Category: ESPN Chicago

Tom Thibodeau On the Status of Derrick Rose: “To Me Nothing Has Really Changed”

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

The Chicago Bulls have been forced to play the first 52 games of the season without star point guard Derrick Rose. The former NBA MVP is still recovering from a torn ACL suffered in last year's first round playoff series against the Philadelphia 76ers. While he continues to take the ...

Jack Harbaugh Remains Neutral on Michael Crabtree No-Call, Felt Tension While Watching His Sons Coach Against Each Other

Monday, February 11th, 2013

Jack Harbaugh was the most talked about father on Super Bowl Sunday, and rightfully so after his two sons entered the big game coaching against each other. Jack wants to remain out of the spotlight. He also did his best to avoid answering questions that played favoritism to one of ...

Brian Urlacher on His Future in Chicago: “I Want to Play for the Bears. That’s my First Choice.”

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Brian Urlacher would like to stay in his home of Chicago. The veteran linebacker is hopeful to be back with the Bears, but hasn't heard from the team regarding his future. Urlacher will become a free agent after the Super Bowl. Brian Urlacher joined ESPN Chicago with Waddle & Silvy to discuss ...

Marc Trestman’s Most Recent Quarterback Pupil Believes Attention to Detail Will Transfer to NFL

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

The Chicago Bears have found their new head coach. That man is Marc Trestman. The hire of the former Montreal Alouettes (of the Canadian Football League) head coach is outside of the box, but he's a long-time NFL assistant coach, working with quarterbacks such as Bernie Kosar, Rich Gannon and ...

Rob Ninkovich: Patriots Have Brushed Off Brendon Ayanbadejo’s Comments Regarding Their “Gimmick Offense”

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

Elite players always find ways to come up huge in big games. You can put Rob Ninkovich in that category. The Patriots linebacker came up with an important interception off Matt Schaub midway through the third quarter of a 41-28 win over the Texans. Before the Pats could even celebrate their ...

Jay Cutler: “I think offensively we are kind of searching right now”

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

The Chicago Bears started the season 7-1 and it looked like a return to the playoffs was well within their grasp. Since their red-hot start, the wheels have completely fallen off. Thanks to numerous injuries and some poor play, the Bears have gone just 1-5 in their last six games ...

Brian Urlacher Claims His Knee Is Getting Better Every Week, Doesn’t Understand All The Criticism That Jay Cutler Receives

Monday, October 15th, 2012

The Chicago Bears are looking like one of the teams to beat in the NFL right now. The Bears are 4-1 and had convincing victories over the Rams, Cowboys and Jaguars over the last few weeks. Linebacker Brian Urlacher is still recovering from offseason knee surgery, but the Bears defense sure ...

Phil Jackson Believes LeBron James Has All The Physical Attributes To Be Better Than Michael Jordan, Speaks On Becoming An NBA GM

Monday, October 8th, 2012

The last time we heard from Phil Jackson, he was speaking to HBO Real Sports in June from his home in Montana about retired life. Jackson appeared on ESPN Chicago with Waddle and Silvy this past week to discuss all the hot topics as the NBA preseason is set to ...

Charles Barkley On Wanting To Become A General Manager: “I am not afraid to fail. Some of these other GM’s suck already.”

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Say what you want about Charles Barkley, but the man is fair with his opinions. He never has a double standard. Sir Charles even makes this point during the following interview with ESPN Radio. What better way to put a nice bow on the NBA season than talk with Barkley? The ...

Jay Cutler would be ‘Shocked’ if Matt Forte is not in Training Camp, Claims Bears Offense was Inflexible Under Mike Martz

Monday, June 11th, 2012

Chicago Bears football just got a lot more interesting: Jay Cutler has now become the marquee attraction on and off the field. The Bears quarterback has signed a multi-year agreement that has solidified that he will be a weekly guest on ESPN 1000's "Waddle & Silvy Show" between noon-1 p.m. CT ...