knights defeated the Blackhawks 5-2 on Tuesday night just after the night before when the Coyotes snapped an nine game losing streak against Chicago on Monday. The Western Conference leading Golden Knights sent Chicago home with their seventh consecutive loss. The Blackhawks have been out scored 29-12 in this losing skid. Alex DeBrincat and Tommy Wingels scored Chicago’s two goals and Jeff Glass made 32 saves.

 

Yu Darvish and the Chicago Cubs have finalized a six year 126 million dollar deal. Darvish joins a lineup that includes Kyle Hendricks, John Lester, Jose Quintana, and Tyler Chatwood. The four time all-star is expected to take the rotation of Jake Arrieta who is now a free agent.

 

The Bulls host the Toronto Raptors tonight. Chicago is 20-36 overall going into this game.

Bulls Over Magic 105-101

Lauri Markkanen scored 21 points for Chicago when  the Bulls beat the magic 105-101 last night. Chicago blew an 18 point lead in the fourth yet still came away with a win after losing seven games straight. Zach LaVine had 18 points and 7 rebounds. Guard Kris Dunn missed his eleventh game and coach Hoiberg doesn’t know if he’ll be ready to play Toronto this Wednesday.

 

Max Domi, Clayton Keller, Alex Goligoski, and Tobias Rieder each had a goal and an assist when the Coyotes pounded the Blackhawks 6-1 Monday night. Arizona end their nine game losing streak while Chicago now has a season high of six consecutive losses. Alex DeBrincat scored his twentieth goal of his rookie season.

 

Spring training getting underway this week. Most pitchers and catchers getting a work out on Valentines Day, the full squad will be on the field on the 19th.  

Bulls 19-36 Overall Hosting Orlando Tonight

The Bulls are home tonight hosting the Orlando Magic. Chicago is 19-36 overall, they have dropped eight of their last ten games. The Bulls are not bad at home though, they are 12-15 this season.

 

Brandon Saad is in the longest single season goal drought of his career. Saad has gone fourteen games without a goal for the Blackhawks. He got off to a great start this season, but at this point his thirteen goals, twenty four points in fifty four games pales in comparison to Artemi Panarin, the player that Chicago traded to Columbus for Saad. Tonight the Blackhawks visit Phoenix to take on the Coyotes trying to snap a five game skid. Corey Crawford is traveling to Arizona with the team but will not be on the ice.